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Attorney General Olens Files Amicus Brief in Support of the Second Amendment
Attorney General Sam Olens and a bipartisan coalition of 19 Attorneys General have filed an amicus brief requesting that the Supreme Court of the United States review Alan Kachalsky, et al. v. Susan Cacace, et al., a case challenging a New York law that infringes on the constitutional right to bear arms.
Bill would close talks on troubled school boards
State education officials could deliberate privately on whether to recommend the removal of troubled school boards under a plan being considered by Georgia legislators.
5 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash in west Ga.
A driver ignoring a no-passing zone on a west Georgia highway crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into another car, killing himself and four others, including a 1-year-old boy, the Georgia State Patrol said Saturday.
Gov. Deal in driver’s seat at state Capitol
Gov. Nathan Deal, who learned the art of legislating during nearly two decades in Congress and as a state senator before that, has put those lessons to work as Georgia’s chief executive.
Iowa governor pardons pig before bacon festival
A young pig has won a reprieve from the frying pan just as Iowa’s popular bacon festival is about to begin.
Deal backs effort to expand access to tech schools
Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, House Speaker David Ralston and state Rep. Stacey Evans (D-Smyrna), announced today a proposal that will lower to its original level the GPA requirement for the HOPE Grant, which goes to students in the technical college system.
Okefenokee NWR Visitor Center Now Open 7 Days a Week Until June
The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge’s midwinter-spring visitation is on the upswing, and the east
entrance’s Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center is now open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Powerful storm flips cars, decimates homes; 2 dead
A massive storm system raked the Southeast on Wednesday, spawning tornadoes and dangerous winds that overturned cars on a Georgia interstate and demolished homes and businesses, killing at least two people.
Ga. car tax law makes leasing less attractive
A new law on Georgia car taxes has made leasing a vehicle a less attractive and more expensive option than buying a car outright.
Chambliss, Isakson to Obama: Let’s Finish the Keystone XL Pipeline
Today, U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) joined their Senate colleagues in urging President Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would connect the Canadian oil sands to refineries in Texas.
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