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

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CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in north Georgia say four people are dead after a pickup truck lost control and went off the road, killing a man who was riding a lawnmower nearby. Murray County Sheriff's Department Maj. Greg Fowler says 17-year-old River Sosebee was driving the pickup around a curve when it went off the road and struck 57-year-old Bryan Bartley.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as "Lady Jamaica" has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father. Chason Renee Chase pleaded guilty yesterday. The victim was later rescued in Atlanta.

ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer for a Georgia death row inmate has filed a new challenge to the state's requirement for defendants to prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt to be spared execution on those grounds. A lawyer for Warren Lee Hill, filed the lawsuit today in Butts County Superior Court.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Officials say Columbus State University has raised a record $12.7 million in private donations The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports officials said this week that is the most money the school has raised from private donations in its 56-year history.

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