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Sports betting bill introduced in General Assembly

Georgia Rep. Ron Stephens ATLANTA - Online sports betting would come to Georgia under legislation introduced in the state House of Representatives Friday. Under a bill sponsored by Rep. Ron Stephens, a longtime proponent of legalized gambling, at least six sports...

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Initial unemployment claims on the rise in Georgia

Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler ATLANTA - First-time unemployment claims in Georgia increased by 5,581 last week to 37,039, reflecting a national trend, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. As a result, the state agency paid out more than $223...

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