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Georgia moves to further crimp jobless aid later this month

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgians receiving unemployment benefits will once again be required to look for work and will be able to earn less before unemployment payments drop beginning June 27.

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Georgia Republicans

Georgia Republicans Overwhelmingly Pass Resolution to Censure Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger

Georgia republicans passed a resolution Saturday to censure Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger for his defense of the state’s election process and refusal to side with President Trump.  Passed at the annual convention on Jekyll Island this weekend, the resolution claims the secretary of state and current Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan “denied that there was…

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Georgia veteran

Georgia veteran loses Cherished cane — but Uncovers American patriotism

April 25, 2021 | 12:55am | Updated April 25, 2021 | 12:55am A Georgia Army veteran is heartbroken after losing the hand-carved wooden cane that’s helped her walk since her leg was injured in 2010 during combat in Afghanistan — but now her whole community is helping her find it again. Army Sgt. Kendra Lou…

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Georgia voting

What Georgia voting law actually says – and why stakes seem so high

Opponents of Georgia’s recently enacted election law call it a voting suppression act. They say it will make it harder for some people to vote and is aimed in particular at the Black and other minority voters who pushed the state into the Democratic column for 2020 elections.Proponents say parts of the measure will actually…

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Georgia Sen. Ossoff Breaks With Biden Over Baseball Boycott Due To New Voting Law

April 02, 2021 3:50 PM ET Democratic Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff broke Friday with President Joe Biden, saying he won’t support moving Major League Baseball’s (MLB) All-Star game out of Georgia in protest of the state’s new divisive voting law. The game was set to be held July 13 at Truist Park, home of the…

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Georgia Lawmaker

Georgia lawmaker’shaken but resolved’ subsequent arrest at election bill signing

Rep. Park Cannon was forcibly escorted out of the statehouse.March 27, 2021, 10:39 PM• 7 min readFollowing the arrest of Rep. Park Cannon D-Ga., for knocking on the door while Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a sweeping election bill this week, her attorney said Cannon is “shaken but resolved” to continue the fight for voting…

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Georgia voting

Joy Reid on Georgia voting limitations: It doesn’t get much clearer who this legislation benefits and hurts

Here’s what Joy Reid had to say about new voting restrictions passed in Georgia: “It’s just almost poetic how much the history this week rhymes. It doesn’t get much clearer who this law is designed to benefit and who it’s designed to hurt.”March 26, 2021

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Georgia University

University of Georgia Professor Tells Students Not to Use Sources Like’National Enquirer’ or Fox News

If you’re at the University of Georgia, you may want to get your information from somewhere other than Fox News. At least, that is, if you’re studying under a particular Ecology professor. As reported by Young America’s Foundation, the group’s Campus Bias Tip Line recently got turned onto an assignment by teacher Scott Connelly. According…

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Georgia Victims

What we know about the victims of the Georgia shootings

Four of the eight people who died in a shooting spree by a 21-year-old gunman in Georgia this week have been identified by police.Why it matters: The fact that six of the eight victims are Asian women has left Asians and Pacific Islanders across America fearful and alarmed.Here is what we know about the victims…

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Reports: Georgia Tech without ACC’s best player after positive COVID-19 Evaluation

Erick Smith, USA TODAY Published 4:53 p.m. ET March 18, 2021 CLOSE SportsPulse: Scott Gleeson picked Virginia to win it all in 2019. He called Loyola-Chicago as a Cinderella in 2018. Now he’s ready to give you his guarantees for Friday’s action. USA TODAYGeorgia Tech will be without its leading scorer for the start of…