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Two people shot at Solo Gas Station in Macon

Two men were shot outside of a Solo Gas Station Wednesday afternoon.
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Homeless man arrested for burglary, attempts to steal copper

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A homeless man was arrested Tuesday for breaking in a vacant home and trying to steal copper. 50 year old Frank Tripp was caught in the process of attempting to take copper wiring and other items from the residence. The homeowner was at the house while the incident was taking place. […]
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Bibb County teachers train for emergency situations

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Teachers and administrators in Georgia public schools are getting some training from health professionals on how to deal with emergency situations. It’s part of the national ‘Stop the Bleed’ campaign. The program provides bystanders of emergency situations with the expertise to stop life-threatening bleeding until first responders arrive on the scene. […]
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Boil Water Advisory for Monroe County

Monroe County's Emergency Management Agency has issued a 24 hour boil water advisory due to electrical issues with the pump that fills Smarr water tank.
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Burglary Suspect Caught inside empty house in North Bibb

Bibb County Sheriff Deputies arrested a man they say was trying to burglarize an empty home on Zebulon Road on Tuesday. In the attic is where deputies found 50 year-old Frank Tripp trying to steal copper wiring and other items.
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Facebook could read your face

Facebook patented technology that would allow it to gauge users' reactions to posts on their newsfeeds.
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Coach’s Corner: Dexter Copeland of the Macon County Bulldogs

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Macon County Bulldogs are coming into 2017 as the defending champions of their region, after a convincing 35-0 victory over McIntosh County in 2016. That title marks the school’s first state championship since 1996. Their final record on the season was 12-2, with their only blemishes to Fitzgerald and Northside. […]
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SOS: Rihanna Meets With French President to Talk Education

Pop star Rihanna has been putting in some “work” on global education efforts, and a meeting Wednesday’s with France’s president appears to have paid off. President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter after the pair met in Paris that he is “committed” to help address the challenge of 264 million children being out of school. He […]
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Fire Chief gets National Award

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Chief Marvin Riggins received the IAFC Fire Chief of the Year award. The International Association of Fire Chiefs and Pierce Manufacturing Incorporated chose Riggins for his leadership, innovation, professional development, integrity, and contribution to the fire department according to Fire Chief. Riggins was given this award alongside a volunteer fire chief […]
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Domestic Violence Law Unfair to Gay South Carolina Couples, Court Rules

Acting Justice Costa M. Pleicones. Mary Ann Chastain / AP file Acting Justice Costa Pleicones, who wrote the majority opinion, said during oral arguments in March 2016 that he felt the law was “pretty clearly unconstitutional in its discriminatory impact upon same-sex couples.” In his opinion, Pleicones pointed out lawmakers have over the years addressed […]
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U.S. to Impose Stricter Electronic Carry-on Airport Screening

A TSA worker loads suitcases at the checked luggage security screening station at Los Angeles International Airport on September 7, 2011 in Los Angeles. File Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters File TSA said the new rules have been in place in a pilot project at 10 U.S. airports including Detroit, Los Angeles, Boston and Phoenix, and […]
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Human Smuggling Victim Was a DREAMer Raised in Virginia

Among the 10 people killed in a human smugglers’ truck discovered outside a Texas Walmart was a deported Guatemalan teen who grew up in America and was trying to get back to his family. Frank Giusseppe Fuentes, 19, was born in Guatemala, but came to the U.S. illegally with his parents when he was 2 […]
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Trump Bans Transgender People Serving in the Military

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a rainbow flag given to him by supporter Max Nowak during a campaign rally at the Bank of Colorado Arena on the campus of University of Northern Colorado October 30, 2016 in Greeley, Colorado. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images file In June, the chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air […]