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City council hears presentation on design guidelines
Members of Gray’s Downtown Development Authority made a presentation to the city council last week with a proposed design overlay for the downtown historic district and gateway corridor.
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Man serving 15 years asks for sentence dismissal
A Georgia Department of Corrections inmate serving 15 years of a 30-year Jones County sentence for trafficking methamphetamine was back in Jones County Superior Court challenging the validity of hi...
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Tri-County explains energy issues
Tri-County EMC hosted an Eggs and Issues event that was appropriately focused on energy and concerns about upcoming legislation.
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Main Street grants to provide more flexibility
The move to a new location for an established local salon was expedited with a façade grant from Main Street Gray.
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Several RICO defendants ask to have charges dropped
Attorney argues no conspiracy among drug buyers
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Boehner walks to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security late on Friday, in time to avert a partial shutdown for the agency at midnight. The two-thirds majority vote, which came with support from Democrats a few hours after the House failed to pass a three-week extension, buys time for Congress to sort out a longer-term funding solution for the domestic security agency. (Reporting By David Lawder; Editing by Doina Chiacu)


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Courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev during the jury selection process in his trial at the federal courthouse in Boston(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber can go ahead in the city, over attempts from his attorneys to change the venue on the basis an impartial jury could not be seated so close to the site of the 2013 attack. The split three-judge panel of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals backed District Judge George O'Toole, who has three times rejected pleas by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers to move the trial out of Boston, where the bombing killed three people and injured 264. "We are unable to conclude that it is clear and indisputable that the petitioner cannot receive a fair trial by an impartial jury in the Eastern Division of Massachusetts," the judges wrote in the 80-page opinion.


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By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Salvatore Grillo was walking his Labrador retriever near Brooklyn's Prospect Park on a cold morning in February when he heard what sounded like a muffled explosion. Police said an underground blast had blown a cast-iron manhole cover skyward and the heavy metallic disk came crashing down on his head. In the snowy first week of February, Consolidated Edison Inc, the local utility, tallied about 600 "smokers," fires and occasional explosions involving manholes, part of a seasonal surge that plagues New York every winter. "These incidents are yet another example of New York City's outdated infrastructure.
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EJ Zamudio, 5, rides his all-terrain vehicle in a snow covered Sherwood Park, Friday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2015, in Odessa Texas. (AP Photo/Odessa American, Courtney Sacco)DALLAS (AP) — An overnight storm that pelted parts of Texas and Oklahoma with freezing rain has made roads dangerously slick and forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.


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