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DeKalb County to hold special election to fill commissioner's seat

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Just days after DeKalb County commissioner Elaine Boyer stepped down, the county announced it will hold a special election to fill her seat. More>>

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Carter picks up support from Ga. teachers' group

One of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia is announcing its support for Democrat Jason Carter, as he challenges Republican Gov. Nathan Deal in the fall. More>>

EPA to host youth symposium in Atlanta

A youth symposium planned by the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to bring students, educators and other environmental stakeholders together in Atlanta next month. More>>

Lawmakers discuss government's role in education

A group of Georgia lawmakers is planning a meeting to discuss the federal government's role in public education. More>>

State Senate group to discuss school discipline

A Georgia state senate committee is hosting a hearing this week to discuss the findings of a study on school discipline strategies. More>>

Grantham elected State Transportation Board chair

Augusta business owner Don Grantham has been elected chair of the State Transportation Board, which oversees the Georgia Department of Transportation. More>>

Barrow, Allen both target Obama in early TV ads

Early campaign ads by Democratic Rep. John Barrow and the Republican challenger for his east Georgia congressional seat are focused on the same target: President Barack Obama. More>>

Democrats to vote on 2016 primary calendar plan

Leaders of the Democratic Party are preparing to approve a plan that sets the 2016 presidential calendar. More>>

New leadership chosen for Ga. transportation board

Three new officers have been elected to lead the Georgia State Transportation Board. More>>

Democratic women teaming up in key Senate states

Democratic women are teaming up to raise campaign cash in key states that will help decide the Senate majority. More>>

GA communities get $39.7 million in federal grants

Gov. Nathan Deal says 82 Georgia communities will receive nearly $40 million in grant funding to work on local economic growth projects. More>>

Candidates for Ga. superintendent debate standards

The candidates for state school superintendent focused on how Georgia should handle national education standards during their first meeting of the general election campaign. More>>

GA officials offer online deer hunting application

Georgia wildlife officials are encouraging deer hunters to fill out an online application that will allow them to participate in this season's deer quota hunt. More>>

Fulton Co. state representatives sue to stop property tax rate increase

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Several Fulton County state representatives have filed a lawsuit to stop a 17 percent property tax rate increase in the county. More>>

Six states hold primary elections Tuesday

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Six states hold primary elections Tuesday: Oregon, Idaho, Arkansas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Georgia. More>>

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  • 350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

    350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:04:30 GMT
    President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities.More >
    The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.More >
  • US rejects Norwegian Air bid for US-Europe flights

    US rejects Norwegian Air bid for US-Europe flights

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:41:35 GMT
    The Obama administration has rejected a request by a low-cost air carrier to begin flying immediately between the U.S. and Europe in a case that has significant labor and trade policy implications.More >
    In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while...More >
  • Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:23:27 GMT
    Television ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race have been pulled by both parties' candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.More >
    Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.More >
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