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Sony Pictures backtracks, allows limited release of 'The Interview,' including Atlanta

Sony Pictures cleared the way on Tuesday for release of "The Interview" in some U.S. theaters on Christmas Day, less than a week after pulling the movie following a devastating cyberattack that has been blamed on North Korea.

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Coca-Cola to cut up to 2,000 jobs in coming weeks

Coca-Cola Co plans to cut 1,000-2,000 jobs globally in the coming weeks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Convict in 1964 civil rights deaths won't confess

Lawyer says Killen's role as organizer made him guilty

Testimony read in court showed Killen ordered fellow Klansmen to attack Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman and then went to a funeral home to create an alibi for himself.

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After two decades in Washington, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss bids D.C. adieu

Saxby Chambliss plans to practice law in metro Atlanta

Chambliss and his wife, Julianne, will be relocating from Moultrie to Atlanta where he will joining an as yet to be named law firm

Stormy weather in Southwest Georgia should clear for Christmas

Up to 6 inches of rain expected; tornadoes possible

ALBANY — The weather may well be frightening Tuesday and into the early part of Christmas Eve, but not in the way suggested by the popular Christmas carol.

Hospitals cutting payrolls to cope with hard times

Biggest cuts come at two hospital systems in Columbus

The two Columbus companies have cut about 300 positions.

Medical grants being made available to Georgia children through UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation

Qualifying families can receive grants for medical expenses not covered by medical plan

Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant with a lifetime maximum of $10,000 per child to help pay for medical services and equipment such as physical, occupational and speech therapy, counseling services, surgeries, prescriptions, wheelchairs, orthotics, eyeglasses and hearing aids, officials say.

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Capitol Votes -- Week ending Dec. 18, 2014

Here is how Georgia’s congressional delegation voted for the seven ending Dec. 18.

Agency offers holiday driving tips

Drivers urged to prepare for holiday driving

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety gives holiday driving tips.

Georgia jobless rate drops to 7.2 percent

Georgia adds 23,400 new jobs in November

State officials say the new rate represents what they call a significant drop. It is the largest monthly rate decline seen in Georgia since 1976, state Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said.

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Lottery officials laying off Mr. Monopoly the day after Christmas

Final drawing for Monopoly Millionaires Club will be night of Dec. 26

Sales for the Monopoly Millionaires’ Club game that started in mid-October have not met expectations and will be discontinued in the current format on Dec. 26, Georgia Lottery Corp. officials say.

Georgia, South still low in health rankings

Southern states rank near bottom

The report says Georgia has strengths that include a low prevalence of binge drinking; a low rate of drug deaths; and a low occupational fatality rate.

Even in Southwest Georgia, more sign up for Affordable Care Act coverage

Region sees significantly lower premiums

The Albany area of southwest Georgia will have a 23 percent drop for the second-lowest silver plan, according to Bill Custer, a health insurance expert at Georgia State University.

Homeless slayings suspect accused of fourth killing

Suspect accused in death of man at shopping center

A man already accused of gunning down two homeless men in their sleep and fatally shooting a hairstylist as she walked to her car now faces charges in the death of a fourth person.

Kennesaw approves plans for mosque

Group threatened to file lawsuit

The Kennesaw City Council has unanimously approved a permit for a mosque in a strip mall, reversing an earlier decision to reject it.

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