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MLK children given time to work on settlement in dispute over icon's Bible, Nobel prize

ATLANTA - The children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. are trying to settle a lawsuit...of legal disputes that have divided the slain civil rights icon's children in recent years, was set to go to trial next month. Fulton County...

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Convicted child molester to spend rest of his life behind bars

...jury announced it was deadlocked.The child's mother thanked the jury Thursday...aggravated sexual battery, and three counts of child molestation.Lamb asked Judge Sheryl B...Nov. 16, 2012, Vaughns had shown the child a pornographic video. Within days, his...

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Police: Family told man he could see his kids at home, then killed him over custody dispute

...offering to let him see his children, then beat him in the...they were upset about a child custody dispute, according...great neighbors. The children frequently had picnics...contentious divorce and child custody dispute.Ferrell...son-in-law abused the children. A judge had issued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/police-family-told-man
Man pleads guilty in 2001 Richmond County killing

...after a trip to Augusta.It wasn't until 2010 that investigators got the first break in the case when an Aiken man facing child molestation charges offered information on a homicide in hope for leniency, said Assistant District Attorney Natalie Paine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/man-pleads-guilty-2001
Gov. Haley creates task force to study domestic violence; report not due until Dec. 31

...a person's hair and knowing something's wrong, the pastor who can tell a difference in a family, a teacher who sees a child and knows something's going on," she said. "We're going to take the stigma out of domestic violence and make sure we...

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Would you like outrage with that?

...vegan group recently listed Augusta's Children's Hospital of Georgia among the "six...corporate extortion potential.Officials at Children's Hospital of Georgia debated the...the contract McDonald's has with the children's hospital, in which the lease is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-28/would-you-outrage
A headliner with heart

...over the Christmas holiday that musician Darius Rucker recorded a locally inspired song, Possibilities, to promote St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the nationally renowned pediatric hospital. The song was written for 12-year-old Augustan Brennan...

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Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon behind wheel of No. 24 Chevrolet

...organization had to make long-term plans for Elliott. Between his aching back, and a desire to spend more time with his two young children, Gordon said Elliott's rapid progression was also part of his decision."That definitely has played a factor in the timing...

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Augusta singer clears hurdle on 'American Idol'

...beautiful voice and lively stage presence," Writer said.Pokrzywinski's first solo was in kindergarten in the popular children's musical Go, Go Jonah! at First Baptist Church of Harlem."I kept trying to take the microphone out of the stand, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/augusta-singer-clears-hurdle
My Brother's Keeper initiative gets underway

...after-school and tennis program MACH Academy."It says a heck of a lot," that Davis would "take the time to be interested in our children," Jones said."You've got to have the head person, the motivator," she said. "You've got to keep bringing people...

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