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    New WRBL News 3 / Ledger-Enquirer / PMB Broadcasting poll carried out by GaPundit.com show Georgia governor and senate race remains neck and neck ahead of November election. New WRBL News 3 / Ledger-Enquirer / PMB Broadcasting poll carried out by GaPundit.com show Georgia governor and senate race remains neck and neck ahead of November election.

    WRBL Poll: Georgia governor, senate races remain tight Video included

    Updated: Sep 02, 2014 04:41 PM

    New statewide Georgia poll finds the race between Nathan Deal and Jason Carter for governor - and the race between David Perdue and Michelle Nunn for U.S. Senate - remain highly competitive. More>>

    Man shot, killed at Opelika poker party

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    Authorities are investigating the killing of an Opelika man in a shooting that also wounded a Georgia man. More>>

    Alabama state superintendent calls for change in public schools Video included

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    Alabama's Education Superintendent is asking for support on his plan to change Alabama schools. Dr. Tommy Bice was in Opelika Tuesday night, laying out his plan to increase test scores and graduation rates.In his "Future for Public Education Tour," Bice says for the past two years the state has been catching up after falling behind. Now, he says, the state is ready to move forward in some nontraditional ways.Bice told a group of about one hundred parents and educators that the bar needed to b... More>>

    PHOTOS: Phenix City gas station robbed at gunpoint

    Surveillance image show an armed man robbing a Phenix City gas station early Monday morning. Surveillance image show an armed man robbing a Phenix City gas station early Monday morning.
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    Phenix City police release images of a man robbing a gas station at gunpoint early Monday morning. More>>

    Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

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    The international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone." More>>

    28 take oath of citizenship in Columbus Video included

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    28 people from 15 countries officially became citizens of the United States Tuesday morning. The annual Naturalization Ceremony was held at the federal courthouse in Columbus.Judge Clay Land presided over the ceremony that included chapters of the daughters and sons of the American Revolution and students from Brookstone School. Each student wrote a letter about what it means to be a U.S. citizen. A student read one of the letters aloud during the ceremony.“I feel great, this is probably the ... More>>

    2 pedestrians killed after car accident

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    2 Opelikapedestrians are dead after a fatal car accident Friday. Around 9:30 Friday night, law enforcement personnel received a call about a car hitting 2 pedestrians on Columbus Parkway. When officials arrived, they found 2 people that had been struck by a car. 42 year old Angela Brooks of Opelika and 51 year old Ronald Edwards were found with life threatening injuries. Brooks was airlifted from the scene by Lifesaver helicopter to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, Ga. She died from multip... More>>

    Baby drowns in West Point Lake

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    A one-year-old child has died after an apparent drowning at West Point Lake Sunday. More>>

    Alabama proposed amendment would make gun ownership a fundamental right

    A proposed change to the Alabama Constitution would make gun ownership a fundamental right. A proposed change to the Alabama Constitution would make gun ownership a fundamental right.
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    A proposed change to the Alabama Constitution would make gun ownership a fundamental right in the state. More>>

    Inmates tend to garden at Alabama county jail

    The Russell County Sheriff's Office has turned a half-acre of jail property into a thriving summer garden, tended to by a group of female inmates, with the crops going to area shelters, food banks and churches. More>>

    New Details: Columbus man dies after being run over by own car Video included

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    Flowers were left at the scene where 29-year-old Anthony Williams died early Sunday morning after police say he was run over by his car.The crash happened at Chase Homes on 1st Avenue. Many residents say they could hear the crash from inside their home.“You heard the loud boom and there was a crash, when I came over here he was just laying on the ground,” said Selena Ross.Police say initially they responded to a call late Saturday night about a pedestrian being run over by a car. After talkin... More>>

    Zip line course runs into setbacks, set to open next Friday Video included

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    While more than 200 people rafted down the Chattahoochee River on Labor Day - no one has been able to zip line across the river.That's because the zip line course, dubbed “The Blue Heron,” is still closed. Employees at Whitewater Express in Columbus say they had hoped for it to open Monday, but that didn't happen. They say it will open Friday, September 12th- almost 2 weeks later.“We just had, some insurance things we just had to adjust- building codes, everything like that,” says Charlie Cum... More>>

    Hundreds pray for peace at Stop the Violence Memorial Video included

    Columbus leaders are calling the community to end the violence in the area. There have been 18 murder in Columbus this year. More>>

    Woman robbed of $700 at knifepoint in Columbus bank parking lot, report says Video included

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    Two men held a 50-year-old woman at knife point and took hundreds of dollars from her in a bank parking lot Friday, according to a police report.The woman told police the attack happened after she withdrew $700 from the Wells Fargo ATM on 13th Street. She says it happened around 5:30 in the afternoon.“That is very surprising, especially in broad daylight. It's just getting outrageous these days,” said Roy Robertson, who was withdrawing money from the ATM on Saturday.The woman told News 3 she ... More>>

    Update: MCSD Tribunal upholds teacher layoff Video included

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    A laid off Muscogee County school teacher is trying to get her job back during a tribunal hearing. LaQuita Buckner was let go on July 11th after serving the school district for 18 years. More>>

