Georgia

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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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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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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
GA Congressman Hank Johnson was in Washington D.C. this morning as part of The House Judiciary Committee voting on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with the committee’s subpoena. This morning, the Justice Department informed House...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bill banning abortions after 6 weeks.
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Maria Boynton
May 07, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Georgia's controversial "Heartbeat" Abortion bill has been signed into law. Now called the "Life Act", Governor Brian Kemp signed the measure Tuesday during a ceremony inside the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta. Prior to attaching his signature, Governor Kemp remarked that "Georgia is a state...
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Lericia Harris
May 01, 2019 - 9:56 am
A Gwinnett County stepmother has been sentenced to death for the murder of her stepdaughter. A jury handed down Georgia’s first death sentence in over five years to Tiffany Moss on Tuesday. She was convicted of starving ten-year-old Emani to death in the fall of 2013. Authorities say Emani weighed...
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April 30, 2019 - 8:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after last year's unsuccessful run for governor catapulted her to national acclaim. Abrams, 45, came...
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Lericia Harris
March 21, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Special elections were held on Tuesday, March 19 in Gwinnett County, Clayton County and parts of Atlanta, Hapeville and Cherokee County. Residents of Gwinnett County rejected the first vote on expanding public transit in nearly 30 years Tuesday. The MARTA referendum failed by a 54-to-46 margin...
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Stacey Abrams ran to become the first female African American governor in the United States
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Maria Boynton
November 19, 2018 - 4:04 pm
Normally it's presidential elections that get the highest voter turnout. The 2018 Midterm elections, held on November 6, came in well-above the previous vote totals, and there was no balloting for President of the United States. According to the Georgia Secretary of State's Office, there were 3.9...
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November 05, 2018 - 10:17 am
On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Georgia voters will have the chance to not only influence the balance of power in Congress, but also state elections. That means you get to decide who will govern our state from right here in downtown Atlanta, under the gold dome of the Georgia Capitol. Your vote will...
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