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Screen capture of Gov. Phil Bryant, with his wife Deborah. (Credit: governorbryant.com)

Bryant: Obama Budget Undercuts Medicaid Expansion

Top Mississippi Republicans say their opposition to Medicaid expansion is getting a boost from an unlikely source — Democratic President Barack Obama.

04/10/2013

Even a rural festival celebrating the harvest of Georgia's famous sweet onions isn't safe from the federal budget battle 600 miles away, as automatic cuts are threatening to take away the star attraction for the Vidalia Onion Festival's popular air show: the Navy's daredevil fighter pilots, the Blue Angels. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Force Military To Drop Air Shows

Even a rural festival celebrating the harvest of Georgia’s famous sweet onions isn’t safe from the federal budget battle 600 miles away, as automatic cuts are threatening to take away the star attraction for the Vidalia Onion Festival’s popular air show: the Navy’s daredevil fighter pilots, the Blue Angels.

03/10/2013

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Poor Schools Still Get The Short End

Legislators this year thought they had fixed a $436 million grant program intended to raise up the state’s poorest school districts, but you can’t convince folks in rural Calhoun County that they succeeded.

06/24/2012

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Budget Ax Hits Athens Effort To Control Feral Cats

The latest victim of the budget ax hitting most state, county and local governments is a program in Clarke County that was intended to control the population of feral cats.

06/04/2012

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Atlanta Schools To Make More Cuts In Services

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-The Atlanta School Board meets on Monday to discuss cuts that may cause students to lose the services of programs like Communties in Schools. Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta is an award-winning dropout prevention […]

WAOK-AM–06/01/2012

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DeKalb County Trying To Close $73 Million Hole In The Budget

DeKalb County, Ga (WAOK/AJC)- DeKalb County school board members are looking at several ways to make up for a $73 million budget shortfall. Board members Tuesday night talked about everything from teacher furloughs days, to […]

WAOK-AM–05/30/2012

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Atlanta Public Schools Plans To Shed 350 Positions

ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta Public Schools plans to shed 350 positions next year and order two employee furlough days as it attempts to cut about $47 million from its budget. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the school district […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2012

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Funding Decrease Could Mean Job Cuts At Grady

Grady Memorial Hospital will make a few cuts in the future due to a decrease in government funding. Last year Grady received 88 million dollars in funding for poor and uninsured persons being treated at […]

WAOK-AM–02/14/2011

Marta Changes Start This Weekend

New Marta cuts may affect your daily commute…….

09/24/2010

Marta Makes Cuts

06/28/2010

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