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Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race

Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate raceCampaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters

Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquartersCampaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter

Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason CarterCampaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Campaign 2014: Election Night

Campaign 2014: Election NightNathan Deal headquarters
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb to 'ban the box" on county job applications

Macon-Bibb to 'ban the box" on county job applicationsInitial applications for Macon-Bibb County jobs will no longer ask about criminal history.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

50 years ago: LBJ and 'We Shall Overcome'

50 years ago: LBJ and 'We Shall Overcome'One of the great presidential speeches came a half-century ago Sunday, as President Lyndon Johnson urged Congress to pass voting rights legislation, and invoked an anthem of civil rights demonstrators.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Macon

Bibb County plans employee buyouts

Bibb County plans employee buyoutsRight now, 360 employees would qualify, about a third of those at the sheriff's office.
  • Macon
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Fla. gov. bans the terms climate change, global warming

Fla. gov. bans the terms climate change, global warmingScott, a Republican, banned the use of those terms in state communications and publications shortly after he took office in 2011.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Education

Gov. Deal's school takeover amendment passes Senate

Gov. Deal's school takeover amendment passes SenateGov. Nathan Deal's plan to take over schools dubbed "chronically failing" is moving to the Georgia House.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Multiple Ga. medical marijuana bills on table

Multiple Ga. medical marijuana bills on tableOn the table for state lawmakers this year: three different bills aimed at legalizing some form of medical marijuana
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline billThe $8-billion pipeline would transport oil harvested from Canada's tar sands to pipelines linked to Gulf Coast refineries.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Supreme Court closely divided on health care law's future

Supreme Court closely divided on health care law's futureThe Supreme Court appeared closely divided Wednesday during heated arguments over President Obama's health care law, but questions from Justice Anthony Kennedy gave proponents hope the statute will be upheld.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Warner Robins

Group lobbies for domestic chickens in Warner Robins

Group lobbies for domestic chickens in Warner RobinsThey're called Warner Robins CLUCK or Citizens Lobbying for Urban Chicken Keeping, and want to be able to keep chickens in their backyards.
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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State Senate considering "Beer Jobs Bill"

State Senate considering "Beer Jobs Bill"How and when you're able to buy craft beer could be changing if the state legislature passes Senate Bill 63
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Senate passes homeland security bill House won't support

Senate passes homeland security bill House won't supportThe Senate kicked off a flurry of congressional activity Friday aimed at avoiding a midnight shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by approving a funding bill to keep the department operative through Sept. 30.
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  • 1 month ago
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Homeland funding in limbo as GOP leaders diverge

Homeland funding in limbo as GOP leaders divergeCongress edged closer to a Friday partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security as House and Senate Republican leaders remain at an impasse over which chamber should act, and on what legislation.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Bill to abolish Payne City passes Senate

Bill to abolish Payne City passes SenateThe Georgia Senate approved a bill to abolish Payne City. But the measure faces opposition in the House.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Investigating Macon-Bibb salaries

Investigating Macon-Bibb salariesMayor Robert Reichert says the salaries of his executive staff are justified based on increased responsibilities
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Georgia

Deal bans convicted felons box on state job applications

Deal bans convicted felons box on state job applicationsFelons can now apply for state jobs in Georgia without disclosing their convictions.
  • Georgia
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Congress has just days left to avert DHS shutdown

Congress has just days left to avert DHS shutdownFunding is set to expire Friday for the Department of Homeland Security unless lawmakers can move past their stalemate on immigration to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the agency.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Crime

DOJ studying links between gangs, violent extremists

DOJ studying links between gangs, violent extremistsThe Justice Department is researching links between what draws new recruits to criminal gangs and those who become converts to violent extremism.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Report: DoD spends $84M a year on Viagra, similar meds

Report: DoD spends $84M a year on Viagra, similar medsAccording to data from the Defense Health Agency, DoD actually spent $41.6 million on Viagra — and $84.24 million total on erectile dysfunction prescriptions — last year.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Last-minute glitch ahead of Sunday ACA deadline

Last-minute glitch ahead of Sunday ACA deadlineAs the clock ticked toward the Sunday night deadline for Obamacare's 2015 enrollment, federal officials on Saturday grappled with a glitch that prevented people from getting their income verified so they could sign up for insurance.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

