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Sunday, October 22, 2017

10 Things to Know for Monday

All the headlines from around the state and nation for Monday, October 23.

Canton Man Arrested For Reportedly Firing Shots At Air Show

An incident being described as possible road rage, resulted in Jerome Benesh, 73 years old, of Canton, GA being arrested.  Reports of multiple shots...

CDC Reports Rising Rates of Drug Overdose Deaths in Rural Areas

Death was more likely to occur when the overdose happened at home, too.

This week in odd news: Bathtub gator; Too fat for prison?

The oddest stories from the week all compiled in one make them all seem...more odd.

Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates

Where on the list do you think the United States falls?

California wildfire victims search burned homes for memories

A reminder of how blessed we are as so many suffer immensely 8,400 homes and businesses have been destroyed as they continue to assess the devastating damage to homes and businesses that burned in and around California’s famed wine country north of San Francisco.

Elderly couples in wildfires’ path died in each other’s arms

A 95-year-old man and his 75-year-old wife spent their final moments huddled in the wine cellar of their home where they had lived for 45 years.

Georgia’s premature births are on the rise

Georgia received a grade of a D from the March of Dimes as the premature birth rate increases in the state and in the nation.

‘Murder insurance’ or protection in self-defense cases?

The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later.

Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge in Georgia

Shia LaBeouf will spend the next year on probation after the “Transformers” actor pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstruction stemming from a public outburst in Savannah, Georgia.

GNTC – Justin

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