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 2021-02-25 13:57 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sacramento taco eatery Chando's Tacos expanding to Atlanta...

Sacaramento-based Chando's Tacos is expanding with its first location outside of California in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta....

 2021-02-25 13:56 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Sorry, microwaving your sponge doesn't kill bacteria...

Sponges that were...

 2021-02-25 13:55 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Unemployment claims drop to 730,000; pandemic keeps layoffs high...

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week but remained high by historical standards....

 2021-02-25 13:54 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

More than $30 million needed to repair Capitol after riot, official tells Congress...

The U.S. Capitol's top operations official told Congress on Wednesday more than $30 million will be needed to repair the building after the deadly, Jan. 6 riot....

 2021-02-25 13:54 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Science says sleeping in a cold room is better for your health...

Those who prefer to keep bedroom temperatures chilly while catching some shut-eye may be on to something....

 2021-02-25 13:53 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Family sues Georgia school officials over teen's heat death...

The family of a high school basketball player who died after practicing outdoor in nearly 100-degree heat in Georgia is suing several school officials for wrongful death. The parents of 16-year-old Imani Bell filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Clayton County St...

 2021-02-25 13:53 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: Carter Center warns against using old report to justify new rollbacks...

The Morning Jolt political newsletter for Friday, Feb. 25, 2021....

 2021-02-25 13:49 

News4Jax WJXT

City searching for solutions for New Town food desert...

People living in the New Town area have been concerned about it being a food desert for years....

 2021-02-25 13:49 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Downsizing expert Matt Paxton talks 'Legacy List'...

New North Georgia resident Matt Paxton talk about his PSB series...

 2021-02-25 13:47 

News4Jax WJXT

El Salvador election could remake political landscape...

In the two years since President Nayib Bukele won a stunning victory over El Salvador's established political parties, the hold that the opposition maintained on the congress and other key positions has been a point of constant frustration for the you...

 2021-02-25 13:46 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

BREAKING: U.S. jobless claims fall to 730,000, but layoffs remain high...

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week but remained high by historical standards....

 2021-02-25 13:46 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Republicans rally solidly against Democrats' COVID-19 relief package...

Republicans are rallying solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill....

 2021-02-25 13:45 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Government revises fourth quarter GDP up slightly to 4.1%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the final three months of 2020 than first thought, ending a year in which the overall economy shrank more than it had in the past seven decades....

 2021-02-25 13:45 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

US jobless claims fall to 730,000 but layoffs remain high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week but remained high by historical standards....

 2021-02-25 13:45 

Herman Cain

Hillary Clinton to Publish Political Thriller Novel with Heavy Trump Overtones...

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is co-authoring an international political thriller with bestselling author Louise Penny that seems to reference former President Donald Trump's administration. "State of Terror" will be published on O...

 2021-02-25 13:39 

News4Jax WJXT

US jobless claims fall to 730,000 but layoffs remain high...

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week but remained high by historical standards....

 2021-02-25 13:38 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

'QAnon Shaman' files motion to be released from jail...

Jacob Chansley, a Phoenix man dubbed the...

 2021-02-25 13:35 

Savannah Morning News

Letter: Minimum wage not meant to be a living wage...

A letter writer says raising the minimum wage to $15 will drive retailers to expand automation efforts...

 2021-02-25 13:34 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Current COVID-19 vaccination rates for Georgia counties...

See vaccination rates in Georgia for each county....

 2021-02-25 13:32 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Black News Channel debuts as an option to CNN, Fox News, MSNBC...

The Black News Channel, an around-the-clock national news network with nearly exclusive African American anchors and executive leadership, began broadcasting in February 2020 in the United States....

 2021-02-25 13:29 

News4Jax WJXT

Sources: Gov. DeSantis to announce Edward Waters College will become vaccination site...

Gov. Ron DeSantis will be at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville on Thursday for an announcement....

 2021-02-25 13:26 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

MISSING: Georgia teen, 15, ran away from home nearly a week ago. No one has seen her since...

Authorities in Georgia are asking for the public's help finding 15-year-old Anna Davenport....

 2021-02-25 13:21 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cherokee County commissioners hear concerns about new roundabout...

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, at its Feb. 16 meeting:...

 2021-02-25 13:21 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter back in church after COVID vaccines...

The former president and first lady have been cleared to return to Marantha Baptist Church in their hometown of Plains, Georgia....

 2021-02-25 13:15 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Ask Asa: Some used cars pose dangerous safety issues...

There could be danger lurking in that used car you plan to buy, according to a new investigation by Consumers' Checkbook and the Consumer Federation of America....

 2021-02-25 13:14 

CNN

[ US ]

North Carolina woman is accused of using her $149,000 Covid-19 relief loan for shopping sprees...

As millions struggle to stay afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic, the last purchases on most minds are Louis Vuitton and diamonds....

 2021-02-25 13:13 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Georgia House passes bill to block 'defunding' police...

Georgia cities and counties oppose the measure on police funding, arguing that state lawmakers shouldn't wade into local decisions about funding....

 2021-02-25 13:06 

CNN International

Vaccines 'encouraged' but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo: Coates...

Athletes are being encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics but it will not be compulsory, IOC Vice President John Coates said on Thursday....

