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Posted: Nov 08, 2013 7:43 AM EST Updated: Nov 08, 2013 7:43 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Georgia owner of a ride at the North Carolina State Fair that investigators say injured five people after safety equipment was tampered with has surrendered to police. Thirty-two-year-old Joshua Gene Macaroni is scheduled to appear in court in Raleigh today. The ride is owned by Macaroni's family business, Family Attractions Amusement Co., of Valdosta, Ga.

ATLANTA (AP) - A high school football team in DeKalb County went back on the field after a teammate was wounded in a shooting. Extra police officers were present yesterday as Stephenson High School played its final game of the season after the attack.

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - The parents of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat still have unanswered questions after officials released hours of surveillance camera footage in the case.

Sheriff's investigators say 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson of Valdosta died in a freak accident. Johnson's parents insist someone must have killed him.

ATLANTA (AP) - Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is scheduled to speak at two events in Atlanta. Sebelius is speak at The Carter Center about mental health. Later she will speak at Southside Medical Center on enrolling for coverage under the new health care plan.

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