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A look at some of those who won and lost during the 2009 legislative session.
The 2009 legislative session careened to a close at midnight on Friday with a familiar ending. Like the year before, there was a scramble for a solution to the state's transportation funding shortfall. And, like the year before, the effort stalled in the final hour.
A snippet of Jefferson Davis' hair, hundreds of old Georgia Bulldog football films and Sen. Richard Russell's political papers soon will get a new home, along with millions of other items now in the University of Georgia's main library.
Holly Springs Road in East Hall was finally reopened about midnight Monday night after being shut down for around five hours because of an overturned egg truck.
The Georgia Senate has voted to expand unemployment benefits, allowing the state to qualify for hundreds of millions of dollars in federal stimulus money.
Federal food safety officials are warning consumers to stop eating all foods containing pistachios while they figure out the source of a possible salmonella contamination.
The Georgia Senate voted to give prisons more power to charge inmates for their medical costs while behind bars.
General Motors Corp. Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner will step down immediately at the request of the White House, administration officials said Sunday.
Mike Bibby scored 21 points as the Atlanta Hawks beat Los Angeles 86-76 Sunday.
Michigan State is marching on to Motown. The Spartans will give the Final Four a hometown feel, stopping overall No. 1 seed Louisville 64-52 Sunday to win the Midwest Regional.
A state senator says a gunman burst into a North Carolina nursing home and opened fire, killing eight people and wounding several others.
A single-vehicle accident in Franklin County on Saturday claims the life of a Carnesville woman.
Tax assessors in Gwinnett and other north Georgia counties say an expected onslaught of requests to lower property values could create a domino effect of decreased values for entire communities.
Two second period goals from forward Keith Johnson helped lift the South Carolina Stingrays to a 6-1 win over the Gwinnett Gladiators on Friday.
Glen Davis had 19 points and matched his career high with 12 rebounds to lead the Celtics past the Atlanta Hawks 99-93 on Friday night.
The Charlotte Checkers used three second period goals to cruise to a 4-2 win over the Gwinnett Gladiators on Thursday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday he is committed to a civil rights division in the tradition of the Department of Justice during the civil rights movement.
The House unanimously approved a measure that would give prosecutors more leeway to seek sentences of life in prison without parole.
A former Atlanta stockbroker and investment adviser has pleaded guilty to wire fraud in a scheme that authorities say cheated investors out of least $2 million.
The Georgia Department of Labor reported Wednesday that the unemployment rate in the metro Gainesville area rose to a preliminary unadjusted rate of 8.9 percent in February, up 4.6 percentage points over the year from February of 2008.
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