Test was at center of cheating scandal, too
Georgia’s CRCT "set some of the lowest expectations for student proficiency in the nation."
Motive unclear but numbers show big growth
Atlanta has issued an increasing number of citations - and collected an increasing amount of revenue - since Mayor Kasim Reed took office in 2010.
Growing share of every gallon is taxes
"Contrary to media reports, Georgia’s gas tax change led to no price increase at the pump."
GA is 9th highest rate of working adults without high school diploma or GED
Georgia has the 9th highest rate of adults, ages 18 to 64, without a high school diploma or GED.
Falcons keep naming rights money
Buying the naming rights to the new Falcons stadium is the largest marketing deal in Mercedes-Benz history.
Referrals are a key step in screening
"Zero Planned Parenthood facilities are licensed to do mammograms. Planned Parenthood, women don’t need you!"
Mayor Reeds wants shelter closed
"Peachtree and Pine is one of the leading sites for tuberculosis in the nation."
Scholars: Ruling didn't change Constitution's pastor protections
There is debate among constitutional scholars about whether the First Amendment will continue to protect faith leaders from being forced to perform marriages against their religious beliefs.
No doubt of growth but little evidence of specifics
Film and television productions generated a $6 billion economic impact for Georgia’s economy in the most recent fiscal year.
Many urban dwellers sweet on idea of backyard chickens
Caution: Kissing and cuddling chickens can be hazardous to your health.
Post-Volvo rejection, thousands of jobs promised for Georgia
Since Volvo spurned Georgia for South Carolina in early May, some 3,455 jobs promising more than $800 million in investments have come to the Peach State.
The work is needed but not necessarily the office
The National Technical Information Service spends millions of taxpayer dollars to print and sell government documents that are available free in online searches.
Rate fluctuates but is up
The murder rate in Atlanta is on the rise this year.
The goal is uniform standards promoting professionalism
Georgia has more than 700 law enforcement agencies, and fewer than 20 percent of them are state-certified.
Twitter debate ignores scientific research
The California governor "says yes to poisoning more children with mercury and aluminum" in vaccines.
Braves play ball in Cobb starting in 2017
Cobb County businesses have already been awarded contracts worth $250 million on construction of a new Braves stadium.
Details are the stumbling blocks
A "working woman" will earn $7.70 on $10.
Switching potties isn't paltry on the savings
Replacing 100,000 old toilets with water-efficient models has saved 2.4 million gallons of water every day.
Church shooting labeled early as "hate crime"
Only five states, including Georgia, do not have a hate crimes law.
Big users drove declines
Between 1980 and 2010, water usage in Georgia dropped even as the state’s population grew.
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