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Morris Communications vice president to retire

Morris Communications announced a retirement and a promotion on Monday. Full story

Amid 'war on obesity,' skeptics warn of stigma

The images are striking: Overweight boys and girls staring somberly from billboards and online videos, real-life embodiments of the blunt messages alongside. Full story

Volunteers pitch in to help survivors of US storms

Church groups, students and other volunteers worked aggressively Saturday to clear away wreckage and bring food, water and other necessities to communities in southern states ravaged by the second-deadliest day of tornadoes in U.S. history. Full story

Tornado’s path crosses two Georgia towns

   The destructive path of recent tornadoes moved from Trenton to Ringgold, where residents from both close-knit Georgia towns recount their own survival. Dateline NBC’s Chris Hansen reports.

5 banks fail in Fla., Ga., Mich.; makes 39 in '11

Regulators on Friday shut down banks in Florida, Georgia and Michigan, a total of five closures that lifted the number of U.S. bank failures this year to 39. Full story

Stories of survival, loss from tornado zone

The tornadoes struck with unexpected speed, and the difference between life and death was hard to fathom. Read some of the many stories of survival and loss. Full story

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Tornado survivors had minutes to seek refuge

By the numbers: Storms ravage South

Deal signs bill on Sunday alcohol sales

Ga. scraps Sunday alcohol sales ban for local vote

Deal won't halt Ga. gas tax hike tied to formula

Judge OKs lawsuit by deaf Ga. residents

APNewsBreak: Morris Brown, feds prepping debt deal

Suicide group members to challenge judge's ruling

Agreement near in sex lawsuit involving Ga. pastor

Georgia nuclear reactor idled unexpectedly still shut down

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  At least 13 dead across Georgia

The storm system that ripped through Tuscaloosa moved northeast to Ringgold, Georgia. At least seven people were killed when a tornado touched down in the city. The Weather Channel’s Chris Warren joins Tamron Hall to discuss the latest.

  Tanning beds help family survive tornado

A woman and her two daughters, named Stormy and Sky, find shelter inside tanning beds as a tornado rips through a Georgia building. WRCB-TV's Greg Glover reports.

  Southern states at risk for more severe weather

After violent weather killed at least 13 people, the National Weather Service issued new high-risk warnings on Wednesday for possible tornadoes, hail, flash flooding and dangerous lightning for parts of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. The Weather Channel's Julie Martin reports

  Georgia targets illegal immigration

On Friday, Georgia passed an immigration bill that’s currently being compared to Arizona’s law with some exceptions. A Hardball panel discusses.

  One day until shutdown

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to Republican Congressman Tom Graves of Georgia about the looming deadline and the additional stopgap bill that Obama promised to veto.

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Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili meets his Lithuanian counterpart Dalia Grybauskaite in Tbilisi on May 3, 2011. The Lithuanian President is on her first official visit to Georgia.

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Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and his Lithuanian counterpart Dalia Grybauskaite shake hands in Tbilisi, on May 3, 2011. The Lithuanian President is on her first official visit to Georgia.