 2021-02-25 13:03 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

America's first Black defense secretary is a son of Georgia...

Thomasville — In a tree-shaded cemetery dating back to the 19th century here, history buffs can visit the final resting place of one of this South Georgia city's most revered sons....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

CNN

PepsiCo knows everyone is drinking cocktails at home. So it's launching a booze mixer...

PepsiCo isn't joining the hard seltzer trend just yet. But it wants to be part of your at-home cocktail experience with a new line of mixers....

 2021-02-25 12:54 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

'A shameful act of vandalism': Historical markers honoring Blacks in Georgia shot, damaged...

A historical marker commemorating Jackie Robinson's birthplace in Georgia was found riddled with bullet holes. It's the latest in what officials say is a growing trend of damage to historical markers honoring Blacks....

 2021-02-25 12:50 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Southern exposure: Cold wreaks havoc on aging waterworks...

For years, experts have warned of the need to upgrade aging waterworks. Now, after icy weather cracked the region's water mains, froze equipment and left millions without service, it's clear how much work needs to be done....

 2021-02-25 12:47 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Class A Blog: Round One is done, on to Round Two...

Before we get into the results of the first round of the state playoffs, here are some interesting facts, courtesy of Becky Taylor of the Georgia High School Basketball Project.Georgia High School Football Daily editor Todd Holcomb:...

 2021-02-25 12:43 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta's Van Gogh immersive experience will take place at Pullman Yard...

The Pullman Yard in Kirkwood will host the Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience...

 2021-02-25 12:36 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia's school nurses chart new territory in pandemic...

School nurses have been thrust onto the front lines of the pandemic response in districts....

 2021-02-25 12:36 

CNN

A third vaccine for the US may be just days away...

The Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has met the requirements for emergency use authorization, according to FDA analysis, suggesting that a third shot will join the US vaccination program soon....

 2021-02-25 12:35 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Researchers find worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City...

It's the latest of a growing number of viral variants that have arisen in the U.S., which has had more coronavirus cases than any other country and where spread is still intense....

 2021-02-25 12:33 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Moderna, Pfizer test vaccine strategies against new variants...

Although there's no evidence people immunized with either vaccine have less protection against the variants, both companies said they have started looking at ways to account for evolving mutations....

 2021-02-25 12:31 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Texas bakery gives away thousands of dollars in groceries to help those hit hardest by storms...

The owners of a bakery in Austin, Texas, are helping their community dig out from the devastating winter storms that struck last week by donating thousands of dollars' worth of food to those in need....

 2021-02-25 12:30 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

GOP takes solid stance against Democrats' virus relief package...

Republicans rallied solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the federal minimum wage....

 2021-02-25 12:30 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Beltline holding public meetings on tax increase that would fund completion of trail...

Beltline officials will discuss the prospective "Special Service District" program and answer questions from community members....

 2021-02-25 12:27 

CNN

[ US ]

Traumatized and tired, nurses are quitting due to the pandemic...

America's nurses are running on empty almost one year into the pandemic. They've reused PPE, canceled PTO and worked extended shifts for employers they don't always feel value their safety. It's driven many nurses to quit....

 2021-02-25 12:24 

CNN International

Boris Johnson's vaccine strategy gets another boost, while Europe confronts fresh problems...

The UK's vaccination program is a rare pandemic success story for Boris Johnson. It's a different story on the other side of the Channel, where Europe is still struggling to get rollout programs off the ground....

 2021-02-25 12:19 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

More beautiful spring-like weather today and through the weekend...

Warm today this afternoon with patchy clouds...

 2021-02-25 12:18 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Jasper County firefighters respond to structure fire...

MONTICELLO, Ga -- Jasper County Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire Wednesday night around 10 p. m. just inside the city limits of Monticello. In a Facebook post, officials said that several stations were on scene to put out the fire. When they arri...

 2021-02-25 12:17 

CNN

[ Health ]

Researchers find worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City...

Two separate teams of researchers have found a worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City that carries mutations that help it evade the body's natural immune response -- as well as the effects of monoclonal antibody treatments....

 2021-02-25 12:16 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Open fractures, infections are the big issues in Tiger Woods' recovery...

More will be revealed on the condition of Tiger Woods in the coming days and weeks, including his quality of life moving forward, let alone the lesser question of whether he might at some point be able to resume his golf career in the wake of a catastroph...

 2021-02-25 12:16 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Semenya taking case to European Court of Human Rights...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Caster Semenya is going to the European Court of Human Rights to challenge "discriminatory" rules that prohibit her from competing in certain track events because of her high natural testosterone, her lawyers s...

 2021-02-25 12:15 

News4Jax WJXT

Semenya taking case to European Court of Human Rights...

Caster Semenya is going to the European Court of Human Rights to challenge rules that prohibit her from running in certain track events because of her high levels of natural testosterone....

 2021-02-25 12:15 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

'They call me the gospel storyteller'; Dorothy Norwood reflects on her journey...

They call me the Gospel storyteller, says Gospel singer Dorothy Norwood, now 85, who started her career as a child, performing with her own family in the 1940s. By the 1950s she was performing with Mahalia Jackson, a music legend known as "The Queen o...

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