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Parents of dead Ga. teen rally for investigation

ATLANTA — During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a coroner’s inquest. The body of 17-year-old ...

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Megachurch shooting suspect was committed in Md.

ATLANTA — The man suspected of walking into a service at an Atlanta-area megachurch and gunning down a church volunteer leading a prayer was committed eight years ago to a psychiatric hospital after a violent incident in Maryland, court records ...

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Appalachian Trail marks 75th anniversary

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Like the people who hike it, the Appalachian Trail is always moving. Technically, Tuesday marks the 75th anniversary of its completion. But the 2,180-mile path stretching across 14 states from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Katahdin, Maine, ...

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Georgia company to fuel Maryland vehicles

ANNAPOLIS — A Georgia-based company will be responsible for the supply and distribution of fuel at state facilities, despite the strenuous objections of Comptroller Peter Franchot, who lamented that a Maryland company did not win the $305 million award. Mansfield ...

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