The End Zone
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The End Zone: Scores and highlights from Week 16

Here are the scores and highlights from the week of December 2.
Jim Ham
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Monroe County Commissioner Jim Ham dead after single car accident

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Monroe County Commission Jim Ham is dead after a single car accident. Officials from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office say Ham lost control of his pick-up truck on U.S. Highway 41 near Woodward Road this afternoon. Authorities say his vehicle overturned and Ham was pronounced dead at the scene. The 55 […]
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Local organization does their part for World AIDS Day

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Today across the globe is World AIDS Day, and one local organization is doing their part to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. The Middle Georgia Sisterhood, established in 1999, was created for the specific purpose to bring about HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention for men and women. Today at the Macon […]
The Dooly County Board of Education will have five new members soon.
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Governor Deal forms committee to select new Dooly Co. Board of Education

"Coming from a rural community, that's what's going to be the door opener for them," said State Representative Patty Bentley. Students might be able to walk to the door, but getting through takes knowledge. "To really explore this world through education," said Bentley. "So education is very important."
Keith Lynn Jones
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Macon-Bibb missing man found unharmed

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The bibb county sheriff’s office has found the man who jumped out of an ambulance. 54-year-old Keith Lynn Jones was being check for cutting himself after he broke a window at his home. Jones was hiding in a wooded area near Hartley Bridge Road.
Across The Nation
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Green Party Changes Strategy, Will Seek Penn. Recount

The Green Party shifted strategy in its recount effort Saturday, saying it will pursue a statewide effort in Pennsylvania in federal rather than state court. The move came hours after the Green Party dropped its state court case seeking a recount in the battleground state, which narrowly voted for Trump. The lead attorney for the […]
Across The Nation
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Buzz Aldrin: Altitude Sickness Prompted South Pole Evacuation

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin says he was medically evacuated from the South Pole after suffering symptoms of altitude sickness. The 86-year-old, who was the second man to walk on the moon, was in Antarctica to see an environment that is the closest on Earth to what it’s like on Mars when he became short of breath, […]
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Former Occupant Calls Oakland Warehouse That Burned 'Unsafe'

Firefighters work to clear the debris from a doorway following an overnight fire that claimed the lives of at least nine people at a warehouse on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. Elijah Nouvelage / Getty Images Recovery teams expect to be on the scene for at least 48 hours, maybe longer, Kelly said at […]
Across The Nation
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Joe McKnight's Shooter Cited in 'Road Rage' Case 10 Years Ago

The victim’s cousin Roxanne Lundy grieves as the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office investigates the homicide of former NFL player Joe McKnight at Behrman Highway and Holmes Blvd. in Terrytown on Dec. 2. Michael DeMocker / The Times-Picayune After the shooting on Thursday, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office took Gasser into custody, but he was released […]
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Green Party Drops Bid for Pennsylvania Recount

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, in what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein had framed as an effort to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and […]
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9 Killed, Up to 40 Feared Dead in California Warehouse Fire

Flames rise from the top of a warehouse, which caught fire during a dance party in Oakland, California, on Dec. 3. Seung Lee / via Reuters Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf called the fire an “immense tragedy.” She met with a roomful of people who have loved ones who are missing and said she was unable […]
Across The Nation
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Sleigh It Ain't So: Domino's Abandons Delivery by Reindeer

Dominos Japan introduces new reindeer-inspired delivery cars to replace reindeer delivery program Dominos Japan / Dominos Japan “It hasn’t been possible to solve the [training] problems that have come up, [so] we reluctantly decided to end the reindeer delivery program,” Domino’s Japan said in a statement. “It has been difficult to control the reindeer.” But […]
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Why There's a Sudden Surge of Migrants at the U.S. Border

A 3-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy stand at the feet of their mothers, who say they made the long journey to the U.S. from El Salvador. David Douglas / NBC News At the Sacred Heart Church, Sister Norma Pimentel and her volunteers are helping more than 300 migrants a day. Many of them wear ankle […]
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Why There's a Sudden Surge of Migrants at the U.S. Border

A 3-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy stand at the feet of their mothers, who say they made the long journey to the U.S. from El Salvador. David Douglas / NBC News At the Sacred Heart Church, Sister Norma Pimentel and her volunteers are helping more than 300 migrants a day. Many of them wear ankle […]
Across The Nation
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Louisiana GOP Senate Candidate Gets Trump, Pence Boost

Vice President-elect Mike Pence arrives at a rally to stump for Republican senate candidate, Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy in New Orleans on Dec. 3. Gerald Herbert / AP As the Indiana governor looked to capitalize on the GOP’s victories this election, including capturing the White House, President-elect Donald Trump also gave Kennedy his stamp of […]