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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30:  Todd Gurley of the Georgia Bulldogs holds up a jersey with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #10 overall by the St. Louis Rams during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Georgia Governor Signs ‘Todd Gurley Bill’ Into Law

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law what’s been dubbed the “Todd Gurley bill”

05/07/2015

Governor Nathan Deal (above) is being called Georgia's "most racially insensitive governor since Lester Maddox". Georgia's 79th governor, Maddox was a staunch segregationist and held the post from 1967-1971. (Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Georgia Governor Signs Bill Including Insurance For Kids With Autism

Many parents who have struggled to get medical help for their autistic children will now qualify for insurance coverage under a new law signed Wednesday by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.

04/29/2015

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Deal Signs Order Requiring Readiness For Marijuana Law

Gov. Nathan Dealsigned an executive order requiring state agencies to begin preparations for the enactment of the state’s medical marijuana bill.

03/27/2015

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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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