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  1. When That's Where You Left Your Heart: Katrina, Ten Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Peach Pundit

    Times-Picayune and The Advocate have extensive coverage of what the past decade has meant for the region, and it's easy to find compelling first-person accounts from residents and those who acted behind the scenes . In the remarks that President Obama delivered yesterday in the Lower Ninth Ward, he stated, "What started out as a natural disaster became a man-made one-a failure of government to look out for its own citizens," and I don't entirely disagree.

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  2. GDOT To Host Public Input Meeting On Proposed GA-400 InterchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The project includes the construction of a new interchange at McGinnis Ferry Road, widening S.R. 400 and other improvements. The Georgia Department of Transportation and officials in nearby Forsyth County are developing a project to improve mobility on S.R. 400 at McGinnis Ferry Road.

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  3. Former Ethel Kight students in Troup County create memorial to teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    Members of the Ethel Kight Memorial Committee have ensured that the late educator's legacy will be remembered through a monument at the rebuilt elementary school named in her honor.

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  4. Critics blast plan to drop flow target in Chattahoochee RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Georgia environmental regulators voted Aug. 26 to abolish a minimum-flow requirement in the Chattahoochee River despite objections raised during a public-comment session the previous day. Georgia environmental regulators voted Aug. 26 to abolish a minimum-flow requirement in the Chattahoochee River despite objections raised during a public-comment session the previous day.

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  5. Civil rights hero had a rough welcome to legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Age

    Julian Bond, a charismatic figure of the 1960s civil rights movement, was a lightning rod for the anti-Vietnam War campaign and a lifelong champion of equal rights. Bond was one of the original leaders of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee while he was a student in Atlanta.

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  6. Richard Bammer: GOP brinksmanship: Whistling past the graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2013 | The Reporter

    In similar words, that is the theme of the Education Nation Summit, a three-day gathering, which ended Tuesday at the New York Public Library. The event, sponsored by NBC, drew more than 300 of our nation's top thought leaders in education, government, business, philanthropy and media.

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  7. Sinkhole forms at MLK and Hazel Street in MaconRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 13WMAZ.com

    Macon-Bibb Public Works and Georgia Department of Transportation crews are working overnight to repair a sinkhole on a Macon street. Lieutenant Sean DeFoe with the Bibb Sheriff's Office says the sinkhole was reported to authorities at about 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening.

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  8. Project will convert Hwy. 369-Ga. 400 crossing in north Forsyth into an exitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

    During a work session Tuesday, the Forsyth County commission voted 5-0 to use projected savings from the widening of corridor to pay for the design of an interchange at Browns Bridge Road . Earlier this year, the county went to market with the first $100 million of the bonds for the widening.

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  9. Residents ready for U.S. 129 widening in East HallRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Times

    Ronald and Margaret Gee of Talmo didn't hold back their opinions of the planned widening of U.S. 129/Athens Highway in East Hall County. "We have been waiting on this for years," Margaret Gee said, followed by a quick "I wish they'd start tomorrow" from husband Ronald.

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  10. Ask The Times: Multiple criteria determine traffic signal locationsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Times

    If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by readers and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

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  11. Nearly 200 patients qualify for medical marijuana registry in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Public health officials reported nearly 200 patients have now qualified for Georgia's new medical marijuana registry, with an uptick in the number of doctors now approved to recommend cannabis oil as a treatment. The updates given Wednesday to the state Commission on Medical Cannabis come as patients, families and doctors continue to grapple with issues about the oil and how it works, including how to dose it or how to buy or obtain it.

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  12. The WilliesA Time to Be BoldRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | American Reporter

    If 80,000 people show up for a march, and almost all the national press ignores it, did it really happen? In the case of the people who filled the streets of Raleigh, N.C., on Feb. 8 under the banner of the Forward Together Moral Movement, it did happen, and it looks like the start of a new wave of activism. Their agenda, according to the Rev.

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  13. GDOT wants to change lanes on Peachtree RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Drivers and bicyclists may soon have a safer ride along a stretch of Peachtree Road in Buckhead. The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning to redraw the lanes on Peachtree between Dearing and Pharr roads.

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  14. Georgia highway named for ARCADIS engineerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CE News

    State Route 306 in Forsyth County, Ga., a busy thoroughfare linking Alpharetta to Gainesville, was named Frank Danchetz Memorial Highway at a dedication ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 22, in Gainesville. Frank Danchetz, 66, was born in Hungary but spent the majority of his life in Georgia and near Forsyth County.

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  15. Health Inspections: How Did Douglas County Schools Score?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    State Rep. Wendell Willard (R-Sandy Springs) plans to introduce a bill making it a felony to sell or purchase tissue from an aborted fetus. You can search for part-time and full-time jobs in every category imaginable. You can post a job, too.

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  16. Frank Luntz Will Headline the #GAGOP Fall Banquet as the Georgia GOP Foundation Adds EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

    Now that former congressman Jack Kingston is at the helm , the Georgia Republican Party Foundation is wasting no time setting up a number of events designed to generate enthusiasm and attract sponsorship dollars. The foundation will sponsor a Legislative Cocktail Series which will provide an opportunity to support the party while interacting with someone in the GOP congressional delegation.

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  17. Nearly 200 Georgia patients qualify for medical marijuana registryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Public health officials reported nearly 200 patients have now qualified for Georgia's new medical marijuana registry, with an uptick in the number of doctors now approved to recommend cannabis oil as a treatment. The updates given Wednesday to the state Commission on Medical Cannabis come as patients, families and doctors continue to grapple with issues about the oil and how it works, including how to dose it or how to buy or obtain it.

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  18. A flea bite's disease sent this Thomasville girl to the hospital - " but it could've been her graveRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    The first Georgia patient ever diagnosed with the plague is recovering at home after a week in a Thomasville hospital. Hannah Lindquist, 18, probably was bitten by an infected flea while hiking with her family in Yosemite National Park in California, her father, Ben, told GHN on Wednesday.

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  19. How Did Dacula-Area Schools Rate with Health Inspectors?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The single biggest issue on most home sellers' minds when selling their home is how to achieve the highest sale price. State Rep. Wendell Willard plans to introduce a bill making it a felony to sell or purchase tissue from an aborted fetus.

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  20. How Did Paulding Schools Rate with Health Inspectors?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    State Rep. Wendell Willard (R-Sandy Springs) plans to introduce a bill making it a felony to sell or purchase tissue from an aborted fetus. You can search for part-time and full-time jobs in every category imaginable. You can post a job, too.

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