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Ga. Supreme Court upholds 2 death sentences
Andrew Howard Brannan was convicted of killing a Laurens County deputy, and Dorian Frank O'Kelley was convicted of killing a woman and her 13-year-old daughter in 2002.

Marietta: Tall grass may lead to property sale
If the taxes aren't paid, the property can be sold. A Marietta city councilman has proposed the same remedy for property maintenance scofflaws who receive several notices to cut grass or remove debris from their property.
Smyrna cuts back on city services

Kathryn Johnston death spurs APD task force
Atlanta Police Chief Richard Pennington is creating a special task force to find out whether any other officers violated police procedure in the botched drug raid that led to the 92-year-old woman's death in November 2006.

Early college applications a growing Ga. trend
Across the country, students are taking advantage of "early action" and "early decision" college applications. These programs typically require students to apply to college by the end of October - several months before regular admission deadlines.

Fires in adjacent Buford subdivisions ruled arson
The two blazes are believed to be related based on the timing and proximity, fire investigators determined. Information about how and where the fires started is still under investigation and has not been released.

Skipped your court date? Duluth offers amnesty
Under the program anyone who voluntarily pays an outstanding warrant in full will be eligible for a discount of up to $150.

Chambliss clings to slim lead in U.S. Senate race
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) led Democratic challenger Jim Martin early today, but it was unclear whether he would avoid an unpredictable runoff in the nationally watched race.
Political Insider | Ga. U.S. Senate results

Barack Obama: 'Change has come'
The nation's first black president is swept to victory in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. "Change has come," he told a jubilant hometown Chicago crowd estimated at nearly a quarter-million people.
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27th safe-haven child dropped off in Nebraska
Nebraska officials say a 15-year-old girl was dropped off at a hospital in Omaha by her legal guardian on Monday. The state's safe-haven law is intended to protect unwanted newborns from being abandoned.

Seattle's 'Tuba Man' dies after robbery
Authorities say a beloved Seattle street musician known as the "Tuba Man" has died from beating injuries he suffered in a robbery over a week ago.

GAO: Feds could speed up oil drilling
The government isn't doing enough to expedite drilling in federal waters and on public lands, according to a new report from congressional investigators.

Raiders could cut DeAngelo Hall
The team's head coach and front-office people met Tuesday to discuss the possibility of purging the roster of several high-profile players, including ex-Falcon cornerback DeAngelo Hall and wide receiver Javon Walker, according to two people close to the situation.
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