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2014 EEO Report

  • 2014
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    GA Jobless Rate Drops

    altATLANTA - Georgia labor officials say the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 9 percent in September, which is down from 9.2 percent in August. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the figures early Thursday morning.

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    UGA Fall Enrollment Near 35K

    altATHENS - The University of Georgia's fall student enrollment is 34,519, the fifth consecutive year UGA enrollment has stood between 34,000 and 35,000. The figure is a 0.9 percent decrease, or 297 students fewer than last fall semester.

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    Magazine Honors GA's Best Burgers

    altATHENS - Two Athens-based eateries serve some of the best burgers in the Peach State. Clocked! and The Grit are both included on Southern Living Magazine's Top Ten list of places to get a burger in Georgia.

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    Georgia Peanut Harvest Smashes Records

    altMACON - With Georgia’s iconic peanut harvest about halfway through, farmers are expecting to break all standing records.

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    Early Voting Slower Than 2008

    altATLANTA - State officials say more than 123,800 votes have been cast so far in Georgia for the upcoming general election, a slower pace than in the days before the 2008 presidential election. The figures were compiled Tuesday by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office.

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    GA Murder Suspects Head to Court

    altWINDER - Twin brothers are set to appear in court for a bond hearing in the death of a former newspaper reporter from Florida whose body was found entombed in concrete in the backyard of their father's house in north Georgia.

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    GA Drivers Get Deer Warning

    altATLANTA - Georgia wildlife and public safety authorities want drivers to be on the lookout for deer now that fall is in full swing. There are about 50,000 collisions each year involving cars and deer in Georgia.

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