Estimate is close, with some caveats
The film and TV industry supports more than 24,000 direct jobs and pays local workers more than $1.68 billion in wages in Georgia.
Lighnting strikes bring homeowners' claims
Georgia residents file the most insurance claims for lightning strikes in the country.
Rainy day funds have been replenished
"Our reserves are now in much better shape than they were just a few years ago."
"Look again" has to be motto for children's sake
"Since 2010, eight children in Georgia have died due to vehicular heatstroke."
Men hold majority of elected offices
Georgia ranks 49th for women serving in elected state and federal offices.
Answer varies by region
About 85 percent of hotel guests who will pay the new $5 hotel/motel fee will be from outside Georgia.
More people dying in crashes, even before busy driving season
Georgia is on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities this year, a reversal of nine years of declines.
Does age of airplanes even matter?
The average age of planes in the Qatar Airways fleet is about four years while Delta Air Lines flies planes that are 35 years old.
More savings don't always mean more investment
The Fair Tax proposal encourages innovation and investment "level the playing field" for American companies to compete globally.
Transportation bill was on the line
The state budget will include scholarship money for minority students as a concession to Senate Democrats for supporting the GOP-initiated transportation bill.
Question of "illegal" goes straight to heart of gun control debate
"Once again, a police officer has been killed with an illegal gun from Georgia – a state that last year did the NRA’s bidding and weakened its already lax gun laws."
State law gave arrest options
"A sitting sheriff cannot be charged except by a warrant issued by a Superior Court judge."
Projections have not come to pass
The United States is "about to have the smallest Army since before WWII, the smallest Navy since WWI and the smallest Air Force ever."
Deal could close within days, weeks
Tyler Perry’s plan to turn a majority of the former Fort McPherson into a film and television studio is expected "to add over 8,000 new jobs to Atlanta."
Stat doesn't include volume of animals Delta flies
Delta has had the most animal deaths among U.S. carriers in the past five years
Put down the phone when you read this
Distracted driving such as texting behind the wheel is behind a rise in traffic deaths on Georgia roadways this year.
A fine line between taxes and fees
The recently passed transportation funding bill is a billion-dollar tax increase for Georgians.
President wants Cuba off list of state sponsors of terrorism
The Castro regime ‘violated international norms’ by secretly shipping weapons to North Korea in violation of a U.N. embargo.
Viral video overlooks key context in wage gap
Women make only 78 percent of what men make for the same job.
Constitution puts court under unique pressure
Georgia has had the nation’s busiest Court of Appeals for a decade or more.
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