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Joe Biden, left,  speaks during a presidential candidates forum in Des Moines, Iowa. Bernie Sanders, right,  participates in a rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, members of Georgia’s congressional delegation respond to President Trump’s tweets urging Democratic congresswoman of color to go back where they came from.

  • Legionnaires Disease Outbreak at Atlanta Hotel
  • Moon Rocks On Display At UGA
  • Strip Mining Proposed Near Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

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Georgia will see more days of extreme heat as the climate continues to warm.

A study by the advocacy group Union of Concerned Scientists finds that if nothing changes, the state will see an average of 77 days each year with a heat index over 105 degrees by the end of the century.

That's compared to an average of four days a year from 1971 to 2000.

SAS-2018-00554 Twin Pines Minerals Standard Permit Application

An Alabama company wants to mine for heavy minerals near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Georgia.


The proposal from Twin Pines Minerals called for mining on more than 2,414 acres of land in Charlton County. The land is home to gopher tortoises and frogs, which are endangered, but Twin Pines said it'll move them.

  • No Signs Of Major Immigration Enforcement In Atlanta Yet
  • Georgia Lottery Transfers More Than $1.2B To State Education Accounts
  • Crackdown On Speeding Drivers Expected This Week

  • Slain Deputy Laid To Rest
  • State Senator Henson Will Not Run For Re-election
  • Braves, Dream Return To Action Tonight

  • Mayor Bottoms Vetoes Street Conversion
  • Delta Second Quarter Numbers Beat Wall Street Expectations
  • Record Number Of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests On Georgia Coast

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If there’s one thing Georgia has a ton of — actually a billion tons — it’s trees. The state leads the country in acres of private timberland and volume of timber harvested. Some in the timber industry think we should turn more of that wood into electricity. 

  • Atlanta Can Use Bonds Backed By Future Sales Tax Revenue For Gulch Redevelopment
  • Mayor Bottoms Signs Smoking Ban Ordinance
  • Second Quarter Political Fundraising Numbers Released

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., walks to the elevator for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower, in New York. Casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations, President Donald Trump said Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, that Deferred Action for Chi
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Today on Political Rewind, the cash behind the campaigns. What do the fundraising numbers for candidates reveal about their support and how could the races in 2020 play out?


  • SunTrust Bank To No Longer Fund Private Prisons, Migrant Detention Centers
  • Record Number Of People Working To Complete Reactors At Plant Vogtle
  • Appeals Court Rules Georgia Legislators Exempt From Open Records Act

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On this edition of Political Rewind, Democrats across the state are crafting their strategy to attempt a majority in the next state legislative election. Hoping to mobilize voters around the heartbeat bill and internal GOP party struggles, party leaders are optimistic.

  • Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Killed
  • State Welfare Rolls Dropping
  • FCC To Vote On Rural Telehealth Funding

  • Georgia Power Asks For Rate Increase
  • EPA Considering Coal Ash Disposal Rules
  • ATL Police Seeking Man Who Shot 15-Year-Old For Using Fireworks

  • Records Set At Today's Peachtree Road Race
  • Formerly Homeless Veterans Move Into New Tiny House Community
  • Piblic Safety Officials Encourage Fireworks Safety

  • Housing For Migrant Children Sought In Atlanta Area
  • 50th Annual Peachtree Road Race Tomorrow
  • New State Law Changes Hunting Regulations

  • GA Administrative Office Of The Courts Hit With Ransomware Attack
  • ATL City Council Passes Smoking, Vaping Ban At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • Fighter Jet From Moody Air Force Base Accidently Drops Bombs In Northern Florida

United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff reacts after beating United States's Venus Williams in a Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019.
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Coco Gauff surprised the world of professional tennis when she became the youngest to qualify for Wimbledon. On Monday, the 15-year-old continued her stunning run when she defeated 5-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams at the All England Club. 

Gauff pulled off a two set victory over Williams winning 6-4, 6-4 during the first round of the tournament. The victory makes Gauff the youngest professional tennis player to win a match at Wimbledon since fellow American Jennifer Capriati defeated Martina Navratilova at 14. 

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President Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed Jimmy Carter's swipe at the legitimacy of his election and said the charge was nothing more than a "Democrat talking point," while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old former commander in chief.

Glynn County commissioner and insurance agent Bob Coleman.
Glynn County

A county commissioner in coastal Georgia says he’s innocent after a grand jury indicted him on charges that he took money from clients of his insurance business.

Sea to Shore Alliance, taken under NOAA research permit 20556

Six endangered North Atlantic right whales have died in June, four of them this week. This brings Georgia's state marine mammal even closer to extinction.

  • Lawsuit Filed Challenging Georgia's Heart Beat Law
  • Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Biden For President
  • Former Equifax Executive Sentenced On Insider Trading Charges

  • Abrams, Bottoms Testfy Before Congress
  • Smyrna Plant Manager Sentenced For 2016 Chemical Spill
  • Braves Play Cubs Tonight In Chicago

  • Atlanta Affordable Housing Plan Unveiled
  • Port Of Savannah Increases Capacity With New Cranes
  • Fulton County Jail Over Capacity

Migrants watch clashes with U.S. border agents, seen from Tijuana, Mexico.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, the immigration community takes a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump temporarily delayed plans to round up millions of undocumented immigrants across the country. What is next for Georgia’s immigrant community?

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger during an election commisison meeting in Macon. On Wednesday, Raffensperger annonuced Georgia will hold its presidential primary on March 24, 2020.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, President Donald Trump's internal polls show him behind in Georgia, Florida and other key states. His campaign rally in Orlando gave the audience a glimpse of the themes on which he will run.

  • Juneteenth Celebrated Across The State
  • New Bank Name, "Truist" Challenged In Copyright Infringement Suit
  • Atlanta United Advances To Quarter Finals In U.S. Open Cup

  • Georgia Presidential Primary Date In Question
  • State Board Of Pardons And Paroles To Hold Clemency Hearing
  • Braves Win Again

Marchers unfurl a huge rainbow flag as they prepare to march in the Equality March for Unity and Pride in Washington, Sunday, June 11, 2017.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, as Pride Month continues across the country, we will take a look at the progress made by the LGBTQ Community in the decades long effort to gain equal protections and fair treatment in Georgia and across the nation.

  • Atlanta City Council To Vote On 2020 Budget
  • Haddish Cancels Atlanta Appearance Due To Heartbeat Law
  • Braves Demolish Philadelphia Phillies