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Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers

Nov. 13, 2018 7:56 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor. Unofficial results in one of the nation's hottest midterm contests give Republican Brian Kemp a slim...

Georgia Tech flips disappointing season with 3 straight wins

Nov. 13, 2018 6:45 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech was headed for a dismal season. Suddenly, it looks a lot more promising. The Yellow Jackets have ripped off three straight victories, locked up a bowl trip and could clinch a winning season with a victory Saturday over Virginia. "It's like I always tell the team, 'It's never as...

EPA's Southeastern chief indicted on Alabama ethics charges

Nov. 13, 2018 6:42 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The man appointed by President Donald Trump's administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency's Southeastern regional office has been indicted, along with a former business partner, on state ethics charges in Alabama. News outlets reported Tuesday that Trey Glenn and a...

The Latest: 15 arrests at Georgia Capitol vote demonstration

Nov. 13, 2018 6:09 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Georgia public safety officials say police arrested 15 protesters during a demonstration inside the state Capitol as they called for uncounted ballots from last week's election to be tallied. The Georgia Department of...

Westwood parts with caddie after 10 years

Nov. 13, 2018 6:06 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Lee Westwood and Matt Kuchar won last week, each ending four-plus years without winning on their home circuit. They also won without their regular caddies. Kuchar used a local caddie at Mayakoba because he entered at the last minute and his regular looper, John Wood, had a...

Column: Dufner does the math in determining success rate

Nov. 13, 2018 5:04 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Jason Dufner scanned down both sides of the crowded practice range Tuesday at Sea Island as he tried to find a spot to practice. So many players, even if he doesn't know all their names. And so few trophies. It was another reminder to Dufner that golf has a failure rate unlike...

Georgia Tech's James Banks eligible after Texas transfer

Nov. 13, 2018 4:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech forward James Banks, a transfer from Texas, has been granted immediate eligibility from the NCAA. The 6-foot-8 Banks played two seasons at Texas, averaging 1.7 points and 2.3 rebounds. He will have two years of eligibility with the Yellow Jackets without having to sit out a...

Atlanta United's Martino voted MLS coach of year

Nov. 13, 2018 4:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gerardo "Tata" Martino was voted coach of the year in Major League Soccer on Tuesday in his last season with Atlanta United. Martino guided Atlanta through another record-breaking season. Backed by record crowds, Atlanta United won a playoff series for the first time by beating New York City...

NOT REAL NEWS: Abrams' sister didn't rule in election case

Nov. 13, 2018 1:19 PM EST

U.S. District Judge Leslie Abrams, sister of Georgia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams, did not preside over a complaint related to the too-close-to-call governor's race, as reports circulating online suggest. The state Democratic Party filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking an order to force Dougherty...

Homeowners are spending, Home Depot is winning

Nov. 13, 2018 8:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot breezed past all expectations in the third quarter and raised its annual profit expectations again as Americans plow money into their homes, even amid hints that the housing market is cooling. Comparable-store sales, a key indicator of a retailer's health, rose 4.8 percent, but...