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New Georgia department heads take oaths of office

Candice Broce ATLANTA - One of Gov. Brian Kemp’s former top staffers is Georgia’s new commissioner of human services. Candice Broce, a former communications director and chief deputy executive counsel in the Kemp administration, was sworn in Thursday to lead the state...

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Georgia unemployment falls, but so does workforce

Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler ATLANTA - Georgia’s unemployment rate and the number of unemployed have both fallen to pre-pandemic levels. But the state’s labor force is also below what it was when COVID-19 struck Georgia in March of last year and shows no...

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Raffensperger signs citizen-only voting petition

ATLANTA - Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger signed a petition Thursday supporting a Georgia constitutional amendment that would limit voting in state and local elections to American citizens. “This measure has the overwhelming bipartisan support of the...

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Delivery of monoclonal treatments changed in Georgia

Coronavirus has sickened hundreds of thousands people and killed thousands more in Georgia. (Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) ATLANTA – The federal government has changed the way COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments are being distributed in the...

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