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

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ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta airport officials say City Council has approved of establishing a $2 million incentive program to try boosting international air cargo and passenger services. Airport officials say the incentive program will launch this summer.

ATLANTA (AP) - Federal authorities are urging Georgians to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted pills to help combat prescription drug abuse at sites around the state. The Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with national, state and local law enforcement for its eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday.

ATLANTA (AP) - A gay rights group has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of seven people and seeks class action status.

CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff's officials in northwest Georgia say a drug dog bit a deputy on the face while he was trying to snap a selfie - and the deputy needed stitches. Murray County sheriff's Maj. Greg Fowler says the deputy put his arm around the dog's neck while he tried taking a photo when the bite came.

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