A DEAL PORTRAIT STEEPED WITH SYMBOLISM UNVEILED AT EMOTIONAL CEREMONY 

Gov. Nathan Deal wanted his official portrait to symbolize his most cherished moments over two terms in the state's top office. And...

GEORGIA SUES OPIOID MANUFACTURERS FOR ALLEGEDLY FUELING DRUG CRISIS

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for the spread of...

 
 
 

GEORGIA ELECTION YEAR ENDS WITH STATE HOUSE WINNER

A retired probate judge, Mitchell Scoggins, won a special election to replace former state Rep. Christian Coomer in House District...

HOW HOUSE DEMS PLAN TO TACKLE VOTING RIGHTS AND OTHER TOP GEORGIA ISSUES

The Democratic takeover of the U.S. House on Thursday will mean more than just an endless string of subpoenas for the Trump administration...

 
 
 

GEORGIA POLITICS IN 2019: HOW WILL DEMOCRATS USE THEIR NEW CLOUT? 

The wild November elections could just be a preview of the tumultuous year ahead in Georgia politics.

SOMETIMES, GEORGIA HEALTH CARE COSTS ARE A SIMPLE MATTER OF LOCATION

In Georgia, where you live is among the forces that have nothing to do with your health choices but can lead to higher insurance premiums.

 
 
 

GEORGIA LAWMAKERS PREPARE NEW CRACKDOWN ON SEX TRAFFICKERS

Legislation targeting sex trafficking in Georgia will focus on creating more resources for law enforcement and coordinating trauma...

GEORGIA POLITICS IN 2019: WHO WILL CHALLENGE DAVID PERDUE?  

The wild November elections could just be a preview of the tumultuous year ahead in Georgia politics.

 
 
 

THE JOLT: IN A PULPIT CRITIQUE OF DONALD TRUMP, HANK JOHNSON INVOKES ADOLF HITLER

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson has never been a fan of President Donald Trump, but the Lithonia Democrat significantly dialed up his criticism...

STUDY: WHEN GRADES GO HOME ON FRIDAY, CHILD ABUSE GOES UP ON SATURDAY

A new study found nearly a four-fold increase in the incidence rate of verified child physical abuse reports on Saturdays after a Friday...

 
 
 

FOR DONALD TRUMP AND ERICK ERICKSON, AUGUST 2015 WAS A CRUCIAL MONTH

The implications have been slow to surface, but it seems as if the month of August 2015 was an important turning point for two American...

PROPOSAL FOR DYSLEXIA LEGISLATION MAY FACE UPHILL BATTLE

Legislative plan for dyslexia funding faces uphill battle without Sen. Millar

 
 
 

ENCRYPTION IS THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE FOR THE NEXT GBI HEAD, KEENAN SAYS

Retiring Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan said the biggest challenge his replacement will face is rapid advances...

CRIME VICTIM RIGHTS AMONG NEW GEORGIA LAWS TAKING EFFECT JAN. 1

Laws covering crime victims. internet sales taxes and more take effect in Georgia on Jan. 1, 2019.

 
 
 

FORMER PRESIDENT CARTER ATTENDS EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICE

Several dozen members of Carter's family are expected to join him this morning at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, a civil rights...

TORPY AT LARGE: WOUNDS LICKED, MARY NORWOOD IS BACK IN THE FRAY

Bill Torpy talks to Mary Norwood, who indicates she's still a political force despite losing two Atlanta mayoral quests by the slimmest...

 
 
 

AUDIT STIRS DEBATE ABOUT COSTS OF PRIVATE AND STATE PRISONS IN GEORGIA

An audit says it costs Georgia more to house comparable inmates in private prisons than state facilities.

GEORGIA DEM LEADER DELIVERS DEFIANT FAREWELL MESSAGE

Georgia Democratic leader's farewell: ‘We are the next battleground.'

 
 
 

HOW DID GEORGIA'S TOP D.C. PRIORITIES FARE IN 2018?

Earlier this year, we rolled out a list of some of the top Georgia issues we were tracking in Washington in 2018.

SETTLEMENTS IN PRISON DOCTOR LAWSUITS TOP $3 MILLION; COULD GO HIGHER

While lawsuits have settled involving two prison doctors accused of shoddy care, Georgia may not have addressed underlying problems.

 
 
 



Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

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Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

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‘Attack squirrel' hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust

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Rocky's got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

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Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

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Trump kicked off his 2020 campaign with a freewheeling rally riddled with...

Trump kicked off his 2020 campaign with a freewheeling rally riddled with falsehoods as he excoriated Mueller, Democrats, and the press

President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a raucous rally Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida. Trump's stump speech conspicuously lacked concrete... Read more ...

Mayor-elect Quinton Lucas thanks Kansas City voters, Jolie Justus

Mayor-elect Quinton Lucas thanks Kansas City voters, Jolie Justus

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Trump Launches Reelection Bid With Promises Of Greatness And Familiar Grievances

Trump Launches Reelection Bid With Promises Of Greatness And Familiar Grievances

The president told supporters that Democrats want to "destroy" the country, turning up the heat on opponents in a speech that mostly picked up where the 2016 campaign left off. Read more ...

Flyers sign Kevin Hayes to 7-year deal, report says

Flyers sign Kevin Hayes to 7-year deal, report says

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