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In this photo illustration a woman holds an e-cigarette on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Law Blocks Sale Of E-Cigarettes To Georgia Minors

Georgia Department of Public Health officials say a new state law makes it illegal to sell or distribute electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18.

07/02/2014

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Inmate Escapes From Prison Work Camp

Federal prison officials say an inmate has escaped from a minimum security work camp in Atlanta.

06/28/2014

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Ex-Minister Sentenced In Check Cashing Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a former minister has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison in a check cashing scheme.

06/27/2014

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Couple Accused Of Imprisoning Son In Basement

Police in suburban Atlanta say a couple accused of locking their son in the basement of their home for more than a year are facing criminal charges.

06/26/2014

Booking photo of Elyjah Marrow. (credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Man Killed After Gun Handled Recklessly

Police in Atlanta’s northwestern suburbs say the death of a 19-year-old man was caused when another man accidentally fired a handgun as both handled it in a way police described as recklessly.

06/26/2014

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New Arrest Warrant Issued To Man Accused Of Leaving Son Inside Hot SUV

A new arrest warrant says a Georgia man accused of leaving his son in an SUV on a hot day returned in the middle of the day to put something in the vehicle, where the child was strapped into a seat in the back.

06/25/2014

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Law Enforcement Targeting Suspected Drunk Drivers During Holiday Weekend

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says law enforcement agencies will be targeting suspected drunk drivers during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

06/25/2014

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Roland Martin: Are African Americans Willing To Cross Party Lines?

Question of the day: Black voters crossed party lines to torpedo a Mississippi Tea Partier. Should this strategy be expanded in the South? Why are conservatives & Tea Partiers mad because Black voters crossed the […]

WAOK-AM–06/25/2014

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Former Corrections Officers Convicted Of Beating Inmates

Federal prosecutors say three former corrections officers have been convicted of beating an inmate and lying to investigators about the attack.

06/24/2014

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Best Golf Courses In The US

Golfers and fans of the sport who attend PGA events can visit some of the best golf courses in America.

06/24/2014

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