State says Clarkston blowing smoke over pot plans
The city of Clarkston "can’t decriminalize marijuana. Only state legislators and Congress can do that."
A non-sequitur, one of the authors says
A study "from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, and Dartmouth concluded that Medicaid’s value to its beneficiaries is significantly lower than the actual cost of the program."
Chalk this one up to bad information
Emory University students were provided counseling after someone wrote "Trump 2016" in chalk on campus.
When is an endorsement not an endorsement but really is an endorsement
Mitt Romney did not "endorse" Ted Cruz, even though he said he is voting for Cruz and urged others to do likewise.
Trump in good standing about DiMassimo standing on flag
Says a YouTube video shows Thomas DiMassimo, the man who rushed Trump at an Ohio rally, "dragging the American flag on the ground like it was a piece of garbage."
After nine years, traffic deaths rising
By the end of 2015, more than 1,300 people will have died on Georgia roads. One of out evey four fatalities resulted from drunken driving.
Great Recession forced belt-tightening
Since 2008, Gwinnett County’s population has grown 15 percent, while the county government staff has increased only 1 percent.
Atlanta's mortality is higher than the national average but on the decline
The number of people in Atlanta dying from HIV and AIDS declined 59 percent between 2004 and 2012.
Nation goal: 12 percent smoking in 2020
While the smoking rate nationally has fallen, more than 18 percent of Georgians still light up.
Bill exists but that's about it
While Americans pray for Paris, the government has acted on mandatory national vaccinations.
Alzheimer's a major public health concern
Drinking champagne could help prevent Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Many states offer tax breaks to seniors
Georgia is one of the 10 most tax-friendly states for retirees.
Potential for more but destined to be a bit player
"Our state has no major rivers to produce big hydropower."
Lawmakers were looking for transportation funds
Electric car sales in Georgia have dropped dramatically since a $5,000 tax credit was eliminated and a $200 annual registration fee was imposed July 1.
Right up there with deals from Nigerian princes
"How is a misogynist bigot of epic proportions (like U.S. Rep. Steven Smith) allowed to serve?"
Is it time to get your flu shot?
Georgia has the highest flu activity in the country.
No suds to go
Brewpubs can't sell growlers of their beer to customers.
Is South the HIV/AIDS epicenter?
HIV/AIDS is "dramatically on the rise in the U.S. South."
Careful wording and broad interpretation drive up number
"The oil and natural gas industry provides or supports 141,600 jobs in Georgia."
Iran deal controversial
President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry agreed "to lift Iran’s economic and arms sanctions without any proof of change in conduct."
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