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LULA, Ga. (AP) — When Mark Lusink first started his career in engineering, it wasn’t long until he was building nuclear submarines. Now, he’s building something he said is much more complex: Dollhouses.

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MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia pastor trying to open a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children in federal custody is getting pushback from people in an Atlanta suburb who call his efforts morally offensive.

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ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about Mercer Music at Capricorn, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the co-founders of Capricorn Records was Frank Fenton. It should have said his last name was Fenter, not Fenton.

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ATLANTA (AP) — A student has the right to use the bathroom that corresponds to his gender identity, a lawyer told a federal court Thursday, arguing that the issue is about the right of transgender students to “equal dignity."

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ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican governor announced Wednesday that he will appoint a wealthy businesswoman to the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump and highlighting a division within the GOP over whether moderate suburbanites or base voters are their key to victory in 2020 and beyond.

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A special effects worker faces up to 10 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to illegally possessing explosives while working on the Georgia set of a movie starring John Travolta and Morgan Freeman.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge set a new hearing date Wednesday in the Lorenzen Wright murder case to give lawyers time to prepare expert witness schedules for a trial or even reach a plea deal in the former NBA player's slaying nine years ago in Memphis, Tennessee.

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ATLANTA — Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson made a plea for bipartisanship in a farewell speech Tuesday that took aim at the bitter division between the GOP and Democrats embroiled in a presidential impeachment investigation and nearing the start of a high-stakes election year.

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed a hazing charge against a former fraternity member indicted in the 2017 alcohol-related hazing death of a pledge at Louisiana State University.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s governor is expected to appoint a wealthy business executive to replace an outgoing U.S. senator, according to a GOP political consultant, bypassing President Donald Trump’s preferred pick and betting instead that a moderate woman can garner enough support to hold onto th…

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ATLANTA (AP) — A man considered the main suspect in a string of killings of black children and young adults in Atlanta in the 1970s and 1980s has been denied parole.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is moving to the forefront of President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, starting with a hearing Wednesday to examine the “high crimes and misdemeanors” set out in the Constitution.