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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't hard for Daytona Beach police to figure out who killed John Hardy Roberts in March 1994: Gary Ray Bowles left a probation document at the scene and also was caught on an ATM camera trying to withdraw money from Roberts' account. He later confessed.

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DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — In a story about a toddler who died in a hot car, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boy was from Georgia. He was from Alabama.

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LOCUST GROVE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school board has apologized over ribbons distributed prior to a football scrimmage this month that showed the opposing school's mascot hanged by a noose.

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ST. GEORGE, Ga. (AP) — The president of an Alabama company says he's confident that his firm can mine land just east of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge without polluting the water or soil, despite concerns expressed by a federal agency.

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ROME, Ga. (AP) — With a head full of soft dark curls that matched her soft voice, the shy 22-year-old woman known only as "Lex" already had picked out a single bed for herself in the back corner of one of the renovated rooms in the new homeless shelter for women and children Tuesday (Aug. 6)…

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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's scorching August heat didn't stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by the upcoming Dragon Con convention.

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission is holding its next community meeting at a historical site near Wilmington, where members will hear updates on various projects in North Carolina.