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GPB Contributes To Ken Burns Cancer Series

Ken Burns is synonymous with PBS and documentary films - from the “Civil War” to “Baseball” to “Jazz”. Now he turns his cameras to a project that traces our biggest health concern - cancer - in the series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” a biography of cancer.

What's Private Anymore?

A three-page statement issued by Monroe County School District Superintendent Anthony Pack through his attorney revealed he is gay and dismissed reports he used government issued devices for online dating purposes. This begs the question: is a community entitled to know the details of a public figure's personal life?

President Obama's Visit: A View From The Pool

Oh to be a fly on the wall during the President’s visit to Atlanta this week which included a pit stop at Manuel’s Tavern. (Hence the darts!) In a sense, that is what pool reporters are. We have reports from two of them on what happened.

Your Reactions To The Death Penalty And Kelly Gissendaner Case

Last week I shared the 50-plus page clemency application by the only woman on death row: Kelly Renee Gissendaner. You shared your thoughts on her execution (now postponed as officials review lethal injection drugs) and the death penalty.

A Hybrid-Driving Legislator Wants To End The EV Tax Credit

Rep. Chuck Martin, a Republican from Alpharetta is the man who wants to end Georgia's very generous $5,000 tax credit for those people who purchase or lease electric-powered cars. What I found interesting is that Martin drives a hybrid.. a Kia Optima.

Behind The Plea For Death Penalty Clemency For Kelly Gissendaner

A jury sentenced the 46-year-old Gissendaner to death for planning the murder of her husband, Doug, in 1997. The boyfriend who actually killed the husband, Gregory Owen, avoided the death penalty by providing evidence to convict Gissendaner. She is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday night, the first woman to be executed in Georgia in 70 years.

When The Pictures Tell The Story

He was about to move to the A side of the structure and he said, ‘Let’s go do this.’ Those were the last words of Lt. Randy Parker, a Macon-Bibb firefighter who died battling a house fire when the floor collapsed. His funeral was captured in photos and video by GPB Macon's Grant Blankenship.

Elections 2014: GPB Votes For Digital Coverage

Voters finally have their say on Tuesday, Nov. 4. GPB's news team is getting digital with election night coverage. Starting at 7pm, the newscast anchored by Bill Nigut and Rickey Bevington can be accessed on radio, online, through a live blog, live chat and social media at

Your Questions About The Ebola Virus Answered

We asked you to submit your questions about the Ebola virus on-air and online and we said we would get them answered by an expert from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

GPB News reporter Jeanne Bonner took your questions to Dr. Beth Bell of the CDC. Here are Bell's answers.

Get Your Questions About The Ebola Virus Answered

Updated: 10/9/14 4:34 p.m.

In light of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the U.S., I am sure you have even more questions about the disease.

These are some of mine: why did he die and the aid workers treated for the virus in Atlanta survived? What drugs are used to fight the illness and do we have enough of it?