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March 07, 2018 - 8:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside Atlanta as the demand for data storage continues to increase. Gov. Nathan Deal made the announcement at a news conference Wednesday, a week after Georgia lawmakers made national news for...
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March 07, 2018 - 8:19 pm
Federal prosecutors say the gang has spread through Georgia's jail and prisons and beyond since it originated in the Cobb County jail, just outside Atlanta, in 2000. “The Ghostface Gangsters gang is very violent and their members will not hesitate to shoot at anyone,” Pak said in a news release. “...
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March 07, 2018 - 7:54 pm
Qualifying for the Georgia Governor’s race and other statewide races began earlier this week. Democratic Candidate Stacey Abrams stood tall as she filled out the paperwork to put her name on the ballot. If Abrams, a former House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State...
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February 28, 2018 - 3:43 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a locked classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and apparently fired a single shot from a handgun, authorities said. No students were in the classroom at the time, and the only injury reported was a student who hurt...
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February 27, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Georgia’s Republican senators want Atlanta voting polls to close an hour earlier. The Senate voted along party lines, 35-19, Monday for a bill establishing a statewide 7 p.m. poll-closing time. Atlanta polls currently close at 8 p.m., an hour later than the rest of Georgia. The measure, which goes...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Hundreds of anti-gun protesters have descended on the Georgia Capitol, fighting through drizzling rain to lobby the legislature for stricter gun laws. Led by the advocacy group, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, the gathering was joined Wednesday by several Democratic...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A proposal that would allow religious adoption agencies in Georgia to refuse to work with same-sex couples has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee. The contentious “religious liberties” bill passed the committee Tuesday by a vote of 5-2 and could soon face a vote before the full...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:46 pm
Richey traveled to Camilla with a group of attorneys to support the African American Mayor and call for the end to discriminatory practices.
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