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Dublin

Dublin Sonny's Barbecue serves the homeless in Macon

Dublin Sonny's Barbecue serves the homeless in MaconThe crew from the Dublin Sonny's barbecue came to Macon to serve the homeless at the Rescue Mission.
  • Dublin
  • 19 hours, 43 minutes ago
Money

Childless adults can use earned income credit

Childless adults can use earned income creditThe Earned Income Tax Credit has one of those clunky names that you might ignore, as unfortunately some do. But the complex credit can put real money into the pockets of working people.
  • Money
  • 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
News

"Campus-carry" bill raises safety concerns

"Campus-carry" bill raises safety concernsLawmakers in 13 states are considering "campus-carry" bills. Supporters believe armed students could stop violent crimes like sexual assaults, but the controversy is dividing students.
  • News
  • 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
Tech

Fla. man finalist for one-way trip to Mars

Fla. man finalist for one-way trip to MarsHatcher recently advanced to the final round of 100 candidates vying to be selected as astronauts by the Mars One Foundation, which wants to establish a human settlement on the Red Planet in the next decade.
  • Tech
  • 3 hours, 30 minutes ago
Nation

Pastor on '15 Most Wanted' list nabbed in Brazil

Pastor on '15 Most Wanted' list nabbed in BrazilVictor Barnard, 53, was wanted in Minnesota on 59 counts of sexual assault.
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
Entertainment

Princess Leia gets her own 'Star Wars' comic

Princess Leia gets her own 'Star Wars' comicPrincess Leia Organa is royalty, yet in her history on film, she's been more comfortable grabbing someone's blaster and showing them how to get the job done than wearing a crown.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
Health

Toddler with vampire-like symptoms fights for a cure

Toddler with vampire-like symptoms fights for a cure2-year-old Oliver and his family talk about his unusual condition that requires him to hide from the sun and get blood transfusions weekly.
  • Health
  • 3 hours ago
Military

Wounded veteran learns via Jumbotron he gets a house

Wounded veteran learns via Jumbotron he gets a houseSgt. Marco Dominguez thought he was going to Saturday's Avalanche game just to watch some hockey. Instead, he found out that he was getting a free house.
  • Military
  • 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
Crime

Finding a home after prison tough for released felons

Finding a home after prison tough for released felonsUnder the law, landlords are free to discriminate against people with criminal records. A popular police-sponsored rental housing program in Sioux Falls and other cities encourages property managers to reject renters with recent criminal histories.
  • Crime
  • 3 hours, 16 minutes ago
Crime

Police arrest man for giving child drugged soda can

Police arrest man for giving child drugged soda canA man is behind bars Wednesday after he is accused of giving a child a 'false' soda can that contained drugs in East Austin, according to a Travis County arrest affidavit.
  • Crime
  • 3 hours, 11 minutes ago
Entertainment

Slow box office weekend comes into 'Focus'

Slow box office weekend comes into 'Focus'It was not the take of the century. But the con artist tale Focus did manage to steal away with a weekend box office win with $19.1 million, according to studio estimates.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 hours, 46 minutes ago
Crime

Fla. police chief busted in three-way sex-for-hire sting

Fla. police chief busted in three-way sex-for-hire stingA South Florida police chief has been fired after his arrest in a prostitution sting for allegedly trying to arrange a threesome with an undercover officer, according to local media reports.
  • Crime
  • 3 hours, 44 minutes ago
Nation

NASA astronauts make spacewalk look like cakewalk

NASA astronauts make spacewalk look like cakewalkIn their third tricky spacewalk in just over a week, NASA astronauts Terry Virts and Butch Wilmore literally laid the groundwork for future commercial missions, installing two antennas and 400 feet of cable outside the International Space Station.
  • Nation
  • 5 hours, 27 minutes ago
Macon

Car's engine catches fire on Eisenhower Parkway

Car's engine catches fire on Eisenhower ParkwayAn engine fire caught the attention of a few drivers today at the intersection of Eisenhower Parkway and Pio Nono Avenue. It happened around 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
  • Macon
  • 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Health

Telemedicine to transform Hancock co. healthcare

Telemedicine to transform Hancock co. healthcareTelemedicine technology could be bringing better healthcare to Hancock County
  • Health
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Macon

Bibb school board wants Dallemand to pay $7 million in damages

Bibb school board wants Dallemand to pay $7 million in damagesThe Bibb County school board and their last superintendent Romain Dallemand are accusing each other of fraud and demanding millions in damages.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
News

