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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Georgia trails on list, prioritized for infrastructure improvements

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced the selection of 15 priority areas to help address the more than $300 million trail maintenance backlog on national forests and grasslands.

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

Savannah city government recovering from malware attack

Savannah officials are taking extra precautions to protect employees’ email accounts and government computer servers as City Hall recovers from a malware virus attack.

Gov. Deal wants study of offshore drilling ‘pros and cons’

Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday that he won’t take a position on President Donald Trump’s plan to allow oil drilling off the Georgia coast until a state agency studies the “pros and cons.”

How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

What began as a Cold War-like attack by an old adversary would mix old-fashioned political agitation with 21st century social media tools that ultimately roiled the election and shook the America’s political landscape.

House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

As badly as things have gone for immigration legislation in the Senate, it’s not looking any easier in the more conservative House.

Trump meets victims during visit to Florida hospital

President Donald Trump came face-to-face Friday with hospitalized victims from the horrific school shooting in Florida and offered thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped the wounded, declaring “the job they’ve done is incredible.”

2 men accused of embezzling funds from Georgia county

Two men are accused of defrauding a Georgia county of up to $100,000 over a five-year period.

Abortion-rights supporters push back against gains by foes

Lawmakers from Missouri, Arizona and Georgia — states that show no sign of softening their multiple restrictions on abortion.

‘Tim Tebow Law’ proposed in Georgia Senate

Georgia lawmaker wants to pass the "Tim Tebow Law" for homeschool students.
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