State of Georgia

Type: Province
Name: State of Georgia
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 5 reports

Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies -reports

(Reuters) - Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay plane that dropped the atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, has died at a retirement home in Georgia at age 93, media reports said. ... [Published Reuters: U.S. - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Hiroshima, Bomber, Enola Gay
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 3 reports

Settlement gives $92M to soldiers

Published: Tuesday, 7/29/2014ASSOCIATED PRESSALBANY, N.Y. — Thirteen states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement that is expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel.Deceptive ... [Published Toledoblade.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 2 reports

Border wars and in-state rivalries

Contributing WriterTailgate TattlerIn college sports, the best rivalries are border wars (i.e., Ohio State/Michigan, Georgia/Florida, Texas/Oklahoma) or in-state rivalries (i.e., Auburn/Alabama, Duke/North Carolina, Florida State/Miami). Georgia Southern ... [Published Connect Statesboro - 59 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

EPA Holds Public Hearings On Proposed Clean Power Plan

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has kicked off four two-day public hearings about its proposed Clean Power Plan, and groups from around the country are chiming in.The hearings will be held in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Denver and ... [Published North American Windpower - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

State officials announce college education initiative

ATLANTA —Gov. Nathan Deal, University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Hank Huckaby and Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Ron Jackson announced Georgia’s “Go Back. Move Ahead.” campaign on Tuesday.  The campaign will encourage ... [Published Thomasville Times-Enterprise - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Top ten safest cities in Georgia located in metro Atlanta, study says

DULUTH, GA (CBS46) -According to a new study, people who live in the City of Duluth and feel safe have some proof to justify their feelings. According to a new study released by Movoto Real Estate, Duluth ranks sixth on the list of Top 10 Safest Places ... [Published CBS Atlanta - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Jacksonville, U.S. track star killed in crash

Lawrence, a Jacksonville native, was a member of UGA's track & field team where he earned All American honors as a sprinter. He was 25-years-old. (Photo: Facebook/Torrin Lawrence)A world class athlete raised in Jacksonville was killed in a semi accident ... [Published First Coast News - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

What's the Real Consultant Scandal in Georgia?

One day after it was leaked, the story about Michelle Nunn's December 2013 campaign memo has been simplified. It was a blunder, a gaffe, which Nunn (who was previously nailed for a troublesome guest at a fundraiser) cannot afford. The "problematic assocition" ... [Published Slate - David Weigel - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

Savannah moves 3 million TEUs in fiscal year

The Port of Savannah broke the three-million-TEU mark for the first time in its recently ended fiscal year, a new record for the port.The Port of Savannah’s throughput reached 3.1 million TEUs in fiscal 2014.The Georgia Ports Authority released fiscal ... [Published Journal of Commerce - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 7 reports

‘Too liberal,’ grants to ‘terrorists’; Nunn undercut by own bombshell memo

DEMOCRAT MICHELLE NUNN’S uphill battle to win a seat in the U.S. Senate got a whole lot more challenging on Monday after National Review released a highly detailed 144-page internal strategy memo from inside the Nunn campaign that was briefly posted online, ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 5 reports

JSC “Valmieras stikla šķiedra” establishes its’ first U.S. manufacturing facility in Laurens Country

Gov. of Georgia Nathan Deal announced today that JSC “Valmieras stikla šķiedra”will locate its’ first U.S. manufacturing facility in Dublin, Laurens County.In this U.S. based manufacturing facility it is planned to create 150 jobs andinvesting $20 million ... [Published EuroInvestor - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Jury selection begins for trial in salmonella outbreak

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -Jury selection began Monday for the trial of three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people and sickened more than 700.?The salmonella outbreak linked to peanuts processed ... [Published WALB 10 - Jul 28 2014]

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...The head of Department for international AffairsAffairs Robert Menendez said: " I think that we cannot afford to wait to send the Ambassador to the Russian Federation "
...When he asked in that melodic refrain, "I wonder wonder wonder wonder who-ooo...got you thinkin' like that BOY-Ahhh" that song addressed our current age of bing culture and the desperation of financial filthy wealth in all of its ugly connotiations...
"I know he was recognised as a war hero, but we just knew him as a great father" Tom Van Kirk said
"I haven't read the governor’s letter, but I’m not surprised. We’re just on a different place on this" Reed said

