Giveaways planned for Jo-Ann craft store opening in Warner Robins

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores will hold a grand opening celebration for its new Warner Robins/Houston County, GA, location Thursday, Sept. 29-Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Doors will open at 9 a.m. each day at the store at 2951 Watson Blvd., which is the former Hancock Fabrics space. Activities include gift card giveaways, special sales and crafts for kids.

Override of Obama veto just first hurdle in 9/11 families’ pursuit of Saudi Arabia

The Senate voted Wednesday 97-1 and the House 348-77 to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. But that is only the beginning of what will be an exceedingly complicated legal strategy to prove that the Arab country, from which 15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers came, bears responsibility for what took place.

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Cousin of slain man describes hearing man confess to the killing

LaJohn Stephens, a cousin of All Culver, testified Wednesday in the murder trial of Deonte Kitchens. Kitchens is charged with murder in Culver's 2011 fatal shooting on Little Short Street in east Macon's Fort Hill neighborhood. Stephens said he heard Kitchens admit he killed Culver days after the killing. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
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Cousin of slain man describes hearing man confess to the killing 1:59

Cousin of slain man describes hearing man confess to the killing

Boy with cancer shaves his doctor's head 1:18

Boy with cancer shaves his doctor's head

Bobby Lamb breaks down VMI Keydets 2:43

Bobby Lamb breaks down VMI Keydets

Fort Stewart soldier's return surprises sister in class at GMC 1:13

Fort Stewart soldier's return surprises sister in class at GMC

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