Phasing out suspect line-ups in Bibb County

Phasing out suspect line-ups in Bibb County13WMAZ's Paula Rotondo spoke to Bibb County Sheriff David Davis about the Senate Bill 94.
  • News
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
News

New Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare Center to open soon

New Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare Center to open soonThree times bigger than the old one, with a separate drop-off area for new animals, the new Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare center is just about to open.
  • News
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Warner Robins

Warner Robins police investigate Houston Co. High teacher

Warner Robins police investigate Houston Co. High teacherPolice would not say why they're investigating James Vance.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Washington

Congress averts homeland security shutdown

Congress averts homeland security shutdownLawmakers passed a last-ditch measure to fund DHS for seven days.
  • Washington
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
NASCAR

Stolen NASCAR No. 44 car found

Stolen NASCAR No. 44 car foundEarly Saturday morning police dispatch confirmed Travis Kvapil's stolen car has been found.
  • NASCAR
  • 3 hours, 10 minutes ago
Pets

Don't leave your pets out in the cold

Don't leave your pets out in the coldPrompted by record-setting, low-temperatures this winter, many cities and towns are passing or enforcing laws that make the cruel practice of leaving a pet outside in the freezing cold a crime.
  • Pets
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
NBA

Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48

Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48The 6-foot-7 Mason played the NBA from 1989 to 2003.
  • NBA
  • 22 hours, 18 minutes ago
Food

Taco Bell's newest test: Cap'n Crunch donut holes

Taco Bell's newest test: Cap'n Crunch donut holesTaco Bell's latest menu item — Cap'n Crunch donut holes — is making waves across the Internet.
  • Food
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Crime

ID theft top consumer complaint - again

ID theft top consumer complaint - againThe problem topped the Federal Trade Commission's national ranking of consumer complaints in 2014 — for the 15th consecutive year — the agency said Friday as it released the annualConsumer Sentinel Network Data Book.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Bats invade Fla. home

Bats invade Fla. homeThe Johnson family lives in a four bedroom house, but the family has refused to use a bathroom, a bedroom and the office space because of what's living in the ceiling.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Baby trafficking is a lucrative business in Kenya

Baby trafficking is a lucrative business in KenyaIn this country of widespread poverty, one of the most lucrative businesses is also one of the most heartbreaking: baby trafficking.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Food

Tattling on Domino's owners may win you free pizza

Tattling on Domino's owners may win you free pizzaMaybe you think the idea is cheesy — or that only crusty older people will participate, but Domino's wants the public's help identifying which of its stores haven't updated their signs.
  • Food
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictions

Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictionsA bill approved by the Georgia State Senate this week aims to end wrongful convictions.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Military

Wounded Warriors ride together to heal

Wounded Warriors ride together to healInjured service members and veterans are coming together to overcome physical, mental and emotional wounds. More than 50 men and women are taking part in the Wounded Soldier Ride. For some veterans, the battlefield isn't in Iraq or Afghanistan, but right here at...
  • Military
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
News

Blue Cross data breach may affect 3.7 million Georgians

Blue Cross data breach may affect 3.7 million GeorgiansThe breach did not involve credit-card information or confidential health information.
  • News
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Health

Rare diseases are more common than you think

Rare diseases are more common than you thinkHalf of all rare diseases affect children and genetic research is clearing the way for better diagnosis and treatment options. But, rare diseases may be more common than once thought.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Health

Minnesota family loses daughter to 'rare strep infection'

Minnesota family loses daughter to 'rare strep infection'Persephonee Norma Nefzger Banks died Thursday, after collapsing at home on Sunday, with a rare strep infection.On CaringBridge and GoFundMe her story was shared and re-shared thousands of times.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Life

Fundraiser for Bonaire boy fighting aggressive cancer

Fundraiser for Bonaire boy fighting aggressive cancerThis Saturday Johnny G's in Warner Robins is holding a fundraiser for 7 year old Jace Cumbie, who is fighting cancer.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Life

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years married

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years marriedDuranord Veillard will turn 108 on Saturday while his wife of 82 years, Jeanne, turns 105 in May.
  • Life
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Sports

Mercer WBB comes back to beat Samford

Mercer WBB comes back to beat SamfordMercer Edges Samford, 70-65, in Comeback Win on Senior Day
  • Sports
  • 4 hours, 27 minutes ago
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