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    Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K. Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K.

    PHOTOS: Opelika Circle K robbed

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    Opelika police hope someone will recognize robbery suspects and call authorities.

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    Auburn child care worker charged with child abuse

    Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn. Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn.
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    A child care worker has been released from her job and charged with child abuse after a reported incident at an Auburn child care facility, Auburn police announced Friday. More>>

    How many people are in the Muscogee County jail?

    Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday. Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday.
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    1,202, which is 132 too many, Sheriff John Darr says on Facebook.

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    Man shot in "rear end" on Matilda Street in Columbus

    Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said. Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said.
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    A man walking along Matilda Street in Columbus late Thursday was shot in the "rear end," according to Columbus Police Lt. Ralph Dowe. More>>

    Car break-in suspect caught on camera in Lee County Video included

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    A car break-in suspect was caught on camera by a Lee County homeowner's surveillance cameras. More>>

    Police: Auburn man stole $12,000 worth of jewelry

    Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July. Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July.
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    An Auburn man has been arrested and charged with stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from a home he visited in early July, Auburn police announced Thursday. More>>

    Heat for the weekend; cooler next week

    Forecast lows for Wednesday (from NOAA) Forecast lows for Wednesday (from NOAA)
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    Rain chances will drop off just as temperatures go up for the weekend, with heat and humidity expected to prevail. A change is in the works for early next week. More>>

    Scott Hill hired as President and CEO of Columbus Regional

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    Scott Hill, has been named the President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbus Regional Health, the company announced Thursday.  More>>

    Birmingham man's penis amputated during circumcision, according to Jefferson County lawsuit Video included

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    The man says he was not warned that a circumcision procedure could lead to a penis amputation.
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    Auburn councilor questions residency of his opponent Video included

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    Only a month before city elections are held in Auburn, a concerned citizen has filed a lawsuit hoping to get one candidate scratched of the ballot. The lawsuit stems from a claim by current councilor Arthur Dowdell who says his opponent Clemon Ward is not ac actual resident of the district. More>>

    Desmonte Leonard accused of having sex with prison guard

    Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard. Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard.
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    Accused Auburn murder now accused of having sex with Montgomery prison guard, according to reports.

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    Curtis Newsome found guilty of murdering pregnant Phenix City girlfriend

    Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013. Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013.
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    Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of murdering his pregnant girlfriend inside her Phenix City apartment in June of 2013, WRBL News 3 media partner The Ledger-Enquirer reports. More>>

    Columbus veterans workshop scheduled for August 6

    Veterans and their families who are in need of assistance are invited to attend veterans workshop. Veterans and their families who are in need of assistance are invited to attend veterans workshop.
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    Veterans and their families is need of assistance are invited to upcoming workshop.

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    Fundraiser planned for 2-year-old Columbus leukemia, stroke survivor

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    Family of 2-year-old boy with leukemia is hosting a fundraiser Thursday.

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    Columbus, River Valley unemployment rate rises

    Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent. Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent.
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    Valley region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday.

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    Nick Marshall's mom pays his marijuana citation

    Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11. Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11.
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    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation. More>>

    What do you think of the WIC program?

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    Georgia seeking public input on an assistance program. More>>

    Governor to appoint new Harris County commissioner

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt.
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    Vacancy open after Charles Wyatt was convicted for bribery and other charges. More>>

    11 local agencies set to get $680,000 in crime prevention grants Video included

    Columbus crime prevention to focus on middle school students as a way to decrese drug and gang activity in Muscogee County. Columbus crime prevention to focus on middle school students as a way to decrese drug and gang activity in Muscogee County.
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    City to distribute near $700,000 in crime prevention fund money, Columbus announced Tuesday. More>>

    Bentley says special legislative session an option

    Gov. Robert Bentley says a special session of the Legislature to address economic incentives to attract industries is an option. More>>

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    • Heat for the weekend; cooler next week

      Heat for the weekend; cooler next week

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:20:41 GMT
      Forecast lows for Wednesday (from NOAA)Forecast lows for Wednesday (from NOAA)
      Rain chances will drop off just as temperatures go up for the weekend, with heat and humidity expected to prevail. A change is in the works for early next week.
      Rain chances will drop off just as temperatures go up for the weekend, with heat and humidity expected to prevail. A change is in the works for early next week.
    • Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

      Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:06:07 GMT
      Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.
      The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a tornado ripped through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs.
    • Why all the clouds and rain recently? A Deeper Look.

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

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:06:23 GMT

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

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

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    • California state senator facing additional charge

      California state senator facing additional charge

      Friday, July 25 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:06:51 GMT
      A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown was also charged Friday with racketeering.
      A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown was also charged Friday with racketeering.
    • Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

      Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

      Friday, July 25 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:06:45 GMT
      Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to...
      Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future...
    • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

      Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

      Friday, July 25 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:55:44 GMT
      A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.
      A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back,...
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