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Georgia becomes third state with global competence seal

Only Wisconsin and North Carolina offer the seal or certificate to graduating high school students who have engaged in courses and extracurricular activities that foster global competencies.

First Georgia Milestones results due out this week

State-level results are expected to be released on Thursday for the Georgia Milestones test in what state education officials have called a single assessment system that’s comprehensive, cohesive and consolidated.

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Fan who died after falling from upper deck at Turner Field during Braves game ID'd

A fan fell from the upper deck at Turner Field during Saturday's Atlanta Braves game against the New York Yankees.

Law enforcement getting head start on Labor Day DUI crackdown

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety is a week into its Operation Zero Tolerance Labor Day crackdown on drunk driving.

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Georgia Tech investigating fraternity's alleged racist taunts

The Georgia Institute of Technology is investigating allegations that white members of a campus fraternity shouted racial slurs at a black female student earlier this month.

No suspect identified in shooting death of Georgia university student

The fatal shooting of a student on the campus of Georgia's Savannah State University was under investigation on Friday, with no suspect yet identified a day after the confrontation that resulted in the man's death.

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Tropical Storm Erika lashes Caribbean islands and heads for Florida | PHOTOS

Tropical Storm Erika threatened Haiti and the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean and geared up for a run at South Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

GDOT expects weekend delays on I-85 during surveying work

The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect traffic delays on I-85 this weekend because of surveying work.

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Former President Jimmy Carter says cancer has spread to brain

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Thursday he will start radiation treatment for cancer on his brain later in the day.

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GaDOE seeks input on science, social studies standards

Feeback from parents, families, community members and students will be gathered and reviewed and any changes would be implemented for the 2017-18 school year.

UGA new faculty tour coming to Gwinnett

About 40 people will travel over five days as a group to 13 cities and 43 counties, including Gwinnett, to better understand Georgia’s geography, demographics, diversity, economy, history and culture.

Georgia tollway group offering $29 million in transportation improvement grants

The State Road and Tollway Authority is offering local governments and community improvement districts $29 million in transportation infrastructure improvement grants.

Twenty-seven Gwinnett attorneys, judges named to state bar committees

The State Bar of Georgia announced this week that its leaders recently appointed 27 Gwinnett County attorneys and judges to serve on the organization’s committees.

GDOT: I-85 work done early, but 316 work continues

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced on Thursday that it finished I-85 repaving work early, but work on Highway 316 continues.

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Confederate flags found at Martin Luther King Jr. church in Atlanta

Four Confederate battle flags were found on Thursday at the historic Atlanta church where civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. once preached, in a chilling reminder of the shooting of nine African-Americans at a South Carolina church in June.

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