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The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Gov. Deal Outlines Severe Weather Response Plans

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has outlined an action plan to address future severe weather events based on an internal review he ordered after Georgia was caught unprepared for a winter storm in late January.

03/04/2014

File photo of Gov. Nathan Deal. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ga. Gov Says 1 Storm-Related Death In Butts County

Georgia’s governor says at least one person has died from weather-related causes during a storm that dumped ice, snow and freezing rain on northern and central Georgia.

02/12/2014

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Georgia Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency for 14 counties.

02/10/2014

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National Guard Distributes Food Packets Given To Soldiers In Afghanistan To Stranded Motorists

Students spent the night on buses or at schools, commuters abandoned their cars or idled in them all night and the highways-turned-parking lots iced over when a winter storm slammed the city, creating a treacherous traffic jam that lasted into Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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Grand Jury To Receive Documents In Ga. Ethics Case

An attorney for two people who received federal grand jury subpoenas for documents related to a state probe of ethics complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal says those documents are being sent.

01/14/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks on the Affordable Care Act in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on November 14, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hearing Focuses On Health Care In Rural Georgia

Emma Collins, a licensed massage therapist from Ellijay, was hopeful about the new federal health care law after struggling in recent years to find insurance coverage because her artificial heart valve is considered a pre-existing condition.

11/25/2013

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State Supreme Court Upholds Law Governor Used To Remove 6 School Board Members

Georgia’s Supreme Court has ruled that a law the governor used earlier this year to remove six members of the DeKalb County school board is constitutional.

11/25/2013

On the day consumers start perusing newly launched federal online health exchanges, Republican governors who oppose President Barack Obama's insurance overhaul have been largely silent. But the law is going into effect without them. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP States Offer Little Help To Health Care Exchanges

On the day consumers start perusing newly launched federal online health exchanges, Republican governors who oppose President Barack Obama’s insurance overhaul have been largely silent. But the law is going into effect without them.

10/01/2013

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Guidelines Issued On CO Detectors In Ga. Schools

ATLANTA (AP) — State officials have stopped short of recommending that all Georgia schools be required to install carbon monoxide detectors, opting instead to release guidelines urging schools to review facilities and mitigate risks. A […]

WAOK-AM–09/11/2013

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Mo Ivory: I Went To The Integrated Prom-Gov. Nathan Deal Did Not! SHAMEFUL!

He didn’t send his wife, First Lady Sandra Deal, to tell the group of interracial kids from Wilcox County High School how proud of them they were for putting on the school’s first integrated prom. […]

WAOK-AM–04/28/2013

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