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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.7 Percent

Georgia’s unmployment rate has dropped to 8.7 percent.

09/19/2013

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Metro Atlanta Jobless Rate Rises To 8.9 Percent

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — State labor officials say metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate has risen to 8.9 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new numbers early Thursday. The 8.9 percent jobless rate for June was […]

WAOK-AM–07/25/2013

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Georgia Jobless Rate Rises To 8.6 Percent

State labor officials say Georgia’s unemployment rate increased to 8.6 percent in June.

07/18/2013

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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White, Fulton County District Attorney has brought up racketeer charges against teachers involved in the APS cheating scandal. Do you think they deserve jail time for cheating on test? […]

WAOK-AM–03/26/2013

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Georgia Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 8.7 Percent

ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 8.7 percent held steady in January, unchanged from the December rate. The jobless rate was down from 9.3 percent a year ago. […]

03/07/2013

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

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Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

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