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Day: February 4, 2020

Judge says Cuts to Georgia Accountability Courts would be ‘Devastating’

Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed budget cuts for the state’s accountability courts could be “devastating” to the system, the head of the courts’ council said Tuesday (Jan. 28). Hall County Superior Court Judge Kathlene Gosselin said the governor’s proposed 8% cut for the accountability court system would eliminate key statewide positions and likely prevent 11 new […]

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Delegate Race – Iowa Caucus

Delegate Race – Iowa Caucus Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. with 62% Reporting Mayor Pete Leads  

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UNG President Bonita Jacobs appointed to national task force on transfer credit

Dr. Bonita Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia (UNG), has been appointed to the American Council on Education (ACE) National Task Force on Transfer of Credit. The task force is focused on improving transfer and award of credit practices to spur student success and reduce the time it takes to graduate. ACE announced […]

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US budget deficit to break $1 trillion in fiscal 2020, CBO says

The U.S. budget deficit is on track to break $1 trillion in 2020, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday. That estimate is a slight increase from the August 2019 projection and comes with a GDP growth estimate of 2.2%. The U.S. budget deficit likely will break the $1 trillion barrier in 2020, the first time […]

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Groundhog Day 2020: No shadow! Phil predicts early spring is coming

On Groundhog Day 2020, Punxsutawney Phil could not find his shadow. And as the legend goes, this means we’re in for an early spring. The Pennsylvania groundhog isn’t the only weather- predicting rodent in this quirky American tradition, but he is the most famous. And according to the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club, his opinion is the […]

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DPH Working to Identify and Prevent Spread of Coronavirus in Georgia

Public Service Announcement ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is closely monitoring the outbreak of 2019-nCoV (coronavirus) occurring in China and regularly coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DPH has not confirmed any novel (new) coronavirus cases to date, however the situation could change. DPH is advising healthcare providers […]

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