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Coronavirus: Resources and News

Stay up-to-date with all the latest development including complete live and on-demand coverage of the Governor’s Task Force news conferences, as well as the latest news from GPB, NPR and PBS, updates from federal and state officials, guides and resources from the CDC and WHO, and resources for families and children. Stay safe and up-to-date by visiting GPB.org/Virus.

May 25, 2020

Support Our Arts Community with a #myGAneighborhood T-Shirt

A portion of every sale will go to support Georgia arts organizations statewide. Click to learn more.

May 25, 2020

17-Year-Old Dies Of Coronavirus, Youngest In State Of Georgia

The Fulton County teenager had an underlying condition, DPH spokesperson Nancy Nydam said.

May 25, 2020

Kemp Names DA To Become Judge In Circuit East Of Atlanta

Kemp announced Thursday that he was naming Layla H. Zon to a superior court judgeship in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit.

May 25, 2020

DATA: Track Coronavirus Across Georgia

Georgia had been on track to meet the previous guideline of 10% of tests returned as positive in the next few days.

May 25, 2020

Georgia Secretary Of State Says Shortest Line To Vote Is ‘At Your Kitchen Table’

Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is continuing to urge Georgians to vote by mail in the June 9 primary, especially after reports of long lines and some election offices shut down by the virus. As of Saturday, at least 1.5 million registered voters have requested an absentee ballot, more than 551,000 Georgians returned those ballots and another 77,000 voted in person. For those million or so voters that have received a ballot but not yet filled it out, the secretary of state implored them to return their ballots sooner rather than later.
May 25, 2020

County Investigates Tax Collector For Wrongly Waiving Fees

A south Georgia tax collector has been waiving penalties and interest for some residents and not others, even though county commissioners had told him to stop.
May 25, 2020

Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong Go 'Cheek To Cheek' On A 4-Disc Set

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May 25, 2020

How Winston Churchill Pulled Britain Through The Early Years Of WWII

In The Splendid And The Vile, author Erik Larson details the British prime minister's first year in office, during which England endured a Nazi bombing campaign. Originally broadcast March 30, 2020.
May 25, 2020

3-Day Truce, Prisoner Release Deal Inspire Hopes For Reconciliation In Afghanistan

Since the U.S. and the Taliban agreed to a deal that American officials applauded as a path to peace, Afghanistan has endured months of anything but. The spring has brought bloodshed, acrimony and few signs that the Afghan government and the Islamist militant group were any closer to reconciliation — until Sunday. That glimmer of hope arrived with the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, commemorating the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when the Taliban unilaterally declared a three-day cease-fire beginning Sunday. Shortly afterward, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced that the government had accepted the truce proposal and was initiating a process to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners. The prisoner release is a "good will gesture" carried out specifically in response to the Taliban's decision, according to presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi. Ghani's government "is extending the offer of peace and is taking further steps to ensure success of the peace process," Sediqqi
May 25, 2020
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Dr. Robin Hines Talks Restart of GHSA Sports

High school sports activities will resume in Georgia June 8th.

May 22, 2020
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What's New Next Week? May 21, 2020

Head into Memorial Day with Joe Mantenga and Gary Sinise hosting America’s night of remembrance, find out what’s eating up Easter Island with another interactive online screening and much more.

May 21, 2020
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GHSA Approves June Restart For Football Activities

The Georgia High School Association has taken its first major step toward resuming athletics in the state.

May 21, 2020
Education Matters

Two Georgia Students Named 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Georgia students Albert Zhang and Alice Vivian Ao are among the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars.

May 21, 2020
Education Matters

Gov. Kemp, Superintendent Woods Launch K-12 Restart Working Groups

Six working groups formed will assist in planning the next steps forward and providing guidelines and supports for schools for the next school year.

May 21, 2020

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Two Georgia Students Named 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Georgia students Albert Zhang and Alice Vivian Ao are among the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars.

May 21, 2020

Gov. Kemp, Superintendent Woods Launch K-12 Restart Working Groups

Six working groups formed will assist in planning the next steps forward and providing guidelines and supports for schools for the next school year.

May 21, 2020

GPB Partners With Bright By Text To Provide Free Childhood Resources To Parents and Caregivers

GPB is partnering with Bright By Text, a service that provides free childhood education and development tools

May 15, 2020

Education Spotlight

Summer of Learning

Now more than ever, it's important for kids to remain engaged in learning and exploration over the summer months. GPB is here to help with summer learning workshops, activity packets, daily...

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