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Iraqi violence likely to send retail gas prices up

Motorists should prepare for a 10- to 15-cent increase soon, experts warn

Concerns over violence in Iraq, OPEC’s No. 2 oil producer, are expected to bring to an end the declining fuel prices U.S. motorists have experienced so far this summer.

Georgia won't enforce law on food stamp drug testing

Georgia will not drug test food stamp recipients under a controversial new law that both federal and state officials concluded was illegal, the governor's office said on Friday.

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Pot-smoking driver crashes into CNN headquarters in Atlanta

A driver who told police he had smoked marijuana crashed his car into CNN headquarters in Atlanta early on Friday, causing damage but no injuries, police said.

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GaDOE releases state CRCT results

State says district results will be released by June 26, school results by July 10

Georgia Department of Education releases state CRCT results

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Georgia truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty to charges

A truck driver from Jonesboro accused of triggering a fatal New Jersey car crash that critically injured actor Tracy Morgan pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of vehicular homicide and assault by auto.

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P.F. Chang’s investigating possible data breach

P.F. Chang's China Bistro is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States.

College, feds settle over HIV-positive student's discrimination complaint

A college in Gwinnett County has reached a settlement with federal authorities after it reportedly asked a student with HIV to discontinue her education.

Ga. man kills fox with knife after it injures child

A Rockdale County man reportedly killed a fox with a knife Monday night after it attacked a child who was visiting at his home.

Dozens indicted in Georgia food stamp fraud

Federal prosecutors in Georgia announced indictments on Tuesday against 88 people in one of the country's largest food-stamp fraud cases.

Georgia Briefs - June 10, 2014

News from around the state of Georgia

Georgia officials prepare for new nursing board; state tax collections up; retail gas prices still slowly descending; million-dollar lottery ticket sold in Savannah.

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Paul McCartney reschedules Atlanta, U.S. tour dates on doctors' orders

Former Beatle Paul McCartney, following his doctors' orders as he recovers from a viral illness after falling ill in Japan last month, has rescheduled some U.S. dates on his world tour.

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Truck driver from Georgia charged in crash that killed comedian, injured comic Tracy Morgan

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, best known for his roles on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock," was badly injured when his limo bus overturned in a multi-vehicle crash that killed another comic in New Jersey early on Saturday.

Deputy shot at Forsyth County courthouse; suspect dead

A deputy in Forsyth County was shot in the leg Friday morning, according to reports.

Georgia Briefs - June 5, 2014

Updates from around the state of Georgia.

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USDA says Georgia law to drug-test food stamp recipients is illegal | POLL

Gov. Nathan Deal has forwarded the USDA contention to the state attorney general

It’s unlcear whether the state of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are headed to a legal showdown over a new state law that requires food stamp recipients under certain circumstances to pass drug screenings to get the federal benefits.

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