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3 hrs ago | Southeast Georgia Today

How's Obamacare Doing in Georgia

April 20-- With the end of the 2014 open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens today released data which represents the number of Georgians who sought health insurance coverage through the Federal Healthcare Marketplace.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Health Insurance, Health

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Times-Herald

Cagle: Georgia could become 'Silicon Valley of the South'

Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was the guest speaker at the Newnan Rotary Club luncheon on Friday, and he shared his optimistic views on the future of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls try to separate themselves

Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.

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

The Macon Telegraph

Police probe drowning death in Lake Lanier

Gainesville police Cpl. Kevin Holbrook said emergency crews were called to the docks at the Chattahoochee Country Club shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday.

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The Heard Citizen

Paul Mixon named as Finalist for 2015 Georgia Teacher of the Year

The 10 finalists were chosen from a pool of 156 applicants who were selected as the Teacher of the Year in their representative school districts.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Cross Roads News

Fun in the mud at Georgia ...

Activies at the Georgia State Park run the gamut from wild cave and swamp tours, to train rides and new moon kayak tours.

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Related Topix: Rising Fawn, GA, Americus, GA, Cordele, GA, Blackshear, GA, Plains, GA

Free Republic

Tea Party, Teachers Unite vs. Georgia’s GOP Gov. Nathan “Real” Deal

In today's brave new world, teacher responsibilities seemingly grow by the hour.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Georgia murder suspect captured at apartment complex in Hoover's Ross Bridge

A man wanted in a Georgia shooting that killed a man and seriously injured a woman earlier this week was captured Friday morning at Ross Bridge in Hoover.

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Related Topix: Union City, GA, Fulton County, GA

Herald Star Online

Mary Georgia Keppen

She was born September 29, 1930, in Hollidays Cove, WV, a daughter of the late Nick and Lady Grace Komestakes.

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The Times-Herald

Health Navigators ended after bill pushed through Georgia General Assembly

Health Navigators is designed to help consumers, small business owners and employees navigate the ACA, according to the UGA Health Navigators' website.

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Related Topix: The Navigators, Pop/Rock, Georgia Government, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, University of Georgia, US Governors

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconeee woman learns pet dog killed with rat poison

An Oconee County woman received the results Thursday she had expected: the death of her pet dog was due to poisoning.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia

The Times-Herald

Newnan celebrates Georgia Cities Week

Carol Duffey, participate in Newnan's People, Place, Purpose open house at the Newnan Carnegie Library on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA

13WMAZ.com

Wreck snarls I-75 I-16 split

The wreck happened around 9 a.m. on I-75 south, between the Pierce Avenue exit and the split.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Concert to benefit Middle Georgia Community Food Bank

The Savannah Alday Band will be one of four bands performing Friday at Big Daddy’s House of Pool.

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Related Topix: Eatonton, GA

GPB.org

Georgia's New Teacher Evaluation System Seen As 'Sea Change'

Education will continue to be on the front lines this fall in Georgia. And not only because it's at the center of the gubernatorial race.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education Etc., Atlanta, GA

News 4 Jax

Acting Cumberland Island chief to stay permanently

Gary Ingram has been filling in as the Park Service's top official for the Cumberland Island National Seashore since January, following the retirement of former superintendent Fred Boyles.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

MyFoxAtlanta

Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent

The government's latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop in illnesses from salmonella.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Atlanta, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Maxwell facing challenge from Bond for Georgia House seat

A veteran lawmaker is facing a determined but underfunded challenger for Paulding's District 17 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Dallas, GA

Easley Progress

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Georgia

A Pickens County man wanted in connection with two attempted murders is behind bars after being arrested around 1 p.m. Tuesday by U.S. Marshals in Chamblee, Ga., a small town close to Atlanta.

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Chattanoogan.com

Nine Georgia Northwestern Students To Compete In National Phi Beta Lambda Competition

Nine Georgia Northwestern Technical College students will be competing on the national stage in June after a huge showing at the statewide Phi Beta Lambda competition in Atlanta, Georgia's Westin Atlanta North last week.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Dalton State College, Bill Haslam, US Governors

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