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MACON – Two convicted felons with lengthy criminal histories were sentenced to federal prison this week in separate cases, both for violating federal firearms law by illegally possessing guns, acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia Peter D. Leary said.

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ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Public Health vaccine dashboard reported Friday that more than 4.5 million vaccines have been administered in the state of Georgia.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Tech provides the best value among the Peach State’s public and private universities, according to a new study by a New York-based financial technology company.

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ATLANTA — President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would provide an overdue fix to deteriorating highways while ramping up investment in modern transit including high-speed rail, three members of Georgia’s congressional delegation said Wednesday.

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GRIFFIN — Over the past few decades, pollinators have been in decline worldwide, which is concerning because 70% of crops used for human food depend on pollinators. Turfgrasses — used for most residential lawns — often take some of the blame for pollinator decline as they are known to be win…

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Four University of Georgia experts answered some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines in a recent virtual panel discussion held on campus. Moderated by Dr. Shelley Nuss, dean of the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, the panelists discusse…

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene announced on Wednesday that her reelection campaign raised an astonishing $3.2 million in the Georgia Republican's first three months in office, after reports detailed her embrace of conspiracy theories and support for executing prominent Democratic politicians.

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ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has referred Coffee, Grady and Taylor Counties for investigation after those counties failed to do their absentee ballot transfer forms in violation of Georgia Rules and Regulations. The office of the secretary of state has confirmed with the o…

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ATLANTA — The first wave of candidates has thrown its collective hats in the ring for key Georgia elective offices, including lieutenant governor and secretary of state, amid bitter partisan battles over the state’s new election law.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that Hyundai TRANSYS Georgia Seating System LLC, a world-renowned producer of automotive parts, will invest $9 million in expanding its seating manufacturing operations in West Point. This expansion will create more than 150 jobs in Troup County.

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ATLANTA — As of Saturday, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s vaccine dashboard reported that Georgia has administered more than 4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

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There are nearly 2,400 people worldwide whose individual net worth exceeds $1 billion — and more than one-quarter of them live in the United States. All told, there are over 250 cities and towns across the country that at least one of the world’s ultra wealthy calls home. Using data from Forbes’ Real Time Billionaires […]

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Each of the 50 states has its own unique identity. These identities have been shaped over decades and centuries and are often defined, at least in part, by economic forces. Whether it is agriculture in California or resource extraction in Texas, certain industries — and therefore certain jobs — are far more common in some […]

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ATHENS — Each year, an estimated 800,000 people are trafficked globally, though the true number may be higher. In a quest to arm officials and stakeholders around the globe with more accurate and trusted data to better understand and address this global problem, the University of Georgia has…

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp launched a counterattack on Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian Wednesday afternoon, just hours after Bastian said the voting bill Kemp signed last week was "unacceptable," "wrong" and "based on a lie."

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Opponents of a law that changed voting rules in Georgia are calling for boycotts of high-profile Georgia based companies, including Delta, Coca-Cola and Home Depot. The legislation's opponents say the companies didn't do enough to defeat the measure.

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After the bitterly contested 2000 presidential election recount ended up in the U.S. Supreme Court -- thanks to Florida’s “hanging chads,” confusing butterfly ballots, and partisan chaos in the state’s courts -- Republicans and Democrats came together to pass the Help America Vote Act.

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It's not often that a freshman member of Congress -- in office barely two months -- gets a shout out from the House Speaker during a congressional signing ceremony for a major piece of legislation. But that's what happened to Rep. Nikema Williams.

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