| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:52 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday said a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo mandatory drug testing is unconstitutional, a decision that could affect efforts to enforce similar laws in other states.
The 11th U.S. Circuit...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday said a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo drug testing is unconstitutional, a decision that could affect efforts to enforce similar laws in other states.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia.
Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Thanks largely to incentives, the state of Georgia has grown into the third-busiest production hub in the U.S., having hosted 158 productions for film and television at the close of its fiscal year in June.
Eligible projects include features, television,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:02 AM
There's a saying in Georgia that voters tend to date the rebel but marry the banker, and that may be the outcome of Tuesday's hard-fought GOP primary runoff for an open Senate seat in the Peach State.
Jack Kingston, the affable 11-term congressman,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead?
A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power.
Under its provisions,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:15 AM
It was wheels up Tuesday on the renovated Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta, an attraction dedicated to telling the story of how a rural crop-dusting operation in the South became the modern-day Delta Air Lines.
The carrier operated its first passenger...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:10 PM
A good guy with a gun tried to stop a bad guy with a gun. You know, like the NRA preaches. It was a bad move.
The good guy got mowed down by the bad guy's batty wife.
She had been a good woman — one of those "innocent, law abiding" citizens...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
"When will this insanity stop?"
That was the question asked over the weekend by the grieving father of a 20-year-old gunshot victim in Isla Vista.
The answer, tragically, is that it's not likely to end any time soon. ------------
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| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:46 PM
The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...