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Prolife group picks dog in state House contest

In the new State House District 117, three-term incumbent (and newly-minted Republican) Doug McKillip is facing a primary challenge built around doubt of his conservative credentials and beliefs. During …
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GA GOP posts $88k fundraising month

The Georgia Republican Party is leading its Democratic counterpart in the presidential money dash, revealing Thursday it had raised nearly $90,000 in April.

According to the group’s April fundraising report …
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Romney raises $40M in April

Aides to Mitt Romney indicated on Thursday the Bay Stater’s presidential campaign had raised north of $40 million in April.

The impressive figure outstrips previous months and puts the GOP’er …
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No Sunday booze for Douglasville, for now

Douglasville Mayor Harvey Persons vetoed earlier this week a city council measure that would have provided for a voter referendum on Sunday alcohol sales in the Atlanta suburb.

“The …
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GA unemployment dips to three-year low

New figures out today by the Georgia Department of Labor revealed the Peach State’s unemployment had dipped a tenth of a point last month, down to 8.9 percent. It’s the …
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Atlanta’s Bernie Marcus: Obama is strangling small business

The US economy is so weakened by the Obama White House that otherwise promising business ventures are consigned to failure, a prominent Atlanta businessman said Wednesday.

The Home Depot co-founder …
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GA second-most financially stressed state in union

Georgians are the second-most financially distressed in the nation, according to a new financial index by Atlanta-based credit counseling agency CredAbility.

Measuring the financial condition of the average household, Georgia …
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FreedomWorks endorses in GA-12

FreedomWorks brought for some tea party activists a little clarity Wednesday to the crowded primary for the Republican nomination in Georgia’s 12th, endorsing August real estate attorney and political …
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