News for Sunday, February 8, 2009

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Soup kitchen for pets grows

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Feeding Fido isn't the biggest expense in most household budgets, but keeping kibble does cost money.

Drought evaporates in Legislature

ATLANTA (AP) - A year ago, legislators couldn't wait to show the public they were tackling Georgia's epic drought. One of their first votes was to embrace a statewide water plan. And powerful lawmakers soon backed a quixotic bid to claim water from the Tennessee River.

Kia supplier open to job-seekers

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia labor officials on Monday will begin processing applications in LaGrange for 600 jobs for Sewon America, a supplier to the Kia auto assembly facility being built in West Point.

Suburbia eager for poultry-raising tips

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) - Andy and Jennifer Schneider's yellow ranch-style house looks like any other you might expect in Johns Creek: The grass is clipped and flower beds are groomed. An American flag hangs in front.

Ohio man identified in fatal fall at Ga. landfill

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia authorities have identified an Ohio man who slipped and fell into a 52-foot-well at a suburban Atlanta landfill.