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Like It Or Not, GOP Governor’s Race Is All About Guns

On this edition of Political Rewind, Brian Kemp doubles down on his muscular advocacy for gun rights and it just may be propelling him forward in the GOP governor’s race. The AJC’s Jim Galloway tells us why he thinks the Parkland massacre has not deterred, but empowered gun supporters. We’ll also discuss the risky path Democrat Stacey Abrams charts as she works to win her party’s nomination. Plus, Sonny Perdue’s biggest battle yet as Agriculture Secretary and why Atlanta could soon be on the...

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Students with visual impairments generally don’t look forward to getting an annual class yearbook. But thanks to an engineering professor at Mercer University, this staple of the high school experience is available at the Georgia Academy for the Blind in Macon.

Professor Sinjae Hyun last Wednesday presented seven graduating seniors with the first 3D yearbook ever created. The project is the first of its kind in the world, Hyun said.

“I searched, I Googled it — touch 3D, touchable yearbook, yearbook for blind — There’s nothing there,” Hyun said.

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On this edition of Political Rewind, with Georgia primary elections just one week away, the battle of the Staceys for the Democratic nomination for governor gets uglier.  GOP candidates push hard to win a runoff spot with frontrunner Casey Cagle.  Plus, Democrats in two congressional districts fight for the right to take on two potentially vulnerable GOP incumbents. 

Panelists:

AJC Lead Political Writer Jim Galloway

Former Congressman Buddy Darden

Republican Strategist Heath Garrett

Several major productions are being filmed in Georgia right now.  AJC Buzz Blog writer Jennifer Brett joins us to talk about upcoming films “Boss Level,” “What Men Want,” and “Ant-Man and The Wasp.” We also discuss the television shows that are filming in Georgia, like “Stranger Things” and “The Walking Dead.”  

Over the past century, Louisiana has lost more than 2,000 square miles of coastline, leaving it more vulnerable to storms, flooding and sea level rise. State officials have been fighting back, building levees, artificial marshes and barrier islands. Now they want to harness the muddy Mississippi River, diverting its sediment-rich waters into shrinking marshes and wetlands.

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Every day, a school bus drops off as many as 45 children at a community eye clinic on Chicago's South Side. Many of the kids were referred to the clinic after failing vision screenings at their public schools.

Clinicians and students from the Illinois College of Optometry give the children comprehensive eye exams, which feature refraction tests to determine a correct prescription for eyeglasses and dilation of their pupils to examine their eyes, including the optic nerve and retina.

Deadpool 2, like the 2016 film to which it is a sequel, stars Ryan Reynolds as a violent super-mercenary with the the ability to heal himself from any injury. In both films, Reynolds unleashes a logorrheic verbal torrent of meta-references to other movies — so many, so unceasingly, that their net effect is to hammer the fourth wall into a powdery dust.

"This thing you are looking at right now" he essentially says, often, "is like this other thing you have looked at in the past, when you were watching an entirely different film. Nutty, right?"

New commercial satellite imagery shows that North Korea has begun dismantling its underground nuclear test site ahead of schedule – an apparent goodwill gesture offered by Pyongyang in advance of a summit next month between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

A nanny convicted in New York in the stabbing deaths of two small children in her charge in 2012 has been sentenced to life without parole.

Yoselyn Ortega, 55, wept as she addressed the courtroom upon her sentencing for the deaths of the Krim children, 2-year-old Leo and 6-year-old Lucian, also known as Lulu.

"I'm very sorry for everything that happened, but I hope that no one goes through what I have gone through," Ortega told the court in Spanish.

"I ask for forgiveness from God, from Marina, from Kevin," she said referring to the parents.

Bababababa, dadadadada, ahgagaga. Got that?

The Trump administration announced Monday that it has dramatically increased the number of worksite investigations and audits to make sure that American businesses do not employ people who are in the U.S. illegally.

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