Friday, April 24, 2009
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Attorney: Mice, leaky roof found at Ga. nut plant
ATLANTA - A south Georgia factory linked to a deadly nationwide salmonella outbreak was infested with vermin and had a leaky roof, gaping holes and other problems, attorneys said Thursday after touring the plant.
Bill Marler, an attorney who has filed nine lawsuits on behalf of salmonella victims, said he and a team of experts discovered structural problems and numerous mice during the tour of the Peanut Corp. of America's plant in Blakely.
Board denies clemency for condemned man
ATLANTA - Georgia's pardons rejected a bid for clemency on Thursday by a white supremacist set to be executed next week for the murder of one of his followers.
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles issued no comment when it denied the request for clemency from condemned inmate William Mark Mize, who is set to be put to death on April 28 for the 1994 murder of Eddie Tucker.