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Dangerous men, careful plans and a bold escape for the ages

The June 6 escape spotlighted apparent security lapses in a prison where a complex escape plan may have been rehearsed for weeks and the breakout went undetected for as long as six hours. But it also bared a culture of surprising liberties and personal relationships in a maximum-security prison. FULL STORY

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Georgia gets ready for fireworks

WSB's Marcy Williams reports Georgians get to set off fireworks legally for the first time this Fourth of July. FULL STORY

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Christie forges ahead with bid for President

Along the Jersey Turnpike The conventional political wisdom is that Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is going nowhere fast.

Same-sex marriage opponents push back

Angered by Friday’s landmark ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized same-sex marriage, some states and Republican presidential hopefuls made clear over the weekend that they will not rush to implement that ruling.
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'Georgia Supreme Court sides with Braves

The Georgia Supreme Court sided with Cobb in its legal fight over the construction of the new Braves stadium. FULL STORY

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Justices uphold use of drug in botched executions

The Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal injection executions Monday. FULL STORY

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Puerto Rico wants bondholders to postpone debt payments

Puerto Rico wants bondholders to postpone debt payments

The governor has called on creditors to postpone bond payments and restructure the U.S. territory's $72 billion in public debt as the government closes out its fiscal year Tuesday amid growing uncertainty about the island's economy.
Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OT

Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OT

Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours for less pay than they deserve.

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NBC severing business relationship with Donald Trump

NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant

NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

Mexico's Televisa drops Miss Universe after Trump remarks

Mexican media giant Televisa says it will no longer broadcast the Miss Universe Pageant or engage any other communication project with Donald Trump.

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