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  1. Political parties pour cash into early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    President Obama was one of the nation's early voters, casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, the first day allowed in Illinois. For candidates in tight races and the parties that fund expensive get-out-the-vote efforts, Election Day has turned into Election Month: By Monday, voters in 34 states and the District of Columbia were able to cast ballots in person.

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  2. Gov. Deal assembles state Ebola assessment teamRead the original story

    13 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    "Rest assured, Georgia is taking the threat of the Ebola virus seriously," Deal said in a Sunday statement. "By combining the expertise of the health and research communities with our state agencies, Georgia will be uniquely positioned to combat the risks of Ebola should the need arise."

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  3. Want to learn to fly drones? Clarke County Career Academy soon will have a class for thatRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Other students might learn how to track down cybercriminals, fix robots, or perhaps even learn to remodel a kitchen using a computer. The drone piloting program, along with many others, is a new course to be offered by the Clarke County Career Academy.

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  4. Hall County fighting closing of Tumbling Circle railroad crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Times

    The Hall County Board of Commissioners is prepared to give final approval Thursday to changes to the business license code. Those changes would include reducing the grace period for late payments and requiring businesses to have a license before opening their doors.

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  5. Political parties pour cash into early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    President Obama was one of the nation's early voters, casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, the first day allowed in Illinois. For candidates in tight races and the parties that fund expensive get-out-the-vote efforts, Election Day has turned into Election Month: By Monday, voters in 34 states and the District of Columbia were able to cast ballots in person.

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  6. Jeremy Foley Will Continue To Evaluate Will Muschamp As Season Plays OutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gamedayr.com

    Florida fans want a change, but they're not going to get it right now, no matter how loud they campaign for Will Muschamp to be kicked to the curb. On Monday, athletic director Jeremy Foley provided a statement on the Gators coaching staff as it prepares for the annual rivalry game against Georgia.

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  7. Tuesday, October 28Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    1886 - The Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, is dedicated in New York Harbor by U.S. President Grover Cleveland. 1919 - Congress enacts the Volstead Act, which provides for enforcement of Prohibition, the ban on alcoholic beverages, over U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's veto.

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  8. Georgia Gov. Deal names members of Ebola response teamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal formed a 13-member group called the Georgia Ebola Response Team in an effort to stop any outbreaks in Georgia. "Those that have been chosen to serve on the panel are leaders in their respective fields, and I'm confident that their combined talents and experience will allow them to effectively examine state preparedness and provide all necessary recommendations," Deal said.

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  9. Vidalia onion start date case appeal set for argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Packer

    The Georgia agriculture department and Bland Farms LLC are set to argue a case regarding the start date for Vidalia onions before the Georgia Court of Appeals in January. A Jan. 14 hearing before three of the court's 12 judges is on the calendar on the court's website as a "tentative" date for the hearing.

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  10. Deal assembles Ebola squad to create plan for potential outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Gov. Nathan Deal, minutes after throwing the state's top public health official under the bus during the Atlanta Press Club debate for telling him that water kills Ebola, named her to lead the Ebola Response Team. Right before last night's Atlanta Press Club gubernatorial debate kicked off , Gov. Nathan Deal issued an executive order that formed a group to make suggestions on how to improve the state's procedures in case of an Ebola outbreak in Georgia.

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  11. How big data saved the Democrats: What U.S. elections are teaching Canadian politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    Laura Quinn Co-founder of Catalist, the Washington DC-based voter-data clearinghouse used by Democratic campaigns. for big data series The federal election scheduled for October 2015 promises to be the "Big Data Election," when the ability to use sophisticated analysis of electronic records to identify supporters and get them to the ballot box could prove decisive.

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  12. State Sen. Buddy Carter On Constitutional Amendments and the Ballot MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

    Georgians will not just be voting for political candidates this November. In fact, the people of Georgia will also have a say in three significant questions on the ballot.

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  13. 3rd Ebola patient released from EmoryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    The third patient to be brought to Emory University Hospital for treatment for Ebola has been released, according to a news release from 3rd Ebola patient released from Emory ATLANTA -- The third patient to be brought to Emory University Hospital for treatment for Ebola has been released, according to a news release from Check out this story on KHOU.com: ATLANTA -- The third patient to be brought to Emory University Hospital for treatment for Ebola has been released, according to a news release from the hospital. The patient, the fourth American brought to the United States with the disease, arrived at Dobbins Reserve Base in Marietta on Sept.

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  14. Work begins on Windy Hill improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The event marked the official start of 2 1/2 years of work that will expand a nearly two-mile stretch of Windy Hill from U.S. 41 to Powers Ferry Road to accommodate six lanes of traffic. The project, to be completed in 2017, also will include a diverging-diamond interchange over Interstate 75, new medians and pedestrian improvements.

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  15. MRO News-Oct. 20, 2014Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Air Transport World

    FL Technics will exclusively represent Dedienne Aerospace, which makes Ground Support Equipment and Maintenance Tooling in Russia, the CIS, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Lithuania. Delta TechOps continues to invest in landing-gear overhaul and is exploring the expansion of its landing-gear portfolio to include additional aircraft types in 2015.

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  16. Gov. Deal details Ebola Response TeamRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Gov. Nathan Deal has assembled an Ebola Response Team to prepare the state for any occurrences of the virus. Deal says the group of 13 will meet for the first time this week but didn't have details on Monday afternoon.

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  17. Gov. Deal signs executive order to establish Ebola response teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | WTVM

    Michael Gregory Hubbard, a representative from the 79th District in the Alabama House of Representatives, Speaker of the House, and former Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, has been arrested for felony ethics law violations. Hubbard, 52, of Auburn, surrendered Monday afternoon on Oct. 20 to special agents of the Attorney General's Office at the Lee County Jail.

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  18. Richard Bammer: GOP brinksmanship: Whistling past the graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2013 | The Reporter

    In similar words, that is the theme of the Education Nation Summit, a three-day gathering, which ended Tuesday at the New York Public Library. The event, sponsored by NBC, drew more than 300 of our nation's top thought leaders in education, government, business, philanthropy and media.

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    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    A national location marketing firm has ranked Louisiana as having the nation's 10th-best business climate and tied for the second best state economic development agency. The Development Counsellors International report polled 356 corporate executives and site-selection consultants.

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  20. Rand Paul heading to Iowa Wednesday to boost GOP candidatesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, is headed back to Iowa Wednesday to give a boost to GOP congressional candidates in the Hawkeye State. Mr. Paul, a likely GOP presidential contender in 2016, is scheduled to attend rallies for state Sen. Joni Ernst, who is running against Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley for the seat of retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin, as well as GOP candidates for the U.S. House and the Iowa House of Representatives.

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