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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Georgia

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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Related Topix: Georgia, Dining

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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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

New law allows unpaid court fines to come out of tax refunds

Come 2015, Georgians who owe fines to any state or local court system may find a chunk taken out of their Georgia income tax returns.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax, Bibb County, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Where are the immigrant children?

A very controversial story that's getting a lot attention on social media, more than 1,000 children crossing the Mexico border are now staying with sponsored families in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, US Governors, Nikki Haley

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia officials say they're working hard on Medicaid backlog

The Department of Community Health has made decisions on eligibility for up to 70 percent of the 88,854 "account transfers" from Georgia's insurance exchange, the agency said last week.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid, Georgia

Northern Michigan News

GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia

Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's general election Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and questioning her resume as a non-profit executive - the very experience that anchors her appeal as a moderate who gets things done without partisan wrangling.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Barack Obama

World Magazine

To become a 'perfect dunghill,' embrace Calvinism?

The late historian William Estep wrote in the Texas Baptist Standard that if the Southern Baptist Convention went Calvinist on evangelism, it would become a "perfect dunghill."

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Related Topix: Texas, Georgia

LaGrange Daily News

Airport runway extension finally moving forward11:46 am

During Monday's meeting of the Airport Advisory Board - its first since the airport came under the arm of the county - Reg Weaver, consultant with WK Dickson & Co., said the airport has received a "tentative allocation" of funds from the Georgia Department of Transportation for the cost of easements and design of the runway extension.

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Related Topix: Georgia, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

13WMAZ.com

Doctor wants AIDS lessons back in Bibb schools

A doctor at Mercer University's School of Medicine says he wasn't allowed to speak at Bibb County Schools about HIV and AIDS because his presentations were too graphic.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Mercer University, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Georgia

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times

Rogers named co-chairman of Georgia House committee

State Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville, has been named co-chairman of the Georgia House of Representatives' Role of Federal Government in Education Study Committee.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Georgia’s Democrats to hold convention in Dublin

The Democratic Party of Georgia is hosting its quadrennial state convention Aug. 9 in Dublin at the DuBose Porter Regional Business and Industry Center.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Dublin, GA, Laurens County, GA, Bibb County, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Work continues as milestone is reached on GA 17 widening

Work is continuing on two Georgia Highway 17 widening projects in Stephens and Franklin counties, with very visible progress taking place just outside Martin near the Line community.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, GA, Stephens County, GA, Martin, GA, Georgia, Hartwell, GA, Hart County, GA

WTVC

Ethics complaint filed over New York fundraiser

A former state lawmaker says a New York City event billed as a fundraiser for Georgia's Democratic Party was unethical and illegal.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Georgia, Celebrities, Jason Carter, Pop/Rock, R.E.M., US Governors

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