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Today in History for Thursday, July 24, 2014
Without promising what specific steps he would take, President George W. Bush said in his weekly radio address that his administration was committed to relying on the recommendations of the September 11 commission in waging the war on terrorism.
40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil
Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.
Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders
New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the “outsider” arguments they’ve used to reach this point in a race that will help determine who controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead
Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48.
Toddler left in car while mom in labor
Two women were arrested Tuesday after hospital security personnel rescued a profusely sweating 3-year-old girl from a van in which she had been left late that morning while the toddler’s mother was in labor.
SGMC PLACES ON QUALITY HONOR ROLL
South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll.
New Fraud Schemes Targeting Families of Unaccompanied Children
Federal Bureau of Investigation – San Antonio Division, US Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Inspector General, US Department of Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection – South Texas Campaign, seek to warn the public about new fraud schemes which attempt to exploit and prey on relatives of the recent influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States.
Authorities identify pregnant woman killed by car
Authorities say a pregnant woman killed as she tried to cross a highway in northeast Georgia was heading home from a convenience store when the crash happened.
Police: Resident fights robbery suspects; 1 shot
Police say one teenager was hospitalized after being shot and three other teens are facing charges after a resident fought back during an attempted robbery.
Friend of GA man charged in son’s death speaks out
A friend of the metro Atlanta father who left his son in a hot SUV says he’s devastated by what has happened to his friend’s family and is unsure of what to think about the way he’s been described by police thus far.
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