Airlines to offer new gender options on passengers’ tickets

With multiple local and state governments offering identification with nontraditional gender choices, a trade group for numerous U.S. carriers says the change will make things easier for travelers and airlines.
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  Teacher cuts waist-length hair to support 5-year-old girl bullied for short haircut

After a 5-year-old in Texas got her hair cut, her friends started calling her a boy, and she began wearing a hat to school. But her teacher’s kind gesture changed everything.

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  UPDATE: Man suspected of shooting Auburn police officer dies in apartment fire

Columbus residents share mixed reactions to President Trump’s state of emergency

Georgia Senate Bill 81 to increase state legislators pay

Columbus cold case gaining national recognition

  Sex crimes with minors increasing in GA

Crimes of a sexual nature against kids and teenagers is a growing problem in Georgia and in the Coastal Empire.
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Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Team LeBron rallied back from a double-digit deficit and defeated Team Giannis 178-164 as the NBA’s best and most famous stars played in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte at the Spectrum Center Sunday night.

  Kia plant in West Point unveils brand new SUV, celebrates economic boost in community

City truck driver arrested, charged in fatal accident on River Rd. in Columbus

Columbus police name 2019 Most Wanted list

Ridgecrest Elementary School in Phenix City receives $20K grant for visual arts and music

  6 suspects arrested in Valley, AL drug bust

Auburn Junior High School student arrested for bringing a gun to school

School bus safety bill passes through GA Senate, must go through House

Man arrested in November gas station shooting that left Columbus teenager injured

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White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency declaration

Trump declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall. It would allow him to move federal dollars earmarked for military construction to the border. (Source: Image Bank)

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Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Chiefs QB Mahomes takes MVP and top offensive player awards

The Chiefs quarterback landed a pair of honors at NFL Honors on Saturday night, taking The Associated Press 2018 MVP and Offensive Player of the Year awards.

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  Randolph Co. teacher held on 8 felony counts of having sexual relationship with student

Suicide rate increases in GA, AL; raises awareness of suicide prevention

Several cities could be affected by Georgia bill proposing to remove Confederate monuments

UPDATE: Basement of Springer Opera House floods with more than 3 feet of water, shows will go on

Columbus teenager missing since August located

A Columbus teenager first reported missing in August 2018 has been located.
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Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

  Chattahoochee Co. grandmother starts clothing bank to remember her granddaughter

Many without power as power crews work to assess storm damage in Columbus

Columbus family speaks out after home invaded as son slept

Columbus expected to become larger attraction for visitors as new businesses come to Uptown