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Here’s How Atlanta is Becoming a Center of Tech Innovation

Think Atlanta is all peaches and magnolias? Think again! The city is buzzing with innovation and eagerly adopting the latest technology

Atlanta, Georgia’s presence on a list of America’s Most Tech-Friendly Cities, may surprise some. However,…

By Samara Lynn

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Why Do Boys in Areas of Income Inequality Drop Out More?

Is it economic despair?

Low income students in states of higher inequality are more likely to drop out of…

By Robin White Goode

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City Eats: Discover the Hidden Treasures of Savannah

Savannah’s culinary scene has exploded, offering something old, something new, and breathtaking views

Savannah has a culinary scene that has exploded, offering something old, something new, and something…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Buy off campus. Nearly all school supplies sold in on-campus book stores are more expensive than in stores located in town. “If possible, especially when you are making bulk purchases, make the trip off campus to buy school supplies,” recommends Jesse Ryan, managing director at Accounting Principals. “Sometimes local vendors even sell campus spirit wear for nearly half the price,” he adds.

Are Turnaround Districts the Answer for America’s Worst Schools?

State-run school districts get mixed results

Turnaround school districts in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana are meeting head-on the difficult work of…

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Georgia Segregates its Troubled Kids in Jim Crow Schools

Justice Department finds their education subpar

The Justice Department finds that troubled kids in Georgia are segregated in old Jim Crow…

By Robin White Goode

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2 Chainz to Reportedly Run for Mayor of Hometown

Rapper to consider a career in politics

Rapper 2 Chainz to reportedly run for mayor of College Park, Georgia

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Guns in Church: Georgia Gov signs “guns everywhere bill”

Georgia governor Nathan Deal signed a new bill that now makes it legal to carry weapons into some schools, bars, restaurants and yes, churches

Governor Deal says the law protects the constitutional rights of the 5 percent of Georgia…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Georgia Governor Refuses to Laud Town’s First Integrated Prom

Blacks and whites attend separate proms in Wilcox, Georgia

Georgia governor wants to “remain neutral” on segregated proms

By Makkada B. Selah

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Georgia Town Requires Households to Own Gun

Small town in Georgia passes bill that requires every head of household to own gun.

People with disabilities, felons, and those who oppose gun ownership based on religious doctrine are…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Georgia Cemetery has Clean “White” Side and “Messy” Black Side

Maintenance neglected until ownership is established

In Hamilton, GA a cemetery is divided by a chain link fence. One side has…

By Sasha King

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ACLU Files Suit Against Georgia on Behalf of Ku Klux Klan

KKK's bigot history is a grave concern for the state's highway program

KKK’s bigot history is a grave concern for the state’s highway program

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Anti-obesity Ads Under Attack

Stark ad campaign has some within the public health community disturbed

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life campaign—a $50 million advertising project to be rolled out over…

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Georgia Gives Passport To American Figure Skater

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Georgia’s figure skating federation says it has granted citizenship to Allison…

By Associated Press

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More State Furloughs Could Be Coming In Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Even more furloughs could be on the way for state employees in…

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Obama Pushing for Arizona and Georgia

Sen. Barack Obama will be making a pull for three states not quite…

By Renita Burns

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