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  1. State DOT suspends some work for tax-free shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Times

    The Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended lane closures near shopping malls to accommodate back-to-school shopping traffic this weekend.

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  2. Georgia committee begins examination of Common CoreRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The controversial Common Core multi-state education standards and federal funding came under the microscope this week as part of the job of a temporary state legislative committee looking at Washington's role in public education.

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  3. Beaulieu expects 2,000 employees to be affected by week-long shutdownRead the original story

    Wednesday | Dalton Daily Citizen

    About 2,000 employees of Beaulieu of America in Georgia and Alabama will be affected by the company's plans to conduct an inventory of its buildings and facilities next week.

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  4. Richard Bammer: GOP brinksmanship: Whistling past the graveyardRead the original story

    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.

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    7 hrs ago | Bryan County News

    Motorists heading out to the mall for back to school shopping during the Sakes Tax Holiday can better enjoy their travels through major shopping districts, The Georgia Department of Transportation announced that construction related lane closures on all interstates and major state highways within 5 mile of shopping malls or major shopping districts ... (more)

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  6. Georgia's tax-free holiday weekend begins FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

    "Reducing the tax burden on hard-working families has always been a top priority of mine," said Deal.

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  7. If At First You Don't Succeed, Try, Try Again: Illinois General ...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In 2011, Illinois became one of the first states to follow New York's lead by enacting "click-through nexus" legislation.

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  8. Tips to help shoppers make the most of Georgia's tax free holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The following items will be exempt during the sales tax holiday: a Clothing and footwear with a sales price of $100 or less per item.

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  9. The Editor's Desk: Highway Trust Fund debacle shows depth of congressional dysfunctionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    As this installment of The Editor's Desk is being written, it's not clear which of two stopgap measures, or what combination of those measures, for funding a huge portion of the nation's road, bridge and mass transit projects might emerge from Congress as the nation's Highway Trust Fund teeters on the edge of insolvency.

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  10. Spring Street viaduct to close in September, prepare for chaosRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The Spring Street viaduct that spans the Gulch, that vast railyard and parking lot near Philips Arena, is in terrible shape.

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  11. Eight Georgia Congressman Vote to Sue ObamaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

    Congs. Kingston, Westmoreland, Price, Woodall, Scott, Collins, Gingrey and Graves all voted for H. Res 676.

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  12. Raffle started for Veterans SaluteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee are selling raffle tickets for a 50/50 drawing Nov. 1 during the second annual Veterans Salute Day at Bryant Commons.

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  13. Sales tax holiday offers chance to saveRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily World

    Thousands of shoppers statewide will be headed to stores Friday and Saturday to take advantage of a state sales tax holiday that, in effect, cuts many prices 4 percent.

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  14. Disabled teen uses wakeboarding for therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | MyFoxAtlanta

    It's the final week at Youth Water Sports Camp in Cartersville and one out-of-town camper is making quite a splash! Crilly tells FOX 5 he doesn't let his disabilities define him.

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  15. Apps to help remind parents of "Precious Cargo" in the vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    It can happen anywhere. The grocery store, the post office, even at work, forgetful parents can leave their children in the car.

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  16. Man serving life sentence for murder seeks new trialRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Http

    Six years into his sentence of life plus 15 years for a 2007 murder, Darian Bryant was back in Jones County Superior Court last week seeking a new trial.

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  17. New apps aim to prevent child deaths in hot carsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS News

    Thursday is National Heatstroke Prevention Day, which raises awareness about the estimated 40 child deaths each year in hot cars.

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  18. Ga. back-to-school tax holiday to startRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    The Georgia Retail Association is reminding residents that the state's tax holiday is quickly approaching and the Georgia Department of Transportation is planning to suspend construction within five miles of shopping centers or major shopping districts to accommodate shoppers.

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  19. Spanish Language Radio Ad Targets David PerdueRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

    A progressive group has launched a negative radio ad campaign against Republican Senate candidate David Perdue.

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  20. Georgia officials warn parents to beware car-related heatstorkesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The dangers for children being seriously injured or even dying from being left alone inside a hot car rise substantially with summer's heat.

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