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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Two lawsuits loom: in one, several civil rights organizations allege that tens of thousands of voter applications are missing. In the other, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brian Kemp is investigating 85,000 new voter applications because allegations of fraud have been leveled by the New Georgia Project.

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What are the under reported stories in Georgia?

Even after polls close next Tuesday, we may still be arguing over who won. That’s because there are two legal battles looming over voter registration. Host Celeste Headlee talks with Kristina Torres (reporter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution) and David Becker (Director of Election Initiatives at Pew Charitable Trusts).

Rebecca Burns talks about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter, who she profiled for Atlanta Magazine.

Georgia Report editor Tom Crawford has known and covered Governor Nathan Deal since that first race for state senate in 1980. He talks about Deal's career.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is losing musicians and may suffer long-term damage because musicians and the Woodruff Arts Center cannot come to an agreement on contract terms. The lockout will impact the orchestra long term. ArtsATL Reporter Jenny Jarvie talks about the dispute.

Sometimes, it’s not the big headline but the little typo that bugs you the most. It falls to Don Smith, a producer and editor at GPB, to let loose about the little things that get under your skin.