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    NAACP chief to speak in Athens

    The 12th annual Working in the Public Interest Conference is set for Saturday at the University of Georgia’s Dean Rusk Hall.

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    Trump speech to Congress this week offers chance to push agenda

    While President Donald Trump has spent a good chunk of time in recent days battling with the news media, his speech to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday will give him the chance to spur some momentum for his legislative agenda, as Republicans struggle to find final agreement on a plan to repeal and replace the Obama health law.

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    Family representative: 'Titanic' actor Bill Paxton has died

    Family representative says actor Bill Paxton has died

    Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as "Apollo 13" and "Titanic" while also cherishing his work in "One False Move" and other low-budget movies and in the HBO series "Big Love," has died from complications due to surgery.