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It doesn’t get much lower.
Linda Brannon’s husband, Glenn, a veteran of the Vietnam war, died in February. Not long after, Mrs. Brannon was notified by the Veteran’s Administration that she would receive $1,034 for burial expenses.
But the check never arrived - and it wasn’t due to red tape or procrastination. It was stolen.
Man who killed, dismembered victim over drug debt will get another day in court, says state high court
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OWENS V. URBINA (S14A1334)
Under a ruling today by the Supreme Court of Georgia, a man who pleaded guilty to a reduced charge after he was indicted for sexually abusing a little girl will not have to register as a sex offender.
The high court is upholding the judgment of a Fulton County court judge, who ruled earlier this year that Mario Urbina of Muscogee County does not need to register as a sex offender because
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Donald Brown remains in good spirits despite setbacks in his recovery. His wife Brandy, and children Layce and Nathaniel offer support.