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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated PressYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OBAMA TO REMAKE COUNTERTERRORISM POLICY The

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Fire damages attic of E 59th Street home

Fire damages attic of E 59th Street home

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A fire broke out at a home late Wednesday night in Savannah.   It happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on E 59th

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Fight leads to shooting overnight in Effingham County

Fight leads to shooting overnight in Effingham County

SPRINGFIELD, GA (WTOC) - An investigation is underway after an overnight shooting in Effingham County.  It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday at the Quail Run Mobile

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Stricken Japan nuke plant struggles to keep staff

Stricken Japan nuke plant struggles to keep staff

By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) - Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly

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Nearly all US states see hefty drop in teen births

Nearly all US states see hefty drop in teen births

By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically

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Urban renewal? Big US cities showing strong growth

Urban renewal? Big US cities showing strong growth

By HOPE YENAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Urban renewal? New census estimates show that most of the nation's largest cities further enhanced their allure last year,

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Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAAssociated Press KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest -

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Folks Pack the Park for Team Cooper

Folks Pack the Park for Team Cooper

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Folks packed historic Grayson Stadium Wednesday night. The Savannah Sand Gnats team and fans are supporting Team Cooper. The one and a

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Students graduate from Savannah Youth Council program

Students graduate from Savannah Youth Council program

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Members of the Savannah Youth Council graduated Wednesday. They are middle school student who have completed the city sponsored program that teaches

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Joplin survivor helps victims of Oklahoma tornado

Joplin survivor helps victims of Oklahoma tornado

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Wednesday was an emotional day for Joplin survivors across the country. For Rachel Mitchell and her family, who now live in

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CAT increases operating budget

CAT increases operating budget

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Chatham Area Transit's board has increased their operating budget more than $1.5 million to just under $20 million. They have also raised

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Former officer indicted for sexual assault on a person in custody

Former officer indicted for sexual assault on a person in custody

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Lewis Lane, a former Chatham County Correctional Officer, was indicted by Chatham County Grand Jury Wednesday following a complaint received by

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AZ lawmaker opens session with atheist 'prayer'

AZ lawmaker opens session with atheist 'prayer'

(RNN) - An atheist state representative from Arizona began Monday's session with what has been described as an atheist "prayer" at a time when the

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Salvation Army provides food, support for tornado survivors

Salvation Army provides food, support for tornado survivors

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Salvation Army is on the ground in Moore, Oklahoma. They are providing food, drinks and spiritual support to survivors and first

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Owner of famous dog is alive and reunited with 'Susie'

Owner of famous dog is alive and reunited with 'Susie'

MOORE, OK - The trembling, mud-spattered dog whose photo went viral Tuesday was not standing watch over her owner's body, as previously thought.  Her name

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Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban

Boy Scout leaders to vote on lifting gay ban

By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - As protesters made one last stand, the Boy Scouts of America's leadership began a conference Wednesday that was

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Police: 2 year old swam in alligator pond after wandering from daycare

Police: 2 year old swam in alligator pond after wandering from daycare

PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - A state regulating agency is investigating a Port Wentworth home daycare after police found a 2-year-old girl playing in the street. Police

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Port Wentworth Police get public safety grant

Port Wentworth Police get public safety grant

PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - The Port Wentworth Police Department has been awarded a public safety partnership grant totaling $15,000 from the Governor's Office of Highway

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Savannah hospitals urge public to make own disaster plans

Savannah hospitals urge public to make own disaster plans

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Monday afternoon, one hospital in Oklahoma didn't need anyone to tell them they were going to get hit. They knew. When it was all

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