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President Barack Obama visits troops on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 26, 2014. Obama thanked the soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines for their service. After his speech, he shook hands with each and every member present. U.S. Air Force (Photo by Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez)

Obama: U.S. Combat Troops Will Not Return to Iraq

President Barack Obama has again emphasized that U.S. combat troops will not be sent back into Iraq even as the United States continues to provide military assistance to the Iraqi government and the Kurds in their battle against Sunni terrorists who have taken hold of large sections of the country.





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President Barack Obama visits troops on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 26, 2014. Obama thanked the soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines for their service. After his speech, he shook hands with each and every member present. U.S. Air Force (Photo by Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez)

President Barack Obama has again emphasized that U.S. combat troops will not be sent back into Iraq even as the United States continues to provide military assistance to the Iraqi government and the Kurds in their battle against Sunni terrorists who have taken hold of large sections of the country.


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Berry College returns to the gridiron on Thursday to open its 2014 summer practice schedule, and the Vikings are returning 66 players and recruited an additional 42 new recruits.

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Georgia state troopers are urging motorists to be safe on the state’s roads this Labor Day.


The Centers of Innovation, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, connected and assisted nearly 4,000Georgia companies during 2014, up 30 percent from the previous fiscal year.


Gov. Nathan Deal has recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements — math, science or foreign language — for receiving a high school diploma.

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The first installment of “Hawk Talk”, a 30-minute show featuring Shorter University, will make its inaugural debut Saturday morning at 8 a.m. when it airs on 99.5 The Jock FM and WGJK-AM 1360 that will be the home and carry all of the Hawks’ football games this season.


After finishing his career as one of the best players in Georgia State history, Devonta White has signed a contract to continue to play basketball professionally in Hungary.


Just like any other kick. That’s how Georgia State place-kicker Wil Lutz described his game-winning, 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left that lifted the Panthers to a 38-37 victory over Abilene Christian last night in the Georgia Dome.

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