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Breakroom | Savannah's DEEP Center Honored | The Middle Class

The Breakroom panel talks about how some journalists are covering Donald Trump’s xenophobic remarks and whether Atlanta’s forthcoming billion dollar stadium will be worth it if draws a Superbowl to...

December 11, 2015

Prison Doctors, Patient Deaths | Rhythm Therapy | The Breakroom

About a year ago, the Atlanta-Journal Constitution reported that more than 20% of prison doctors working in Georgia have troubled pasts. That includes physicians, like Yvon Nazaire with records of...

October 16, 2015

"War on Cops" | HOA Battles | The Breakroom

Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway says he's tired of the anti-police culture and the violence incited by some activists. Plus, one listener shares her issue with HOAs, and the Breakroom tackles...

September 18, 2015

Bringing Belugas To GA | Animal Abuser Registry | Magical Negro

A legal case begins this week involving the Georgia Aquarium. The aquarium filed a lawsuit after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration denied its request to bring 18 beluga whales from...

August 12, 2015

Amusement Machines | Dog For The Day | The Breakroom

Fulton County Animal Services has a “Dog for the Day” program where shelter dogs can be taken out for the day for free during business hours. Our team adopted 8-month-old Socks for the...

July 10, 2015

A Number Unknown: Police Shootings | The State Of Smoking In GA

How often do fatal police encounters occur? No one knows exactly. Accessing the numbers and parsing the data is often left up to journalists, but it's no easy assignment. Plus, how does Georgia...

July 7, 2015

AJC Breakdown | Animal Cruelty | Stunt Work | Georgia Playlist

Veteran journalist Bill Rankin makes no secret of where the inspiration for his podcast came from. Like Sarah Koenig of “Serial,” Rankin was tipped off to a story about a man serving life in prison...

June 24, 2015

Comments on the New Common Core Standards

In addition to new classrooms, students and new staff members, teachers in Georgia have another “new” “new” to adapt to: the Common Core Georgia Performance standards. These standards emphasize...

July 29, 2012