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Grinstead era GBI agent: "Cut the speculation and let the police do their job"

Grinstead era GBI agent Gary Rothwell blasts "cruel opportunists" on social media for smearing the character of those close to Tara Grinstead. The beauty queen turned teacher disappeared in Oct. 22, 2017. Only in late February 2017 did Rothwell's former agency learn details of her death and announced murder charges against Ryan Alexander Duke. Video by Liz Fabian.

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Center for Strings to be featured on national radio show

The Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University is kicking off its 10-year anniversary with a community performance by Robert McDuffie on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. And next month, American Public Media’s “Performance Today” show is recording two performances at the university.

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GBI: Tara Grinstead murder suspect "never on our radar screen"

GBI special agent in charge J.T. Ricketson took questions from the media after announcing Ryan Alexander Duke in the death of Irwin County High teacher Tara Grinstead, who had been missing 11 years and 4 months. Video by Liz Fabian
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GBI: Tara Grinstead murder suspect 4:01

GBI: Tara Grinstead murder suspect "never on our radar screen"

Grinstead era GBI agent: 1:36

Grinstead era GBI agent: "Cut the speculation and let the police do their job"

Fatal argument was 1:08

Fatal argument was "perhaps about a cell phone"

Ryan Duke hears charges in Tara Grinstead killing 2:18

Ryan Duke hears charges in Tara Grinstead killing