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5 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Former President George H.W. Bush made it official Monday, endorsing Republican businessman David Perdue over the CEO of a nonprofit he founded, Democrat Michelle Nunn, in Georgia's closely watched Senate race. Bush praised Perdue's success in the private sector, adding Perdue "will be an independent voice for Georgia while working for positive solutions to our toughest challenges."
3 hrs ago | CNET News.com
Shoes that look like a classic car? Georgia Tech industrial design students fashion a pair of high-tech shoes for their peer, Miss Georgia, inspired by the school's Ford mascot. 3D-printed shoes have, until now, mostly been the stuff of art exhibits and fashion shows presaging a world in which we all look like we're wearing alien life forms .
7 hrs ago | The Raw Story
A 16-year-old mother reportedly took her baby along when she shot and killed a man who was trying to sell a Playstation 4 video game on Craigslist. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that 28-year-old Daniel John Zeitz had met with the 16-year-old girl and 20-year-old Nathaniel Vivian on Friday night after listing his video game on Craigslist.
10 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development , announced that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready. The state's Camera Ready Community Program is the first of its kind in the nation, making Georgia the leader in offering a community-based production assistance program.
12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A new study suggests the growing share of income paid to the rich could raise the costs of a Republican proposal to replace Georgia's income tax with an expanded sales tax. The new study by S&P shows that income gains to the top 1 percent of earners come at a larger cost to the rest of earners.
Georgia's top elections official gave a nonprofit group that has registered more than 85,000 minority voters until tomorrow to produce every record it has, in what critics say is an effort to suppress minority voting in November's tight race for the U.S. Senate. Secretary of State Brian Kemp, a Republican, is accusing the New Georgia Project of fraud in its drive to reach the more than 800,000 minority Georgians not on the rolls.
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On September 14, HGTV will air the next installment of its new Lakefront Bargain Hunt series, and Ed Okenica with RE/MAX Agents Realty, Lake Oconee's real estate expert, will be showing three different homes to a young couple looking for their perfect lakefront property. Full-time REALTORSA Ed and his wife Pat have been "Lake Dwellers" for 25 years, living and loving life on Lake Oconee, home of renowned golf course communities, Reynolds Plantation, The Landing, Cuscowilla, Harbor Club & The Ritz Carlton Lodge.
Perdue "holds a small lead, at 45 percent, compared with 41 percent for ... Nunn and 6 percent for Libertarian Amanda Swafford, including leaners," reported the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which commissioned the poll. "Perdue's advantage is at the edge of the poll's 4-percentage-point margin of error."
A straight and orderly line of students made their way down the cinderblock hall at Windsor Forest Elementary Thursday, quietly took their seats in their fourth-grade classroom and immediately turned their attention to teacher Jessica Roberts. In just more than a decade academic ideals have become harder and harder to come by in Georgia's public schools.
The United States Attorney's Office has sentenced a man to 11 years for prostituiting a teen in several states, prosecutors said. The United States Attorney's Office has sentenced a man to 11 years for prostituiting a teen in several states, prosecutors said.
Ocilla Rep. Jay Roberts and Dalton Sen. Charlie Bethel will be serving as co-chairs of a new legislative committee to study high school athletics. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston recently announced the appointments.
Former President Bill Clinton on Friday offered an optimistic appraisal of Democrats' midterm chances, saying he thought his party has a better-than-even shot at retaining control of the Senate. Democrats, he said on PBS's "NewsHour," "will "do better than people think."
Voting fraud doesn't exist, according to the Democrats, who fight tooth and nail against measures intended to make it difficult to accomplish. But that hasn't stopped the Secretary of State's office in Georgia from launching a major fraud investigation that targets a group closely tied to the campaign of the Democrat nominee for Senate there.
The unwavering principles that made him a lightning rod for criticism in today's era of moral elasticity also earned him respect from millions of devoted customers and created a fast-food empire beyond the Depression-era child's wildest dreams. The big-hearted billionaire stood out among business titans in that he never strayed from the Christian values and work ethic that took him from a single diner in an Atlanta suburb to more than 1,800 locations in 39 states.
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Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:58 pm
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