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GBI completes testing on 3K backlogged rape kits, gets 321 DNA hits

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State officials gathered at the Gold Dome on Friday to announce a milestone: the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed testing thousands of rape kits that had previously languished for years untested.

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7,500 students get early action admission at UGA

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The University of Georgia hopes to lock in some of the best applicants by accepting them early

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Is the ‘Tollercoaster’ Atlanta’s next ‘Spaghetti Junction’?

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'Tollercoaster' may take its place in the pantheon of catchy nicknames for metro Atlanta highway landmarks.

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CONTINUING COVERAGE: Kemp holds steady lead, Abrams considers longshot legal challenge

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Democrat Stacey Abrams is fast running out of options to close a deficit in the race for Georgia governor. Republican Brian Kemp has already moved on – and has a transition office under the Gold Dome to prove it.

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Gwinnett certifies election; hundreds of additional ballots counted

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Gwinnett County has been in the center of several legal battles over voting rights this election season.

Thursday, Nov 15

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A rush for uncounted votes scrambles unsettled Georgia governor’s race

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Georgia elections officials scrambled Thursday to count a cache of hundreds of ballots that were previously rejected as they raced to comply with the latest federal ruling in the too-close-to-call contest for governor.

Georgia adds jobs, but storm tempers growth

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Georgia tech jobs grow even without Amazon.

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Georgia election officials required to add more absentee votes

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Georgia Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden told county election officials Thursday they must review and re-certify their results if they find absentee ballots that were previously rejected solely because of incorrect birthdate information.

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Why some Georgia absentee voter data was taken offline

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Georgia election officials removed online absentee voter information because of concerns that it could be used in scams that target the elderly and disabled. The data are back online but it no longer labels voters as elderly or disabled.

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Senate school safety committee recommends changes to ESPLOST

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Senate school safety panel wants mental health counselors in every school

Wednesday, Nov 14

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Lawmakers consider changing school calendars

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Businesses want longer summer breaks, but schools want to control their calendars

GSU: Metro Atlanta’s economy will continue to grow in 2019

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Job growth slowing, but solid in Georgia, forecaster says.

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Georgia Southern gets record $5 million donation

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Contribution to be used for scholarships, faculty research and more, officials say

Reps. Price and Teasley seek recounts of Georgia House elections

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State Reps. Betty Price and Sam Teasley, both Republicans, are requesting recounts after they trailed their Democratic opponents by less than 1 percentage point in the election Nov. 6, 2018.

In unsettled Georgia gov race, judge mandates more ballots be counted

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A federal judge issued an order late Wednesday that will result in the counting of a new trove of ballots in Georgia's race for governor.

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Georgia Senate to look into arrest of lawmaker during Capitol protest

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Holding back tears, Nikema Williams stood in the well of the Georgia Senate a day after being arrested during a protest under the Gold Dome.

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Did your vote count? Hotline lets Georgia provisional voters find out

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Georgia voters who cast provisional ballots can call a toll-free hotline to find out whether their votes counted, and if not, the reason why.

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Hampton City Council ousts city manager over budget

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Hampton City Council ousts city manager after eight months on the job after the Henry County community failed to pass a budget

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Georgia Tech working to close major increase in ethics complaints

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Georgia Tech, University System working to resolve cases faster

Torpy at Large: Lawmakers in crosswalk may be dimmer than they appear

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Bill Torpy on a contentious effort by some Georgia legislators to permanently close Mitchell Street in downtown Atlanta outside the state Capitol.

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Harris Hines: A man of wisdom, intellect and most of all, kindness

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Harris Hines rose to the most prominent post on the state’s highest court. He held the respect of the governors who appointed him, the jurists who served with him and the lawyers who appeared before him.

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State recognizes Georgia’s maternal death problem, faces uphill climb

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No one really knows how many women die in Georgia for reasons related to their pregnancy.

Georgia’s new secretary of state seeks accurate finish to vote count

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Georgia's new secretary of state, Robyn Crittenden, said she plans to soon certify the election.

Tuesday, Nov 13

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Brian Kemp’s brother-in-law out as Georgia Senate majority leader

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Kemp’s brother-in-law out as Senate majority leader

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Georgia state senator, protesters arrested at Capitol while demanding ‘every vote count’

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A first-term Atlanta senator was among more than a dozen demonstrators who were arrested during a protest in the state Capitol.

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Emory professor investigated for using racial epithet again

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Professor apologized for using n-word earlier this semester

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Fulton midterm election turnout close to presidential levels

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Fulton County experienced best early voter turnout this century in midterm election

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Abrams gains ground as judges order more Georgia votes to be counted

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The post-election drama in Georgia intensified Tuesday as protests rocked the state Capitol, dozens of counties raced to tally final election ballots, and judges issued court rulings that appeared to buoy Democrat Stacey Abrams’ hopes of…

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Georgia university creates scholarship for hurricane-damaged counties

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GSW's ‘Southwestern Promise’ offers up to $2,000 scholarships for eligible students

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Judge orders review of provisional ballots in Georgia election

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A federal judge ruled Monday that Georgia election officials must review thousands of provisional ballots and explain why they haven't been counted in the election for governor between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp.