U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...extended a certificate approving steel and lead shipping casks to transport the spent fuel on nondisclosed routes, said NRC spokeswoman Maureen Conley. The authorization first granted in February 2013 was extended five years.Potential litigation in Germany...

Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...insert another in his chest. "These families have been suffering for 25 years," said Nora Moye, a protester who also is a spokeswoman for the human rights group Amnesty International. "But as much as they're suffering, after tonight they'll still be...

Georgia state trooper shoots traveler after traffic stop

...shooting happened just after 11 a.m. on Interstate 75 near Tifton in south Geor gia, Georgia Bu reau of Inves tigation spokeswoman Sherry Lang said.A trooper stopped the car for speeding, ran the driver's name through a database and learned that her...

Mom, boyfriend charged in child death

...outlets report 22-year-old Porshia Johnson and her boyfriend 21-year-old Travis Jordan were arrested Sunday. A GBI spokeswoman says Johnson's son, Aerick McManus, was found dead May 14 in a plastic wading pool in Soperton. Authorities say the...

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...outlets report 22-year-old Porshia Johnson and her boyfriend 21-year-old Travis Jordan were arrested Sunday.A GBI spokeswoman says Johnson's son, Aerick McManus, was found dead May 14 in a plastic wading pool in Soperton.Authorities say the...

Group sues over Ga. gun law revision

...make editorial decisions.Olens' office is representing the state, including Deal and the members of the commission. His spokeswoman declined to comment because of the pending litigation.As far as what the commission does, existing law gives it power...

Charter schools rebound after problematic starts

AIKEN - The charter schools in Aiken County are about halfway through their first school year, and spokeswomen from the two schools agree that things are running much more smoothly compared with the rocky start in the fall. "Everything's...

Metro | Aiken County Board of Education
State grant helped pay consolidation costs

...State grants to local governments are not money falling from the skies, no matter what local elected officials think, said spokeswomen for citizen action groups. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs awarded Augusta a $274,000 grant to help pay for...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Augusta State University | Paine College
Fashion line designed for college-aged women unveiled

...students, who were selected from a nationwide search to be spokeswomen in university dorms. It is Victoria's Secret's first...T-shirt bras, and plenty of soft cotton pajamas. The spokeswomen were selected from thousands of applications from universities...

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Lawsuit that exposed GM's failure to disclose ignition switch problem settled for second time

...compensation from GM," the lawyers' statement said.The lawyers scheduled a conference call Monday to discuss the case. Spokeswomen for both would not comment, and GM said it doesn't comment on settlements.The Melton family settled the case for $5...