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Senate Republicans plan to object to any efforts to quickly confirm Alejandro Mayorkas as secretary of Homeland Security, further delaying his confirmation as the department grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, national security concerns and President Joe Biden's ambitious immigration plans.

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ATLANTA – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), in coordination with the National Weather Service (NWS), are calling on Georgians to educate themselves and understand the threats of severe weather during Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which will take pla…

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Georgia has not yet reached the halfway point in giving first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the roughly 2 million people currently eligible more than a month after the state’s distribution program began, Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday.

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President Joe Biden announced a series of measures on Tuesday aimed at ramping up coronavirus vaccine allocation and distribution, including the purchase of 200 million more vaccine doses and increased distribution to states by millions of doses next week.

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ATHENS — As part of a three-year program, 4-H Tech Changemakers challenged 4-H youth leaders to conduct trainings to educate their communities about digital literacy with the goal of increasing the adoption of technology in rural counties in Georgia.

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Senators were sworn in for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Tuesday amid an immediate challenge to the constitutionality of the trial from a Republican ally of the former President.

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Henry County Schools Superintendent Mary Elizabeth Davis is among superintendents from across the state who will join with Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Department of Public Health to discuss vaccination rollout plans for teachers and school staff. 

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ATLANTA – The Kettle Creek Battlefield in Wilkes County is now an “affiliated area” of the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Rep Jody Hice, R-Greensboro, announced Monday. Then-Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt approved the designation earlier this month, marking a commitment by the federal government to preserve the Revolutionary War site for future generations. […]

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ATLANTA — State lawmakers plan to bring new legislation aimed at helping victims of human trafficking in Georgia recover from abuse and protect their identities, Gov. Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp announced Monday.

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She stretched out her right hand with its long, slender fingers and delicate wrist, and smiled. “Hi, I’m Ronda Rich.” I was smitten, instantly, but trying not to show it, I replied only, “Nice to meet you.”

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As I'm writing you now, books are being written about the magical political calculus which "turned the Red State of Georgia ... Blue."

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After throwing countless home parties where she had to pack her car with merchandise, unload the car and then again pack up the car before saying goodnight to her hostess and guests, Pam Moss decided there had to be a better way. 

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The Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear a case concerning whether former President Donald Trump violated provisions of the Constitution that bar a president from profiting from a foreign government.

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Publix Super Markets will open a new store Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 a.m. in the Shoppes at Ola Crossroads Center in McDonough at 3479 Ga. Highway 81 east. 

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Less than a week into his new administration, President Joe Biden's promise of restoring bipartisanship is going to face even more hurdles as Republicans are signaling they have little interest in taking up his first legislative priority: another massive Covid-19 relief bill.

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(The Center Square) – Just days after former President Donald Trump declared Jan. 22 as National Sanctity of Human Life Day, newly sworn-in President Joe Biden disregarded the designation and pledged to codify Roe v. Wade into federal law to prevent any changes that might occur if the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.

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