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Victim's Family Says "Black Widow" Got Easy Way Out

COBB COUNTY, GA -- She was called the "Black Widow" after being convicted of poisoning two of her love interests. Monday morning she was found dead in a prison cell where she was spending the rest of her life behind bars.

Julia Lynn Turner became one of Atlanta's most celebrated killers when she was convicted of murdering her husband and a boyfriend.

The family of one of her victims, former Cobb County police officer Glenn Turner, said they have forgiven Lynn for what she did to Glenn. But they don't feel like justice has been served by her losing her life. "No I don't," said Glenn Turner's mother Kathy Turner. "But I'm happy I don't have to see her anymore in the news or in court or anywhere."

Asked if her death was some form of justice, James Turner said no, it wasn't. "Justice was her being there (in prison), living with this," said James Turner.

Careful with Those Cannonballs, They Could Still Be Dangerous!

KENNESAW, GA -- More than a century and a half after Sherman's army passed through Atlanta, some of his Union cannonballs -- or maybe some belonging to the Confederacy -- still presented a potential hazard at Kennesaw State University on Monday.

A pair of them posed enough of a danger that the Cobb County Police bomb squad showed up on the KSU campus.

An 11:30 a.m. alarm sent students and faculty scurrying from the Social Sciences building.

"One of the crisis managers came in and said, 'We need you out of the building; get out now'," KSU sophomore Madison Mason told 11Alive News.

"I was in there, class going on," said KSU senior Amaku Ikpeme.

"We had to evacuate the building, saying there was some suspicious package in there," she added.

The bomb squad brought out two civil war cannonballs, put them in their bomb disposal truck and then detonated them a short time later at a safe location nearby.

Try It Review: Quick Shine

KENNESAW, GA -- The first floor of Amy Ruel's home has beautiful, dark, hard wood floors throughout.

"We've replaced the floors with brazilian wood about two years ago," she said.  

But lately the shine has faded to a dull haze.  "I think I may have used something a little too harsh on them," she said, "and it looks like the shine has gone away."

The Quick Shine Floor Care Kit by Holloway House claims it can quickly and easily give floors a deep, rich protective glow.  The commercial says  "Don't refinish it, Quick Shine it. Don't replace it, Quick Shine it."

Amy hopes the $20 kit will save her a bundle.  "I was hoping rather than to replace or have them redone, just go ahead and see if this product will work for me," she said.  "Make it shiny again." >

The kit comes with a 27 ounce bottle of floor finish and a mop with two micro-fiber pads.

Kennesaw State University Building Evacuated Due to Civil War-era Explosives

KENNESAW, GA -- Officials at Kennesaw State University gave the all-clear Monday afternoon, after they evacuated the Social Sciences Building earlier in the day. The building was evacuated after a piece of Civil War era ordnance was found there.

The building and a surrounding area of about 100 feet were evacuated.

According to a statement from the univeristy, some Civil War relics were "noticed as being a potential hazard," which brought about the evacuation.

The Cobb County Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit and the US Army's EOD unit went to the school to handle the hazard.

Plane Lands Safely On Bent Water Golf Course

Acworth, GA -- It was a scary afternoon for a student pilot and his instructor as their Cirrus Sr22 single engine plane lost power over Paulding County.   The pair managed to land the plane safely on the Bent Water Country Club golf course.

"It came down on the 13th hole fairway and landed with no injuries to golfers on the ground or the two people in the plane,"  said Mary Ann Phipps, Public information officer for the Paulding County Fire and EMS Services.

Witnesses say there were two golfers on the green when the plane came in almost silently because its engine was out. The golfers got out of the way just in time.

The plane ended up against trees that bordered the fairway. There was damage to at least one wing when it clipped a tree as it rolled to a stop.

There is no word on what caused the engine failure.

Friday Night's Prep Football Scores

Friday's Scores

By The Associated Press

PREP FOOTBALL

Abbeville, S.C. 24, Lincoln County 21

Allatoona 24, Kennesaw Mountain 22

Alpharetta 42, North Cobb 19

Americus Sumter 28, Liberty County 7

Apalachee 35, Habersham Central 7

Appling County 18, Dodge County 17

Aquinas 35, Landmark Christian 17

Armuchee 28, Trion 16

Athens Academy 34, Southwest Atlanta Christian 14

Bainbridge 14, Early County 7

Baldwin 14, Burke County 8

Banks County 40, Social Circle 14

Bethesda Day 41, Bible Baptist 8

Bleckley County 27, Lamar County 19

Blessed Trinity 44, Benedictine Military 0

Bremen 27, Howard 0

Brookstone 42, Macon County 9

Buford 40, Gainesville 19

Butler 42, Westside-Augusta 0

Calhoun 27, Dalton 14

Republican Candidate for Governor Backtracks on "Open Mind" on Casinos

Atlanta, GA (AP)-- Republican gubernatorial hopeful Nathan Deal is backpedaling on casinos after at least one prominent Christian
conservative activist called to voice concerns.
Deal created a stir when he said earlier this month that he was
willing to keep an "open mind" about the possibility of casinos
in Georgia. This week, Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said the
former congressman from Gainesville "personally opposes casino
gambling" and doesn't believe they're the best way to spur the
state's economy. Robinson wouldn't say whether Deal would sign a
veto a casino bill if one landed on his desk.
The campaign of Deal's opponent, Democrat Roy Barnes, said
Deal's waffling shows he "is too unsteady for the job" of
governor.
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Online:
Roy Barnes for Governor: www.roy2010.com
Nathan Deal for Governor: www.nathandeal.org