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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Johnson holding forum for disadvantaged businesses

The Gwinnett Daily Post’s Political Notebook for April 26, 2015.

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Loganville woman injured in crash that killed five Georgia Southern classmates released from hospital

The Georgia Southern University nursing student from Loganville involved in the horrific crash that killed five of her classmates has been released from the hospital.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Perdue presides over first hearing on State Department oversight

The Gwinnett Daily Post’s Political Notebook for April 23, 2015.

Five Georgia Southern University students killed in crash

Five students were killed and two were injured in an accident along Interstate 16 near Savannah on Wednesday morning.

Former Georgia police chief indicted over shooting wife in bed

A grand jury indicted a former Atlanta-area police chief late on Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct for shooting his wife in bed on New Year's Day in an apparent accident that left her partly paralyzed.

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Two more Georgia hospitals closing baby delivery units

Emanuel Medical Center joins Barrow Regional Medical Center as latest to close

Emanuel Medical Center, citing high costs and low reimbursements, decided last month to close the hospital’s obstetrical program June 30.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Congressmen advocate for 2016 presidential debate in Georgia

The Gwinnett Daily Post’s Political Notebook for April 9, 2015.

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Deal: Year-to-year state revenues up 9 percent in March

Gov. Nathan Deal said state revenues were up 9 percent in March.

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Health legislation: Who won and who lost?

A look at who came out the best and worst from health legislation during the 2015 session of the General Assembly.

Gwinnett leaders looking at impact of amended transportation bill

Gwinnett County leaders are still evaluating the amended transportation funding bill that was passed by state legislators late Tuesday.

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Eleven former Atlanta public school educators guilty in test-cheating case

Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were found guilty by a jury on Wednesday on charges of racketeering in one of the largest U.S. test-cheating scandals.

Gwinnett unemployment rate below regional average in February

Figures virtually unchanged from January though

Gwinnett County had one of the lowest unemployment rates in the region, according to new Georgia Department of Labor data.

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GDOT rolls out smarter, revamped website for travelers

Transportation agency’s new web page carries TravelSmart theme

The Georgia Department of Transportation rolled out a newly revamped website Monday.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Sen. Johnny Isakson calls for stronger stance against ISIL

Gwinnett Daily Post political notebook for March 15, 2015.