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News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press

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JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a day care owner and her daughter of murder charges, but did convict them of lesser charges in the death of a 2-year-old left in van on a hot day. Marlo Fallings and Quantabia Hopkins were convicted of reckless conduct; Hopkins was also convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police say they have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with the death of his grandmother. The student showed up at Therrell High School yesterday with blood on his clothes. School officials questioned him, which led officers to his grandmother's home. They found her dead from multiple injuries.

ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Deal is expected to sign legislation next week expanding gun rights in Georgia. The bill allows those with a license to carry a gun into a bar and some government buildings. It also allows religious leaders to decide whether it's OK for a person to bring a gun into their place of worship.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Savannah woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her newborn son. The child's body was found in the back of a garbage truck in 2011. Anitra Hicks has been ordered to serve 15 years in prison and 15 years on probation.

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