    Bloody details revealed in Columbus murder suspect’s court hearing Video included

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    Police say the man accused of killing a Columbus woman and her baby was covered with blood when police pulled him over hours after the bodies were found.Brandon Conner had his first court hearing on Friday. Detectives testified on how they connected Conner, 35, to the murders.The remains of Rosella Mitchell and her son Dylan Conner were found in a home on Winifred Lane after a fire last Thursday. Officials say Mitchell was stabbed with a knife multiple times before the fire.Police say several... More>>

    3 injured after tractor-trailer overturns in Phenix City Video included

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    Two tractor-trailers collided Friday morning in Phenix City.It happened on US-431 near Chattahoochee Valley Community College.Officials say a tractor-trailer carrying recycled cans flipped over- after it couldn't stop at a red light. The semi then slammed into a car and a logging truck. Crews cleaned up the cans that spilled onto the highway as traffic backed up for miles. Nothing spilled from the logging truck. 3 people were sent to the hospital--but no one was seriously injured. More>>

    Cool School: Glenwood Video included

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    Glenwood is teaching kids the importance of a "hand written letter" through a student-run post office.11 students meet twice a week after school to sort and deliver the mail that any student, parent, or teacher can write and drop off in a mailbox in the front of the school. The mail is then delivered to the classrooms 3 times a week. Last year, students were sworn in by the Smiths Station Post Master- but not before they could prove they could handle the job.“Those who scored 80% on the onlin... More>>

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    • Summer not letting go

      Summer not letting go

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:38:07 GMT
      The bulk of the shower and thunderstorm activity has been to the north of Columbus, but a few showers and storms were able to perk up south and east of the city. We'll see more isolated showers and storms tomorrow as we begin the shortened work week as highs remain in the low to mid 90s. An incoming piece of energy will help kick-start more showers and storms around the southeast tomorrow and beyond. 
      The bulk of the shower and thunderstorm activity has been to the north of Columbus, but a few showers and storms were able to perk up south and east of the city. We'll see more isolated showers and storms tomorrow as we begin the shortened work week as highs remain in the low to mid 90s. An incoming piece of energy will help kick-start more showers and storms around the southeast tomorrow and beyond. 
    • July weather in September

      July weather in September

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:43:02 GMT
      Estimated mid-afternoon Heat Index todayEstimated mid-afternoon Heat Index today
      Our weather continues to be more fitting for the middle of July than early September.
      Our weather continues to be more fitting for the middle of July than early September.
    • Weather Wise: Why is there wind

      Weather Wise: Why is there wind

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:04:26 GMT
      This shows the flow of winds on a non-rotating planet, which we know earth is not one of those. This is called the Pressure Gradient Force. This shows the flow of winds on a non-rotating planet, which we know earth is not one of those. This is called the Pressure Gradient Force.
      Wind. We’ve all experienced it in one way or another. But how does it come about? Why are some days windier than others? Well, in this week’s Weather Wisdom, we’ll answer all that and more!
      Wind. We’ve all experienced it in one way or another. But how does it come about? Why are some days windier than others? Well, in this week’s Weather Wisdom, we’ll answer all that and more!
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    • WRBL Poll: Georgia governor, senate races remain tight

      WRBL Poll: Georgia governor, senate races remain tight

      Sep 02, 2014 04:41 PM2014-09-02 21:47:57 GMT
      New WRBL News 3 / Ledger-Enquirer / PMB Broadcasting poll carried out by GaPundit.com show Georgia governor and senate race remains neck and neck ahead of November election.New WRBL News 3 / Ledger-Enquirer / PMB Broadcasting poll carried out by GaPundit.com show Georgia governor and senate race remains neck and neck ahead of November election.
      New statewide Georgia poll finds the race between Nathan Deal and Jason Carter for governor - and the race between David Perdue and Michelle Nunn for U.S. Senate - remain highly competitive.
      New statewide Georgia poll finds the race between Nathan Deal and Jason Carter for governor - and the race between David Perdue and Michelle Nunn for U.S. Senate - remain highly competitive.
    • PHOTOS: Phenix City gas station robbed at gunpoint

      PHOTOS: Phenix City gas station robbed at gunpoint

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:23:31 GMT
      Surveillance image show an armed man robbing a Phenix City gas station early Monday morning.Surveillance image show an armed man robbing a Phenix City gas station early Monday morning.
      Phenix City police release images of a man robbing a gas station at gunpoint early Monday morning.
      Phenix City police release images of a man robbing a gas station at gunpoint early Monday morning.
    • PHOTOS: August 2014 Mugshots

      PHOTOS: August 2014 Mugshots

      Friday, August 15 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:29:55 GMT
      Mugshots from across central Alabama from August 2014.
      Mugshots from across central Alabama from August 2014.
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    • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:24:25 GMT
      Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much...
      An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a...
    • Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

      Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:23:43 GMT
      The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
      The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
    • Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

      Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

      Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:11:56 GMT
      Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast...
      Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing...
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