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  • Gulfstream Expands In Savannah
  • Ben Hill County Joins Opiod Lawsuit
  • Fake Uber Driver Assaults UGA Student

  • Voter Registration Deadline Today
  • Tex McIver Awaits Sentence Following Murder Conviction
  • Coca Cola Posts Strong First Quarter Financials

  • McIver Jury Deadlocked On Four  Charges
  • DeKalb School District Pushes Back On Drivers' Charges
  • Another Inmate Killed At Valdosta State Prison 

  • Ethics Complaints Filed Against Three Gubernatorial Candidates
  • DeKalb School Bus Driver Sick Out, Day Three
  • New Manufacturing Plant Coming To Social Circle

  • Neo-nazis, counter-protestors meet in a weekend rally in Newnan
  • DeKalb bus drivers plan a third 'sick out' day to push for higher wages and benefits
  • Chinese manufacturer will build first U.S. plant in Social Circle

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Around 700 law enforcement officers transformed a Georgia town into a militarized zone Saturday, after the city of Newnan approved letting members of a white supremacist group demonstrate at a public park, sparking counter protests.

On this edition of Political Rewind, with primary election approaching rapidly, a new poll from the AJC shows democratic voters remain largely disengaged from the race for governor, but there is a clear-cut favorite among those who have made up their minds.

  • Atlanta Makes Short List For Army's Futures Command Center
  • 7 School Bus Drivers Fired For Organizing Dekalb County Sick Out
  • No New Sentencing Hearing For Inmate Scheduled For May 3rd Execution

  • Sun Trust Banks  Reports Possible Data Breach
  • Atlanta Students Participate In School Walk Out
  • DeKalb County School Bus Drivers Fired For Sick Out

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Georgia Democrats are hoping 2018 is the year Gwinnett County finally turns blue.  Five Republican lawmakers are either retiring or running for other offices. Democrats are working hard to mobilize voters ahead of the May 22 primary and keep them energized into November.

  • Schools in Atlanta prepare for walkout on anniversary of Columbine shooting
  • Savannah sues drug makers in response to the opioid epidemic
  • Georgia sets new records in March for labor force and # of employed citizens

  • Abrams Snares Georgia Equality Endorsement
  • DeKalb School Bus Drivers Stage Sick-Out
  • Four Atlanta Area Men Sentenced On International Weapons Trafficking Charges

  • Delta flight from ATL to London turns around after engine fire
  • Georgia Equality backs Stacey Abrams for governor
  • Coke partners with startup to offer products for ride-sharing users  

(AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

On this edition of Political Rewind, Governor Deal forges an agreement that will save health care choices for more than half a million Georgians.  Our panel will weigh in on this exercise in gubernatorial clout.  Then, news about the race to succeed Deal: Democrat Stacey Abrams wins two major endorsements in her bid to become Georgia’s next governor while Brian Kemp finds a way to turn a lost endorsement into a win with help from a prominent member of the same organization.  We’ll also look at newly released fundraising totals for candidates in races for congressional seats Democrats are ta

  • MARTA Para-Transit Workers Strike Averted
  • Home Depot Accused Of Retirement Fund Mismanagement
  • Jurors Deliberating The Fate Of Claud Tex McIver

  • Piedmont, Blue Cross Reach "Handshake Deal"
  • No Tuition Increase At Georgia's Public Colleges And Universities
  • Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Subpoenaed

GPB News has been filling some key positions in the newsroom over the last few months.

We announced the hiring of Managing Editor Sara Shahriari, who starts April 30, and we announced our new On Second Thought host, Virginia Prescott, who’s in the process of packing up her life in New Hampshire so she can be onsite by May 14.

  •  Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed faces subpoena for financial documents
  •  Governor Deal announces truce between Piedmont and Blue Cross
  •  Civil rights groups allege mistreatment of detainees at Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin

  • Mayor Bottoms Proposes New Open Records Request Response Guidelines
  • GA Supreme Court Rejects Appeals From Teachers Convicted In Cheating Conspiracy
  • Philanthropist/Businessman John Williams Dead At 75

Gov. Deal Says Clock is Ticking For Piedmont/Blue Cross Agreement

Republican And Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates In Forum Today

Tex McIver Murder Trial Closing Arguments Begin Today