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Georgia officials seek to remove 102,000 voters from rolls

Jun. 18, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's secretary of state is making public a list of nearly 102,000 voters who will be removed from the rolls unless they act to preserve their registration. Republican Brad Raffensperger announced the list Friday, part of an every-other-year bid to...

Voting bill showdown looms as GOP rejects Manchin plan

Jun. 17, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is set for a key vote Tuesday on a sweeping rewrite of voting and election law, setting up a dramatic test of Democratic unity on a top priority that Republicans are vowing to block. Democrats appeared to be coalescing Thursday around...

Georgia city official arrested, accused of pushing trooper

Jun. 12, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

CORDELE, Ga. (AP) — A south Georgia elected official has been charged with felony obstruction of law enforcement after police say he interfered in the investigation of a fatal accident. WALB-TV reports Cordele City Commissioner Royce Reeves Sr....

Georgia Democrats seize new power, run for statewide offices

Jun. 11, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For more than a decade, Georgia Democrats struggled to lure highly qualified, big-name candidates to run for statewide office. With Republicans firmly in control of all constitutional positions and the state legislature, none wanted to take the risk. ...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Jun. 10, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Golden Girl” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 2. “Malibu Rising” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine) 3. “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster) ...

Curtain rises on the Tribeca Festival, and on New York, too

Jun. 10, 2021 05:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 20th Tribeca Festival is aiming to not just rebuild itself after its 2020 edition was largely scuttled by the pandemic, but to help revitalize its hometown. This year’s Tribeca, which opened Wednesday with Jon M. Chu’s adaption of the...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Jun. 09, 2021 07:25 AM EDT

Brunswick News. June 1, 2021. Editorial: Politics should be kept out of crime rates discussion When state lawmakers begin studying rising crime rates in Atlanta and elsewhere around Georgia, they must use a clear magnifying glass, one not fogged by...

In Trump's shadow, Ga's. Kemp draws boos from GOP faithful

Jun. 05, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

JEKYLL ISLAND, Georgia (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp drew jeers and boos at his state party’s annual convention Saturday, laying bare the bitterness that remains among Republicans over his role in certifying Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential race. ...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS FOR WEEK ENDING 5/29/2021

Jun. 03, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Legacy” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s) 2. “Sooley” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster) 4. “Project Hail...

Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

Jun. 03, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

1. “Legacy” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “Oh by the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss (Random House) 3. “Shadow Storm” by Christine Feehan (Berkley) 4. “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave (Simon...