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Georgians pay tribute to Hank Aaron

Georgians pay tribute to Hank Aaron

Georgia's leaders and elected officials paid tribute to baseball legend and former Braves player Hank Aaron upon hearing of his death Friday. Aaron, who broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run…
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Hank Aaron: In His Own Words

Hank Aaron: In His Own Words

Baseball legend Hank Aaron will be remembered for his record number of home runs and his accomplishments in sports, but he will also be remembered for his contributions to society…
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Braves legend Hank Aaron dies

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies

Hank Aaron smashed baseballs — and he smashed racial barriers. The Atlanta Braves legend and American icon died Friday at the age of 86. Aaron broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record…
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Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal dies

Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal dies

Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal, who had just been elected to his fourth term as sheriff, died unexpectedly Wednesday. The cause of death has not yet been released. Royal was…
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Valdosta judge Vernita Bender dead

Valdosta judge Vernita Bender dead

VALDOSTA -- The City of Valdosta confirmed that Municipal Court Judge Vernita Bender has died. In 2016, Bender was featured by the Judicial Council of Georgia as one of the most…
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