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54 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia exchange subsidies in jeopardy after court ruling

But if a D.C. federal court ruling announced Tuesday on exchange subsidies is ultimately upheld, that Georgia number could precipitously shrink.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Virginia, Virginia Government

5 hrs ago | United Methodist Church

Re-evaluating John Wesley's time in Georgia

John Wesley's time in the colony of Georgia wasn't quite the failure that some scholars of early Methodism believe.

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Related Topix: Point Loma Nazarene University, Fuller Theological Seminary

9 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

9 hrs ago | Washington Times

Georgia man pleads guilty to faking allergy tests

The owner of a laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of patients' blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Miss Georgia visits Phoebe NICU

The national platform for the Miss America organization is the Children's Miracle Network.

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16 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Georgia football player facing assault charge

University of Georgia Police Chief Jimmy Williamson said defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested early Tuesday after a confrontation at McWhorter Hall on the campus.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia

20 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

20 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East

22 hrs ago | ABC News

Georgia Republicans Look to Settle Their Feud

Either Rep. Jack Kingston or former Dollar General CEO David Perdue will become the GOP candidate for the state's open Senate seat, to be vacated by retiring GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss, kicking off what's expected to be one of the most hotly contested elections in the country.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Georgia Attorney General Wants Same-Sex Marriage Suit Thrown Out

The Attorney of General of Georgia is asking that the judge hearing a controversial lawsuit hoping to overturn Georgia's same-sex marriage ban throw the case out.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Snellville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Joystick Gamebar crew to open Georgia Beer Garden

Joystick Gamebar owners Johnny Martinez and Brandon Ley are planning to open a beer garden in the former Edgewood Animal Clinic space at 420 Edgewood Ave. Owners said in a statement the Georgia Beer Garden will be a "Southern take on a classic biergarten."

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Ethics memo scandal doesn't make cut for Georgia Senate newsletters?

There were many news stories throughout Georgia last week. But it's safe to say that no headlines were more prominent than the ones about a 2012 memo from Georgia's top ethics official Holly LaBerge that accused the governor's office of pressuring her to settle ethics complaints related to his 2010 gubernatorial campaign.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA

Union-Recorder

Freshmen enter Georgia College in large numbers

As students gathered on the campus of Georgia College for the last freshmen orientation of the summer, little did they know that they were making university history.

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Deming Headlight

200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon Saturday.

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The Macon Telegraph

Pregnant woman struck and killed by car

The Times reports that the woman was struck by a vehicle around 9:30 p.m. Sunday as she tried to cross the southbound lanes of Georgia 365 near Mud Creek Road in northeastern Hall County.

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Business Journal

Georgia home on CNN list "10 Mansions Under $1 million"

Augusta mansion built in 1830s is listed for sale at $895,000. The home's owner says it would cost $3 million to build today.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

The Macon Telegraph

Corrections workers meet in Savannah for training

The Southern States Correctional Association is hosting a summer training conference in Savannah through Wednesday and is expected to draw more than 600 visitors from across the country.

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SavannahNow

Voters to decide Georgia primary runoffs Tuesday

Following nine weeks of frantic campaigning since the May primaries, Georgia voters will decide a number of runoffs on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chatham County, GA, Education Etc.

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Foy family brings railroad trams to Bulloch County

In the 1880s, family-run logging businesses all throughout Bulloch County used "trams" - essentially, large flatbed vehicles - to transport the fallen logs out the woods.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Portal, GA, Rocky Ford, GA, Screven County, GA, Sylvania, GA

MLive.com

Faster Horses Festival draws 25,000 to MIS, fan feedback mostly positive

Live Nation, the promotional company, estimates a crowd of approximately 25,000 people at Michigan International Speedway - ticket sales were not yet final as of Sunday evening, July 20 - for the three-day country music and camping festival, which is up 20 percent from 2013, when it drew 20,000 .

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Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, Entertainment

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