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Ex-attorney accused in bizarre kidnap case to plead guilty

The bizarre saga of a Vallejo, Calif., kidnapping-for-ransom case, in which police initially accused the victims of carrying out an elaborate hoax, will take a major step toward a resolution Thursday when the accused abductor pleads guilty in a Sacramento federal courtroom, attorneys said.

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The military's ritual of saluting for the national anthem

The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.

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State Superintendent shares thoughts on new federal education law

Richard Woods discussed the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, during a recent visit to the Ledger-Enquirer.
Mike Haskey The Ledger-Enquirer
State Superintendent shares thoughts on new federal education law 2:19

State Superintendent shares thoughts on new federal education law

Meet the man behind Callaway Gardens’ Blue Morpho Butterfly Month 2:50

Meet the man behind Callaway Gardens’ Blue Morpho Butterfly Month

Does the Muscogee County School Board have a 'hostile' environment? 0:46

Does the Muscogee County School Board have a 'hostile' environment?

Miracle Riders honor civic leader with donation to Girls Inc. 1:23

Miracle Riders honor civic leader with donation to Girls Inc.