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Friday, February 23, 2018

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students.

Georgia may drop voting machines for paper ballots

Would changing back to paper ballots in GA create another "hanging chad" moment?

Governor Deal releases state tax reform legislation

Gov. Deal's unveils his tax reform proposal for Georgia

GOP Lawmakers Want to Mandate Opioid Addicition Treatment in Insurance

A handful of state lawmakers want to require insurance companies to pay for opioid addiction treatment. State Representative Karen Mathiak, the lead sponsor of the...

Georgia officials deny endorsing candidate for governor

Abrams released a statement apologizing, saying that a staffer was responsible for the error.

Georgia’s toxic sites await cleanup as funds are diverted

Georgia has more than 500 hazardous sites in need of costly cleanup, but an analysis of state spending shows that it routinely shorts the trust fund that’s supposed to pay for them.

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

What to wear at polls? High court will have a say...

Should political swagger be banned from polling locations? The Supreme Court is about to decide.

Jimmy Carter ‘deathly afraid’ as wife underwent surgery

“I was deathly afraid,” Carter said. “I prayed for three hours.”

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults.
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