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Today is tuesday october 15th, 2019.
I'm amanda corna.
And i'm chip matthews.
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Our top story... robins air force base is bringing a software lab to downtown macon.
And it will include 50 new high-tech jobs.
Not only that.
As an incentive for students... who work for the software lab... robins says it will pay 30-thousand dollars toward school loans and tuition.
41nbcs amber lake has more.
*nats "i am excited and proud to announce that robins air force base is coming to downtown macon" the new software center will be located in downtown macon, and staff will be able to enjoy the downtown atmosphere.
John kubinec says the lab will be part of the software engineering group at robins air force base.
"i'm excited about the partnership we have with mercer university and about he innovation this will drive.
I mean you can feel it in the room it's really exciting.
A lot of energy here, a lot of creativity and we want to be a part of that" the air force base partnered with mercer university, macon-bibb county industrial authority, macon-bibb county and newtown macon to bring this project to macon.
"this will be a part of our software engineering group at robins air force base and will be located here.
We will have about 35 robins employees and then we will have a rotating group of students from mercer that will be here on a constant basis."
General kubinec says the center will connect the air force base's software maintenance group with the computer engineering and science departments at mercer.
"if you give them a place that they really want to be and really think it's a happening place that's a win for him.
But it's also a win for downtown macon because you have approximately 50 software engineers, young people that are going to be down here adding to the vibe in downtown macon the software lab will be located at the corner of plum and martin luther king blvd.
On the ground floor of the lofts at capricorn.
In macon, amber lake 41 nbc news.
The lab should be open by january.
A woman from metro atlanta died saturday morning in a wreck on 1-16 in laurens county.
According to the georgia department of public safety, 49-year-old lourdes aguilar was a backseat passenger, traveling east in a 20-16 dodge dart, when it was hit from behind by a ford f-250.
Lourdes later died at the hospital.
The georgia state patrol is investigating the crash.
In warner robins, a man is in stable condition after two men shot him while in his car.
The shooting happened at 3 monday morning in the 200 block of ward street.
According to a warner robins police news release, the 25-year-old was dropping off a girl after smoking marijuna with her.
Police say two masked gunmen approached