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

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ATLANTA (AP) - Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Hospital officials did not identify the patients but they previously have been identified as Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol.

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - A federal prosecutor in Albany says a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak fabricated food-safety lab results. One of three defense lawyers in the trial say company owner Stewart Parnell struggled to keep up with day-to-day operations. Two other defendants have deferred openings until later in the case.

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - A 42-year-old woman who was badly beaten on the Silver Comet Trail is preparing for surgery to repair damage to her head and face. The victim's family has set up a fund to raise money for her medical expenses and a reward for information in the case. The 61-mile Silver Comet Trail runs from Smyrna to the Alabama line.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A three-day Gullah festival celebrating the culture of the descendants of sea island slaves is being held along the South Carolina coast. The Gullah-Geechee Nation music festival begins in Charleston tonight. The festival concludes with family events scheduled Sunday in Georgetown and Myrtle Beach.

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