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Atlanta-based, award-winning journalist Parker Wallace covers the Georgia legislative session and also specializes in stories about Georgia’s Latino community. She joined GPB in 2012 after working as a general assignment reporter for CBS Atlanta. While working for CBS, she won an Associated Press award for Best Feature story. Parker started her career in Los Angeles as an assignment desk assistant at KTTV. Her first on-camera job was as a reporter for News 12 The Bronx, where she produced, shot and edited her own stories. Parker also was a freelance reporter for WTNH in New Haven. She is a nationally published author, with articles appearing in Shape Magazine and USA Today. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University with dual majors in Communications and Spanish. Parker also spent a semester studying in Spain at the University of Salamanca.

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Possible Changes In Traffic Enforcement

Lawmakers are debating proposals for removing criminal penalties and jail time for some traffic offenses. A committee studying the issue will examine how to reclassify certain offenses. A State...

October 22, 2012 - 2:00am

Early Voting Starts In Georgia

Thousands of people lined up at polling stations across Georgia Monday to begin voting early. The high turnout may have a crucial impact on the November election. Some of the longest waits at polling...

October 17, 2012 - 3:00am

Coping With A Child's Peanut Allergy

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October 15, 2012 - 2:18am

Vice Presidential Debate Analysis

The showdown last between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Congressman Paul Ryan was a clear victory for Biden if you’re a Democrat. And it was a slam dunk for Ryan if you’re a Republican....

October 12, 2012 - 12:00pm

Biden And Ryan Face Off In Debate

Vice President Joe Biden and GOP Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan face off in Kentucky during their first live, televised debate. Georgia political analysts are predicting more energy than last...

October 11, 2012 - 11:48am