Georgia

(Photo Credit: Office of Cong. David Scott)
Maria Boynton
August 01, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Atlanta Congressman David Scott says it was something he "had to raise all kinds of hell" about. He blasted the U.S. House of Representatives when money was cut from the Farm Bill securing funds for black land grant universities. That was in May. Now, Scott is leading a fight to secure $95 million...
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July 30, 2018 - 2:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening after his weekend admission for an undisclosed reason. Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, said in an emailed statement that Lewis left the...
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July 25, 2018 - 3:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With the Georgia governor's race now set, the contest between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams becomes a question of which candidate can move beyond their partisan bases to capture the electoral middle in this emerging battleground state. Kemp, a two-term secretary of...
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July 18, 2018 - 4:28 pm
President Donald Trump is endorsing Georgia Secretary of State, and candidate for Governor Brian Kemp in the GOP runoff election. In a tweet released Wednesday afternoon, the President endorsed Kemp ahead of Tuesday's Primary election. Brian Kemp is running for Governor of the great state of...
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Amanda Cooper
July 09, 2018 - 5:36 pm
(AP) —Church groups and volunteers from several U.S. states are stranded in Haiti after violent protests over fuel prices have led to canceled flights. Volunteers from churches in South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Alabama are among those who can't leave, according to newspaper and television...
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June 15, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Representatives of the Walmart company heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a candidate was secretly recorded saying he backed a school choice law because campaign money from the family's non-profit foundation was at stake. Republican Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle admits making...
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Amanda Cooper
June 01, 2018 - 6:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man faces federal child pornography charges after prosecutors say he persuaded more than 100 young girls to send him sexually explicit photos and videos. Benjamin Jenkins of Mableton has been arraigned on 13 counts of producing child pornography and five counts of...
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Sean Garvey
May 30, 2018 - 3:31 pm
History lies on the 2,965-acre landscape of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. During the Civil War era, the Union army and the Confederate army fought on the land between June 19, 1864 until July 2, 1864. The historic bloody war helped established what is now known as Kennesaw...
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(Photo Credit: Sabrina McKenzie)
Maria Boynton
May 25, 2018 - 11:27 am
The majority of candidates in Tuesday's Primary Election know their outcome, but for Georgia Senate candidate Sabrina McKenzie, she says it's not over. According to McKenzie, there are 115 votes, that stand between she and fellow democrat Steve Henson. He hasn't had an opponent in 8 years, or a...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:07 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — This week's primary election in Georgia presents black women voters with a rare opportunity: To give a Democrat who looks like them a chance at occupying the governor's mansion in a Republican-controlled state. A Democratic primary win Tuesday for Stacey Abrams or Stacey Evans — both...
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