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Day: February 28, 2018

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Georgia House votes to increase used-car taxes

Reprinted from Politically Georgia ~~ ATLANTA – Feb. 21, 2018 -The state House overwhelmingly backed legislation that used-car dealers say would increase title taxes for Georgians buying their vehicles by an average of about $300. The move came a day after legislative leaders held a Capitol press conference to announce plans to cut state income […]

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Supreme Court Building

Supreme Court issues decision on Trump’s DACA appeal

By Kevin Daley, Supreme Court Reporter ~~ The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to review a lower court ruling requiring the federal government to continue administering the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The decision is a blow to the Trump administration, which hopes to solidify its prerogative to revoke DACA as soon as […]

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Emma Gonzalez

Florida school massacre: Students lead fightback against US gun culture

BY JACQUI GODDARD, LONDON TIMES ~~ Children at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland long for the days when the definition of adversity was a failed science experiment. After the massacre of 17 pupils and staff, it is now measured by the body count of their dead friends, by funerals, grieving families, post-traumatic stress, […]

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Michael Herrington, Loretta Strickland

Fannin and Hall students admitted to Naval Schools

Rep. Doug Collins nominated Loretta Strickland and Michael Herrington for admission to U.S. military academies WASHINGTON—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) nominated Loretta Strickland and Michael Herrington for admission to U.S. military academies and is celebrating good news for both northeast Georgia students. Herrington will join the class of 2022 at the United States Naval Academy, and […]

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