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Day 36 - Thursday, March 21, 2013

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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. GPB's Michael Caputo talked with a top economic development official on the unusual non-binding vote.
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.

Why Isn't Deal Doing Better?

Most polls in Georgia’s gubernatorial race show incumbent Republican Nathan Deal in a dead heat with his Democratic opponent, Jason Carter. Incumbents typically enjoy an advantage over challengers. So why is Gov. Deal potentially facing a runoff?
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.
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7:20PFootball Fridays

Tucker Vs Lovejoy