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A candidate for Congress in Georgia’s first district said that he’d “rather see another terrorist attack” on the United States than have the “jack boot” Transportation Security Administration screen him at the airport.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

House Candidate: I’d Rather See ‘Terrorist Attack’ Than Have TSA Screening

A candidate for Congress in Georgia’s first district said that he’d “rather see another terrorist attack” on the United States than have the “jack boot” Transportation Security Administration screen him at the airport.

05/07/2014

Prosecutors say Craig Davis did not disclose to a sexual partner that he had been diagnosed as HIV positive. (Getty Images)

2 Hospital Operators Accused Of Filing Fraudulent Medical Claims

The federal government has joined a whistle blower lawsuit against two large hospital operators accused of filing fraudulent Medicaid and Medicare claims.

02/20/2014

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Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines For Schools

The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.

10/30/2013

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State Sues Federal Government Over New Legislative Maps

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Gov. Nathan Deal and Attorney General Sam Olens on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the  Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. to force approval of state Republicans’ plans to redraw legislative and congressional districts. State […]

WAOK-AM–10/07/2011

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Mortgage Lenders to Reimburse Homeowners for Improper Foreclosure

ATLANTA (WAOK)  On Wednesday the Federal Government ordered 16 of the nations largest home mortgage lenders to reimburse homeowners who were improperly foreclosed upon. The government also ordered the lenders to hire auditors to determine how […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2011

Federal Shutdown Still Looming As Talks Continue

ATLANTA (WAOK) The Federal Government will resume talks today about the budget. Republicans and Democrats are involved in a dispute over cuts to the fiscal budget. The two groups disagree about several agencies receiving government funds. […]

WAOK-AM–04/08/2011

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Thousands Could Lose Unemployment Benefits

Atlanta (WAOK) Several thousand Georgians may lose their extended unemployment benefits in the next couple of months. The problem?  The state law needs to be changed to make it more in line with federal eligibility […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2011

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