ATLANTA (AP) The Republican primary runoff for state school superintendent proved too close to call Tuesday night. <br />
Early, unofficial tallies showed longtime Irwin County educator Richard Woods with just over 50 percent of the vote against Michael Buck, the chief academic officer at the Georgia Department of Education. <br />
Just over 700 votes separated the two candidates, less than 1 percent of the ballots cast. <br />
State law allows a losing candidate to request a recount if the candidate trails by 1 percent or less. <br />
The winner of the Republican contest will face Democratic nominee Valarie Wilson in the November general election. Wilson was the former chair of the school board in Decatur.
Ten Republican governors - including Georgia's Nathan Deal - want the Federal Communications Commission to give states more autonomy to apply technology that can stop prison inmates from using smuggled cellphones.
The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one. Atlanta will host the game in 2019, followed by Miami (2020) and Los Angeles (2021), it was announced Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings.