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Updated: Thu, 08 May 2014 05:15:42 EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A report shows Georgia's state government revenues declined nearly $50 million in April as compared to the same month a year ago. Gov. Nathan Deal's office said Wednesday that the decline was attributed to two factors that had boosted revenues in April 2013 and are not expected to affect future monthly revenues.

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials facing a short timeline to replace the statewide student test could take a major step this week. Members of the state Board of Education meet Thursday in Atlanta and could recommend that the state hire an unnamed company to develop the new test.

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State University has announced a proposal to buy Turner Field and nearby parking lots after the Atlanta Braves move to Cobb County. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said in April that several developers — including Georgia State University — were interested in the property.

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A man accused along with former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan of operating a fraudulent investment scheme is set to testify in Donnan's trial. Prosecutors told a federal judge in Athens that they plan to call Gregory Crabtree to testify Thursday in a courtroom in Athens.

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