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Who stayed home in Georgia’s Senate runoffs? Rural white Republicans

A new analysis of demographic data from Georgia's November and January elections confirms a larger decline in white rural turnout led to Democrats flipping both U.S. Senate...

Report: Close Georgia Power coal plants faster to avert climate crisis

A new environmental report says that Georgia Power's parent company and other regional utilities are not doing enough to reduce greenhouse emissions to avoid...

American Lung Association report says air in Georgia cities unhealthy

About four in 10 people nationally are breathing unhealthy air in spite of progress made in curbing pollution, including slight gains here in Georgia,...

Democrats push federal background checks on ammunition sales

WASHINGTON—Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on Tuesday reintroduced legislation that would require instant background checks to prevent individuals with a...

Georgia law enforcement gears up for potential fallout from Chauvin verdict

Georgia law enforcement agencies are on high-alert this week in anticipation of a jury’s verdict in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer...

HHS secretary: ‘You probably live 5 miles’ from COVID-19 vaccination site

In March, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp made everyone 16 and up eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. As of Monday, the rest of the country is...

Georgia job growth picks up steam as strong pandemic recovery continues

Georgia's unemployment rate dropped last month to 4.5%, about a percent higher than last March's pre-pandemic rate of 3.6%, but much lower than last...

Pause for J&J vaccine extended as federal health officials plot next steps

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said...

Georgia’s Carr and 21 other state AGs call for halt to D.C. statehood push

Georgia’s top prosecutor has joined a coalition of GOP attorneys general in opposing the push for Washington D.C. to become a state. Attorney General Chris...

Georgia leaders cheer settlement saving EV battery plant project

One of Georgia's largest economic development projects can move forward after two South Korean electric vehicle battery companies settled a trade secrets dispute over...
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