Gov. Nathan Deal

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House Rejects Nathan Deal’s Insurance Benefits Cuts

ATLANTA, GA (WAOK)- Georgia House leaders Wednesday rejected Gov. Nathan Deal’s plan to cut health insurance benefits to 22,000 part-time school employees and their families, but local school districts would have to pick up the […]

WAOK-AM–02/26/2015

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Mercedes Moving Headquarters From New Jersey To Atlanta

The German luxury automobile maker Mercedes-Benz is moving its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta to be closer to its manufacturing facility in Alabama.

01/06/2015

Sen. Johnny Isakson speaks at an NBC News Education Nation Job One Panel Discussion. (Photo by Moses Robinson/Getty Images for NBCUniversal)

Isakson Kicks Off 2016 Re-Election Bid

State Republican leaders joined Isakson as he announced his decision to seek a third term in the United States Senate.

11/17/2014

Perdue is projected to defeat Democrat Michelle Nunn to become Georgia's next Senator.

Republican David Perdue Projected To Win Senate Seat

Perdue is projected to defeat Democrat Michelle Nunn to become Georgia’s next Senator.

11/04/2014

Florida's lawsuit claims Georgia is guzzling more than its share of water to slake the thirst of growing Atlanta at the expense of the Apalachicola Bay oyster fishery. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Hear Florida-Georgia Water Suit

Florida’s lawsuit claims Georgia is guzzling more than its share of water to slake the thirst of growing Atlanta at the expense of the Apalachicola Bay oyster fishery.

11/03/2014

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APS Awarded $1.4 Million Connections for Classrooms Grant

A $1.4 million grant has been awarded to Atlanta Public Schools (APS). The grant is from Connections for Classrooms, which is a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, the Georgia Department […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2014

An airport worker wears a protective face mask in the arrivals area of the Los Angeles International Airport as the U.S. announced increased passenger screenings against the Ebola virus on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

GA Governor Announces Ebola Airport Screening Plan

Since Georgia is home to one of five airports where people can arrive in the U.S. from countries affected by Ebola, the state’s governor said Monday extra screening and precautions are necessary.

10/27/2014

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Georgia Gov. Deal Forming Ebola Response Team

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.

10/19/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Deal: Ga. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola Response

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says state officials and hospitals are prepared if patients are diagnosed with Ebola, but he approves of calls to ban travel from impacted countries.

10/16/2014

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks as Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, listens during a panel discussion in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Mayor: Atlanta Would Welcome Immigrant Children Into City

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city should be a safe place for unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border.

07/30/2014

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