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Republicans see a tax bill as the next big thing, but they’re in for a struggle

Republican leaders say an overhaul of the tax system is the next big item on their agenda – but lawmakers concede that getting approval of anything that ambitious this year is going to be difficult. Traditionally, a new president and Congress from the same party use their mandate to get at least one big thing. Republicans control both the White House and Congress this year for the first time in a decade.

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Milledgeville man killed in crash with bus on I-75

Javarius A. Exum, 22, was killed in a crash on Interstate 75 in Henry County, Georgia, on March 26, 2017. Exum, of Milledgeville, was at the wheel of a Dodge Charger parked in the right lane about 4 a.m. when a bus slammed into its rear, killing Exum just before exit 216.

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He fired gunshots after the door closed on his arm in a home invasion

Verconus Geona Redding pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault Monday, March 27, 2017, in a 2015 Goodwin Drive home invasion. Charges from a May 2015 shooting at the M&M Food Store, 2760 Montpelier Ave., Macon, Ga., were dropped as part of a plea bargain. Video by Amy Leigh Womack
Amy Leigh Womack The Telegraph
He fired gunshots after the door closed on his arm in a home invasion 1:15

He fired gunshots after the door closed on his arm in a home invasion

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Tour renovated Frank Johnson recreation center

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The Creek 100.9 ups security to stay on the air

Brad Evans discusses Register arrest 2:44

Brad Evans discusses Register arrest