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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

    WACG90.7 FM

    (706) 737-1661







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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

    WACG90.7 FM

    (706) 737-1661







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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

    WACG90.7 FM

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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

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Latest Augusta News

Tom Price Travel Controversy Intensifies

Today on “Political Rewind,” the panel weighs in on the latest developments in the travel controversy engulfing HHS Secretary Tom Price. President Trump suggests he approves of an investigation looking into whether Price violated policy on the use of chartered aircraft by government officials. In the meantime, Price says he’ll only fly commercial while the investigation proceeds.
September 25, 2017

Lawyers Ask Panel To Spare Life Of Inmate Set For Execution

A Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week has spent the last 27 years regretting the decisions that led him to kill his sister-in-law as she was on her way to work with his estranged wife, his lawyers said in a clemency application. Keith Leroy Tharpe, 59, is scheduled to be put to death Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson for the September 1990 shooting death of Jacquelyn Freeman. The State Board of Pardons and Paroles was holding a hearing Monday — the 27th anniversary of Freeman's death — on Tharpe's clemency petition. The parole board is the only authority in Georgia that can commute a death sentence. In a clemency application that was declassified Friday, Tharpe's lawyers detail a tough childhood and an extensive history of substance abuse that they say included getting black-out drunk by age 10 and a debilitating crack cocaine habit. Tharpe's wife left him Aug. 28, 1990, taking their four daughters with her to live with her mother. His addiction coupled with
September 25, 2017

Accused Leaker Asking Again For Pre-Trial Release From Jail

Attorneys for a young woman accused of leaking a classified U.S. report want a judge to free her from jail pending trial, arguing prosecutors have added no new charges months after they warned the woman may have stolen additional secrets. Reality Winner, a former Air Force linguist with a top secret security clearance, worked as a government contractor in Augusta until June, when she was charged with copying a classified report and mailing it to an online news organization.
September 25, 2017

McCain Announces Opposition To Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Today on “Political Rewind,” the panel weighs in on Sen. John McCain’s announcement he’ll vote against the Graham-Cassidy health care bill and discusses whether the effort is now doomed. GOP leaders in the U.S. Senate are continuing their efforts to round up enough votes to pass the bill. The panel looks at the pressures being applied to Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, whose vote could determine the success or failure of the measure. And the panel weighs in on the latest assessment of the impact the bill will likely make on the health care system. Then: HHS secretary and former Georgia congressman Tom Price is increasingly under fire for his routine use of charter airplanes to travel for his work. Press reports indicate Price has made use of more than two dozen charter planes since assuming his new position, despite the fact that most cabinet secretaries typically use commercial flights for their work. Democrats on the Hill are now calling for an investigation. Plus: the panel looks at
September 22, 2017