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Thursday, August 24, 2017

$28.75 charge to visit Elvis’ grave during vigil upsets fans

NOT THIS TIME: For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny.

US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline

The drop in teen deaths had been a rare bright spot in the opioid epidemic that has seen adult overdose deaths surge year after year — fueled by abuse of prescription painkillers, heroin and newer drugs like fentanyl.

Wisconsin man drives to hospital after nail shot into heart

Man accidentally shoots nail in heart and drives himself to the hospital to get it taken out.

08/15/2017 Candler County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report

08/15/2017 Candler County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report

Swift justice: Jury takes Taylor’s side in groping lawsuit

Four years after Taylor Swift tried to handle her groping allegation against a radio station DJ quietly, the pop superstar got a very public victory Monday with a jury’s verdict that she hoped would inspire other women.

28th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival is THIS SATURDAY

See what's on deck for the all-day 28th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival!

Bruno Mars donates $1M from concert to Flint water crisis

Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis.

Presley’s friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

It isn’t just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too.

Leaked email shows HBO negotiating with hackers

Hackers this week released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over data swiped from HBO’s servers.
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