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Judge considers whether to block Georgia abortion law again

Aug. 08, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge is considering whether Georgia officials should once again be prohibited from enforcing the state's restrictive abortion law while a legal challenge against it is pending. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney heard arguments Monday from lawyers...

Lawyer: Giuliani won't testify Tuesday in Ga. election probe

Aug. 08, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani will not appear as scheduled Tuesday before a special grand jury in Atlanta that’s investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, his lawyer said. A judge last month...

Collins must back up words with wins to keep job at Ga Tech

Aug. 06, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins has toned down the hokey slogans that were part of his blueprint to build a proud, new brand at Georgia Tech. He seems to realize there's only one thing that really matters. Winning. After three seasons that each produced...

Gutman's late goal lifts Atlanta United over Sounders 2-1

Aug. 06, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew Gutman's first goal of the season came in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time, sending Atlanta United to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Ronaldo Cisneros scored in the 23rd minute — his team-leading seventh of the season —...

Smith in no hurry to settle on Falcons' starting O-line

Aug. 06, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons coach Arthur Smith likes what he’s seen thus far from the offensive line even though the unit still has three unsettled positions. Atlanta is set at left tackle with Jake Matthews and right guard Chris Lindstrom. Both are former first-round...

Parker makes late layup, Dream hand Sparks 6th straight loss

Aug. 05, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cheyenne Parker drove the baseline and made a go-ahead layup with 0.3 seconds left to lift the Atlanta Dream past the Los Angeles Sparks 88-86 on Friday night. Los Angeles called a timeout after Parker's make and Nneka Ogwumike sank a shot from the baseline but it...

Georgia school bus driver killed in wreck with utility truck

Aug. 05, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

THOMASTON, Ga, (AP) — A Georgia school bus driver died when a school bus and utility truck collided Friday morning south of Atlanta. Two students suffered minor injuries. The Georgia State Patrol identified the driver as 69-year-old Sebastian Ciarcia of Yatesville....

Judge rules Georgia must end statewide PSC elections

Aug. 05, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that Georgia's statewide election of its five public service commissioners illegally dilutes Black voting power, ordering the state to not prepare ballots for two races that had been scheduled in November. The ruling by U.S. District...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Aug. 05, 2022 03:00 AM EDT

Dalton Daily Citizen. July 30, 2022. Editorial: Be on the lookout for students, buses as school starts back Some schools in Georgia have already started the 2022-2023 year, which begs the age-old question: where did summer go? We wish we had the answer....

Walker accepts debate invite, but not one that Warnock chose

Aug. 03, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican Herschel Walker has accepted an invitation in his U.S. Senate race to debate Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock, but it's not one of the three debate invitations Warnock earlier accepted, leaving it unclear whether the two will actually clash in person before...