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ATLANTA (AP) - Jane Fonda used her 80th birthday celebration to raise $1.3 million for her foundation. The two-time Oscar-winner held the "Eight Decades of Jane" fundraiser at an upscale hotel Saturday night. The event recognized Fonda's life achievements along with her foundation, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, which she created in 1995.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The iconic "Welcome to Florida" sign in the northwest part of the state was covered in light snow as winter weather dipped into the Sunshine State. The storm hit the Deep South over the weekend and left thousands of people without power in the region.

ATLANTA (AP) - The National Weather Service says the heavy snow storms came earlier than expected in Georgia. Meteorologist Carly Kovacik said Sunday that the high amount of snowfall occurred earlier in the year than expected in Georgia.

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The University of Georgia and the U.S. Army's Cybersecurity Command could soon be exchanging students and workers. A civilian Army official, Ronald Pontius, says the command would take up University of Georgia Vice President for Research David Lee's offer during a UGA conference on informatics, or big data. He suggested that possible collaborations with the university could include internships, research projects and young Cyber Command workers studying at UGA.

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