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Prosecutors and defense attorneys will begin sorting through almost 300 potential Douglas County jurors Monday morning in search of 12 who have not decided whether a former high school football standout murdered Bobby Tillman.

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Gov. Nathan Deal is facing a $40 billion dilemma. The federal health care law would inject that gigantic sum into Georgia’s health care economy over 10 years by adding more than 650,000 low-income Georgians to the Medicaid program.

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It is often said that it’s the little things in life that make life worth living. That’s always been true for me.

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ajc on August 13th, 2012

Get ready for lottery fever. The Powerball jackpot has soared to a jaw-dropping $305 million after no one matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s multi-state lottery drawing.

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A landlord is facing felony charges after a hidden camera was found in a waxing room at a Marietta spa, according to Channel 2 Action News .

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Exploration seemed to be in Alec McCrackin’s blood. He enjoyed discovering changes in geography, differences in culture and the uniqueness of people as he traveled.

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The Justice Department doesn’t often seek the death penalty, but this case appeared to be as close to a slam dunk as a prosecutor could get.

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While five Republican governors have flatly refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, another five have said there’s one way the expansion could work.

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ajc on August 13th, 2012

Budget gurus and health officials in every state are trying to project the costs and benefits of the Affordable Care Act.

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ajc on August 13th, 2012

Several states have taken definitive stands on the Medicaid expansion; most have not. — calls them “the five hell-no states.”

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