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After Ferguson, Police Body Cameras Catching On

The Columbia, Mo., police department gave its officers body cameras in July, saying they could help exonerate officers from claims of abuse of force. After Ferguson, the demand for cameras surged.

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Ga. To Open School Standards To Public Comment

The Georgia State Board of Education will hold a special meeting Wednesday in Atlanta, the next step in a review of Common Core standards ordered by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Health Officials Ask Congress To Beef Up Ebola Aid

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said the extra money is crucial to continue such steps as training.

Afghanistan's Opium Harvest Sets New Record

An annual U.N. report finds that more than 550,000 acres were cultivated with opium poppies this year that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Close To Resolving Pay Dispute With Drivers

Drivers locally are asking for a payment system that would bank one hour’s pay per workday to allow for summer pay. The union has voted to strike if the demands aren’t met.

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up

For toddlers, the risk is in taking a fall. Teenagers need to worry about car accidents, sports injuries and assault. Knowing how risks change can help prevent fatal or disabling brain injuries.

Turning Weapons Into High-End Watches

A high-end jewelry company recycles the components of assault rifles into watches, rings and other luxe jewelry items. Each sale then funds the destruction of weapons in Africa.

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City Leaders Break Ground On New Beltline Trail

The three-mile stretch joins what’s expected to be thirty-three miles of multi-use trails on a former rail line encircling the city.

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Isakson, Perdue Expect Busy Senate Agenda in 2015

When the Senate convenes in January, Georgia's two senators say they expect fast movement on key bills like the Keystone oil pipeline and potential showdowns with President Barack Obama.

Two Workers Rescued From Scaffolding 69 Stories Up At 1 World Trade Center

Firefighters had to break a window to rescue the pair after their scaffolding malfunctioned.