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NHTSA to require rear-view cameras on all vehicles

NHTSA to require rear-view cameras on all vehicles

USA TODAY

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a regulation Monday requiring all vehicles, including trucks and buses, to have rear-view visibility -- in effect, requiring rear-view cameras.

The rule applies to all vehicles under 10,000 pounds -- from the smallest subcompact to commercial vans.

There's An App for That: Evernote

There's An App for That: Evernote

Evernote has become one of my favorite apps. I use it to store all kinds of information that I will want to retrieve later, things such as a great recipe from a friend, screenshots of other websites I am inspired by as I revamp my own website, and quotes that I want to remember. Basically Evernote is now my go-to spot to save anything I am going to need later.

 

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

IRS red flags: How to avoid a tax audit

IRS red flags: How to avoid a tax audit

Jeff Reeves, Special for USA TODAY

There's a general conception that the Internal Revenue Services is too understaffed at tax time to go after anyone but high rollers and blatant cheats.

Don't believe it.

While it's true that the IRS only audits a small percentage of returns, government officials are getting smarter about which taxpayers are the likeliest to be overstating deductions or underreporting income.

Area unemployment rates fall

Area unemployment rates fall

Central Georgia's unemployment rate continues to dip, falling from 7.8 to 7.7 percent from December to January.

The rate has declined mostly because the amount of new layoffs decreased by 41 percent, according to a release.

In January 2013, one year ago, the unemployment rate was 9.3 percent.

Eatonton commemorates 150th Civil War anniversary with new exhibit

Eatonton commemorates 150th Civil War anniversary with new exhibit

New items will be on display for visitors at the Old School History museum come this month.

When you visit the Old School History Museum this month, you'll be able to see documents pardoning an Eatonton Confederate sympathizer with Andrew Johnson and William Seward's signatures as well as discharge papers for another Eatonton soldier from the 1860s.

Then, in November, crews will set up a reenactment of camp life in Eatonton.

The museum is at 305 North Madison Avenue.

Read more details.

Six Republicans qualify in 10th Congressional District

Six Republicans qualify in 10th Congressional District

Six people, all Republicans, have qualified to run for the 10th Congressional District seat. That distirct includes Baldwin, Hancock, Washington and Johnson counties, and Paul Broun is vacating that seat to run for U.S. Senate.

The candidates in the 10th so far are:

Donna Sheldon, Monroe, business owner;

Garry Gerrard, Athens, attorney;