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Threat posed by Zika expected to continue in Georgia in 2017

ATLANTA- Georgia so far has escaped the type of Zika threat faced by Florida, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the continental United States.

November 25, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

AG selection may shake up immigration

WASHINGTON - As a senator, Jeff Sessions became Congress' leading advocate not only for a cracking down on illegal immigration, but also for slowing all immigration, increasing mass deportations and scrutinizing more strictly those entering the U.S. As attorney general, he'd be well positioned to turn those ideas into reality.

November 22, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

The latest news and reaction on Trump's victory

November 09, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

Stunned Mexico ponders new relationship with US

MEXICO CITY - Hours after the United States elected Donald Trump to be its next president, Mexico began carefully laying the groundwork for a relationship with a new leader who campaigned against its citizens and threatened to wreak havoc with its economy.

November 09, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

Trump: 'It's time to come together as a united country'

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump shocked the political establishment Tuesday, triumphing over not just Hillary Clinton but large parts of his own party's hierarchy to be projected the winner of the presidency in one of the biggest upsets in U.S. political history.

November 09, 2016 | By David Lauter and Cathleen Decker Tribune Washington Bureau | Top of the wires

Tight presidential race affects Georgia’s Senate contest

Johnny Isakson is heading into the final days of Georgia's U.S. Senate race with a comfortable lead over Democratic challenger Jim Barksdale in the polls, but the race could be the closest contest of the Republican incumbent's Senate career.

October 30, 2016 | By Kathleen Foody Associated Press | Top of the wires

Economic development chief to be Georgia attorney general

Georgia's top economic development official will become the state's attorney general in November, replacing Sam Olens when he departs to lead the state's third-largest university.

October 12, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

Georgia university system board names new chancellor

Steve Wrigley, a top official within the University System of Georgia, will become its chancellor in 2017.

October 12, 2016 | From Times staff, wire reports | Top of the wires

As Matthew makes landfall, historic Southern cities assess damage

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Hurricane Matthew spared Florida's most heavily populated stretch from a catastrophic blow Friday but threatened some of the South's most historic and picturesque cities with ruinous flooding and wind damage as it pushed its way up the coastline.

October 08, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

The latest on Hurricane Matthew

October 07, 2016 | | Top of the wires

Deal declares state of emergency for 13 coastal counties as hurricane approaches

TYBEE ISLAND - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in 13 coastal counties Tuesday as Hurricane Matthew moved northward through the Caribbean after slamming the island nation of Haiti with 145 mph winds.

October 04, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

Debate takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump’s skin in debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail server and his unwillingness to release his income tax returns. Clinton maintained an even demeanor, smiling indulgently when Trump turned aggressive.

September 26, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

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John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, has died at 95

WASHINGTON - John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to ...

December 08, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

Thousands evacuated as wildfires spread in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

GATLINBURG, Tenn. - With flames dripping from tree branches like lava and the air filled with embers, thousands of people raced through a hell-like landscape as ...

November 29, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires

Trump taps Georgia U.S. Rep. Tom Price to head Health and Human Services

WASHINGTON - As a congressman, Georgia Republican Tom Price has been thwarted in his hopes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and transform Medicare into a ...

November 29, 2016 | By Julie Pace Associated Press | Top of the wires

Drought affects drinking water, beaver dams in South

ATLANTA - Beaver dams have been demolished, burbling fountains silenced, and the drinking water in one southern town has taken on the light brownish color of ...

November 27, 2016 | Associated Press | Top of the wires


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