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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Friday that a Texas man has been arrested on charges of posting threatening messages on Craigslist about killing government officials in Georgia following the 2020 election.

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ATLANTA (AP) — The latest surge of COVID-19 may have peaked in Georgia, but hospitals continue to warn of the strain they face from overloaded emergency rooms and inpatient wards, urging people to take precautions despite widespread fatigue with pandemic restrictions.

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ATLANTA (AP) — The storm over how Georgia’s elections are run is far from abating, as Republicans echoing former President Donald Trump’s falsehoods about a stolen 2020 election make new proposals atop last year's state law that set a benchmark for restrictive GOP voting changes nationwide.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were picking up the pieces Thursday following the collapse of their top-priority voting rights legislation, with some shifting their focus to a narrower bipartisan effort to repair laws Donald Trump exploited in his bid to overturn the 2020 election.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The largest anti-abortion rally in the U.S. returns Friday with thousands of expected protesters in Washington who feel within reach of their goal for the last 49 years: a sweeping rollback of abortion rights.

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor looking into possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald Trump and others has asked for a special grand jury to aid the investigation.

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The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide, 33-18, Monday night to bring home a national title for the first time since 1980. 

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INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Stetson Bennett IV, the former walk-on, threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes, and Kelee Ringo sealed it with a pick-six as Georgia ended its 41-year title drought with a 33-18 win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff Championship Monday.

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INDIANAPOLIS – When Georgia coach Kirby Smart refused to take a Gatorade bath following a resounding Orange Bowl win against Michigan in the College Football Playoff semifinals, it sent a message to players and coaches of unfinished business.

If you miss Thanos, and really who doesn't, "Marvel Universe: The End" will have you delighting in the Mad Titan once again.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced Friday to life in prison, with a judge denying any chance of parole for the father and son who armed themselves and initiated the deadly pursuit of the 25-year-old Black man.

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ATLANTA – Educational groups across the country are joining forces to increase the number of teachers of color by 1 million by 2030.

While the current "Darth Vader" collection is part of the larger, multi-title crossover "Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters," regular "Vader" readers don't need to read all of the other titles to follow the action of the latest "Vader" series.

Anyone who read the massive "Joker War Saga" may feel like – and wonder how – they missed something upon discovering "Batman Detective Comics: Joker War."

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PERRY — The Georgia Cotton Commission sponsored the King Cotton Award to recognize outstanding contributions of county agents to Georgia cotton producers for the 21st year in a row.

A guide to open government in Georgia presented by Jim Zachary, editor of the Valdosta Daily Times, CNHI's director of newsroom training and development and president emeritus of the Georgia First Amendment Foundation. 

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As my editor has pointed out, we’ve had a lot of deaths in the column recently. Between the 27 Club, the murder of Young Dolph and remembering the assassination of John Lennon, I think it’s time to step away from some of that. 

Readers don't need to know anything about Austrian-British philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein to enjoy M.L. Williams' new book of poetry, "Game," but a little working knowledge helps.

In the first story arc, "The Devourer King," Thor became the herald for Galactus as they attempted to stop the destruction of the universe.

ATLANTA — To ease the stresses of the holiday season the Georgia Department of Transportation has announced today the suspension of construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled interstate highways and state routes near major shopping areas and tourist locations from 5 a.m. Thursday…

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ATLANTA – Civil rights leaders and a select group of lawmakers have pushed for slavery reparations for years, but for the first time in three decades, there appears to be some traction.  

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AUGUSTA — After being wrongly convicted of murder 23 years ago, Devonia Inman was set free from Augusta State Medical Prison Monday following exoneration of his conviction.  

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Valdosta State head football coach Gary Goff takes head coach job at McNeese State. This comes hot on the heels of the Blazers losing to Ferris State 58-17 Saturday night.

Writer Al Ewing and artist Joe Bennett wrap their run of "The Immortal Hulk" with "Of Hell and Death."

In the opening of his latest novel, "Never," Ken Follett notes that, while researching "Fall of Giants," the first book in his massive 20th century trilogy, he was shocked to discover World War I was the "war that nobody wanted." 

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The dust has settled on a troubled, yet heroic memory for Claudette Colvin, who no longer has a criminal record for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman during the segregation era.  

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ATLANTA — Just nine months after sponsoring Georgia’s controversial election reform bill, Ga. Sen. Butch Miller is looking to retract one section of the bill that mandates absentee ballot drop boxes.  

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor says a devastating tornado touched down for 227 miles — more than 200 in his state — and deaths were feared in 10 counties.

"Conan the Barbarian: Land of the Lotus" follows the character's recent story arc where he is nearly consumed by the power of an evil and mystical sword.

In "Leadership in War: Essential Lessons from Those Who Made History," historian Andrew Roberts offers a series of concise essays profiling various leaders whose successes or failures in war demonstrate qualities of leadership to follow and ones to discard respectively.

In "Thankful Children: Giving Thanks for God's Blessings and Provisions," Katherine W. Fisher reminds readers they should be thankful for almost everything in their lives, in the world and beyond.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger shot down 2020 election conspiracy theories during a town hall call Thursday for District 8 residents in South Georgia.

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