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    Harris County election officials expect 1,500 to vote today Video included

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    Harris County's Elections Supervisor, Sherrail Jarrett, expects about 8% of the 19,054 registered voters in the county to cast their ballots in the runoff. That’s about 10% less than the 17.75% that turned out for the primary election.One of the races that will be decided Tuesday is the District 2 Commissioner seat. Andrew Sivell is taking on incumbent Jim Woods. In the primary, both candidates tied with about 380 votes each and Jarrett says if they tie again Tuesday, there will be another ru... More>>

    News 3 Neighbors: WWII Veteran "Shorty" Ogburn

    World War II veteran Earnest "Shorty" Ogburn receives a home renovation from the Cataula VFW. World War II veteran Earnest "Shorty" Ogburn receives a home renovation from the Cataula VFW.
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    Earnest "Shorty" Ogburn has been living in the same house in Cataula for 45 years. Over the weekend his home underwent extensive renovations thanks to volunteers with the Cataula VFW. Darrell Sullivan is a lifetime member of that post andwas the team captain for the renovation project. Sullivan says, "Shorty is a World War II veteran. He's been shot multiple times with small arms and with shrapnel. He was captured and held as a prisoner of war twice." The weekend rain was not a deterrent for ... More>>

    LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

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    ‘Tornado’ hits CSU campus in mock emergency drill Video included

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    About a half a dozen student role-players were treated by university employees Tuesday morning in a tornado response drill. The students were part ofthe scenario that called for a tornado to hit Courtyard I, a student apartment complex on the main campus.CSU Police, Columbus Fire EMS, Columbus Police and CERT participated. CERT is made of up volunteers from the university that have gone through emergency response training."People see things on TV and they don't necessarily know how they're g... More>>

    UGA defensive lineman arrested for aggravated assault

    UGA football player Jonathan Taylor was charged with aggravated assault UGA football player Jonathan Taylor was charged with aggravated assault
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    Police say a University of Georgia football player is facing a charge of aggravated assault. More>>

    Former Ft. Benning soldier receives Medal of Honor

    Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts receives the Medal of Honor Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts receives the Medal of Honor
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    A former Ft. Benning soldier received the Metal of Honor Monday during a ceremony at the White House. More>>

    Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

    The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say. The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.
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    A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm More>>

    Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

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    A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot... More>>

    Why all the clouds and rain recently? A Deeper Look.

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    Things have felt more like October than July recently. We delve deeper into the meteorology behind this somewhat unusual weather.

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    Update: A & K Thrift Mall owners give statement on abrupt closing Video included

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    A press release will be released on the A K Thrift Mall website Monday night after the mall closed without warning this weekend, according to the mall's website. More>>

    Special Report: Selling seized guns Video included

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    Instead of destroying them, The Columbus Police Department is selling hundreds of seized guns. Some of the guns were used in crimes, others were found on the road- all of them now headed back to the streets.“The policeman in me says I’d rather not see that gun back on the street, we’ve already gotten a hold of it once, but you’ve got 550 guns- will every one of them be used in a crime? No. Some of them will be sold to someone that will enjoy the use of that gun for the rest of their life and ... More>>

    Opelika police: Woman stole 16 identities

    North Carolina woman arrested in Opelika for stealing the identities of sixteen people. North Carolina woman arrested in Opelika for stealing the identities of sixteen people.
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    Schrell Denise Mincey is accused of making fake credit cards using the stolen identities. More>>

    Auburn investigating reported sexual assault

    Auburn police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occured over the weekend. Auburn police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occured over the weekend.
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    The Auburn University Department of Public Safety and Security was notified Sunday about a sexual assault over the weekend.It reportedly happened on campus Friday night or early Saturday morning. More>>

    Columbus Applebee's employees robbed at gunpoint

    Columbus police are investigating the armed robbery of two Applebee's employees that occured early Monday morning. Columbus police are investigating the armed robbery of two Applebee's employees that occured early Monday morning.
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    Two Applebee employees were robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning, Columbus police confirm. More>>

    Lee County schools talk school safety practices Video included

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    Lee County schools are leading the way when it comes to school safety and they credit their collaboration with law enforcement officials. The Director of Student Services says they practice a hide, run, fight technique at the schools. More>>

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    • Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

      Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

      Monday, July 21 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:00:20 GMT
      The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.
      A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm
      A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm
    • 18 arrested so far in Anderson County drug roundup

      18 arrested so far in Anderson County drug roundup

      Eighteen people have been arrested so far as part of a round up in Anderson County after a grand jury returned indictments on 26 people on drug charges.
      Eighteen people have been arrested so far as part of a round up in Anderson County after a grand jury returned indictments on 26 people on drug charges.
    • LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

      LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:15:02 GMT
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      LaGrange Police need your help identifying a woman.
      LaGrange Police need your help identifying a woman.
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    • Black leaders worry about low turnout in November

      Black leaders worry about low turnout in November

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:33:25 GMT
      Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that makes it harder...
      Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that make it harder for that...
    • New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

      New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:31:19 GMT
      A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.
      A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the...
    • GOP voters in Georgia decide Senate nominee

      GOP voters in Georgia decide Senate nominee

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:20:59 GMT
      After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to...
      Early returns Tuesday suggest a long night of vote counting in a tight race for Georgia's Republican Senate nomination between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue.
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