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Day: July 30, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a meeting with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council May 21, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

Trump vetoes congressional action to block Saudi arms sales

By Joe Gould, Air Force Times WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump on Wednesday (July 24) vetoed three congressional resolutions meant to block his administration from bypassing Congress to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Congress passed the measures as a reassertion of Congress’s power after the Trump administration declared an emergency […]

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Mobile health care for kids takes another step

Mobile health care for kids takes another step

By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News A new van that will deliver health care to Georgia children continues a trend of bringing medical services to schools. Peach State Health Plan is partnering with Kids’-Doc-On-Wheels, a pediatric organization, to run the new mobile health clinic. It will offer well-child exams, asthma and allergy monitoring, immunizations and […]

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Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

Georgia election officials accused of deleting evidence

An election watchdog group is accusing Georgia election officials of intentionally destroying evidence that showed unauthorized access to the state election system and potential manipulation of election results. The Coalition for Good Governance is suing the state, arguing the touchscreen voting machines used in Georgia are vulnerable to hacking. The group said the state began […]

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Col. George Pletcher presents check to Blue Ridge Dairy Queen in support of Children’s Miracle Network Day. Pictured from Left, Back Row: Greg Coffone, Paul Hunter, Chris McKee, Richard Pierce, John Grizzell, Rod McIntyre. Front Row: Thelma Coffone, Sonny Payne, Joe & Cilla Cipolla, Richard Crosley, Col. George Pletcher, Hospital Representative Stephanie Wittler-Beavers, Ellen Grizzell, Bill Stodghill, Barbara Stodghill. In Front: Barb and Bill Stodghill’s grandkids.

Blue Ridge Dairy Queen raises $5,373.73 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

By Elaine Owen, Editor Sixty-two children enter a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital for treatment every minute. Whether they suffer from common childhood afflictions like asthma and broken bones, or fight bigger challenges like birth defects or cancer, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals provide comfort, treatment and hope to millions of sick kids. In fact, Children’s […]

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