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ASSOCIATED PRESS/Tracey Brown
April 24, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed. Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., 66, has a long career as a top HIV researcher, but he had no experience...
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Amanda Cooper
April 24, 2018 - 4:55 pm
Former Mayor Kasim Reed is under fire again. This time he is being investigated for giving away over half a million dollars end of the year bonuses and contest give-a-ways at the annual employee Christmas party. FOX 5 reported that the bonuses ranged from $5,000 to 15,000 dollars per employee and...
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Amanda Cooper
April 24, 2018 - 10:46 am
Neo-Nazis exercised their first and second amendment rights in Greenville Street Park in Newnan Georgia. Video of Neo Nazi Rally in Newnan Georgia Members of the National Socialist Movement, a white nationalist organization that has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center,...
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Amanda Cooper
April 20, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Thousands of students from all over the country staged a national school walkout today on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. In Atlanta, roughly 100 students skipped school and gathered on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in protest for “congressional, state, and local...
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Amanda Cooper
April 19, 2018 - 4:57 pm
As we see a rise of protest movements and rallies surging all over the country, there is no better time to vote then now. In Georgia, the general primary and nonpartisan general election is May 22nd and will include key Republican and Democratic races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Congress,...
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April 18, 2018 - 5:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A man set for execution next month should be resentenced because he wouldn’t get the death penalty if he were sentenced today, his lawyers argued in a court filing Wednesday. Robert Earl Butts Jr., 40, is scheduled to die on May 3 at the state prison in Jackson. Butts and 41-year-old...
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Amanda Cooper
April 17, 2018 - 8:15 pm
The national flag is at half-staff as the nation mourns the loss of Former First Lady Barbara Bush. She passed away today surrounded by close family and friends at her home in Houston TX. On Sunday, Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath issued a statement regarding her failing health as the family...
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Amanda Cooper
April 17, 2018 - 5:26 pm
Barbara Bush is more than the former first lady; she is a loving mother, devoted wife, and nurturing grandmother. Her spirit of dignity, class, and strength and have been exhibited during her husband and son's two terms as president respectively. Over the span of years, she has been treated for...
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Amanda Cooper
April 16, 2018 - 6:10 pm
According to a recent study, Georgia’s deadliest stretch of road is on I-20 in Atlanta. The AJC reported that the federal Fatality Analysis Reporting System used data from 2013, 2014 and 2015, in addition to U.S. Census numbers.The study only includes stretches where at least five fatal crashes...
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Maria Boynton
April 16, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Stockbridge city officials are urging residents and supporters to attend a town hall meeting tonight. The meeting is to address the controversial proposal, which passed the just-completed session of the Georgia General Assembly, that would split the City of Stockbridge. It would create the new City...
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