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GPB News - Politics

Supreme Court Hears Gay Marriage Case; What's At Stake For Georgia?

Most experts believe the court will say gays and lesbians have the right to marry. On this episode of Political Rewind, host Bill Nigut and his guests weigh in on the arguments the court will hear on both sides of the issue.

Atlanta's Former US Attorney One Step Closer To New Post

A US Senate committee has given its approval to Sally Yates. She’s the former US attorney in Atlanta. President Obama has tapped her to be Deputy Attorney General.
State Attorney General Sam Olens

Sam Olens: Georgia Will Respect Supreme Court Decision On Gay Marriage

State Attorney General Sam Olens says his office will abide by any ruling the US Supreme Court will make on same-sex marriage.

Longtime Head Of Vets Service Agency Dies At 92

Pete Wheeler became commissioner of the Department of Veterans Service in 1954. He was Georgia's longest-serving agency head and worked under a dozen governors from Herman Talmadge to Nathan Deal.

Milledgeville Mayor Faces Insurance Fraud Charges

The former mayor of Milledgeville has turned himself in to face a dozen charges of insurance fraud.
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