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November 30, 2020


Georgia eager for delayed opener vs. FAMU

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AP News The Georgia Bulldogs hope to finally get their season started on Sunday against Florida A&M. The Bulldogs had Wednesday’s scheduled opener against Columbus State canceled because of positive COVID-19 tests within the Cougars’ program. They had earlier been scheduled to play Gardner-Webb on Sunday, but that school canceled......

With all eyes on Georgia, RNC chair tries to convince Republicans to vote in runoff elections

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are facing tough reelection battles in two January runoff elections that could determine control of the US Senate. “It’s not decided. This is the key — it’s not decided,” McDaniel told a......

Club for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod The conservative Club for Growth is launching a new ad blitz in Georgia next week targeting Republican voters as the GOP works to juice turnout for the state’s two Senate runoffs. The $520,000 campaign will support two......

Trump will campaign for Georgia GOP Senate candidates, urges supporters not to boycott runoff elections

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hundreds of Trump supporters and gather near the Capitol Building for the Stop the Steal Rally in Atlanta, GA. as well as counter protesters in Atlanta, GA. Jason Armond | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images President Donald Trump, who......

After four-overtime loss, Georgia Tech motivated for Mercer

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Georgia Tech will have additional motivation when it hosts Mercer in its second game of the basketball season on Friday in Atlanta: atoning for a four-overtime loss in the opener. The Yellow Jackets, considered a potential NCAA Tournament team from the ACC, was stunned by Georgia State of the Sun......

Trump says he’ll travel to Georgia to support Republican Senate candidates in runoff election

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Speaking of Georgia, I’ll be going there,” the President said after his Thanksgiving video teleconference call with US service members, as he baselessly railed against the integrity of the state’s election results. White House press secretary Judd Deere said......

Georgia Senator David Perdue boosts wealth with well-timed stock trades

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the ravages of the novel coronavirus forced millions of people out of work, shuttered businesses and shrank the value of retirement accounts, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged to a three-year low. But for Senator David Perdue, a......

New York Times: Justice Department probed Georgia Sen. David Perdue’s stock sales at beginning of pandemic

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The inquiry looked at Perdue’s sale of more than $1 million worth of stock in Cardlytics, a financial company he once served as a board member of, in the spring ahead of the economic slowdown fueled by the coronavirus......

Trump’s conspiracies have MAGA world talking Georgia boycott

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here It doesn’t matter that both candidates are essentially lock-step with Trump, or that there is no evidence of links to electoral malfeasance. On Twitter and its less-restrictive alternative Parler, Trump’s more hardline followers have linked the duo to the president’s......

Georgia prepares for COVID-19 vaccine and post-holiday case spike

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Georgia is prepared to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as one is approved, state officials said Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has approved Georgia’s vaccination plan, which Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Kathleen Toomey......

Georgia secretary of state says Trump threw him under bus despite his support

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “By all accounts, Georgia had a wildly successful and smooth election. We finally defeated voting lines and put behind us Fulton County’s now notorious reputation for disastrous elections,” Raffensperger wrote in a USA Today op-ed. “This should be something......

Atlanta neighbors Georgia Tech, Georgia State renew rivalry

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News Although their Atlanta campuses are only a few miles apart, Georgia State and Georgia Tech have met just 19 times on the basketball court. They will revive the series on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams......

Why Stacey Abrams Is Confident Georgia Will Stay Blue

New York Times
After years of close calls, red herrings, and electoral margins that grew closer and closer, Democrats won Georgia in this year’s presidential election for the first time since 1992. The win broke the Republican lock on Southern states in the Electoral College, but it also vindicated Stacey Abrams, the Georgia......

Transgender inmate sues Georgia prison officials over alleged assaults

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Black transgender woman is suing the Georgia Department of Corrections, accusing officials of failing to protect her from alleged sexual assaults and failing to provide her with “adequate healthcare” while behind bars. Ashley Diamond, an inmate at the......

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