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Boy, 14 is Seriously Injured in Pit Bull Attack in Clayton County

When dog attacks are reported they usually follow a familiar pattern. The dogs are unrestrained and the victims are children. Usually the dogs that attack are pit bull terriers. An attack in Clayton County bore all of the familiar hallmarks. I was saddened to read it left a teenager with serious injuries. Police said the […]

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Distracted Driving is Tackled at a Conference in Virginia

Distracted driving claims hundreds of lives every year on the roads of Georgia and elsewhere. The problem and potential solutions were discussed this week at a conference in Richmond, Virginia. The 2014 Virginia Distracted Driving Summit was held on Sept. 15 and 16. It was organized by the nonprofit group Drive Smart Virginia and focused […]

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Workers’ Compensation Reforms in Georgia Reduce Business Costs

Georgia has been named by the trade magazine Area Development as the top state for doing business in its 2014 survey of site consultants. It has  leapfrogged over the 2013 winner, Texas, to take the top honors, Peach Pundit reported. The magazine cited recent workers’ compensation reforms that cut costs to business as one of […]

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Georgia Truck Driver is Charged with Pot Use Before Accident that Injured Two

We read a lot about deadly crashes caused by truck drivers and how drivers have been fatigued or under the influence of prescribed drugs. In a recent case a truck driver from Georgia has been charged with smoking pot before an accident on I-39 in Wisconsin that left two people severely injured. Anthony D. Smith, […]

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Georgia Peanut Plant Employees Go on Trial over Contaminated Food

Employees of a Georgia peanut plant have gone on trial over claims they covered up an infection that led to the deaths of three people. The case got underway last month. Federal authorities say the plant cut corners and sent fake lab results to customers, an act that endangered consumers nationwide, federal prosecutors said. Peanut […]

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