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Georgia State News

Owner of illegal music sharing site gets 5 years in prison

U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta say that Sharebeast was one of the most successful illegal music sharing websites.

Man is 2nd death at Georgia industrial facility in 7 months

A Georgia man is the second person to die from injuries at a flooring manufacturer’s facility in the last seven months.

Louisiana House eyes hazing after death of Georgia student

Louisiana lawmakers on Wednesday moved closer to making hazing that kills someone a felony crime, a measure urged by the parents of a Louisiana...

Ex-Hawks employee sues, claims discrimination against whites

A former Atlanta Hawks employee is accusing the professional basketball club of discriminating against white people and firing her after she complained. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Margo...

Georgia man sentenced, 2015 DUI crash killed married couple

A Georgia man charged with DUI in a crash that killed a married couple in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Grant opportunities to increase internet service in rural areas

USDA is seeking applications from rural communities to increase internet capacity

Georgia gets back to work after wrenching loss in title game

Georgia Bulldogs start back to work this week after the national title game loss.

Fins up! Georgia Aquarium to create shark habitat in Atlanta

The Georgia Aquarium has announced it’s adding a new shark exhibit.

Black man convicted by all-white jury seeks new trial

Lawyers for a man seeking a new trial say west Georgia prosecutors purposely excluded black prospective jurors from the trials of black men facing the death penalty four decades ago.