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 2021-02-27 15:32 

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10 death row inmates in Oklahoma could get new trials...

As many as 10 death row inmates in Oklahoma could escape execution because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling....

 2021-02-27 15:30 

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Raines grad T-Neisha Tate's mission with Jaguars: Keep making an impact...

When the Jaguars created a position of vice president of social responsibility and impact and named T-Neisha Tate to that role, it was essentially a blank slate. Tate dove right in to make a difference in the community, her community....

 2021-02-27 15:30 

Gwinnett Daily Post

Gwinnett Solicitor General Brian Whiteside pledges to sue state if omnibus House election reform bill become law...

The underlying message that came out of Solicitor General Brian Whiteside's office on Friday afternoon is that he will fight the state of Georgia in court if a controversial omnibus elections reform bill, House Bill 531, pending in the Georgia......

 2021-02-27 15:26 

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Farm Share giveaway serving 500 families today while supplies last...

Families will be able to get fresh produce and non-perishable canned foods....

 2021-02-27 15:22 

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Texas jail inmates hungry, shivering during unusual freeze...

An unusually heavy winter storm knocked out electricity to millions of Texas homes and left many people without water service, but it also left inmates at the state's largest county jail vulnerable, hungry and cold....

 2021-02-27 15:14 

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Growing tension in Minneapolis as trial looms in Floyd death...

Barbed wire and concrete barriers surround the courthouse where the white former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd is due to soon go on trial....

 2021-02-27 15:10 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in slaying of Yale student...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in the slaying of a Yale graduate student, authorities said Friday....

 2021-02-27 15:03 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Georgia lawmakers again seek to make college hazing a felony...

Lawmakers seeking to honor a Georgia teen who died from alcohol poisoning...

 2021-02-27 15:02 

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[ Savannah ]

Elderly couple falls in love during pandemic, planning wedding after vaccination...

Joy Morrow-Nulton and John Shults are both 94 years young, but that didn't stop them from getting engaged as their love blossomed throughout the pandemic....

 2021-02-27 15:01 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Fight for transgender rights plants its flag on Capitol Hill...

This week illustrated how far the US has come in the battle for transgender rights and representation -- and how far the country still has to go....

 2021-02-27 14:58 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia Democrats join U.S. House majority in advancing COVID relief bill...

The U.S. House votes on the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that includes $1,400 stimulus checks. No Republicans voted in favor of the bill....

 2021-02-27 14:57 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Democrats hold 2-hour Georgia Capitol sit-in on voting bills...

After officer physically moved legislator, a sit-in was held...

 2021-02-27 14:55 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on America...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday....

 2021-02-27 14:55 

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What's in an adjective? 'Democrat Party' label on the rise...

Amid calls to dial back hyper political partisanship, two letters are among the obstacles standing in the way....

 2021-02-27 14:54 

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Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on America...

Billionaire Warren Buffett is encouraging investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns....

 2021-02-27 14:51 

CNN

[ Health ]

The new vaccine is a valuable weapon in the battle against Covid-19 and its roll out will be quick, officials say...

Officials plan to act quickly after a third vaccine -- from Johnson & Johnson -- is poised to join the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, with 3.9 million doses expected to be available right away, a health official said Friday....

 2021-02-27 14:50 

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[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Police search for missing girl in Austell...

Police are searching for a girl who went missing in Austell, Ga., on Thursday night. The girl police described as an avid equestrian left for the farm sometime around 11 p.m. and no one has seen or heard from here since....

 2021-02-27 14:48 

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[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

CPAC 2021: Pompeo, Rep. McCarthy, Gov. Noem highlight Saturday's list of speakers...

Conservative causes again take center stage in Day 2 of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla....

 2021-02-27 14:44 

TreeHugger

Meet the Inspiring Heroes Fighting Food Waste and Hunger...

'Robin Hoods of the Waste Stream' is an uplifting documentary about farmers and entrepreneurs making a difference....

 2021-02-27 14:40 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Yellen's encore: Lending economic heft to Biden's virus plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a cold, gray February afternoon, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stepped out of the West Wing wrapped in a puffy black parka and clutching a folder of documents, seemingly oblivious to the Washington custom of having an aide sch...

 2021-02-27 14:40 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

19th-century Amherst home cleared for mile-long move...

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have cleared the way for a 19th-century home in Amherst, Massachusetts, to be moved intact to a new site about a mile away....

 2021-02-27 14:40 

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Yellen's encore: Lending economic heft to Biden's virus plan...

Janet Yellen thought her public service days were behind her after former President Donald Trump declined to offer her a second term as chair of the Federal Reserve in 2018....

 2021-02-27 14:38 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Highlights of the COVID-19 relief bill advancing in Congress...

HIGHLIGHTS: The relief bill would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by June 2025 and then adjust it to increase at the same rate as median hourly wages. However, that provision is not expected to survive in the final bill....

 2021-02-27 14:32 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Support Savannah local businesses in March with a special WJCL challenge...

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Savannah to cancel St. Patrick's Day celebrations for the second year in a row. It's one of the biggest weeks for businesses in the Savannah area....

 2021-02-27 14:30 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Why Democrats should still fight for a $15 minimum wage...

Democrats' quest for a $15/hour minimum wage may be over before it even began. The Senate parliamentarian ruled this week that it cannot be passed, as currently constructed, by reconciliation as part of Democrats' Covid-19 relief belief. That mean...

 2021-02-27 14:16 

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Plunging COVID-19 test demand may leave US with supply glut...

