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Atlanta's 2018 Women's March small, compared to others nationally

Atlanta's 2018 women's march only drew about 200 people Saturday morning, while other similarly planned events nationwide drew hundreds of thousands. The march began around 11:30 am and took protestors on an almost two-mile march from Woodruff Park around the Government Mile loop. Participants were

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-21 02:27:00

Number of flu-related deaths in Georgia jumps to 12

State health officials say flu activity remains widespread. Local hospitals said their emergency room have been flooded with suspected cases of the flu. There were 40 hospitalizations in metro Atlanta last week. There have been more than 300 hospitalizations this season. Northside Hospital doctor J

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-20 00:03:28

What else can be said?

You can say I like to hear myself talk. It's genetic: I come from a family of talkers. My mother had five siblings. Three boys and three girls spread out across the county, but returned to the family home in Charlotte for holidays. Three generations talked at once. No one kept quiet and yielded the

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-01-21 04:58:00

How does the Government Shutdown affect Georgia?

The 12:00am deadline for a continuing resolution passed and the United States Government has ceased operations. As Congress negotiates for a budget and continuing resolution, what does this mean for Georgia? Social Security checks, Medicare reimbursements and food stamps would continue flowing. And

THEATLANTAVOICE.COM - 2018-01-20 01:09:57

Why a Georgia mom says she makes her 5-year-old pay 'rent'

How young were you when you first learned about paying bills? For one Georgia mom, there's no time like the present. Essence Evans, an Atlanta mom, sparking conversation across the country after she posted a story on Facebook about why she makes her 5-year-old daughter pay "rent." Every week, Evans

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 15:19:00

Government Shutdown: CDC's Flu Surveillance Will Continue

The federal government shut down at midnight as the Senate failed to reach an agreement on a short-term spending plan on Friday. The Senate will reconvene at noon Saturday to try to reach a compromise that keeps the government funded. As the government shutdown begins, thousands of federal employee

PATCH - 2018-01-20 15:51:19

City trash pickup to return to regular schedule this week

Douglasville's Maintenance and Sanitation Department is returning to its normal pick up times this week after missing trash pickup for two days due to last week's snow storm. The department made up for the MLK holiday Monday by doing double-duty on Tuesday, but road conditions prohibited trash picku

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Wedding was called off, so groom's mom went to sell ring and someone stole it

A Cobb County woman has become the latest victim of a crime that began by arranging to buy or sell something online. Lured by a man on the 5miles app, the woman wanted to sell her son's wedding ring after the event was called off, Channel 2 Action News reported. So she agreed to meet the man in fron


2 injured in head-on collision on West Dodge Expressway Saturday morning

Two people, including a 13-year-old, were injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning on the West Dodge Expressway near Burke Boulevard. At 6:30 a.m., officers responded to the westbound lanes of the expressway, where a 2011 Hyundai Sonata had struck a 1999 Chevy pickup head on, authorities said

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-20 16:18:00

Nebraska State Patrol finds 122 pounds of pot in trailer on I-80

The Nebraska State Patrol found more than 120 pounds of marijuana hidden in a trailer after a citizen called to report that packages were falling from the trailer on Interstate 80 near Odessa. At 3 p.m. Friday, someone called the State Patrol to report that something had fallen from a flatbed traile

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-20 23:33:00

Goodbye Netflix, hello pond hockey: Playtime at Oak Lake on sunny Saturday

One way to combat the winter blues: get outside for a rousing game of pond hockey. Approximately 100 people - 70 kids and 30 adults - did just that Saturday at Oak Lake. The warm weather - it got up to 50 degrees in Lincoln - didn't pose a safety threat to those on the ice, event organizer and Bar D

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-21 03:00:00

Falling pot leads to arrest

Nebraska State Patrol troopers discovered more than 120 pounds of marijuana hidden in a trailer after receiving a report that a package fell from the trailer on Interstate 80. The incident occurred Friday afternoon near the Odessa exit. A citizen reported that a package had fallen from a flatbed tra

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-20 22:39:00

Two years later, M's Pub fire has sparked at least 15 lawsuits now winding through a legal maze

Buy Now Firefighters battle the blaze in the M's Pub building in the Old Market in January 2016.CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD It is two years later, and the lawsuits have kept coming in the aftermath of the M's Pub fire. Nothing material has been decided in cases filed by the property owners in the

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Significant snowfall likely to stay west of Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. - While it looks like Northeast, Central and Western Nebraska will likely get a significant amount of snow, in Southeast Nebraska (including Lincoln) only a trace to 2" of snow is possible. Freezing drizzle is likely Sunday morning across the viewing area. That freezing drizzle shou

1011NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 22:27:00

Storm expected to bring a foot of snow to area

A winter storm warning has been issued for much of Nebraska, including Platte County, ahead of an approaching system that's expected to blanket the state in heavy snow. The warning, in effect from 3 p.m. Sunday until 6 p.m. Monday for the Columbus area, covers all but extreme eastern and southeast N

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2018-01-20 21:53:00

Fire breaks out in vacant duplex

A fire broke out in a duplex near 28th and Merrill streets Saturday night. James Arthur was doing dishes at about 6:30 p.m. when he reported a fire in the neighboring home. Lincoln Fire and Rescue investigators have not identified a cause or the extent of damage, Battalion Chief Jim Bopp said. The f

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-21 05:00:00

Police: Eight tied to Madisonville thefts arrested

Eight people have been arrested in Madisonville on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity in connection to several burglaries and thefts in the community. According to the Madisonville Police Department, authorities arrested Robert Sanchez, David Harris, Michael Grisham, Robert David Pla

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Walker Co. Sheriff's Office confirms 'active investigation' into sex abuse claims at Karoyli Ranch

HOUSTON - The long relationship between USA Gymnastics and the Karolyi Ranch is over. The organization announced Thursday it has terminated its agreement to have the ranch outside of Huntsville, Texas, serve as the National Training Center for the elite women's gymnastics program. The decision came

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 22:42:44

City of Trinity asking residents to conserve water

TRINITY, Texas (KETK) - The City of Trinity is asking residents on the city water system to conserve water. "Due to the recent winter storm and freezing temperatures, the City of Trinity water system has been overloaded," the city said on its Nixle page. "Contributing factors to the system overload


US' first execution of 2018: Murderer who raped, killed 3 girls

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims more than two decades ago is set to become the nation's first prisoner executed in 2018. Texas prison officials Thursday evening are scheduled to give Ant