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Day: May 8, 2019

Senators Perdue, Isakson Continue Bipartisan Push For Critical Disaster Relief

Senators Perdue, Isakson Continue Bipartisan Push For Critical Disaster Relief

“Rest assured that we’re not going to give up on this until it’s resolved” WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), along with Senators Doug Jones (DAL), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Thom Tillis (R-NC), today urged Congress to advance a bipartisan disaster relief package for states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, […]

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President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, D.C. on April 27, 2019. Getty Image

Trump Is Suing Two Banks in an Effort to Block Subpoenas for His Financial Records

BY MICHAEL BALSAMO / AP UPDATED: APRIL 30, 2019 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, his family and the Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas seeking their banking and financial records. The lawsuit by Trump, sons Donald Jr. and Eric and daughter Ivanka was […]

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Gov. Kemp signs bill to begin screening students for dyslexia

Gov. Kemp signs bill to begin screening students for dyslexia

By Elaine Owen, Editor Georgia public school teachers will receive specific training on teaching dyslexic students after Gov. Brian Kemp signed new legislation Thursday (May 2). Under SB 48, passed overwhelmingly by both chambers of the Georgia Legislature, within five years all elementary schools must test every kindergarten student for dyslexia. State Sen. P.K. Martin […]

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Attorney General William Barr

William Barr’s Improbable Explanation For Robert Mueller’s Letter

By Andy Campbell, HuffPost Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday (May 1) testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that special counsel Robert Mueller wasn’t worried about his summary of findings from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, a claim Mueller himself has contradicted. Barr told the congressional committee that Mueller was instead […]

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Vince Beavers, retired from the United States Army, lives in Epworth but traveled towards Cooper Creek May 3 for the annual Fishing Rodeo hosted at the Rock Creek Hatchery.

Veterans Appreciation Fishing Rodeo Saturday brings over 100 veterans to Rock Creek Fish Hatchery

By Bree Collar, Sentinel Staff Writer More than 100 United States military veterans gathered May 3 for the annual Veterans Appreciation Fishing Rodeo at the Chattahoochee National Forest Rock Creek Fish Hatchery. Nestled deep in the woods, the Hatchery is surrounded by 749,444 acres of nature. Producing around 1 million rainbow trout annually, the community […]

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