FILE - This May 22, 2018, file photo, shows a voter access card inserted in a reader during voting in the Georgia primary in Kennesaw, Ga. A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its outdated voting machines after 2019. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, issued the order after voting integrity advocates and individual voters asked her to order the state to immediately switch to hand-marked paper ballots. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
July 26, 2019 - 10:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia allowed its election system to grow "way too old and archaic" and now has a deep hole to dig out of to ensure that the constitutional right to vote is protected, U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg said Friday. Now Totenberg is in the difficult position of having to decide...
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July 16, 2019 Birmingham: Georgia head coach Kirby Smart holds his press conference at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel during SEC Media Days on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Birmingham. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
July 17, 2019 - 2:05 am
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Kirby Smart talks about Georgia taking "that next step." Quarterback Jake Fromm wants the Bulldogs "to get over the hump." In the Southeastern Conference, that step — or hump — is beating Alabama. Georgia has pushed the Crimson Tide to the brink in a Southeastern Conference...
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Lericia Harris
July 08, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Cori “Coco” Gauff’s magical Wimbledon run ended after a loss to No. 7 Simona Halep Monday. Gauff was one round shy of the quarterfinals in her first appearance at the tournament. Despite showing flickers of brilliance, Gauff ultimately looked the part of a teenager – unable to find her rhythm like...
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Amanda Cooper
July 01, 2019 - 6:40 pm
History was made in Cobb County as Joyette Holmes become the first African American, and also the first woman, to be the county’s new Chief Prosecutor and law enforcement official. After taking took the oath of office from Governor Brian Kemp, Holmes said that it’s not about her, but it is an “...
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June 28, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The mayor of Atlanta is endorsing Democrat Joe Biden for president in 2020, providing crucial support from a high-profile black female political leader. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke to The Associated Press ahead of her scheduled Friday announcement. Bottoms says her decision came down...
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Lericia Harris
June 24, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed a new affordable housing plan. During a press conference Monday, Bottoms detailed the One Atlanta: Housing Affordability Action Plan . The 43-page plan centers around a pledge to invest $1 billion in public and private dollars for affordable housing. A key goal...
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Lericia Harris
June 11, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Throughout the academic year, many public school students rely on school lunch for proper nutrition. Kyle Waide -- CEO of Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) -- says 61% of Georgia’s students are on the free and reduced lunch program. In the summer, only 15% are getting access to regular meals. With...
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