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ATLANTA | Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

ATLANTA — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents’ home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities say Michael’s powerful winds lifted the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

ATLANTA | Judge won’t force Georgia to use paper ballots for midterms

ATLANTA — A federal judge on Monday said forcing Georgia to scrap its electronic voting machines in favor of paper ballots for the upcoming midterm elections is too risky, though she said the state needs to move quickly to address concerns about the security of the machines and its elections system. U.S. District Judge Amy … Continue reading ATLANTA | Judge won’t force Georgia to use paper ballots for midterms

ATLANTA | Correction: Polling Places-Proposed Closures story

ATLANTA — In a story Aug. 21 about a proposal to close seven of nine polling places in a predominantly black Georgia county, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the county attorney, reported erroneously that one of Randolph County’s polling places serves 11 registered voters and another serves 13. The two polling places … Continue reading ATLANTA | Correction: Polling Places-Proposed Closures story