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  • Governors' trade missions have uneven record of success

    Governors across the country have been packing their bags for all-expenses-paid trade missions abroad, spending taxpayer dollars on costly trips that have an uneven track record of yielding any tangible benefits for their states. Last week alone,...
  • A state-by-state look at governors' trade trips abroad

    U.S. governors have taken or scheduled about 80 trips abroad since the start of 2014, generally focused on boosting exports or recruiting businesses to their states. Here's a look at what each governor has done. ___ ALABAMA Republican Gov. Robert...
  • States lure tourists, then tax them

    WASHINGTON With one hand, states are beckoning tourists with elegant and evocative advertisements featuring sun-splashed seas and fragrant forests. At the same time, the states are extending the other hand palm up to take money from them in traveler...
  • Gay marriage opponents prepare for battle ahead

    ATLANTA A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this month that could legalize same-sex marriage would provoke a sharp response from many conservative lawmakers, who predict sustained legal and political combat in 2016 and for decades to come. Within several months,...
  • Gun rights vs. public discomfort in Georgia

    ATLANTA Barbara Cheng saw the news last week about a man walking through Atlanta's airport with an assault rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition. Instantly, she flashed on the time two years ago when she and her kids strolled into a McDonald's to find an...
  • Florida and Georgia governors hold private meeting on water

    Amid an ongoing legal fight the governors of Florida and Georgia met behind closed doors on Tuesday to try to resolve a long-running water dispute. Florida Gov. Rick Scott met for an hour Tuesday with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal at the governor's mansion...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 10

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA AND GEORGIA GOVERNORS HOLD PRIVATE MEETING ON WATER The governors of Florida and Georgia are discussing how to resolve a long-running water dispute....
  • Landowners form a pipeline rebellion in the Deep South

    Landowners form a pipeline rebellion in the Deep South
    When the letter arrived from a Texas pipeline company asking permission to enter his land, Alan Zipperer refused to allow surveyors onto his property. But they came anyway, he said, traipsing through his corn fields and pine forests and sticking...
  • Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal courts Hollywood in L.A. visit

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal courts Hollywood in L.A. visit
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal wants to keep the Peach State on Hollywood's mind. Deal and a coterie of film industry officials held a reception, called "Georgia Night in L.A." at the Sunset Tower Hollywood Thursday night for a group of studio executives...
  • Georgia sheriff who shot and wounded friend was acquitted in previous case

    Georgia sheriff who shot and wounded friend was acquitted in previous case
    The first black sheriff in Clayton County, where Margaret Mitchell set her novel "Gone With the Wind," is used to controversy. An avid Batman fan who portrays himself as tough on crime, Victor Hill operates his jail as a boot camp and has deployed...
  • Palm Beach banks on paying chief like a CEO

    Palm Beach banks on paying chief like a CEO
    Palm Beach County's new school superintendent will make $50,000 more in base salary than his Broward County counterpart, even though he will run a system with about 80,000 fewer students. Does that make sense? Yes, according to the new CEO theory in...