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1 min ago | WALB-TV Albany

Trial in salmonella outbreak could exceed 2 months

The officers and deputies were taught how to safely train their departments officers in the safe and effective use of Tasers.

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1 min ago | WALB-TV Albany

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The food bank is holding it's "Teachers Harvest" kick off event until 4 p.m. Thursday, which provides school supplies like pencils and notebook paper to teachers for free.

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3 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

GDOT wants to hear from you.

Do you love your commute? Is it traffic free? Or do you contemplate keying another person's car each morning you start the daily grind? GDOT would like to hear from you.

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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

EPA community and faith

Atlanta, GA -- Atlanta was one of only four locations across the U.S. for a press conference to support the United States Environmental Protection Agency hearings on the proposed cutting carbon pollution regulations within the Clean Power Plan.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia

11 hrs ago | Free Republic

Mayor Reed supports unaccompanied, illegal immigrant kids in Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says there should be no debate - unaccompanied, undocumented immigrant children who cross the border into the U.S. should have a home in the city of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Family, Kids, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Georgia

Tue Jul 29, 2014

SavannahNow

Supporters, critics air views during hearing on carbon proposal

Rep. Chuck Martin, R-Alpharetta, left, listens as Rep. Mike Dudgeon, R-Johns Creek, tells a tea party crowd why he opposes a proposed federal rule on carbon emissions.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Johns Creek, GA, Downtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

The Hill

Lobbying world

The Network Branded Prepaid Card Association has named Doug Bower as executive director and president, effective Aug. 5. He comes from BlueYield, an auto lending exchange, where he served as the executive vice president of business development.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Georgia, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mike Rogers

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Great Blue Hope: Michelle Nunn Tries The Improbable In Ga.

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn greets campaign volunteers at South DeKalb Community Achievement Center in Decatur, Ga., on May 13. The U.S. Senate race in Georgia is one of the most closely watched in the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Barack Obama

Examiner.com

Sales tax holiday in Georgia this weekend: Back to school savings for 2014

Are you ready for some tax saving news ? According to a report by the AJC and Access Atlanta on July 29, Georgia 's sales tax holiday starts on August 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Computers, Life, Holidays, Black Friday

Institute for Southern Studies

A bridge in Georgia

In Georgia, Michelle Nunn is running for her father Sam's old U.S. Senate seat while state Senator Jason Carter, Jimmy's grandson, is running for governor.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Celebrities, Jason Carter, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

WWTC-AM Eagan

Congressmen Condemning Obama For Bergdahl Swap

Congressmen from both sides of the aisle are condemning President Obama for the prisoner swap that freed Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Barrow, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, Georgia, Representative E. Scott Rigell

Slate

What's the Real Consultant Scandal in Georgia?

One day after it was leaked, the story about Michelle Nunn's December 2013 campaign memo has been simplified.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Non-Profit, Life, Charity

Peach Pundit

Rep. Lynne Riley: EPA's Proposed Carbon Regulations Will Harm Georgia's Economy.

A guest post from Rep. Lynne Riley regarding the proposed new EPA regulations on carbon emissions.

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Sunherald.com

Ga. health officials seek public input on spending

The Georgia Department of Public Health and its Board of Public Health plan to hold a public budget hearing at 1 p.m. on Aug. 12 in an effort to gather public comments and strengthen community involvement.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Trail 37: Sipping wine at Still Pond and Horse Creek

Along Georgia Grown Trail 37, you'll find a mix of businesses both old and new, from family farms that have been running for more than a century to businesses that have been running for a decade or two.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Georgia

Washington Examiner

How to run for Senate, according to Michelle Nunn's campaign

A lot of thought and planning goes into running for Senate , but those machinations often occur fully behind the scenes -- and far from American voters.

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Related Topix: Georgia, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

First Presbyterian to offer after-school classes to adults, students

Beginning this fall, First Presbyterian Day School will offer after-school learning opportunities for students and adults.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Georgia

PennLive.com

Pennsylvania designates specialty license plate for Appalachian Trail Conservancy

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is the latest organization to gain a specialty license plate through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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The Times-Herald

60 Seconds with Russ Lowery

We are your local family restaurant that has a very unique atmosphere unlike other restaurants you may find in the Coweta area.

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The Times

Your tax Q&A: Officials answer questions about appeals

Several Hall County residents who are appealing the reassessments of their lakefront home values have raised questions about that process.

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