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ATLANTA - The diminishing number of Georgians with landline telephones in their homes are about to see a savings on their bills thanks to the sunsetting of a decade-old program.

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BROOKHAVEN — Every once in a while, after working long and sometimes grueling shifts, after getting yelled at and spat on and occasionally having plastic cups thrown at him, Officer Brian Vaughan feels so worn down that he wonders if being a cop is still worth it.

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ATLANTA — In accordance with the plan for re-employment and the announcement to no longer participate in the federal unemployment insurance programs enacted through the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act, the Georgia Department of Labor will reinstate many of the eligibility requirem…

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MARIETTA — The Georgia Young Republicans on Saturday elected conservative candidate Andrew Abbott as their next statewide chair. Abbott is the chief aide to Georgia State Senator Marty Harbin, R-Tyrone, who authored the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 2019.

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ATLANTA — Cancer Treatment Centers of America Atlanta has launched a Women’s Cancer Center, led by an experienced roster of fellowship-trained, board-certified physicians and clinicians with expertise in breast and gynecologic oncology. The center offers comprehensive cancer care – from scre…

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SAVANNAH — The Georgia Historical Society recently announced the unveiling of a new historical marker in Chatham County commemorating Bynes-Royall Funeral Home Inc. in Savannah.

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The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in about 20 years. Currently available Alzheimer’s drugs treat the disease’s symptoms. The newly-approved medicine, called Aduhelm, is the first to attack a substance that could be associated with the underlying causes of the disease — a toxic and sticky […]

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ATLANTA — The University System Board of Regents Thursday selected a top administrator at Georgia Washington University in the nation’s capital sole finalist for president of Georgia State University.

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ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia dropped significantly last week, echoing a national trend that has held for six weeks running.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced a collaborative initiative between the Technical College System of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Education, the Technology Association of Georgia, and Amazon Web Services to provide cloud computing training and education to 5,500 learners statewid…

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ATLANTA — CDC has awarded the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Fulton County Board of Health $44,133,376 to address COVID-19-related health disparities. The funding, part of a $2.25 billion nationwide investment, seeks to advance health equity by expanding state, local, U.S. terri…

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that Plug Power, a leading global provider of hydrogen solutions, will invest $84 million in opening a green hydrogen fuel production plant in Camden County. Plug Power has deployed more than 40,000 fuel cell systems for e-mobility, delivering efficien…

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ATLANTA — Zoo Atlanta is celebrating an exciting first in its history: the hatching of an endangered lappet-faced vulture chick. The chick is the first offspring of parents Amana and Anubis and represents a success more than 10 years in the making for this pair.

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TIFTON — James “J.L.” King, founder of The King Firm, a Tifton-based injury law firm, won a $250,000 verdict for his client, Tifton resident Pamela Golding, after she slipped in the local Walmart outlet.

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp was booed and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was censured at the Georgia GOP convention Saturday, demonstrating former President Donald Trump's hold over members of the Georgia Republican Party.

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The Biden administration has proposed a $6 trillion budget aimed at improving infrastructure, education, and health care. If passed, it would push federal spending to its highest level since World War II. It could also usher in the reversal of a long term-trend of declining government employment. Over the last decade, the number of Americans […]

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ATLANTA — In another sign that the coronavirus pandemic is waning, Georgia Chief Justice Harold Melton announced Friday the statewide judicial emergency he first declared in March of last year is about to end.

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(The Center Square) – About three dozen organizations in Georgia will receive nearly $1.5 million combined for marketing as part of a grant program to restore tourism in the state, Gov. Brian Kemp and state officials announced. 

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ATLANTA — The state Board of Education voted Thursday to essentially endorse Gov. Brian Kemp’s opposition to teaching “critical race theory” in Georgia schools, despite criticism it would muzzle open discussion of America’s history of racism.

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The consumer price index jumped by 0.8% in April — a far larger increase than many had anticipated. The recent spike in the cost of goods and services has led to widespread concerns over inflation. If the cost of living continues to climb at such a rapid pace, it could outpace wage growth, weakening the […]

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ATLANTA — The state of Georgia will be able to able to sell more than $1.1 billion in bonds next month for building projects at the lowest possible interest rates.

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