Communities across the U.S. are seeing plummeting demand for coronavirus testing....

 2021-02-27 14:02 

CNN

[ Health ]

Comfort yourself with these 6 hearty soups...

How many more weeks of winter? Sounds like it's the right time for a bowl -- no, make that a cauldron -- of soup....

 2021-02-27 14:01 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump supporters who breached the Capitol: 'It was not Antifa'...

Nearly a dozen Trump supporters charged in connection with the US Capitol insurrection have said that Antifa and other left-wing groups weren't involved in the attack, debunking a false-flag conspiracy theory that is gaining popularity in the pro-Trum...

 2021-02-27 13:57 

CNN

McDonald's, Taco Bell and Burger King heat up chicken sandwich wars...

January was huge for the fried chicken sandwich wars, but February was somehow even bigger....

 2021-02-27 13:56 

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WWII plane fly-past honors Captain Tom Moore at funeral...

A World War II-era plane has flown over the funeral service of Captain Tom Moore to honor of the veteran who single-handedly raised millions of pounds for Britain's health workers by walking laps in his backyard....

 2021-02-27 13:51 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

The new vaccine is a valuable weapon against COVID-19 and its rollout will be quick, officials say...

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee Friday recommended that Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine be authorized for emergency use. The FDA is expected to act on the recommendation quickly, meaning the vaccine may be available early next we...

 2021-02-27 13:48 

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Florida House precautions remain largely unchanged...

The Florida House will largely stick with existing COVID-19 restrictions when lawmakers return to Tallahassee for the 2021 legislative session that begins Tuesday, according to protocols released Friday by Speaker Chris Sprowls' office....

 2021-02-27 13:48 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Biden to laud House passing Covid relief bill as an important first step to defeating Covid-19...

President Joe Biden will praise the House of Representatives for passing his $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill as an important first step when he delivers remarks Saturday morning, according to a White House official....

 2021-02-27 13:47 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

SpaceX gearing up for two nighttime Starlink mission launches...

Download the FOX 35 News app to watch the launch live while on-the-go....

 2021-02-27 13:41 

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Florida House plan targets flooding, sea level rise...

Floridians would be asked to approve a tax break for people who elevate their homes to avoid the threat of flooding, while up to $100 million a year would be set aside to help local governments combat rising sea levels, under proposals announced Friday by...

 2021-02-27 13:36 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

INTERVIEW: Miss Lawrence on the harrowing story of Hulu's 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday'...
 2021-02-27 13:33 

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'Blame Trump' defense in Capitol riot looks like a long shot...

Some Donald Trump supporters charged with storming the U.S. Capitol are employing a long-shot defense strategy: blaming the former president....

 2021-02-27 13:25 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Voting bills flood Georgia legislature as GOP seeks limits...

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in Georgia's state legislature have introduced a flood of bills aimed at rolling back voting access after record turnout led to Democratic wins in the presidential contest and two U.S. Senate runoffs....

 2021-02-27 13:17 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Warm weekend but rain and cooler temperatures in the forecast...

Changes are coming. Here's when to expect them....

 2021-02-27 13:14 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Ron Klain emerges as a force behind the scenes -- and on Twitter...

Unusually visible, involved in practically everything, and free in sharing his opinions on what has become the new administration's must-follow Twitter feed, White House chief of staff Ron Klain has emerged as the building's most central figure as...

 2021-02-27 13:11 

CNN

[ Politics ]

A third vaccine will bring us one step closer to normal...

The most objectively exciting news of the week is that a third Covid-19 vaccine is one step closer to authorization in the US....

 2021-02-27 13:09 

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Regency site to offer COVID-19 shots without appointments Saturday...

The state-run vaccination site at the Regency Square Mall on Thursday will offer first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Florida residents age 65 and older -- no appointment necessary....

 2021-02-27 13:00 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

COVID-19 exposes the Black community's long history of housing instability...

Housing has historically been a challenge for African Americans, from redlining to recessions to gentrification. But the coronavirus pandemic has created a new roadblock to housing security with many families of color struggling to pay rent and mortgages....

 2021-02-27 12:55 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

House passes $1.9 trillion pandemic bill on near party-line vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage....

 2021-02-27 12:55 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Wax celebrities are joining customers at this New York City steakhouse...

A wax Jon Hamm — known for his portrayal of ad executive Don Draper in the hit TV series...

 2021-02-27 12:52 

CNN International

100-year-old UK fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore honored at funeral...

Captain Tom Moore, who raised millions for a British charity supporting the National Health Service by walking laps of his garden ahead of his 100th birthday, was honored at a funeral on Saturday....

 2021-02-27 12:35 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Savannah Police: Bay Street reopens after early morning pedestrian-involved crash...

The pedestrian has been transported to the hospital. TIU is investigating....

 2021-02-27 12:26 

CNN International

LeBron James hits back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticism of political activism...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Friday fired back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic and vowed to never stay silent about social causes after he was criticized by the AC Milan forward for sticking his nose into politics....

 2021-02-27 12:25 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Trump the dominant force at conservative conference...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conference dedicated to the future of the conservative movement turned into an ode to Donald Trump as speakers declared their fealty to the former president and attendees posed for selfies with a golden statue of his likeness....

 2021-02-27 12:14 

11alive.com

Third stimulus check: Potential timeline for $1,400 payments...

The House has passed the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill. Now it's up to the Senate, which may end up changing it and send it back to the House....

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