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  • Biden unveils $1.9 trillion emergency aid to fight COVID, economic crises

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to approve a sweeping package for economic and pandemic relief with a price tag twice that of the emergency aid passed in December after months of acrimonious negotiations. Biden’s $1.9 trillion proposal, which he is set to outline in a speech Thursday evening, is framed around The post Biden unveils $1.9 trillion emergency aid to fight COVID, economic crises appeared first on Georgia Recorder.

  • Kemp unveils plan to undo some budget cuts, recover from 2020 woes

    This post was updated 7 p.m. Jan. 14. Gov. Brian Kemp’s new spending proposals will undo some of the cuts to public education made last year, attempt to spur economic growth in rural corners of the state and kickstart his health care plan that slightly expands Medicaid. Public education bore the brunt of the deep $2.2 The post Kemp unveils plan to undo some budget cuts, recover from 2020 woes appeared first on Georgia Recorder.

  • Praise the Lord and pass the pipe bomb The author knows these people. They’re family.

    Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker singing “Praise the Lord” on the TV was the soundtrack of my childhood. As I’d get ready for school or play, Tammy Faye and her big fake eyelashes, painted-on eyebrows and glowing tan cheeks would grin and sit next to Jim, who looked like he belonged in the principal’s office. The post Praise the Lord and pass the pipe bomb <h3 class='secondary-title'>The author knows these people. They’re family.</h3> appeared first on Georgia Recorder.

  • U.S. House votes to again impeach Trump, as a ‘clear and present danger’

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, charging him with inciting violent rioters last week who rampaged through the U.S. Capitol, temporarily derailing the tally of presidential votes and leading to at least five deaths. The 232-197 vote concluded a swift, truncated process in the House, with Democrats The post U.S. House votes to again impeach Trump, as a ‘clear and present danger’ appeared first on Georgia Recorder.

  • Kemp teases budget plans with COVID economic damage in spotlight

    Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says the budget he plans to unveil Thursday will include new funding aimed at rebuilding the state’s tourism industry, which has been sidelined during a public health crisis where travel and gatherings are discouraged. The Republican governor said Wednesday that his budget proposals will include a $1 million to promote tourism The post Kemp teases budget plans with COVID economic damage in spotlight appeared first on Georgia Recorder.

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  • Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak

    A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 1 million globally. The post Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

  • A $12 Billion Loss For 2020, Delta Is Cautious In Early 2021

    Delta Air Lines closed the books on a disastrous 2020 with a comparatively small fourth-quarter loss, and executives expect a few more rocky months before — they hope — widespread coronavirus vaccinations and testing might salvage something of the upcoming summer travel season. Delta on Thursday reported a quarterly loss of $755 and $12.4 billion … Continued The post A $12 Billion Loss For 2020, Delta Is Cautious In Early 2021 appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

  • In Coronavirus Vaccine Drive, Deep South Falls Behind

    The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but four states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates that have alarmed health experts and frustrated residents. In Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina, less than 2% of the population had received its first dose of a vaccine at the … Continued The post In Coronavirus Vaccine Drive, Deep South Falls Behind appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

  • Justice Department Knew 2018 Border Policy Would Separate Families, Didn’t Plan Well

    Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz released a review Thursday confirming Trump administration officials knew its policy would separate children from their families at the Southwest border. The post Justice Department Knew 2018 Border Policy Would Separate Families, Didn’t Plan Well appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

  • With Impeachment Trial And Relief Plan On Deck, Harris Stresses Need To ‘Multitask’

    The vice president-elect joins NPR to discuss the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the looming impeachment trial in the Senate and the massive rescue plan the president-elect just unveiled. The post With Impeachment Trial And Relief Plan On Deck, Harris Stresses Need To ‘Multitask’ appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

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  • Deep South falls behind in coronavirus vaccine drive

    The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but four states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates that have alarmed health experts and frustrated residents. In Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina, less than 2% of the population had received its first dose of a vaccine at the start of the week, according

  • City of Atlanta installs new monument honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

    There’s a new monument of #MartinLutherKing in Atlanta – on the very street that bears his name. The 12-foot statue of #MLK was created by artist Basil Watson. pic.twitter.com/4qGyBPjuOP — City of Atlanta, GA (@CityofAtlanta) January 15, 2021 Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the installation of a new bronze sculpture of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The installation,

  • Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

    President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout. Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet Biden’s goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration,

  • Gocha’s Breakfast Bar opens second location in Fayetteville

    Atlanta entrepreneur Gocha Hawkins celebrated the opening of her second location for Gocha’s Breakfast Bar on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Hawkins opened her first restaurant in January 2019, on Cascade Rd. in the City of South Fulton. Gocha’s Breakfast Bar is popular for its Gocha’s Krunk-tastic french toast, Chicken and Waffle Stack, Lump Crab Skillet, Salmon Croquettes, Grit bowl. and more,

  • Are learning pods a viable education option for your child?

    Before the start of the 2020-2021 school year, stay-at-home mom and Kirkwood resident Lindsay Crownhart realized quickly that her son, Sam, needed to be around other kids if he was going to learn.   Crownhart said that she read an article in The New York Times in August that explained how learning pods were effective for children. “I have a child

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