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The University of Georgia arch in Athens, Georgia on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (Photo/Brenna Beech)
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The University of Georgia has nixed a professor's policy that allowed students to grade themselves.

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Media outlets report that university officials on Tuesday forced Terry College of Business professor Rick Watson to remove his "stress reduction policy" from the syllabus on his webpage.

The policy would have allowed students to grade themselves and drop out of group work if they became too stressed. It also allowed for all tests and exams to be open book.

Russ Bynum / associated press file

The parents of a Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat and their attorney must pay more than $292,000 in legal fees to dozens of people they accused of foul play in a lawsuit that was later dropped, a judge ruled.

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Authorities say a Delta Air Lines jet bound for Oklahoma was forced to abort its takeoff on a runway at Atlanta's airport when two tires went flat.

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Airport spokesman Reese McCranie tells The Associated Press that passengers were removed from the plane, and no injuries were reported in the Wednesday morning incident.

 In this Sept. 29, 2014 file photo, Secretary of State Brian Kemp announces a March 6, 2012 date, as Georgia's 2012 presidential primary at a news conference in Atlanta.
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These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating voter fraud.

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An Atlanta gym owner has banned police officers and military members from working out at his facility.

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Jim Chambers put up a sign on the door of EAV Barbell Club that used an expletive to announce that police aren't welcome there.

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