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Condemned Ohio man blames killing on ‘homosexual panic’

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of the fatal 1985 strangling and stabbing of David Self, a man he met in a bar in Cincinnati. Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that…

APN Q&A: State Rep. Howard Mosby, HD 83

(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of the upcoming Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Primary Election, Atlanta Progressive News is focusing on a contested State House Democratic Primary, for District 83, a seat currently held by State Rep. Howard Mosby (D-Atlanta). Mosby is facing challenger Becky Evans. Evans has also…

VSU Debate wins four state awards

VALDOSTA, Ga. — Valdosta State University’s Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team recently earned four awards at the Georgia Parliamentary Debate Association State Competition hosted by Mercer University in Macon. VSU student Travis Edwards of Ellenwood earned a third-place speaker award in the varsity/open division, according to university officials. He anticipates…

The weekly wrap: Charlesbank, Century Golf, BlackRock

Hearthside Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis Shire PLC-Oncology Business Les Laboratoires Servier SAS 2,400.0 Les Laboratoires Servier SAS of France definitively agreed to acquire the oncology business of Shire PLC, a Dublin-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceutical products, for $2.4 billion in cash. Tropicana Entertainment Inc-Casino Properties(6) Gaming & Leisure…

City of Stockbridge welcomes home Olympic bobsledder, Chris Kinney!

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — City officials gave a hero’s welcome to Olympian Chris Kinney as he returned home for the first time since the Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea. On Monday, City officials celebrated Kinney with an official proclamation inside City Hall and a public reception. The Olympic bobsledder…

Union City mayor: finances improved, more advances to come

From left, Union City council members Shayla Nealy and Christina Hobbs, Mayor Vince Williams and city council members Angelette Mealing and Brian Jones gather at the Next Level 2.0 backdrop after the March 20 state of the city address at Banneker High School. Union City will build on its financial…

Stockbridge de-annexation, pro-Eagle’s Landing bill heads to governor

Areas shaded in red indicate the areas currently in the city limits of Stockbridge that are included in the city of Eagle’s Landing proposal. The pink and red areas show the proposed city of Eagle’s Landing, while the light green areas show what would be remaining in the city of…

Stockbridge graduate goes for gold in winter Olympics

Stockbridge is about to bust its proverbial vest buttons as hearts swell with pride for Olympic bobsledder Chris Kinney. The 29-year-old Kinney is competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Team USA’s four-man bobsled team. Kinney posted on Twitter, “Being at the Olympics has been…

Miami football: Projected offensive depth chart after Signing Day

… Early Wednesday, Miami’s lone major win of National Signing Day came in from Marquez Ezzard, a 4-star athlete from Stockbridge (Ga.) High School, signed with the Hurricanes, giving Miami football its 10th blue-chip signing in the Class of 2018. The 2017 season for the Hurricanes was largely defined by…