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GPB Evening Headlines For Monday June 18, 2018

14 hours ago

  • After Supreme Court Ruling, Georgia Gerrymandering Cases Continue
  • New Hands-Free Law To Go In Effect July 1
  • New Campaign Aims To Fight Opioid Abuse With Education 


GPB Evening Headlines For June 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018
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  • Walmart heirs deny involvement in Georgia governor's race
  • Civil rights leaders protest at Waffle House headquarters in Norcross
  • Letter by Christopher Columbus stolen from Vatican found in Atlanta 


  • Georgia Coast Could Get Own Rocket Launch Site
  • Future of Georgia's Voting System Disscused at Commision Meeting
  • Cobb County Residents Protest Possible Pool Closures


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


GPB Evening 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.


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


  •  Cobb County Faces Budget Shortage
  • New Study Suggests Changes To SNAP Program
  • City Of Atlanta Moves Forward With Plans To Demolish Blight

GPB News

Congress tacked the Family First Act onto a bill to fund the government earlier this year. The move shifts the bulk of federal foster care funding from residential care to preventative services. It takes effect in October 2019.

The goal is to keep kids at home using parent training and treatment for substance abuse and mental health. Alison Evans is the CEO of the Methodist Home in Macon where 80 foster children live. She said the act’s fine print fails to consider whether the state is equipped to provide these services.


GPB Evening Headlines For Monday June 4, 2018

Jun 4, 2018

  • Supreme Court Ruling On Colorado Baker Could Impact Georgia
  • Atlanta Cyberattack Fallout Continues As Dashcam Footage Is Lost
  • DeKalb County Schools Sue City Of Atlanta Over 


GPB News

Leroy Gresham was a 12-year-old boy living in Macon when the Civil War broke out in 1860. He kept his diaries until he died of a rare form of tuberculosis just five years later.

Virginia historian and recently retired high school teacher Janet Croon learned about the diaries while working on a project.