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Judge Steve Jones, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Photo: John Disney/ALM

Federal Judge OKs Lawsuit Demanding Sweeping Reforms of Georgia Elections

The lawsuit by Fair Fight Action and several churches sprang from the ashes of Democrat Stacy Abrams’ unsuccessful campaign for governor last year. By R. Robin McDonald | May 30, 2019 at 06:45 PM A federal voting rights lawsuit demanding sweeping reforms to Georgia’s current election system, and its obsolete voting machines, will go forward, […]

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US-Mexico talks: Agreement to avoid tariffs reached, says Trump

US-Mexico talks: Agreement to avoid tariffs reached, says Trump

A compilation of news put together by Elaine Owen taken from BBC NEWS with help from Will Grant, Mexico and Central America Correspondent Mexico has agreed to take “unprecedented steps” to help stem the flow of migrants to the US in order to avoid trade tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump. Mr. Trump revealed that […]

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Study finds suicide rate for girls rising faster than for boys

Study finds suicide rate for girls rising faster than for boys

Social media could be playing major role By Elaine Owen, Editor The number of people dying by suicide in the U.S. has been rising, and a new study shows that the suicide rate among young teenage girls has been increasing faster than it has for boys of the same age. Boys are still more likely […]

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Pope Francis waves to worshipers as he arrives for the weekly general audience on June 5, 2019 at St. Peter’s square in the Vatican. (AFP/Getty Image)

No more ‘lead us not into temptation’ for Catholics as Pope Francis approves change to the Lord’s Prayer

By BRETT CLARKSON / AP Pope Francis has approved a change to the Lord’s Prayer, widely regarded as the best-known prayer in the Christian faith. The measure, which would change how Catholics around the world recite the prayer, replaces the line “and lead us not into temptation” with “do not let us fall into temptation,” […]

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PruittHealth Blue Ridge made the list

Senators Release ‘Secret’ List of Troubled Nursing Homes Considered for Special Focus

PruittHealth Blue Ridge made the list By Elaine Owen, Editor / Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators on Monday (June 3) released a previously undisclosed list of more than 400 nursing homes under consideration for placement on the federal government’s roster of properties with serious quality issues. The […]

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