Bigger relief deal in a Democrat-led Senate is a "safe bet"

Jan 6, 2021
Two economists weigh in on what a Democrat-led Senate might mean for a stimulus package.
Democratic Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock, former Georgia legislator Stacey Abrams and Democratic Sen.-elect Jon Ossoff listen to President-elect Joe Biden speak during a campaign rally in Atlanta.
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Small radio stations in Georgia benefit from big spending on U.S. Senate races

Dec 31, 2020
From classic rock to gospel, even music stations are seeing a bump in ad revenue from the Senate runoffs.
A supporter holds a sign during a campaign rally for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff on Dec. 3, 2020 in Kennesaw, Georgia.
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The voting power of Georgia teens in Senate runoff elections

Nov 19, 2020
Teens need a little extra nudging to cast ballots, so organizers in Georgia are reaching out by email, phone and more.
A pile of stickers for voters at Park Tavern on Nov. 3, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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What the 2020 race (so far) has taught campaigns about how to spend money

Nov 13, 2020
Local organizing over national ads and more focus on mail-in voting are some of the takeaways from the recent election.
"We really need to get better at voting by mail and the early vote,” a Republican political consultant said of the election. Above, voters cast their ballots in Hillsboro, Virginia, on Nov. 3.
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Runoff in Georgia Senate races would mean big spending

Nov 6, 2020
Candidates are likely to use money to double-down on TV and online advertising, and to get out the vote.
The runoff races in Georgia will likely focus on people who voted third-party in the general election.
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Georgia businesses weigh options as governor allows some to reopen

Apr 27, 2020
Each business owner has to decide whether to open, and how to do it safely, with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toni Williams-Tazel, owner of All About Hair in Atlanta, has decided it’s not safe to reopen her salon despite the green light from the state government.
Courtesy Toni Williams-Tazel

When businesses reopen, will consumers come back amid COVID-19 concerns?

Apr 24, 2020
Consumers might not feel safe or have money to spend.
Georgia plans to allow some businesses to start to open again. Will it be able boost the state's economy?
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Georgia Power wants a rate hike. Some of its customers wonder why.

Oct 25, 2019
The utility's parent company brought in more than $2 billion in profits last year.
Dozens of people gathered outside the Georgia Public Service Commission building to protest Georgia Power’s proposal to raise electric rates.
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Netflix, Disney, WarnerMedia threaten to leave Georgia

May 30, 2019
Hollywood is concerned about the state's restrictive abortion bill.
The Netflix offices in Los Angeles.
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A rural community loses its hospital — a standalone ER fills the gap

May 14, 2019
Quick thinking and a $2.2 million investment preserved the emergency room.
A standalone emergency room in Georgia.
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