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In Georgia, 91% of non-custodial parents who owe child support are men.

 

For fathers who can’t afford to make those payments, that could mean a drivers license suspension, loss of visitation, or even jail.  

 

 


  • New Airport Interim GM Talks About Priorities At Hartsfield Jackson
  • Savannah Harbor Will Receive $85 Million For Deepening Project
  • Falcons Star Julio Jones Sits Out Of Mini Camp, Seeking New Deal


GPB Evening Headlines For Tuesday June 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018

  • Atlanta Lawyers Tackle Backlog Of Cases After Court Computers Restarted
  • Kennesaw State University Gets New President
  • Voter Rights Groups Withdraw Challenge To Georgia's Voter Purge Process


  • Atlanta Municipal Court Back In Operation
  • New Study Says Georgia 9th Ranked State Economy In U.S.
  • Andrew Young Health Update

ATLANTA FALCONS

As tensions between football players and National Football League owners continue to build over national anthem protests, some Atlanta Falcons are trying to build a positive relationship with the police.

Team owner Arthur Blank, along with coaches and players, recently participated in ride-alongs with Atlanta police, the team said on Twitter.

 

GPB Morning Headlines For Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018


GPB Evening Headlines For Monday June 11, 2018

Jun 11, 2018


  • Additional Federal Funding For SHEP Secured
  • ATL Municipal Court Computers Repaired Today
  • Music Midtown Announces 2018 Line Up

Ellen Eldridge / GPB News

The effects of the first named storm of 2018 claimed lives before the official start of hurricane season, but leaders with Georgia Power, the National Weather Service and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency have been investing in technology, planning and preparing.

Despite advances in technology, the best resource for damage assessment after a storm is "boots on the ground," Georgia Power's David Maske said at a hurricane summit last week.


GPB Morning Headlines For Monday, June 11, 2018

Jun 11, 2018


GPB Evening Headlines For June 8, 2018

Jun 8, 2018

  • Republican candidate for governor Casey Cagle appears to be caught on tape saying he pushed a bill he didn't like through the Senate so an opponent would lose out on millions in support.
  • A highway reopened more than a month after a plane crash killed nine National Guard airmen from Puerto Rico.
  • Seventeen alumni are suing a school in North Georgia.


  • Wheel Chair User Sue Atlanta For Alleged ADA Violations
  • Federal Judge Blocks D.O.E. Move To Halt MOX Construction at SRS
  • Cagle Admits Making Senate Decisions For Personal Political Gain

Grant Blankenship / GPB

It’s summertime and peak moving season. But it’s also prime time for consumer fraud, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Last year the Peach State was in the top 10 for moving fraud, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Raymond Martinez.


FLICKR

Today’s Music Minute features a controversial artist known for always speaking his mind.

On this day in 1977, Kanye West was born in Atlanta.

Kanye’s vocal support for president Trump and recent comments about slavery being a ‘choice’ have garnered a lot of negative reaction on social media.

In the midst of that controversy, Kanye released his eighth studio album, Ye, which includes this song, titled ‘No Mistakes."

 

GPB Morning Headlines For Friday, June 8, 2018

Jun 8, 2018


  • Record-Breaking Number Of Guns Confiscated At Atlanta Airport In May
  • Cold Weather Cause For Shrimp Season Delay
  • Medical Board Suspends 'YouTube-Singing' Dermatologist


ASSOCIATED PRESS

Who is Atticus Finch really—an arch-segregationist or a champion of justice? And how do we go about answering that question when going straight to the source isn’t an option?


  • Fulton County Decriminalizes Marijuana
  • Federal Funding For Savannah Harbor Expansion Clears House
  • GA DNR Fielding More Alligator Calls This Spring

David Goldman / AP Photo/File

In the midst of ongoing investigations involving bribery and open records violations at Atlanta City Hall, the mayor's office is explaining why taxpayers were wrongly charged more than $2,000 for a plane ticket for the mayor's husband Derrick Bottoms — who is a vice president at The Home Depot, not a city employee.


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