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    Tornadoes hit south Georgia;
    flooding in Atlanta

    Heavy rain and tornadoes damaged homes in southwest Georgia, and minor flooding hit the Atlanta area as storms moved across the state Tuesday.

    State of emergency declared for two south Georgia counties
    Governor Roy E. Barnes declared a State of Emergency for two counties impacted by severe weather that moved through South Georgia earlier Tuesday. The emergency declaration covers Early and Lee counties.

    War hero Cleland
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    U.S. Senator Max Cleland closed his U.S. Senate office after a six year term dedicated to serving the people of Georgia, veterans and members of the U.S. military.

    Kroger letting shoppers
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    Kroger is offering some customers just that opportunity, testing finger imaging as a method of payment in three of its Texas stores. A machine scans the index finger, matching the customer's unique fingerprint with the individual's account.

    DA taking new look at
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    A prosecutor who is taking a new look at JonBenet Ramsey's slaying has agreed to work with a retired police detective once hired by the girl's parents who believes an intruder killed her.

    Perdue denies White House
    influence on dropping flag issue

    Three weeks away from his inauguration as governor, Georgia Governor-elect Sonny Perdue denied reports Monday the White House had asked him to stay away form the state flag issue during the year 2004.

    Georgia state flag issue dead
    Charges of GOP racism has killed any effort to revive old state flag with Confederate emblem
    "It's not going to fly. Forget about it," says political reporter Bill Shipp. Merle Black, a political science professor at Mercer University, agrees. "I think the flag is off the table. "

    Rain may complicate travel, shopping
    A forecast of rain for Tuesday has raised concerns over holiday travel and shopping. According to 11Alive Meteorlogist Flip Spiceland, rain is expected throughout the day with thunderstorms remaining as a possiblity.

    Census: Home is where work is
    The Census Bureau's 2001 American Housing Survey asked people who moved during the previous year why they picked their new neighborhood. The reason cited most often: convenience to the job

    Sentry will pay ‘what
    we owe’on Marietta hotel

    The New York-based management firm for the Marietta city-owned hotel said it will pay the city what it owes on or before the Jan. 3 deadline.

    This Christmas, a new probing in
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    They gather every Sunday after Quaker services - a half-dozen or so men and women bundled in bright coats and hats, holding homemade signs saying: "War is not the answer" and "Come join us."

    The coming energy crisis
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    Citgo, which supplies numerous gas stations in the U.S. and is owned by the Venezuelan government, has already asked for oil from the strategic petroleum reserve. Without it the company is predicting supply problems as soon as this week.

    Congressional energy chair
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    With oil prices rising sharply on Monday, the head of the House Energy and Commerce committee asked the Bush administration to release crude oil from the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve, citing a strike in Venezuela that has sapped U.S. supplies.

    DA drops case against
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    District Attorney Paul Howard said he will not prosecute six members of the House of Prayer, a northwest Atlanta church where there were allegations of child beatings.

    Judge orders county to
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    Superior Court judge ordered Habersham County leaders to continue enforcing the county's zoning ordinances despite the County Commission's 3-2 vote last week to throw them out.

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    America's oldest black
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    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Every Sunday, the Rev. Thurmond N. Tillman preaches behind walls four-bricks thick constructed in 1859 by slaves who worked at night after days toiling in the fields.

    Cobb sheriff, INS to
    meet on detainees

    Sheriff Bill Hutson of Cobb County and the acting director of the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Atlanta plan to meet soon to discuss illegal immigrants in Cobb County's jail.

    School obstacle course
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    A 6-year-old Smyrna boy is in critical condition after falling while playing on an obstacle course Thursday at Campbell Middle School.

    Owner of lynching photo collection says he's taking it back from Emory
    Frustrated with its caretaker, Emory University, the collection's owner recently drove to the Emory library and loaded boxes of lynching photos and other material not part of the exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site Visitor Center.

    New country, new traditions
    Christmas can be an exciting time for immigrants, but it can also be puzzling as they try to understand American customs and make them their own.

    Census: South and West
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    Southern and Western states continue to grow, luring Americans with new jobs, lower taxes, inexpensive housing and open spaces, the Census Bureau says. Nevada grew at a faster rate than any other state for the 16th year in a row.

    Officer, motorist killed in hit-and-run accident
    An East Point police officer and a motorist were killed Sunday in a hit-and-run accident while they were scuffling on Interstate 285. Another officer was seriously injured in the accident.

    Grady reports puzzling contamination
    While Grady Memorial Hospital has confirmed experiencing a chemical contamination early Sunday, no one seems to know what it was, officials said. A hazmat team from the Atlanta Fire Department suited up and responded to the incident about 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

    No. 1 MARTA complaint: Late buses
    Late buses are MARTA riders number one complaint, according to transit officials.

    Smoking bans slowly
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    In the town where he lives, they were talking about banning smoking, just as they had in the South Georgia town of Albany.

    Seven new varieties of
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    Chilly temperatures and plant diseases have delayed the planting of Georgia's sweet Vidalia onion crop, but there's also some good news about the ballyhooed bulbs.

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    Parkview 28, Brookwood 7
    Sean Dawkins ran 19 times for 129 yards and three touchdowns as No. 1 Parkview beat fifth-ranked Brookwood 28-7 Saturday night to win its third consecutive state championship and set a Georgia High School Association record with its 45th straight victory.

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