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Lawmaker wants Georgia schools to go digital by 2020

State Sen. John Albers, a Roswell Republican, said the details of his bill are still in the works but pledged not to force local school districts to cover all costs of moving to digital materials.

State details project list of affordable housing

State officials have unveiled a list of 30 projects that will receive $22.4 million in federal housing tax credits to build or rehab affordable housing properties across the state.

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Georgia senators oppose immigration action by President Obama

The plan outlined by the president Thursday would affect an estimated 5 million people

Georgia’s senators and senator-elect say President Obama overstepped his powers with the executive action he announced.

Emory, Georgia Tech to build joint library service center

Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology plan to break ground soon on a new joint library project.

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Ga. weighs funding for $1B in transportation needs

A panel must soon submit recommendations for funding an extra $1 billion in transportation infrastructure needs.

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Ethics complaint over new Braves stadium dropped against Cobb Co. chairman

A resident has dropped an ethics complaint against the chairman of the Cobb County commission over stadium negotiations with the Braves.

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Ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue defends "Go Fish" center in Perry

Despite criticism, former Gov. Sonny Perdue says he's proud of his efforts to support fishing, including committing the state government to borrow $14 million for an aquarium in rural Georgia.

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After epic snowjam, is Atlanta ready for winter? | PHOTOS

Nearly a year ago, a few inches of snow in metro Atlanta triggered an epic traffic jam as motorists fleeing the city were trapped overnight on clogged interstates. Children slept at school or on stranded buses as parents tried desperately to reach them.

Temperatures drop into teens for 2nd straight day

Temperatures sunk as low as 14 degrees in at least one Georgia town as near-record cold gripped the state for a second straight day.

Some in House reject GOP warning against shutdown

op Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.

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Isakson kicks off 2016 re-election bid

Isakson, who turns 70 next month, remains popular among Republicans and easily won re-election in 2010. It remains to be seen who among Democrats might challenge him and whether he will face any opposition in the Republican primary.

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Ga. flags fly at half-staff to honor Gov. Sanders

Gov. Nathan Deal says flags at state buildings and grounds will fly at half-staff to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders, who died at age 89.

Severe wind chills, freezing temperatures in Ga.

Temperatures plunged into the 20s in many parts of Georgia -- and dropped to 13 in one spot in the mountains -- as cold air settled over the state.

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Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders dies at 89

Sanders one of first New South governors elected

Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, one of the first “New South” governors elected during the Civil Rights movement and known for his work on education and in the state’s legal community, died Sunday.

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