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More life sentences handed down in Arbery case

Greg McMichael (left) and Travis McMichael (right) received additional life sentences Monday in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. (Glynn County Sheriff's Office) ATLANTA – A federal court Monday sentenced the father and son responsible for murdering a Black jogger near...

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Georgia cases of monkeypox approaching 600

The monkeypox virus (photo credit: CDC/Cynthia S. Goldsmith) ATLANTA – Nearly 600 cases of monkeypox have been identified in Georgia since the disease first showed up in the Peach State at the beginning of June, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and...

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Port of Savannah off to fast fiscal 2023 start

ATLANTA - The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has begun the new fiscal year with no letup in momentum. The Port of Savannah handled 530,800 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containerized cargo last month, an increase of 18% over last July, marking the fastest...

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