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Candidate's Divorce Records Stay Sealed

A Tift County Judge will decide on December 6th whether to unseal the divorce records of Austin Scott. Scott is running against Congressman Jim Marshall in the 8th Congressional District. Race is considered one of the most competitive in the nation.

Cabinet Members Visit Georgia

For the second time in less than a week top Washington officials makes stop in Georgia. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visits Macon. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsak visits South Georgia.

Early Voting Picks-Up Steam

Many Georgians have already cast their votes in federal and local races. Early voting began on Sept. 20th and ends this Friday.

U.S. Senate Candidates Debate

Democrat Michael Thurmond and Libertarian Chuck Donovan faced Isakson in a debate sponsored by the Atlanta Press Club and aired here on GPB.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Back In Georgia

Ray LaHood says Georgia needs to spend more on transportation. High speed rail must be a part of plans. He says HB 277 a good start.

Southeast Coastal States Coordinate Policies

Georgia is one of four states participating in a coastal alliance aimed at getting the South Atlantic region in synch on environmental issues. The South Atlantic Alliance recently released a draft plan to coordinate state policies on port expansion, disaster response and other issues.

Amendment 5 Affects Only A Handful Of People

Georgia voters will be asked a question that affects tiny areas in just two counties when they go to the polls next month. It's constitutional amendment five. If passed, it'll let a handful of property owners in Chatham and Jeff Davis counties opt out of industrial zones.

Republican Leader Campaigning In Georgia

House Minority Leader John Boehner comes to Georgia. He was here to campaign for Austin Scott and Mike Keown, and promised them key appointments if elected.

Two Cities Court Sports Hall Of Fame

Macon and Athens showed up at mandatory meeting. Gathering was mandated by lawmakers. Decision on where to put the Georgia Sports and Music Halls of Fame will come by April.

Should Georgia Tax Businesses On Inventory?

On November 2nd, Georgians will vote on Referendum A which would get rid of state inventory tax.

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