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Georgia’s COVID testing drop blamed on virus fatigue, lost confidence

Long waits for midsummer testing appointments and results, a recent decline in cases and “pandemic fatigue” have all likely contributed to a steady –...

‘We’re not through this’: Governors plead with Congress for COVID aid

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors on Thursday begged Congress to come to the aid of ailing states, which face unexpected expenses as they attempt to...

COVID figures spike at UGA again as 1,400 students infected

The University of Georgia saw a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row. The college said Wednesday that 1,417 positive tests were...

Waiving SAT as HOPE requirement beyond 2021 an open question

Charles Mendels has helped thousands of students prepare to get into college as the founder and head tutor at Atlanta-based Access Test Prep. He and...

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ face heart, lung, inflammation-related ills

Shortness of breath. Chronic fatigue. Muscle tremors. Brain fog. Many people who clear the novel coronavirus say they continue to suffer effects from COVID-19 infection....

Georgia signs on 15,000 poll workers in run up to November...

James Hammond is more than answering Georgia’s call to join a new army of poll workers ahead of November’s big election. He’s also turned...

Secretary of state’s office says 1,000 Georgians voted twice in primary

This story was updated at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.  Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is asking for prosecutors to investigate more than 1,000 people suspected...

Senate GOP emergency relief plan leaves out direct aid to states

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled their latest coronavirus relief proposal Tuesday but were met with swift objections from Democrats. The GOP plan failed to include...

Labor Day nothing to celebrate for Georgia workers still displaced by...

When her job at a Macon daycare cut her hours from 40 to 10 in March, Kalie Mitchum put off applying for unemployment in...

Kemp urges vigilance over holiday weekend to protect fragile gains

Big crowds over the long Labor Day weekend could create ideal conditions to spread COVID-19 and reverse the fragile gains made in recent weeks...
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