President Obama asks Congress to approve fight against militants

President Obama asks Congress to approve fight against militantsThe White House sent Congress a formal request Wednesday for Authorization for the Use of Military Force to combat the Islamic State.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Reichert touts "dynamic" economy at State of the Community event

Reichert touts "dynamic" economy at State of the Community eventIn his State of the Community address Thursday, Mayor Robert Reichert talked about Macon-Bibb's growth and future
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

State Senator supports gas tax bill

State Senator supports gas tax billState Senator John F. Kennedy says he supports the concept of an excise tax on motor fuel
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

N.C. senator: "Food workers shouldn't have to wash their hands"

N.C. senator: "Food workers shouldn't have to wash their hands"A freshman U.S. senator says restaurants shouldn't be required to make employees wash their hands after using the bathroom.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Milledgeville

Milledgeville Mayor Richard Bentley steps down

Milledgeville Mayor Richard Bentley steps downActing mayor Jeannette Walden now becomes interim mayor. She said Bentley resigned for health reasons. He's been on medical leave from the mayor's office since October.
  • Milledgeville
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Peach - Crawford

Roberta woman shares ObamaCare success story at White House

Roberta woman shares ObamaCare success story at White HouseA Central Georgia resident who wrote a letter to President Obama got to speak with the President at the White House Tuesday.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Macon

Huckabee visits Macon, ponders presidential run

Huckabee visits Macon, ponders presidential runPossible presidential candidate Mike Huckabee autographs copies of his latest book at Barnes & Noble in Macon.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Obama to propose a $478 billion road and bridge program

Obama to propose a $478 billion road and bridge programPresident Obama's budget proposal Monday includes a six-year $478 billion program to build and upgrade roads, bridges, and other transit systems, to be financed by a one-time tax on overseas profits, the White House said Sunday.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Mitt Romney decides against 2016 presidential race

Mitt Romney decides against 2016 presidential raceMitt Romney plans to tell supporters that he's decided against a third presidential campaign, a Romney aide said Friday.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Macon

UPDATE: Bibb board wants public's help on precinct cuts

UPDATE: Bibb board wants public's help on precinct cutsThe plan to reduce the number of election precincts by a third drew fire at a Bibb County Board of Elections meeting.
  • Macon
  • 2 months ago
Macon

Georgia NAACP opposes Bibb precinct cuts

Georgia NAACP opposes Bibb precinct cutsGeorgia's NAACP opposes a plan to cut a third of Bibb County's voting precincts, saying it will affect African American voters the most.
  • Macon
  • 2 months ago
Entertainment

2 Chainz may run for mayor of College Park, Ga.

2 Chainz may run for mayor of College Park, Ga.2 Chainz announced a possible future in running for mayor of his hometown, College Park.
  • Entertainment
  • 2 months ago
Local

Ga.'s medical marijuana bill formally submitted

Ga.'s medical marijuana bill formally submittedThe bill that could legalize medical marijuana in Georgia was formally submitted to the House Chamber Monday
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
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NEW: Interview with David Perdue

NEW: Interview with David PerdueFollowing his Tuesday victory to claim a U.S. Senate seat, Republican David Perdue sat down Wednesday morning with our sister station WXIA in Atlanta
  • Elections
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Perdue supporters say they had the best efforts

Perdue supporters say they had the best effortsPerdue supporters say they had the best efforts
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Michelle Nunn, Sam Nunn, Kasim Reed show optimism after Senate loss

Michelle Nunn, Sam Nunn, Kasim Reed show optimism after Senate lossMichelle Nunn, Sam Nunn, Kasim Reed show optimism after Senate loss
  • Elections
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Carter, Porter talk on the future of Georgia and Democrats

Carter, Porter talk on the future of Georgia and DemocratsJason Carter said he wants to continue help Georgia move forward, and DuBose Porter, head Georgia's Democratic party, said democrats made big strides this year.
  • Elections
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Views from the Nathan Deal party

Views from the Nathan Deal partyGov. Nathan Deal announced his victory Tuesday night while also saying he is glad to have won his last election by such a large margin.
  • Elections
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Deal supporter Paul Purcell says Deal is good for Georgia

Deal supporter Paul Purcell says Deal is good for GeorgiaNatha Deal supporter Paul Purcell listed off many reason why he is a Deal supporter and what makes Deal the right choice as Georgia's governor for four more years.
  • Elections
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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