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State of the State - Wednesday, January 14, 2009

GPB News - Politics

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GOP Presses State Bills Limiting Gay Rights Before Ruling

Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation restricting gay rights even as the U.S. Supreme Court gets ready to decide whether same-sex couples can marry.
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Gov. Deal Wants More Education Opportunities For Prisoners

Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia should use charter schools to help its prison inmates earn high school diplomas.
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Medical Marijuana Bill To Be Resubmitted

The chief supporter for medical marijuana in the Georgia legislature plans to introduce a modified version of the bill that would clear the way for it Monday.
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Former Atlanta Fire Chief Files Discrimination Complaint

Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has filed a federal complaint against the city claiming he was discriminated against because of his religion.
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Georgia Lawmakers Plan Limited Look At Police Tactics

State lawmakers may be ready to put new limits on the use of "no-knock" warrants after an infant was severely burned by a flash grenade during an overnight raid by law officers last May in north Georgia.
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Grantchester, Part 1

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 3

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Downton Abbey, Season 5 - Episode 4

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