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Special Session - Day 8 - Thursday, August 25, 2011

GPB News - Politics

Middle Ga. State Senator To Retire

Lawmaker Ross Tolleson says he will retire from the state senate after being diagnosed with early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

What Life Would Be Like if Jimmy Carter Won a Second Term

The Takeaway imagines what the world would have been like if America woke up on November 5, 1980, to a second term Carter presidency.
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter before the town hall crowd at the Carter Center. (GPB News/Sam Whitehead)

Carter Says Cancer’s Not Slowing Him Down

The former President speaks about his health and current events at annual meeting.
Baccarat table at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. MGM Resorts International, which owns the MGM Grand, will speak before Georgia lawmakers this week. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Lawmakers Discuss How Gambling Could Impact Georgia

House and Senate committees to hear from stakeholders on the future of gambling in Georgia and the impacts on the HOPE Scholarship Program.

At Atlanta Appearance, Biden Says He's Unsure If He'll Run For President

Speaking at Ahavath Achim Synagogue in Atlanta, Biden said that he "can't look you straight in the eye and say now, 'I know I can do it.'"
7:00PReagan Presidency
8:00PGorongosa Park - Rebirth Of Paradise

Battle Lines/roaring Back


My Brother's Bomber, Part 2