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Despite Decline, Elective Early Births Remain A Medicaid Problem

The rate for early elective delivery for women covered by Medicaid has fallen since 2007. Still, the early births remain common and are a potential source of health trouble for mothers and babies.

Robert Wayne Hosley

Clemency Hearing To Be Held For Death Row Inmate

The clemency hearing for Robert Wayne Holsey is set for Monday.

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REPORT: November One Of Coldest Months For The State

A University of Georgia climate expert says last month turned out to be one of the five coldest Novembers on record for much of the state.

Their Senate, Their Rules: GOP May Allow Blocking Of Nominees Again

A year after Democratic senators invoked a "nuclear option" to stop GOP filibusters of confirmation votes, Republicans are debating whether to switch back. Some say they're sick of the fighting.

Female Butchers Are Slicing Through The Meat World's Glass Ceiling

The meat industry traditionally has been a male-dominated field. But as demand for local meat grows, that's made more room for women to carve out ownership roles in the business.

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PHOTOS: Weekend Protests In Atlanta, Other Cities Disrupt Traffic

Protesters laid down in an overpass on the bridge's sidewalk as traffic whizzed by and remained silent for 15 ½ minutes.

Fringe No More: 'Ancient Grains' Will Soon Be A Cheerios Variety

General Mills helped define the industrial era of American breakfasting with its ringlets of processed oats. Soon, it'll put out a version with "ancient grains," which aren't, actually, very ancient.

Old And Overmedicated: The Real Drug Problem In Nursing Homes

Way too many residents of U.S. nursing homes are on antipsychotic drugs, critics say. It's often just for the convenience of the staff, to sedate patients agitated by dementia. That's illegal.

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Middle Georgia Sheriff Seeking Funding For 100 Body Cameras

Bibb County Sheriff David Davis is seeking funding for 100 cameras in the fiscal 2016 budget, which would take effect in July.

Chlorine Gas Leak In Chicago Disrupts 'Furries' Convention

At least 19 guests were treated and released at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, where several thousand people, many dressed as animal characters, were attending the annual Midwest FurFest convention.

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