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California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.

On The Fall Docket: Who Gets To Vote And Who Gets To Decide?

A federal court will hear arguments Monday on whether Kansas and Arizona can require proof of citizenship when people register to vote. It's the first of a wave of voting law cases this fall.

Savannah Holds 15 Same-Sex Mass Commitment Ceremonies

A mass commitment ceremony united 15 couples Sunday as part of Savannah's first-ever LGBT Wedding Expo. The Expo had 50 wedding vendors and couples from all over Georgia and parts of Florida. Mandy Knight and Shari Salaz had a commitment ceremony two years ago outside of Savannah. However, the couple felt it was important to attend the Expo and do it again.

Macon And Eggs: Talking About Ferguson In Macon

Today we kick off Macon and Eggs, a new series examining issues, ideas and politics in Middle Georgia. This week, we talk about the issues in Ferguson, Missouri. As Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old black teenager shot by police, is laid to rest Monday, protests continue.

Family, Ferguson Community Gather At Funeral For Michael Brown

Thousands are expected to gather today for Michael Brown’s funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. PBS NewsHour will live stream the event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. EDT. You can also watch the PBS Live Stream below.

Savannah's Reverend Jesse Blackshear Looks Back On Student Protests, Past And Present

Blackshear, a former state representative from Savannah, attended a student protest in Savannah’s Reynolds Square over the weekend. He recalled the civil rights protests of the 1950s and '60s.

People With Down Syndrome Are Pioneers In Alzheimer's Research

By age 40, the brains of people with Down syndrome start to resemble those of Alzheimer's patients. Scientists hope to speed up Alzheimer's drug development by studying people with Down syndrome.

Ebola Outbreak Emerges In Central Africa

With two deaths caused by the virus reported by the Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry, the disease appears to have moved beyond West Africa.

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