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Gov. Deal frustrates Caroline Small group in controversial police shooting case

It’s been nine months since Caroline Small’s family appealed to Gov. Nathan Deal to take action in the young mother’s brutal death at the hands of police in Brunswick and they’ve received a “deafening silence” from the state government. 363 more words

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How a defeated judge made it back to the bench

Judge Richard Winegarden’s strange performance at a July 18 hearing in Jasper, Ga., raised a lot of questions.

Chief among them was whether the Gwinnett County judge trampled the First Amendment when he kept media out of the courtroom for the beginning of the hearing and then questioned reporters before allowing them to observe the proceedings.  345 more words

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How a defeated judge made it back to the bench

Judge Richard Winegarden’s strange performance at a July 18 hearing in Jasper, Ga., raised a lot of questions.

Chief among them was whether the Gwinnett County judge trampled the First Amendment when he kept media out of the courtroom for the beginning of the hearing and then questioned reporters before allowing them to observe the proceedings.  345 more words

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Does the governor's state school takeover district trample local control?

Jesus Tirado is a full-time doctoral student at the University of Georgia. He taught social studies for nine years. In his first piece for the AJC Get Schooled blog, Tirado explains why he opposes the governor’s proposed state takeover district, which will be on the November ballot. 894 more words

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Donald Trump's supporters come out in Atlanta, but powerful Republicans stay away

ATLANTA — Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican Party nominee for president, attracted thousands of fans and supporters at the Fox Theater in Midtown Atlanta for a rally. 235 more words

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Georgia trails national average in school spending. Should we invest more?

Many issues in education are open to debate, but none more than school spending. It would seem a straightforward question: Do we spend too much or too little on our schools?  686 more words

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