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Updated: Wed, 04 Sep 2013 04:16:10 EST

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a daytime burglary attempt has been shot by a DeKalb County police officer. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that one of three suspects in the attempted Tuesday morning burglary of a DeKalb County home was hiding and was shot in the arm when he surprised officers. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Delta Airlines flight from New Orleans to Atlanta was diverted to Birmingham because of a report of smoke in the cockpit. Delta Flight 2234 was just east of Montgomery yesterday when pilots aborted the flight plan and made an emergency landing at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The plane landed safely at about 3 p.m. SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — State schools Superintendent John Barge says education, ethics and economic development will be his top issues as he challenges Gov. Nathan Deal in the 2014 Republican primary. Barge formally announced his plan to run for governor during a speech yesterday outside City Hall in Smyrna, his hometown. MACON, Ga. (AP) — Two former Forsyth city council members have pleaded guilty to accepting bribes The U.S. attorney's office in Macon says James Edward Calloway and Desi Surtane Hansford each pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in connection with the performance of their official duties.

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