News for Wednesday, January 16, 2013


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Police link Jonesboro home to three bodies found in Union City

Clayton County police have discovered a link to three bodies found in Union City to a Jonesboro home.

Child witness testifies in murder trial Wednesday

A first-grader mesmerized a Clayton County courtroom Wednesday morning as she recalled interrupting the alleged assault that killed her grandmother and the woman's last words to her.

Despite jobs, more families can't pay basic expenses

Analysis: U.S. South, West most affected

Georgia is right in the middle of the area affected as the number of U.S. families struggling with poverty despite parents being employed continued to grow in 2011. More people returned to work but mostly at lower-paying service jobs, an analysis released this week shows.

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Hawks' Smith suspended one game

Conduct detrimental to the team gets Hawks' Josh Smith suspended for one game.

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January helps Riverdale secure overtime win

Basketball Roundup

Basketball Roundup.

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Great Mix for Lady Raiders

Riverdale freshmen already trying to make their mark.

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STOVALL: Mount Zion hoping to regain old form

This isn't the first time Mount Zion has tasted basketball success.

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Riverdale lets lead, game slip away

Riverdale can't finish against Griffin.

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Jonesboro pressure too much for Upson-Lee

Lady Cardinals win 10th straight.

EDITORIAL: Who is your neighbor?

You never know what’s going on right next door.