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Meet the Braves in Caravan 2013

Heather Neal - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 4:30am

After a great season and hard-fought loss on Sunday, the Falcons are out of the playoffs. Luckily the Atlanta Braves baseball season is just around the corner and Georgia team fans will have another team for which to...

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GPB Partners with Georgia Aquarium for a Wild Kratts scavenger hunt

Rachel Daniels - Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 7:33pm

Rachel Daniels and Lara Fawaz from Georgia Public Broadcasting headed to the Georgia Aquarium to host the a Wild Kratts Scavenger Hunt. Thanks to all those who participated and do not forget to watch the New Episode of...

King Day Events and Activities in Georgia

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 7:09am

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday January 21. For many, the national holiday is not merely a day off to kick back and relax but a day to do something meaningful to honor King’s memory. Here are some activities and...

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2013 Free National Parks Admission Dates

Heather Neal - Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 5:58am

There are 398 national parks and on select dates this year all of them will have free admission. I was surprised to see that the free admission dates coincide with national holiday weekends so that you can really make...

PBS Kids Wild Kratt App

Heather Neal - Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 4:07am

If you’re kids are in to science, learning about animals, and the PBS KIDS show Wild Kratts, then there’s an app that’s perfect for them! New to the Apple App Store this week is the WILD KRATTS Creature Power. Kids...

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Items NOT to Buy for Baby

Tiffany Lankford - Friday, January 11, 2013 - 4:54am

Today we're featuring guest blogger Tiffany Lankford. While discussing a project at work, she mentioned wishing she'd known what NOT to buy and register for her babies and made a list to share with you all here....

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Free Winter Admission to Callaway Gardens

Heather Neal - Monday, January 7, 2013 - 7:31am

During January and February Callaway Gardens is running a pretty special special rate. Free. There are a few dates excluded, weekends, holidays and special events cost regular admission rates. Otherwise, Monday...

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TV-Free Travel With Kids

Heather Neal - Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 5:41am

Like a lot of families, mine has been doing a lot of traveling over the last few months. With another trip to the grandparents still on the calendar this month, we aren't done traveling yet. Anyone we're related to...

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Free Georgia Saltwater Fishing License

Heather Neal - Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 5:37am

Beginning January 1, 2013, Georgians with fishing licenses who also want to fish in the Atlantic Ocean will need a Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit. The permit is free and will need to be renewed annually....

How to Talk to Kids About Scary Events

Heather Neal - Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 7:33am

In light of the tragic events in Connecticut last week, several PBS programs have released tools to help parents and children discuss the events. GPB is airing a special episode of Arthur that involves a scary event...

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