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Gingrich in Cols - As Local GOP Help Shape Campaign Strategy @11

Good Evening, I'm Barbara Gauthier in the WTVM Newsroom here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for Newsleader 9 at 11.

Gingrich In Columbus for GOP Convention

Once considered a front-runner in the presidential race, Baker High graduate Newt Gingrich is in the Fountain City tonight. Hear how he and other GOP faithful are helping shape the strategy to take back the White House as they come together to choose delegates for the national convention.

Search for Man Who Reportedly Kidnapped 2 Girls

The search continues tonight in Quitman County for the man who police say abducted two young girls in Georgetown and then let them go. We've got the description of the man police are looking for.

Relay for Life On All Night

It's an event that celebrates the lives of cancer survivors and honors the memory of those who lost the battle. Tonight hundreds have gathered in Columbus for Relay for Life. They will walk and light luminaries all night in an effort to raise money for cancer research.

Teen Workers Wanted

If you've got a teenager looking for work this summer, we'll tell you about a half dozen new businesses that are opening in Columbus and they say teens are welcome to apply.

Join us for these stories, plus your weekend forecast and latest sports scores and more Tonight on Newsleader 9 at 11.

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  • More flu cases confirmed, doctors still recommend getting vaccinated

    More flu cases confirmed, doctors still recommend getting vaccinated

    Saturday, January 20 2018 4:32 PM EST2018-01-20 21:32:31 GMT
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    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Dr. Joseph Conklin with Columbus Regional Health said he's already seen his fair share of patients coming into his office, saying they have flu-like symptoms. "We're seeing a fair amount this year," he said. "Maybe a little more compared to last year." Numbers across the country only support his observation. The Centers for Disease Control reported 14,401 confirmed flu cases during the week of January 13, bringing the season's tot...More >>
    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Dr. Joseph Conklin with Columbus Regional Health said he's already seen his fair share of patients coming into his office, saying they have flu-like symptoms. "We're seeing a fair amount this year," he said. "Maybe a little more compared to last year." Numbers across the country only support his observation. The Centers for Disease Control reported 14,401 confirmed flu cases during the week of January 13, bringing the season's tot...More >>
  • UPDATE: Fire reported on Cusseta Road

    UPDATE: Fire reported on Cusseta Road

    Saturday, January 20 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-01-20 18:50:10 GMT
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A fire has been reported on Cusseta Road in Columbus. The fire was reported around 1 p.m. Saturday at Victory Park Trailer Homes.  This is a developing story, please check back with News Leader 9 for more updates.  Copyright 2018 WTVM. All rights reserved. | For more news, download the WTVM app here.

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    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A fire has been reported on Cusseta Road in Columbus. The fire was reported around 1 p.m. Saturday at Victory Park Trailer Homes.  This is a developing story, please check back with News Leader 9 for more updates.  Copyright 2018 WTVM. All rights reserved. | For more news, download the WTVM app here.

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  • Rep. Tom Graves releases a statement on the government shutdown

    Rep. Tom Graves releases a statement on the government shutdown

    Saturday, January 20 2018 2:06 PM EST2018-01-20 19:06:43 GMT
    (Source: Tom Graves Instagram)(Source: Tom Graves Instagram)

    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Rep. Tom Graves released a statement about his involvement in the government shutdown. Read the full statement below: “I supported the short-term government funding bill that passed the House on Thursday, which delays harmful Obamacare taxes and also extends the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. The House did its job. The sole reason the government shut down is because Senate Democrats refused to join Senate Republicans t...

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    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Rep. Tom Graves released a statement about his involvement in the government shutdown. Read the full statement below: “I supported the short-term government funding bill that passed the House on Thursday, which delays harmful Obamacare taxes and also extends the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. The House did its job. The sole reason the government shut down is because Senate Democrats refused to join Senate Republicans t...

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