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Single-sex education spreads across nation

ATLANTA - In Travis Brown's sixth-grade class, they're making robots - more than a dozen boys standing around workstations, chatting among themselves as they chop cardboard with scissors or glance at comic books for inspiration.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/12/met_85035.shtml
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Schrenko's theft trial is set to begin

ATLANTA - When the theft and conspiracy trial of former state schools Superintendent Linda Schrenko begins in federal court this week, it will mark what could be the final chapter in the story of a history-making politician who went from rising star in the Republican Party to facing decades in a federal prison.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/24/met_78818.shtml
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Tornadoes pummel suburbs of Atlanta

ATLANTA - A series of tornadoes swept through the Atlanta area early Saturday morning, striking businesses, homes and churches and causing some of the most extensive damage state officials say they have seen in years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/09/met_76780.shtml
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Governor signs voter ID measure

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue signed the latest version of Georgia's voter identification bill into law Thursday, sending it to the U.S. Justice Department for the second time in two years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/27/met_49863.shtml
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Church endorses gay marriage

ATLANTA - The United Church of Christ's rule-making body voted overwhelmingly Monday to approve a resolution that endorses same-sex marriage, making it the largest Christian denomination to do so.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/05/met_457859.shtml
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Court of Appeals vote gathers little attention

ATLANTA - When election workers in Augusta showed up for work Oct. 25, there was a line of people stretching out the door waiting to take advantage of the state's advance voting.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/16/met_434569.shtml
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Georgia machines get first big test

ATLANTA - When Georgia voters go to the polls Tuesday, it will mark almost two years to the day since the state became the first to use touch-screen voting machines in all its precincts.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/31/met_432993.shtml
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Almost 80, Carter keeps on working toward peace

ATLANTA - Jimmy Carter could enjoy being just a full-time resident of Plains, Ga., now - simply teaching his Sunday school class, relaxing with family and reflecting on a life that's taken him from his hometown's peanut fields to the White House and back.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/26/met_429573.shtml
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Fox News threatens lawsuit over flamboyant billboard near CNN

ATLANTA -- Fox News Channel is threatening to take a sign company to court if it does not post a cheeky billboard tweaking archrival CNN.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/08/tel_415007.shtml
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Lawmakers roll out new political maps

ATLANTA -- A proposed map of the state senate districts unveiled Tuesday would force some incumbent Democrats into districts with each other and hand others considerably more Republican-leaning turf to defend.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/18/met_404998.shtml
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