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News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia authorities say two women may have been hit by an Atlanta commuter train after one was reportedly pushed in front it, adding a suspect is in custody. News outlets cited police with MARTA, Atlanta's rapid transit authorities as saying the women were alert when they were taken Sunday afternoon to a hospital, one of them in critical condition. Authorities did not immediately elaborate or identify the women or the suspect.

PERRY, Ga. (AP) - Students at a rural Georgia high school have a new home for their show pigs after a fire destroyed their old barn last year. Future Farmers of America members at Perry High School cut the ribbon on their new concrete swine barn roughly nine months after a heat lamp set fire to their former facility in November, killing 55 pigs inside.

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The State Botanical Garden of Georgia will soon have a new home. The University of Georgia is planning a new building for the garden. The plans were approved recently by the state Board of Regents, which oversees Georgia's public colleges and universities.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Tennessee say a man with a church group has died while swimming at a lake. News outlets report 37-year-old Jesus Antonio Castro of Douglasville, Georgia, was pulled from the water Saturday at Mac Point Beach on Parksville Lake east of Chattanooga. He was pronounced dead later at a hospital. Polk County Sheriff Steve Ross says Castro was at the lake with a church group.

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