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Georgia correctional officer dies in line of duty

Robert Clark ATLANTA - An inmate at Smith State Prison in Glennville has been charged with killing a correctional officer who was escorting him from the dining hall. Correctional Officer Robert Clark, 42, was assaulted from behind with a homemade weapon Sunday as he...

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Pro-tort reform nonprofit launching ad campaign

ATLANTA - A nonprofit headed by a former aide to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is launching a six-figure ad campaign supporting tort reform legislation. Kemp said in August that reforming the state’s civil justice system would be a priority for next year’s General...

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