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GA-Sen: Michelle Nunn (D) Slams Perdue (R) For Profiting As Workers Lost Jobs In New Ad

Former charity executive Michelle Nunn's campaign is out with a hard-hitting ad featuring former textile workers who lost their jobs after businessman David Perdue took over their company.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, US Governors

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Emergency radio range expands across Middle Georgia

It’s a cumbersome acronym for a smoother way to communicate: The Central Georgia Interoperable Regional Radio System covers Macon-Bibb, Monroe and now Peach counties, putting emergency services in those places on the same radio network.

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Related Topix: Monroe, GA, Walton County, GA, Peach County, GA, Monroe County, GA, Bibb County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Peake: Georgia needs workable medical cannabis legislation

As the clock approached midnight on March 20, the final night of the 2014 Georgia legislative session, it became apparent that a final vote to send a medical cannabis oil bill to the governor's desk for his signature was not going to happen.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, Opinion

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Country Stars Rock Out on New Motley Crue Tribute Album, "Nashville Outlaws"

Florida Georgia Line , Darius Rucker , Brantley Gilbert and several other country stars salute heavy metal legends Motley Crue on the new tribute album, Nashville Outlaws .

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Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Country

13WMAZ.com

46 Georgia State Patrol cadets graduate from Forsyth training center

Officials say the new cadets graduated Friday at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth and will report to their posts Sept.

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

Athens Banner-Herald

Teacher activist group sees flaws in Georgia health plan

Last week, when upcoming changes in the state employee and teacher health plan were announced, they drew a generally positive response.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

State of Georgia

Reporters crowded around the Georgia Supreme Court Decision in March 1947

In the summer of 1946, Eugene Talmadge claimed the Democratic primary thus ensuring the title of governor because the Republican Party didn't have a nominee.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bryan County News

Shots fired in marsh buffer battle

Why is Director Judson Turner of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division blatantly defying the Georgia Court of Appeals and urging others to follow his lead? On August 12, 2014 Mr. Turner fired off a memorandum to Local Issuing Authorities and Interested Parties across the state, not only stating that EPD will not be following the recent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Here's the East Point police chief's resignation letter

Earlier today, news broke that East Point Police Chief Woodrow Blue had resigned after two years of serving as the south Fulton city's top cop.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sam Wellborn: Georgia needs to raise its gasoline tax

Georgia’s gasoline tax needs to be higher, state DOT board member Sam Wellborn told a state legislative committee today.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

MDJonline.com

Coastal Georgia man sentenced in fatal assault on wife

A coastal Georgia man convicted of beating his wife to death has been sentenced to life plus 20 years in prison.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Georgia judge says 'vile' child molester has 'special place in hell'

A Bibb County Superior Court judge said there is "a special place in hell" for people like 29-year-old Amanda Arellano, who recently pleaded guilty to helping her boyfriend rape and molest Arellano's two young daughters, ages 6 and 8 at the time of the abuse.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Georgia judge says 'vile' child molester has 'special place in hell'

A Bibb County Superior Court judge said there is "a special place in hell" for people like 29-year-old Amanda Arellano, who recently pleaded guilty to helping her boyfriend rape and molest Arellano's two young daughters, ages 6 and 8 at the time of the abuse.

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The Macon Telegraph

Paddling trip to highlight Georgia rivers, streams

The leisurely 6.3-mile trip is the latest in a series of "Hidden Gems" paddling events organized by the Georgia River Network to highlight Georgia rivers and streams.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia

The Times

Sinkholes have Georgia's attention

Georgia sinkholes may not spread to house-swallowing size - like ones that have opened up in Florida in recent years - but the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't just dismiss them as random acts of nature.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Hart County, GA, Hartwell, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Times

Families learn about the history of Georgia railroads

Guests could participate in train art, making a miniature replica train, practicing signaling with railroad lanterns and more.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Body of Georgia man found in Yellowstone River

Authorities in northeast Georgia say a man is facing criminal charges after his gun accidentally discharged and fatally wounded a Texas woman.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks, Cobb County, GA

SavannahNow

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Torres-Capeles will be responsible for the overall management, operation, strategic planning and leadership for the day-to-day functions and services of the division.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Kent State University, Skidaway Island, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

New head of Georgia recruiters group stresses training, networking

The better industry recruiters are at their jobs, the more jobs there will be for the rest of us, according to the new head of a state recruiters association.

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The Macon Telegraph

Got $1M to run for Congress? Barrow rival is close

Fundraising records filed in Allen's campaign to oust Democratic Rep. John Barrow show the GOP challenger has spent $949,961 of his own money running for Congress, from his first unsuccessful campaign in 2012 to his Republican primary victory in May. Allen owns a construction company that builds schools, hospitals and office buildings.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, John Barrow, Democrat, US News

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