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Georgia voters pick candidates in federal, state primaries

Among them: Robert Hager, a 69-year-old retiree. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Tuesday morning used the agency's Twitter and Facebook accounts to remind voters that such activity is illegal under state law. The traditional July primary date has been moved to May 24 and the runoff date to July 26 to provide a full two months lag for runoffs. The 28.1% return rate is a higher percentage than the post-election figures for 1992 and 1996 election according to the Washington Secretary of ...

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Microsoft Lumia 950 Might Not Be As Likeable As You Thought

Just a month ago Chrome finally took the browser crown away from any Microsoft developed browser and in the last few days Firefox took second place. Previously, closing this window would correctly signal that you do not want the upgrade. Panorama mode is coming soon in the Windows 10 Mobile. The change occurred because the update is now labeled "recommended" and many people have their PCs configured to accept recommended updates for security reasons.

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5000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe Revealed

Here's something you might want to jump on: a recipe for a 5,000-year-old Chinese beer, made from tubers, millet, barley, and a gluten-free something called Job's tears . Ms. Wang said: "The late Yangshao period in the Wei River region was characterized by hierarchically organized settlement patterns, interpolate competitions, construction of large public architectures at regional centers and ritual feasting likely organized by elite individuals and involving alcohol consumption".

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Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Devices Can Now Be Up To 9 Inches

It adds that the feature can be used when holding a phone in a vertical position. While it offers a way for Microsoft engineers to hear what users think of Windows 10 as it evolves, the app also offers insiders a content feed to help them stay abreast of all the changes coming to Windows 10 in Microsoft's Fast and Slow lane builds.

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Microsoft Confirms It's Scheduling Windows 10 Upgrade on Some PCs

From now on, end users and IT administrators can conveniently update systems running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1, instead of waiting hours to do so on a fresh install. As always, all updates will still be available via WSUS, SCCM, and Windows Update - this change is only for manual downloads. The Microsoft Update Catalog is one of Microsoft's sites that doesn't seem to use the latest technologies.

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Scientists discover new form of light

And until now, it was thought that for all forms of light, the angular momentum would be a whole number (known as an integer) multiple of Planck's constant - a physical constant that sets the scale of quantum effects. First, they passed the light through a crystal, turning the beam into a hollow cylinder with a "screw-like structure". This is how a beam of light can be measured.