Police investigating shooting/carjacking case
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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
by Everett Catts
July 23, 2014 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 11:37 A.M. WITH QUOTES FROM STATE HOUSE CANDIDATE BETH BESKIN) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’s primary runoff election and triumphed in Cobb and Fulton counties. It is one of eight races, including five local ones, on the ballot. With all 365 Fulton County precincts reporting, Perdue won with 54.9 percent. In Cobb County, with all 145 precincts reporting, Perdue had the advantage with 53.7 percent....
Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
An immigration issue could force a Buckhead resident who grew up in Campinas, Brazil, but attended college in the U.S. to be deported. Patricia Alves works at Vacation Express, a Buckhead travel ag...
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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
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Guest column: What sort of man picks on hungry children?
District 1 U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston calls himself a “fiscal hawk” who would slash federal budgets with a machete. He especially wants to chop federal assistance programs for the elderly, the disable...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 567436 views | 0 0 comments | 396 396 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?