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ATLANTA (AP) - The Rev. Martin Luther King's daughter blasted Steve Bannon's assertion that her father would be proud of President Donald Trump. In an interview with BBC's "Newsnight," Bannon said King would be proud of Trump for "what he's done for the black and Hispanic community for jobs." The Rev. Bernice King tweeted that the former White House chief strategist "dangerously and erroneously co-opted" her father's work and words.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The lawyer for the family of a 20-year-old man shot to death by police in Savannah, Georgia, in January is criticizing authorities' handling of information in the case. A grand jury report released Wednesday concluded that Ricky Boyd pointed a BB pistol at officers, and it appeared to be a real gun. The family's lawyer said there needs to be a clear policy governing the release of information about police-involved shootings.

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. government forecasters are expecting an active Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast calls for 10 to 16 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes. One to four hurricanes could be "major" with sustained winds of at least 111 mph (178 kph). If that forecast holds, it would make for a near-normal or above-normal season. An average hurricane season produces 12 named storms, of which six become hurricanes, including three major hurricanes.

MACON, Ga. (AP) - A central Georgia industrial authority says three contractors owe nearly $2 million for work never done, but the companies say board members approved the work and they're not giving the money back. The Telegraph says the work was supposed to be overseen by Cliffard Whitby, former chairman of the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority. But Whitby is now under indictment in a public corruption probe. An audit found Whitby was related to owners of two of the contractors.

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