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Stone Mountain Park to get new management

Stone Mountain Conference Center STONE MOUNTAIN - A company run by a veteran executive at Stone Mountain Park will take over as private manager of the park this summer. The Stone Mountain Memorial Association's board voted unanimously Monday to select Thrive...

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Oxendine charged in health-care fraud scheme

John Oxendine ATLANTA - Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine has been indicted on federal charges of conspiring to commit health-care fraud and money laundering, the Justice Department announced Friday. According to information presented to a federal...

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Georgia unemployment remains at record low

Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler ATLANTA - Georgia's unemployment rate held steady at 3.1% last month, equaling the all-time low set in March, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Joblessness in the Peach State was five-tenths of a percentage...

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