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People remove tree limbs from a tree blocking access to the Frederick Hhn Bridge leading to Tybee Island in Savannah, Georgia, on October 8, 2016 after Hurricane Matthew hit the United States.
Thousands of US coastal residents who defied calls to evacuate were urged to hunker down in place as deadly Hurricane Matthew powered up the southeast coast threatening widespread damage and lethal flooding. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Suit Seeks Georgia Voter Deadline Extension Due To Hurricane

A federal lawsuit is seeking an emergency extension of the voter registration deadline in at least one Georgia county that suffered damage from Hurricane Matthew.


(Credit: Sonia Murray/CBS Local)

Actor Tommy Ford Dead At 52

Fans knew him best as Tommy on “Martin.” “He used his stardom for good.”


BATON ROUGE, LA - AUGUST 19:  Evacuees take advantage of the shelter setup in the The Baton Rouge River Center arena as the area deals with the record flooding that took place causing thousands of people to seek temporary shelters on August 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water causing at least thirteen deaths and thousands of damaged homes.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Baton Rouge Flood Victims Need Your Help!

The flooding happened over a month ago but people in Baton Rouge need help now more than ever.


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Georgia Voter Registration Process Violates The Law

The deadline to register to vote int he November election is October 11. Many people have found it harder to get registered. Now a lawsuit has been filed.


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September 11, 2001 Remembered

Where were you on September 11, 2001? That day changed my life for the better in a major way.


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ITT Tech Closes-ATC Comes To The Rescue

Atlanta Technical College says it will help some of the thousands of students stranded after ITT Tech closed abruptly on Tuesday.


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70 Confederate Flags Stolen From Georgia Cemetery

Police in South Georgia are investigating the theft of flags from graves of Confederate soldiers.


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Rev. Jesse Jackson Leads Assistance Drive For Louisiana Flood Victims

Thousands of people have lost homes and businesses due to flooding. Reverend Jesse Jackson wants you to help.


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Parents File Federal Suit Over Son’s Strange Gym-mat Death

The parents of Kendrick Johnson are continuing their fight for justice in their son’s death. A new lawsuit has been filed in the case.


ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 07: Clarence D. Castile, uncle of Philando Castile, speaks outside the Governor's Mansion  following the police shooting death of a black man on July 7, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Philando Castile was shot and killed last night, July 6, 2016, by a police officer in Falcon Heights, MN. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Thousands Take To The Streets

Protesters spilled into the streets in several cities including Atlanta calling for a change in policing policies after the deaths of two black men.



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