Wooing Latino Voters On The Border In The Year Of Trump

Arizona's Santa Cruz County on the Mexican border is what Republican operative Sergio Arellano jokingly calls "Democrat heaven." Only 16 percent of voters are registered as Republicans. More than 80 percent of the population is Latino.Arellano has been trying to lure more of these voters to the GOP, but this campaign season has been tricky."What we encounter on the grass-roots is, 'Republicans are racist. Republicans and Trump want to deport everybody, want to build the wall,'" said Arellano...
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FEMA Aid Approved For Individuals In Coastal Georgia

Individuals in coastal Georgia can now get disaster relief aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA funds were previously only available for government debris removal and protective measures, like shelters. Individual assistance is available for Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, McIntosh and Wayne counties. Individual aid is also available in Beaufort and Jasper counties in South Carolina, as well as 15 other South Carolina counties. Residents can apply for FEMA aid at...
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On this edition of the show we talk to the celebrated chef Asha Gomez. She grew up on the southern tip of India in Kerala, where the flavor profiles and foods they eat are dramatically different from the rest of the country. When Asha moved to Atlanta she began thinking of ways in which she could incorporate the recipes she’d brought with her from Kerala into the cooking she learned to love here in the American South.

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Today on "Political Rewind," our panel of political insiders reviews the numbers of the latest AJC poll. Trust remains a major issue for Clinton and fitness for the presidency is hurting Trump's polling numbers. 

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Southwest Georgia’s phantasmagorical homestead known as Pasaquan opens to the public Saturday after a two-year, multi-million dollar restoration.

The seven acre site is the life’s work of eccentric artist Eddie Owens Martin.

Pasaquan is hard to describe. You pull off a flat, tree-lined road down a gravel driveway and the first thing you see is a tall pagoda and long, high wall covered with brightly colored designs.

“Dope,” is the first reaction from University of Georgia art graduate student Katherine Miller.

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On Fridays, we spend time in The Breakroom discuss the week’s news. Guest host Adam Ragusea and the panel talk about the high level of stress Americans say they feel over the election, a new private club where women can eat chicken wings without men around to judge them, and statistics that show police body cameras dramatically reduce the number of complaints by the public.

Our Breakroom guests this week:

The conclusion of the 2016 election season is less than three weeks away. Candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in their final head-to-head debate on Wednesday night. And now that the verbal jousting is over, it’s time for the voters to decide who will become the 45th President of the United States.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will release their final poll of Georgia voters Friday morning. Political reporter Greg Bluestein joins us to talk about the results of the poll and how Georgia voters are feeling about the election.

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Georgia Playlist: St. Beauty

The Atlanta-based duo St. Beauty performs on Friday at AfroPunk festival in Atlanta. We asked its members Alex Belle and Isis Valentino to stop by our studios for a performance, and to add a couple more tunes to our Georgia Playlist. They chose hits by OutKast and Monica.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NywdVBwzurU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE6zfOuYfVI
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At Al Smith Dinner, Donald Trump Turns Friendly Roast Into 3-Alarm Fire

It was tense even before they started. Reporters tweeted that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump entered the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner from separate sides of the room, and didn't even shake hands (which at this point really isn't a surprise).But there was hope that Thursday night's event could serve as a comedic salve for the nation following three decidedly nasty presidential debates. The fundraising event for Catholic charities — now in its 71st year — traditionally is a time...
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Fact Check + Live Stream: Third Presidential Debate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84cJdY8wkV8 Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees, participate in their third, and final debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters...
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Thirty years ago this week, an unknown filmmaker walked into a club in Washington, D.C., with a videotape in his hand. It was one of those nights when anyone could screen their work ... but this was the first public screening of a short documentary that's gone on to become the very definition of a cult classic.

President Obama's two-year-old campaign against the Islamic State is clearly weakening the extremist group. But he's unlikely to finish the job during his final months, leaving it to his successor, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, to figure out how to keep ISIS on the run.

U.S.-backed Iraqi troops are on the march against the ISIS stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq. In neighboring Syria, ISIS recently lost the symbolically important town of Dabiq.