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Georgian farmer recognized as ‘Champion of Chan... [Published Southeast Farm Press - 21 mins ago]
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Indian Creek student drowns in Albany pool [Published Covington News - 32 mins ago]
Grisamore: The journey is often the reward [Published Macon Telegraph - 33 mins ago]
The lessons from the primary runoff [Published Effingham Herald - 34 mins ago]
Robert McDonald [Published Ravalli Republic - 46 mins ago]
Student Support Staff Attend Statewide Suicide ... [Published Georgia Tech - 52 mins ago]
Border wars and in-state rivalries [Published Connect Statesboro - 59 mins ago]
BENT NIGHTS Brothers Moving; Boz Scaggs [Published Windy City Times - 1 hour ago]
Last Crewman of U.S. Plane that Dropped First A... [Published WNEP-TV 16 - 1 hour ago]
Josh Murray prepares for life with 'Bachelorett... [Published OnlineAthens - 1 hour ago]
Federal carbon rule hearing in Atlanta attracts... [Published OnlineAthens - 1 hour ago]
Ottobock Appoints U.S. Business Development Man... [Published O&P Edge - 1 hour ago]
Locals contest national comp [Published Young Witness - 1 hour ago]
Last surviving Hiroshima bomber dies in US [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 1 hour ago]
Last crew member from Enola Gay aircraft which ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies [Published Rediff Realtime News - 1 hour ago]
State officials announce college education init... [Published Thomasville Times-Enterprise - 1 hour ago]
Enola Gay's Last Crew Member Theodore Van Kirk ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Obituaries Published in June, 2014 [Published Ashley County Ledger - 2 hours ago]
A National Consensus: Cell Phone Location Recor... [Published Electronic Frontier Foundation - 2 hours ago]
Last Crew Member of Enola Gay Dies in Georgia [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
CARSON: Rudderless U.S. foreign policy [Published Washington Times - 2 hours ago]
Martin Marietta Materials' (MLM) CEO Howard Nye... [Published Seeking Alpha - 2 hours ago]
Deal announces effort for Georgians to go back,... [Published Gwinnett Daily Post - 2 hours ago]
Last Enola Gay crewman, Theodore Van Kirk, 93, ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - 2 hours ago]
Mayor Reed: Unaccompanied, illegal immigrant ki... [Published WSBTV - 2 hours ago]
Gander Mountain opening in September [Published Augusta Chronicle - 3 hours ago]
Troopers warn drivers the 'slowpoke' law is in ... [Published WRDW - 3 hours ago]
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Last Crew Member of Enola Gay Dies in Georgia [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
(ATLANTA) — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia. Theodore VanKirk, also known as “Dutch,” died Monday of natural ...
Atlanta Mayor Puts Out Welcome Mat for Illegals... [Published Breitbart Feed - 3 hours ago]
In an item partly discussing yesterday's leaked Nunn campaign memo, which the Atlanta Journal Constitution calls a "massive blow" to Democrat Michelle Nunn's campaign,  Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed makes it clear that "Atlanta has open arms to the thousands ...
Borderline Politics On The Right, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 7 hours ago]
A new Economist/YouGov poll further illustrates the widening partisan gap on immigration and the isolation of Republicans in particular: While most say they have at least some sympathy for the children, a majority of Republicans reports little ...
Delinquent Debt in America: By Region and Metro... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - 7 hours ago]
The Urban Institute has an interesting 14-page synopsis on Delinquent Debt in America . By percentage, the number of people in collections is largely concentrated in the South, while amount owed shows no geographic pattern. The Urban Institute uses 2013 ...
Poverty is Profitable: 1 out of 3 U.S. Consumer... [Published Firedoglake - 8 hours ago]
American banks collect $30 billion a year in overdraft fees A new report by the Urban Institute and Encore Capital Group’s Consumer Credit Research Institute shows 77 million Americans– 35 percent of those with files at a major credit bureau– have ...
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Georgia inmate could be first to die since botc... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 17 2014]
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CORRECTION: JSC “Valmieras stikla šķiedra” esta... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 16 hours ago]
JSC “Valmieras stikla šķiedra” establishes its’... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 18 hours ago]
Georgia's Unicoi Lodge Undergoing an Extensive ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 21 2014]
The Lodge at Amicalola Falls Begins a Multi-Mil... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 21 2014]
E-Pellets Acquires Georgia Mill for Wood Pellet... [Published Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
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