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Telling Crimea's Story Through Children's Books

Blending history, myth and geopolitics, Lily Hyde uses fairy tales to teach children and young adults about Eastern European history. To cover the current unrest, though, she has put fiction on hold.

Blue Chip Quarterbacks And Neighbors

Jake Fromm of Houston County High School and Logan Byrd of Veterans High School are two highly touted high school quarterbacks. They have also known each other forever and go to school about 8 miles apart.

Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency

James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.

A Mall With Two Minimum Wages

There's a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here's what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage.

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Coastal And Savannah Events Aug. 27-31

Visit Tybee’s Sara Lane and Do Savannah’s Heather Henley share their picks for a great Labor Day weekend in and around Savannah.

In Fixing Recalled Cars, GM Dealers Hope To Wow Customers

General Motors has recalled 29 million autos in North America this year. Dealers replacing the faulty parts aren't just fixing cars. They're repairing customers' relationships with the automaker.

It's Not Whisky, But Everyone In Scotland Drinks It By The Bottle

Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.

In Settlement, Homeland Security Agrees To Reform 'Voluntary Departures'

The Department of Homeland Security is settling a lawsuit with the ACLU, which deals with immigrants who were improperly pushed to leave the country.

Former Iowa Lawmaker Admits To Getting Payoff Before 2012 Caucuses

Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty in federal court to taking under-the-table payments when he switched sides between GOP presidential candidates. The former state senator previously denied the rumors.

In Houston County, Two Star Quarterbacks Are Only Miles Apart

How typical is it to have two highly touted, pro-style quarterbacks essentially next door to each other in Houston County? “I don’t know that I’ve ever heard of it,” said Von Lassiter, head coach for Houston County High School’s football team. David Bruce, head coach and athletic director at Veterans High School, agrees. “I think it is pretty rare down here. I can’t think of the last time we had two guys with their kind of potential as pocket passers. But you know the Fromm kid can run, too. I’ve watched some film on him and he’s pretty salty.”

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