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Trump sees 'new day' for Latin America at Miami rally - Macon Telegraph President Donald Trump said Monday that "a new day is coming in Latin America," as he sought to rally support among the largest Venezuelan community in the U.S. for opposition leader Juan Guaido. Speaking at Florida International University in Miami before large American and Venezuelan flags, Trump said the U.S.
2020 hopeful Warren to unveil universal child care plan - Macon Telegraph Elizabeth Warren is planning to unveil a universal child care plan that would guarantee American families access to child care. The Massachusetts Democrat, a 2020 presidential candidate, would use part of the revenue from her proposed tax on the ultra-wealthy to fund her child care plan.
Cobb man posed as mechanic as part of Craigslist scam, police say A mechanic accused of scamming people out of hundreds of dollars is back on the streets, authorities…
Dump truck overturns onto passenger vehicle at Hwy. 53 and Ga. 400 DAWSON COUNTY - Two patients were transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center this afternoon after a dump truck overturned on top of a passenger vehicle at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53.
2 sent to hospital after Ga. 400 crash involving dump truck A busy intersection in Dawsonville has reopened after a collision sent two people to the hospital wi…
Sabres' Okposo sent home 3 days after being punched in face - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has been sent home for further medical evaluation three days after being punched in the face during a fight with the New York Rangers' Tony DeAngelo. Coach Phil Housley gave no details on Okposo's condition in providing the update after the Sabres practiced in Florida on Monday.
Royals looking to build on strong finish to 2018 - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Royals hope they can start 2019 the way they finished last season.
Columbus jury reaches verdict in birthday party shootout trial involving half-brothers They started at 10:45 a.m. Friday and took a weekend break at 4:30 that afternoon, returning at 9 a.m. Monday. According to testimony in the two-week trial, 32-year-old Demetrius Williams was shot four times by at least two different guns the night of Dec.
Correction: Grab And Go Shopping story - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Amazon appears the most likely to make cashier-less stores a more common sight, partly because it can afford to open stores with the technology already built into them, given its current market value of about $800 billion - ranking among the most valuable companies in the world.
Protests slam Trump's emergency declaration for border wall - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Protesters are gathering in cities from Washington to Fort Worth, Texas, to decry President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Did FedEx lose $50,000 in watches? North Carolina shop is suing over empty envelope A repair shop in North Carolina says it shipped watches worth almost $50,000 through FedEx. But the retailer instead got just a padded envelope, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court.
Hiker trapped by quicksand in Zion Park. It was a ‘frigid’ overnight rescue, rangers say An Arizona hiker at Utah’s Zion National Park was trapped in quicksand in North Creek and rescued over 2 days, rangers said. It took hours to reach him, hours to pull out his leg and snow trapped rescuers.
9 Columbus area teams left in Georgia, Alabama high school basketball state playoffs In Class AAAAA, the Region 1 third seed Harris County boys lost 68-63 to Region 4 second seed Woodland. In Class AAAA, the Region 1 third seed Shaw girls lost 48-45 at Region 4 second seed Luella. In Class AAA, the Region 4 first seed Kendrick girls lost 48-35 to at-large team Morgan County.
Homeless man carrying rattlesnake says he was protecting it in traffic, Fla. cops say A homeless man was caught Monday carrying a live rattlesnake around downtown Jacksonville Beach, Florida, after he said he became convinced God wanted him to protect it from heavy traffic, reports radio station WOKV News.
These men are breathing new life into Cotton Avenue District Macon attorneys Virgil Adams and Brian Adams, no relation, in late 2017 bought an entire block of buildings in the district that were considered the most critically in danger. They took six months to move out tenants, then started cleaning out the buildings to prepare for renovation.
We can breed honeybees to be cleaner — and it may help save the species, study says Honeybees have a gene that promotes cleanliness — like removing dead or sick bees from a colony — and breeding for that could be the key to preventing colony collapse disorder, a study from Genome Biology and Evolution says.
No. 10 Michigan State expects to be without Ward for weeks - Macon Telegraph Michigan State forward Nick Ward had surgery on his broken left hand and is expected to be out of for at least a few weeks. Coach Tom Izzo said Ward was injured when his hand was hit or it made contact with the rim in a 62-44 win over Ohio State on Sunday.
Indiana hate crimes bill advances despite conservative foes - Macon Telegraph A bill aimed at removing Indiana from the list of just five states without a hate crimes law cleared a legislative committee Monday, but not without the continued opposition of conservative groups that have stymied similar proposals for the last several years.
Evers wants to decriminalize marijuana, legalize medical use - Macon Telegraph Tony Evers announced Monday that his budget will include proposals to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use and legalize medical marijuana. The new Democrat governor said it was time for Wisconsin join more than 30 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing medical marijuana.
Aurora warehouse where 5 killed won't reopen until next week - Macon Telegraph The suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse where five people were fatally shot won't reopen until next week, but its doors will be open to support workers, company officials said Monday. The Henry Pratt Co.
N Carolina elections head: US House race saw ballots handled - Macon Telegraph The director's testimony came on the first day of a hearing into whether mail-in ballots were tampered with a in race for the state's 9th congressional district seat that saw Republican Mark Harris narrowly defeat Democrat Dan McCready. The race wasn't certified, leaving the country's only congressional election without a declared winner.
Check's not in the mail: SC ratepayers angry over no rebate - Macon Telegraph For more than 700,000 customers of a private South Carolina utility, the $1,000 rebate checks aren't in the mail. A year ago, Dominion Energy proposed writing the average South Carolina Electric and Gas customer a $1,000 one-time cash payment if lawmakers facilitated and regulators approved their merger.
Teen in New Mexico school shooting detained for evaluation - Macon Telegraph A teen who authorities say fired a gun at a New Mexico school and intended to kill his ex-girlfriend has been ordered to remain in detention while he undergoes mental health evaluations. State District Judge George Eichwald rejected on Monday a request from a defense attorney to release the 16-year-old suspect.
BREAKING: Body found in Henry County lake presumed to be missing grandfather A body found in a Henry County lake Monday is presumed to be that of a missing grandfather with early-onset dementia who walked away from his home nearly two weeks ago. Tim Osborne, 58, was reported missing Feb. 6 after he slipped out of his Peeksville Road home in Locust Grove while his wife was in the shower.
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