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GOP runoff for Ga. governor too close to call

ATLANTA -- The bitter, Republican runoff for Georgia governor between former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal and ex-Secretary of State Karen Handel was too close to call Tuesday night.

Olens, Sinkfield win runoffs for state-wide posts

ATLANTA -- Former Cobb County Commission Chairman Sam Olens handily defeated his Republican rival Tuesday to win the Republican Party's nod in the race to fill the state attorney general's seat, which is open for the first time in decades.

Hospital gets award for diabetes management program

Henry Medical Center's (HMC) Diabetes Self-Management Education Program is garnering national attention.

State-wide groups seek input on education initiative

A task force backed by two state-wide associations for school leaders is asking the public to check out its recommendations for improving education in Georgia, and then offer feedback on whether the task force is on the right track.

Attorney charged with forgery, perjury, theft

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested a Stockbridge lawyer, for allegedly forging a judge's signature, and lying under oath.

Car troubles and the providence of God - Jason Smith

It's strange how things work out sometimes.

Hospital gets award for diabetes management program

Henry Medical Center's (HMC) Diabetes Self-Management Education Program is garnering national attention.

Stop calling Republicans 'hypocrites' - Tina Dupuy

It's not that Republicans aren't hypocrites. It's more the label just isn't an effective dig. First, hypocrite is a fancy, foreign, Greek word like amnesty, ethics or Europe. How is that going to appeal to Republicans? Second, espousing virtues you don't personally have to live up to is basically the point of being a Republican.

Help! I want to be a 'kosher' couponer - Jill Cataldo

Q: "Feeding our family of nine (yes, we have seven children!) gets quite expensive, so I am an avid reader of yours, determined to reduce our family's grocery bill. Now, here comes the hard part. We are Orthodox Jews, and, therefore, we have many kosher guidelines. Aside from fresh produce, we only eat food that has a kosher symbol on it. Is there any way for us to take advantage of your coupon savings tips while still only buying kosher food?"

Help! I want to be a 'kosher' couponer - Jill Cataldo

Q: "Feeding our family of nine (yes, we have seven children!) gets quite expensive, so I am an avid reader of yours, determined to reduce our family's grocery bill. Now, here comes the hard part. We are Orthodox Jews, and, therefore, we have many kosher guidelines. Aside from fresh produce, we only eat food that has a kosher symbol on it. Is there any way for us to take advantage of your coupon savings tips while still only buying kosher food?"

Stop calling Republicans 'hypocrites' - Tina Dupuy

It's not that Republicans aren't hypocrites. It's more the label just isn't an effective dig. First, hypocrite is a fancy, foreign, Greek word like amnesty, ethics or Europe. How is that going to appeal to Republicans? Second, espousing virtues you don't personally have to live up to is basically the point of being a Republican.