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Miss. deal may figure into Georgia nuclear plant
In Mississippi, the Southern Co. utility took financial losses when the cost of building a new power plant went over budget. In Georgia, another of the company’s projects is going over budget, but it has not yet taken a financial hit.
Ga. school class size increases while funding drops
Public school class sizes in Georgia have increased as districts struggle with funding cuts and falling tax revenue.
Michelle Nunn enters Ga.’s Senate race
Georgia emerged as a battleground state Monday in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate as Democrat Michelle Nunn announced plans to run for her father’s old seat, joining a crowded field of Republican contenders and setting off what will likely be a fiercely contested and costly race.
Skipping breakfast may increase heart attack risk
Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack.
Ga. blueberry knocks peach off top of fruit pile
What is the most valuable fruit crop produced in the Peach State?
Panda gives birth at Zoo Atlanta
A giant panda named Lun Lun gave birth Monday at Zoo Atlanta to two tiny cubs, the first twin pandas born in the United States since 1987, zoo spokeswoman Keisha Hines announced.
Flooding threat, dam monitored in southeast Ga
Authorities are warning of flooding and a potential dam failure in southeast Georgia.
City spars with national gun control group
A tiny Georgia city and a national gun control group are facing off in a legal battle over a city ordinance requiring gun ownership, with the constitutionality of the law and broader messages about gun rights taking center stage
Judge orders changes to federal voting schedule for Ga.
A federal judge has ordered permanent changes to Georgia’s federal election calendar, including one that will make next year’s primary election much earlier than planned.
Vote looms in Ga. over solar power usage
A political group founded by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch wants Georgia’s utility regulators to reject a plan requiring Southern Co. to buy more solar energy, but an Associated Press review ahead of a vote on the issue finds that it has used misleading figures to build its case.
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