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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.
Georgia, November 3- Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.87/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.99/g, according to gasoline price websiteGasBuddy.com.