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  • Nearly 90 Bills Were Voted On During Crossover Day
  • Hawks Player Vince Carter, 42, Says He Wants Another Year In The NBA
  • Georgia House Passes Restrictive Abortion Bill, Would Be One Of The Strictest Laws Nationwide


  • State Airport Takeover Clears Runway In Senate
  • Kemp Backs Abortion Bill As House Democrats Push Back
  • Equifax Executive Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading
  • 11 Tornadoes Confirmed In Georgia During Weekend Batch Of Storms


  • Crossover Day For Georgia Legislature
  • Another Indictment Unsealed In City Hall Corruption Scandal
  • Atlanta United Lose In CONCACAF Tournament

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  • Georgia Lawmakers Scramble To Move Legislation Before Crossover Day Deadline
  • GA Senate Shoots Down $500 Million In Tution Vouchers For Private Schools
  • Congress Is Seeking Documents Related To Georgia's Gubernatorial Election


  • Georgia Senate Committee Approves New Voting Machines
  • Bills Meet Their Fate Ahead Of Crossover Day
  • U.S. House Seeks Documents About 'Unprecendented Challenges' With Georgia Elections
  • Georgia Senate Votes Down School Voucher Measure


  • GA Driver's License And Car Tag Process Changing
  • Georgia Lawmakers Weigh In On Medical Marijuana Oil
  • Public Meeting On Savannah Bluff Lock And Dam Removal Tonight

  • Civil Rights Activist Lonnie King Jr. Dies At The Age Of 82
  • U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson Pushes For More Federal Aid After Storms In Georgia
  • REPORT: Time Is Running Short For 31 States To Change Voting Machines Before 2020 Elections


  • Civil Rights Icon, Lonnie King Jr., Has Passed Away
  • Sen. Isakson Reacts To Sunday's Devestating Tornadoes
  • Bill Seeks To Strengthen Protections For Confederate Monuments
  • Atlanta Pledges To Use 100% Clean Energy By 2035

  • Crunch Time At The State Capitol
  • Kemp Tours Tornado-Damaged Counties
  • Mercedes Benz Stadium Goes Cashless

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A legal advocacy group says judges in Atlanta are illegally imposing sentences on poor people that require them to pay a set fine or spend time in jail.

The Southern Center for Human Rights says the Atlanta Municipal court is imposing "pay or jail" sentences on the homeless, which they say violates the U.S. Constitution.

 

  • Southern Center Alleges Atlanta Municipal Court Wrongly Uses 'Pay Or Jail' Sentences 
  • West Georgia Communities Survey Damage After Storm Damage
  • Thursday 'Crossover Day' Deadline Looms For Lawmakers


  • Georgia Governor Declares State Of Emergency After Deadly Tornado
  • Menstrual Product Tax Exemption Bill Won't Pass This Year
  • Crossover Day: What To Expect
  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium Goes Cashless


  • Scientists Come To Savannah To Study Sharks
  • Georgia House Passes Hemp Farming Bill
  • GBI Investigating 3 Officer-Involved Shootings


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  • Disaster Relief Bill For South Georgia Headed To President's Desk
  • Former MARTA Administrator Gets 16 Months For Fake Invoice Scheme
  • Middle Georgia Counties Work To Ramp Up Solar Power Usage

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  • Georgia House Passes Bill That Would Make Sweeping Changes To Voting System
  • Georgia Senate Passes Medicaid Waiver Legislation
  • First Lady Marty Kemp Announces GRACE Commission To Combat Human Trafficking


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  • Needle Exchange Proposal Clears House
  • Cocaine Seized At Port Of Savannah, Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • Federal Judge In Atlanta Temporarily Preserves Accreditation Of HBCU In North Carolina

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  • 'Netflix Tax' Removed From HB 428, Would Have Helped Fund Rural Internet Expansion
  • House Speaker David Ralston Addresses Rule That Allows His Court Delays
  • Georgia Lawmakers Back Needle Exchange Legislation


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  • GA Legislative Session At Mid-Point
  • Mid-Year Budget Sent To Gov. Kemp's Desk
  • Braves Begin Pre-Season With Back-To-Back Losses

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  • Early Voting Begins For Gwinnett County Residents
  • "Black Panther," "First Man" and Spike Lee All Pick Up Wins In The 2019 Oscars
  • Republican Lawmaker Wants To Oust Ralston As Georgia's House Speaker


  • Battle Of Atlanta Cyclorama Reopens At Atlanta History Center
  • Resolution Calls For House Speaker Ralston's Resignation
  • Chief Justice Of Georgia Supreme Court Creates Sexual Harrassment Committee


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  • GA Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes DUI Cases
  • Cyclorama Re-opens Today
  • Atlanta United Lose First Game In International Tournament

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  • A Bill To Replace Georgia's Voting Machines Is Moving Through The Legislature
  • Republican Lawmaker Wants House Speaker David Ralston To Step Down
  • After Years Of Work And $36 Million, The Cyclorama Reopens At The Atlanta History Center


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  • House Subcommittee Approves New Voting Machines
  • Bill To Create State Authority For Hartsfield Jackson Airport Introduced
  • Atlanta United Plays In Costa Rica Tonight

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  • Voting Machine Hearings Enter Day Three In Georgia
  • Atlanta United Prepares For International Debut In Costa Rica Tonight
  • Emory To Create A Commission For Reviewing Potentially Racist Yearbook Photos


  • Churches Join Lawsuit Seeking State Electoral Reform
  • Environmental Groups Seek Court Order To Block Seismic Air Gun Testing
  • House Democrats Challenge Kemp's Medicaid Waiver Proposal
  • Program Uses Donated Pacemakers For Pets


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  • Judge Grants Class Action Status In Plant Vogtle Lawsuit
  • Cotton Growers Face Financial Challenge Without Federal Disaster Assistance
  • Bill Proposes Improved Treatment For Medicaid Patients With HIV

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  • U.S. House Subcommittee Holds Meeting On Elections And Voting At Carter Center
  • Hospital Partnership With UGA Is Reducing Costs For Pet Pacemakers
  • Georgia's Chief Justice Delivers 'State Of The Judiciary'


  • U.S. House Dems Hold Hearing On Voting In Atlanta
  • State Of The Judiciary 'Stable And Strong' In Georgia
  • City Of Atlanta Wantas To Monitor Scooter-Related Injuries


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  • Bottoms Supports Removing Previous Pay Question On City Job Applications
  • Lisa Borders Steps Down From CEO Role At Times Up
  • GA Dept. Of Natural Resources Allocates $500K To Fight Landfill Fire

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  • House Bill 23 Would Allow EMC's To Provide Internet In Rural Areas
  • Protestors Rally In Atlanta After President Trump's National Emergency Declaration
  • City Of Atlanta No Longer Asks About Previous Salary On Job Applications


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