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Attorneys for the three White men accused of killing a Black Georgia jogger offer a surprising defense

[This story first aired on October 10, 2020. It was updated on June 19, 2021.]. The viral video of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery being chased and shot dead in Brunswick, Georgia, captured the attention of the nation. Now, as three White men — former law enforcement officer Gregory McMichael, his son Travis and neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan — stand accused of killing Arbery, the then prosecutor and the defense attorneys sit down with "48 Hours" and CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca for their first in-depth network television interviews.
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Kemp to decide if Juneteenth becomes Georgia holiday in 2022

ATLANTA (AP) — It was too late this year for Georgia state workers to get the new Juneteenth holiday off. But Republican Gov. Brian Kemp will soon face a decision about whether Georgia government agencies will close for Juneteenth next year. State law fixes 12 paid holidays for public employees....
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Georgia Boy Scouts scammed by fake Airbnb in Florida

Good thing they’re always prepared. A great deal in Florida turned out to be too good to be true for a couple of Boy Scout troops. Georgia Scout Leader Scott Mulkey booked two homes in the Florida Keys via Airbnb for troops 5506 and 506 from northeast Georgia so he and the 23 boys could go snorkeling, fishing and camping. But when the group arrived, they found the houses didn’t even exist.
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LIVE UPDATES | Remnants of Claudette moving through Georgia

ATLANTA — We're tracking heavy rain in parts of Georgia with a low chance of a brief spin-up tornado as the remnants of Claudette make their way through Georgia into Sunday morning. Check here often for updates on warnings and watches in north Georgia, metro Atlanta, and eastern parts of...
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Tornado watch issued for parts of Middle Georgia

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT)- A Tornado Watch has been issued for a pair of Middle Georgia counties. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Macon and Taylor counties through 8 PM. Conditions are favorable for tornadic development as we head into the afternoon and evening hours as Tropical Storm Claudette’s impacts begin to be felt in Middle Georgia.
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Georgia releases names of over 100K people at risk of having voter registration canceled

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) on Friday publicized the names of more than 100,000 people who could have their voter registration canceled. Raffensperger said the 101,789 “obsolete voter files” include “67,286 voter files associated with a National Change of Address form submitted to the U.S. Postal Service; 34,227 voter files that had election mail returned to sender; and 276 that had no-contact with elections officials for at least five years.”
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Georgia firefighter Efren Medina dies during first shift on the job

A younger Georgia firefighter died in his sleep during his first shift on the job, division officers mentioned. Efren Medina, 20, handed away early Saturday whereas on his first tour of responsibility with the St. Marys Hearth Division in southeast Georgia, the division introduced Monday. “Firefighter Medina was a newly...
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Tornado watch issued for several Middle Georgia counties

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT)- A new Tornado Watch has been issued for multiple of Middle Georgia counties. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Dooly, Macon, Pulaski, Taylor and Wilcox counties until 7 AM on Sunday . Conditions are favorable for tornadic development as we head through the evening and overnight hours.
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