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The National Transportation Safety Board has made a recommendation that states lower thresholds for inebriated drivers from .08 to .05. This would follow the lead of more than 100 countries that have .05 or lower limits.
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Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is reminding Georgians to check their insurance policies for hurricane coverage as National Hurricane Preparedness Week approaches.
U.S. Rep. Tom Graves issued the following statement ahead of Memorial Day 2013: "The heroism of our service members plays a defining role in our history, especially through the last dozen years of war.
In a case that reads like it came straight out of a Hollywood crime drama, a woman said she and her vehicle were commandeered by law enforcement officers and forced to chase a prisoner escaping on foot who, when finally apprehended, was tossed in her back seat while she cowered behind the wheel.
Businesswoman Michele Nunn is actively preparing for a Senate campaign in Georgia and Democrats there expect an announcement early this summer, according to two sources with knowledge of the plans.
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host the exhibition "Deaccessioning Bernard Smol" May 25 to July 7 in the Martha Thompson Dinos Gallery.
Rep. Tom Graves , along with Reps. Kevin Yoder and Jared Polis , today announced continued and growing support for H.R. 1852, the Email Privacy Act.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says a $652 million plan to deepen the shipping channel to Savannah's seaport remains very much on President Barack Obama's radar.
Georgia State Troopers are preparing for patrols during the peak travel times this coming holiday weekend.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Department reminds drivers that the Click It or Ticket campaign began Monday and will continue through June 2. According to the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety , Click It Or Ticket is the most successful seat belt enforcement campaign ever, helping create a seat belt usage rate of around 90 percent.
Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to prevent the execution of their client, who they say is mentally disabled.
State Senator Ross Tolleson received the highest rating of an A+ given on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Legislative Scorecard.
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WHEREAS, it is expected that the judicial branch of government will resolve legal disputes by review of the American body oflaw, to include the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Georgia, federal, state and local law; and WHEREAS, Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan have opined that foreign ... (more)
WHEREAS, the Georgia Constitution states in Section 1, Paragraph 1. Life, liberty, and property.
Sheriff's officials say a couple has been arrested after a 4-month-old girl in their care was found unresponsive.