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Day 4 - Thursday, January 14, 2010

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GPB News - Politics

Why should Maconites vote on raising taxes for economic development?

Macon Mayor Robert Reichert has proposed giving voters in Macon-Bibb County a voice on whether they'd accept raising taxes. The public vote would ask citizens to approve higher taxes to keep from cutting programs that caused controversy last summer when they were on the chopping block. GPB's Michael Caputo talked with a top economic development official on the unusual non-binding
Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News

This Week With Tom Barton: Election Fatigue And A Stadium In Limbo

Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News talks GPB's Emily Jones about the upcoming election, police merger negotiations, and the question mark hovering over plans for a new baseball stadium in Savannah.
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.
Georgia Voter Sticker

Judge Declines To Act On Georgia Voting Dispute

Just days before the Nov. 4 midterm elections, a state judge in Georgia is declining to act on a dispute over 56,000 voter registration applications in one of the nation's most politically charged states.
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.
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Tucker Vs Lovejoy