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DA weighs in on ruling

The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously upheld the ruling by a Chatham County Superior Court judge dismissing charges against Bobby Buckner who was accused in the 2003 kidnapping, sexual abuse and death of a 12-year-old girl. Don Logana talks to Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap about the ruling.

Monday kicks off Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia. The focus on the first day is family preparedness. WTOC's Jamie Ertle reports.

Lynda Figueredo has an update on a homicide that occurred over the weekend in Jasper County. 

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    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:39:23 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)
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    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-04-22 14:18:11 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    High pressure will begin to lose its influence Sunday as a low-pressure system approaches from the west. The low will bring much-needed rain to the area Sunday night into Monday before slowly lifting up the coast through the middle of the week. 

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    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:49:42 GMT
    Source: WTOCSource: WTOC

    10,519 people or about 72 percent voted against the referendum, according to unofficial election results from the Beaufort County Election Commission. 

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    10,519 people or about 72 percent voted against the referendum, according to unofficial election results from the Beaufort County Election Commission. 

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