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Raises for Georgia Teachers and More Highlights from the State of the State

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 5:43am

Education was the focus of Governor Nathan Deal’s State of the State address yesterday. Deal proposes raising teacher pay and state education funding overall, a single year increase totaling nearly $8 billion dollars....

"Youth Voices" Poem Describes Experience Of Former Foster Child

Bill Nigut - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 1:43pm

Crystal Williams is a former foster child who graduated from Emory with a B.A. in Creative writing and Theater. Crystal is speaking with On the Story on Wednesday, March 5 about the Georgia Assembly’s efforts to reform...

Bernard and Shirley Kinsey in the OTS GPB studio

A Scattered History, Gathered In The Kinsey Collection

Sharisse Scineaux - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:51pm

Digging for details, viewing videos, rifling through reading material all in preparation to produce my “On the Story” segment about The Kinsey Collection at the Atlanta History Center made me acutely aware of my own...

The 1932 Ford Speedster is just one of the models in the Dream Cars exhibit.

Dream Cars Opens In Atlanta's High Museum

Shauna Stuart - Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:46pm

Where can you find some of the rarest, most imaginative concept cars from the 1930s all the way to 2010. If you're in Atlanta anytime from May to September, you won't have to look far. Just head over to Midtown for...

Weekend Programming Changes

Tanya Ott - Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 5:44am

Based on your feedback, we're making changes to the weekend radio schedule here at GPB.  Starting May 31st (June 1 in Atlanta), the weekend lineup will be:   Saturdays on GPB 5a.m.   Best of Public Radio -- You never...

(Left to Right) Peggy Rusk Smith, Rich Rusk, Bobbie Battista, Don Johnson, Bill Nigut, and Tom Johnson

On The Story Special Edition – Dean Rusk

Shauna Stuart - Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 2:04pm

In an unprecedented television event, GPB assembled a panel to help reevaluate the legacy of a man who began as a barefoot boy in Cherokee County, Georgia and went on to serve in the highest halls of power. A special...

Hugh Acheson getting TV ready!

Farm Fresh Food For Everyone

Sharisse Scineaux - Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 9:09am

Growing up in New Orleans food was at the center of just about everything. And why not - the food was always fabulous! It still is. As a young girl, I remember asking a thousand questions of my mother, or grandmothers,...

Hugh Acheson's Summertime Spaghetti With Arugula Pesto Recipe

Sharisse Scineaux - Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 11:57am

It's no secret farm fresh foods are hard to get in low-income communities. Fresh fruit and vegetables from farmers markets can be costly, and these nutritious foods are even more expense at high-end grocery stores such...

Misty Friedman  is the School Nutrition Coordinator at the Georgia Department of Agriculture

Georgia Grown: Marinated Vegetable Salad

Sharisse Scineaux - Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 1:08pm

Do your kids know more about apps than apples? Could they pick a rutabaga out of a lineup? Probably not, which is where the "Georgia Grown Test Kitchen" program comes in. It takes the "farm to table" movement a little...

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