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Macon&Eggs for Monday, September 8th: The War In Iraq And Navicent

Each week journalists Leah Fleming of GPB Macon and Charles Richardson, editorial page editor at The Telegraph serve up Macon and Eggs, a weekly chat about hot topics on the minds of Middle Georgians.

U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels

With their population estimated at roughly 97 percent of historical levels, blue whales off the West Coast are being called a conservation success story.

Obama To Speak Wednesday On U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State

Citing a broad threat posed by the Islamic State, President Obama said Sunday that he will deliver a national address Wednesday to discuss the U.S. approach to the group.

New Ebola Vaccine Is Tested In Humans, After Success In Monkeys

The vaccine was developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and at Okairos, a Swiss-based biotech company owned by the British drug company GlaxoSmithKline.

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam Title

The U.S. Open win ties Serena Williams with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for fourth on the all-time list of Grand Slam winners.

As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.

For the first time, a poll shows the push to break away from the United Kingdom now has the edge over the "unity" vote in Scotland.

China's Alibaba Could See $155 Billion Valuation In U.S. IPO

Preparing for its initial public offering, e-commerce company Alibaba estimates its stock will sell for $60 to $66 a share. The retailing giant will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

U.S. Airstrikes Hit Islamic State Fighters Near Haditha Dam

U.S. fighters and bombers carried out the attack in western Iraq's Anbar Province, trying to protect a key piece of Iraq's infrastructure.

U.S. Border Patrol Apprehending Fewer Central Americans

Increased Mexican patrols along that country's southern border may be one factor in the drop in numbers seen by the U.S. Some migrants appear to be giving up and staying in southern Mexico.

Cuomo Gets More Of An Opponent Than He Bargained For

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was expected to cruise to victory in next Tuesday's Democratic primary. But he faces a surprisingly vigorous challenge from the left.

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