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Friday, January 19, 2018

GOP GA Governor hopeful endorses increasing Medicaid enrollment for work

Increasing Medicaid enrollees could have political consequences for GOP Governor hopeful.

Georgia’s offshore drilling discussions continue

Georgia's offshore drilling discussions continue as other states write legislation banning offshore drilling.

R.J. Rico named AP Georgia legislative relief staffer

As a freelance journalist, Rico has written stories for numerous outlets including The Guardian, The New York Times and VICE.

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

Many Democrats have said that without an immigration deal in sight, they’ll vote against a Republican bill preventing a weekend government shutdown. Congressional passage must come by Friday to prevent an election-year shuttering of federal agencies that could be damaging to both parties.

Former President Carter writing book about religious faith

Carter’s “Faith: A Journey for All” will tell of how religion has sustained him and what role it plays in society.

Former Atlanta city official gets 2 years in bribery probe

A former high-ranking Atlanta city official was sentenced Tuesday to serve more than two years in federal prison for accepting bribes in exchange for lucrative city contracts.

Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi

A private group called Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday that it will give awards to Lewis, who helped lead the historic 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama; and Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, who also was active in the civil rights movement

‘Mama warrior’ in Miami aids children of deported migrants

The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?

Doctor: Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

resident Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said.

King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants.
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