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Blind vendors find independence at state Capitol and military bases

The drop in sales that comes with the holiday season is always tough for Dale King, the blind cafe manager of the James H....

Congress reaches deal on paid family leave for federal employees

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees...

Growing homelessness in state tied to lack of affordable housing

The number of people experiencing homelessness across Georgia has increased slightly since the last time a head count was attempted, with advocates and service...

Busy feeding season begins for Georgia’s community food banks

While families come together to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s also the time of the year when more churches, organizations and others lend a...

Battlefields around the world are finding new purpose as parks and...

By Todd Lookingbill and Peter Smallwood University of Richmond/The Conversation The horrors of war are all too familiar: lives lost, homes destroyed, entire communities forced to...

Ga. medical marijuana law offers new opportunities for minority businesses

Tianna Smith sounds like a marketing executive when she talks about the entrepreneurial opportunity she sees in once-forbidden products like medical marijuana and hemp. “As...

Lawmaker pitches bill allowing college athletes to be paid

A Georgia Democrat says he plans to file a bill that would allow Georgia Bulldogs and other college athletes to be paid for the...

Will Ga. House bet on expanding gambling to casinos, horse racing?

State Rep. Ron Stephens, a Republican from Savannah, says this will be the year legalized gambling in Georgia takes a great leap forward –...

U.S. Supreme Court appears split as justices weigh landmark LGBTQ case

WASHINGTON – Key conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appear open to the argument that federal law prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual...

U.S. Supreme Court to hear LGBTQ rights cases on Tuesday

WASHINGTON -- Can employers legally fire people simply because they’re gay, lesbian or transgender? That is the question at the crux of a trio of...
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