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Appropriations - Education - Monday, February 16, 2009

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Five Black Women vying for state offices in Georgia.

In Historic Ballot, Five Black Women Seek State Offices In Georgia

That is a record number in a state that just 11 years ago featured a Confederate battle emblem on its flag.
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Judge Declines To Act On Georgia Voting Dispute

A state judge has declined to act on a dispute over 56-thousand voter registration applications.
Attorney General Sam Olens.

State Attorney General Appoints Human Trafficking Prosecutor

Attorney General Sam Olens on Wednesday announced the appointment of Camila Wright who will have authority to go after human traffickers.
Buddy Carter

Election Spotlight: Georgia's 1st Congressional District

Republican Buddy Carter and Democrat Brian Reese are vying to replace Jack Kingston for the right to represent coastal Georgia in Congress.

Mercer Seeks Public Help For Major Retail, Student Housing Project

The institution is planning a $50 million dollar development across from their football stadium that would include hotel, retail shops and redefine entry to Mercer University Drive.
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