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Jane Fishman: Artists, writers team up to keep stories flowing

Sat, 2018-02-17 19:31
Accent Column News

The other night I typed. On a manual typewriter. At “Page Rippers,” an art opening at Location Gallery. Now there’s a confluence (to use an NPR word) of activities.

Read more Photos Jane Fishman

Bunny in the City: Hearts for Heroes gala sells out for CASA

Sat, 2018-02-17 18:37
Accent Column News

The Pooler Chamber of Commerce hosted the fourth annual Hearts for Heroes Red Tie Gala to benefit CASA on Feb. 10 at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum.

Read more Photos Bunny Ware

SavArtScene: SCAD students win Disney Imaginations Design competition

Sat, 2018-02-17 18:34
Accent Column News

Two teams of SCAD students recently walked away with top honors at Walt Disney Imagineering’s annual Imaginations Design Competition, providing a pleasant public relations opportunity for both the school and the Disney Corp.

Read more Photos Kristopher Monroe

Savannah Book Festival continues

Sat, 2018-02-17 18:27
News

Savannah Book Festival continues

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House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

Sat, 2018-02-17 18:02
News Politics

WASHINGTON — As badly as things have gone for immigration legislation in the Senate, it’s not looking any easier in the more conservative House.

Read more The Associated Press Photos ALAN FRAM

Wallace tops Daytona 500 speed chart in final practice

Sat, 2018-02-17 17:57
News Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The first black driver to start the Daytona 500 since 1969 continues to blaze a trail at Speedweeks.

Read more The Associated Press Photos DAN GELSTON

GALLERY LISTINGS

Sat, 2018-02-17 17:39
Accent News

GALLERY LISTINGS

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City Talk: MPC will consider new developments impacting Thomas Square

Sat, 2018-02-17 17:17
News Column

Last Tuesday, residents of Thomas Square packed the community room at the Whitaker Street fire station to hear about two large developments that will have broad impacts on the neighborhood.

Read more Photos Bill Dawers

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sat, 2018-02-17 16:37
News Accent

Email your event at least two weeks in advance to calendar@savannahnow.com. Announcements printed in chronological order as space allows. Info: 912-652-0365. Calendar also online at savannahnow.com.

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Coke sales fall as company shifts gears, sheds bottling biz

Sat, 2018-02-17 16:31
News

ATLANTA — Coca-Cola swung to a fourth-quarter loss after being hit with a $3.6 billion tax charge tied to a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws.

Read more Photos The Associated Press

Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

Sat, 2018-02-17 15:00
News Politics

WASHINGTON — For a brief moment after the Las Vegas massacre last fall, Republicans and Democrats in Congress talked about taking a rare step to tighten the nation’s gun laws. Four months later, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate instead eases restrictions for gun owners.

Read more The Associated Press Photos MATTHEW DALY

3 Savannah lawyers lauded for pro bono work

Sat, 2018-02-17 14:30
News Crime & Courts

Three Savannah attorneys on Thursday were recognized for their efforts to work with low-income Georgians seeking critical legal services.

Read more jan.skutch@savannahnow.com Photos Jan Skutch

Senate rejects immigration bills; young immigrants in limbo

Sat, 2018-02-17 13:19
News Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate has left hundreds of thousands of “Dreamer” immigrants in limbo, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation’s border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandoned him on an issue that helped propel him to the White House.

Read more The Associated Press Photos ALAN FRAM KEVIN FREKING

Flu deaths in Georgia up to 79

Sat, 2018-02-17 12:05
News

Georgia public health officials have now confirmed a total of 79 influenza-related deaths this flu season, including three children, as of Friday.

Read more Georgia Health News Photos Andy Miller

Black athletes in 1980s, 90s not outspoken, but not silent

Sat, 2018-02-17 12:01
Politics News Sports

By the 1980s, America finally publicly embraced the black athlete, looking past skin color to see athleticism and skill, rewarding stars with multimillion-dollar athletic contracts, movie deals, lucrative shoe endorsements and mansions in all-white enclaves. Read more

The Associated Press Photos JESSE J. HOLLAND

Police investigate fatal Interstate 16 crash

Sat, 2018-02-17 11:05
News

Police investigate fatal crash on I-16

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Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

Sat, 2018-02-17 10:38
News

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is pushing what it calls a “bold new approach to nutrition assistance”: replacing the traditional cash-on-a-card that food stamp recipients currently get with a pre-assembled box of canned foods and other shelf-stable goods dubbed “America’s Harvest Box.”

Read more The Associated Press Photos JULIET LINDERMAN

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

Sat, 2018-02-17 10:33
News Politics

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a step he took six months ago.

Read more The Associated Press Photos CALVIN WOODWARD

Romney makes it official: He’s running for Utah Senate seat

Sat, 2018-02-17 09:49
Politics News

SALT LAKE CITY — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington. Read more

The Associated Press Photos MICHELLE L. PRICE and BILL BARROW