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‘Queens of Hazzard’ rebooted as General Lee gets a rainbow flag

The General Lee, iconic 1969 Dodge Charger stock car from The Dukes of Hazzard, is set to star in a radical new reboot of the popular 1980s TV show, with its trademark Confederate battle emblem replaced by a rainbow flag. The Queens of Hazzard is still set in Hazzard County, Georgia and will feature a pair of loveable rogues who get into all sorts of scrapes as their conventional Southern neighbours come to terms with their same-sex relationship.

‘When I heard that Bubba Watson was painting over the flag of the General Lee, it all just clicked into place,’ said HBO commissioner Martin Shuffleberg. ‘We at HBO have always wanted to make something like this – a show that reflects the acceptance and tolerance that has been at the core of this great country since, oh, at least June.’

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Posted: Jul 10th, 2015
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Escaped Hippo and Bear believed to be searching for Zippy

The hippo and bear which escaped from Georgia Zoo may be trying to find an animal unknown to science, known simply as ‘Zippy’, according to people who grew up in the 1970s and ’80s.

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Posted: Jun 15th, 2015
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Man on Midnight Train to Georgia denies that ‘LA proved too much for the man’

A former passenger on the 0.04am to Georgia has decided to set the record straight about his true reasons for leaving Los Angeles.

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Posted: Jul 27th, 2009
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Russian pullout from Georgia ‘followed criticism on Facebook’

when one of them commented ‘stupid rusian jerks!!!! get the hell outta georgeia!!!’ We knew we had little choice.’

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Posted: Aug 28th, 2008
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