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US judge hears arguments on Ga. immigration law

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge on Monday heard arguments on a request by civil liberties groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge is resolved, but said he would not make an immediate ruling.

June 20, 2011 | Kate Brumback The Associated Press | State, National

Countries file briefs against state immigration law

ATLANTA - Mexico and 10 other countries have joined the legal fight against Georgia's tough new immigration law, warning that the strict crackdown could jeopardize close ties between the U.S. and its Latin American neighbors.

June 16, 2011 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National

Wildfires continue destruction

SAVANNAH - Southeast Georgians kept a wary eye on wildfires spreading throughout the region Wednesday after different fires in neighboring counties destroyed a family's mobile home, burned a barn and prompted a short-lived evacuation of about 50 homes east of the Okefenokee Swamp.

June 16, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | State, National

Heat setting records in area

SAVANNAH - Sizzling temperatures have broken a 131-year-old heat record in Savannah.

June 14, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National

Immigrants seek information about law

CALHOUN - In this northwest Georgia town where many work in the local carpet factories, people crammed into a community center to learn about Georgia's new law cracking down on illegal immigration - some of them scared to the point they're ready to leave the state.

June 13, 2011 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | State, National

Feds must stop writing gibberish under new law

WASHINGTON - The federal government is rolling out a new official language of sorts: plain English.

June 10, 2011 | By Calvin Woodward Associated Press writer | State, National

Nearly 50 new wildfires break out in South Georgia

FOLKSTON - Thunderstorms packing lightning and little rain this week helped spark 47 new wildfires in southern Georgia, where a vast blaze already is burning in the Okefenokee Swamp.

June 10, 2011 | The Associated Press | State, National

Landowners sue over Ogeechee fish kill

SAVANNAH - Landowners on the Ogeechee River have filed a lawsuit blaming a southeast Georgia manufacturer for causing the deaths of an estimated 33,000 fish since late May.

June 09, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National

Design state's new license plate

ATLANTA - There's just over a week left to submit artwork in the state Department of Revenue's license plate design contest.

June 09, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National

Judges question health reform law

ATLANTA - Three federal appeals judges expressed unease with a requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance or face penalties, as they repeatedly raised questions about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

June 09, 2011 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National

Judge sets execution date

ATLANTA - A judge has set the date for the execution of a Georgia death row inmate who was convicted of the 1978 slaying of an elderly woman in Savannah.

June 07, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National

Deal lobbies for federal money for port

SAVANNAH - Emerging from a round of meetings in Washington, Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday he remains hopeful that Georgia can secure federal funding this year to start deepening the Port of Savannah's shipping channel - though not as much money as port officials had wanted.

June 02, 2011 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | State, National

Hazy air likely to continue for a while

BRUNSWICK - Forestry officials say numerous fires in the Southeast, along with a lack of rainfall, could keep the air hazy and smoky in coastal Georgia for a while.

June 02, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National

Sen. Carter talks with Rotarians

District 1 State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, told the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday that the Georgia Legislature is required by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget during its regular 40-day session. Carter spoke about taxes, a new immigration bill and the HOPE scholarship during the hour-long Rotary club meeting at Western Sizzlin' Steak House.

June 02, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | State, National

Water could control area's growth

Expected growth along Georgia's coast is leading members of the Coastal Regional Water Resource Planning Council to monitor water usage, and possibly look for alternative water sources.

May 31, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | State, National

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October 09, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | State, National


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