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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 3

By   /  February 3, 2014  /  Buddy Carter  /   Comments

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Tweet To our readers: State Senator Buddy Carter (R- Pooler) will be reporting each week during the Legislative Session. The session began January 13, 2014 and is expected to last until the first of March.

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GEORGIA LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS, INC. HOLDS ITS SECOND PUBLIC POLICY LUNCHEON WITH STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL

By   /  February 2, 2014  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal In an unprecedented gesture, Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, Chair of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, Inc. (GLBC) was presented with keys to Cities and Counties from over 250 jurisdictions. This act of solidarity and commitment from the Chairs of the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors, Inc. (GCBM) and the Georgia Association [...]

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Tips from The Skin Cancer Foundation on Achieving a Healthy Glow Without Tanning Beds

By   /  February 2, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal New York, NY – As the temperature drops and winter lingers, women are seeking ways to warm up their dull winter skin. Taking a note from Hollywood A-listers, many are abandoning the fake-baked looks achieved from UV tanning in favor of a more natural glow. This is an important and [...]

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If Farmworkers Earned More, Could We Afford What They Pick?

By   /  February 2, 2014  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Tweet INS Veteran Shares Economic Benefits of Tighter Immigration Control Income inequality and the minimum wage have become national buzzwords, but noticeably absent from the conversation is the economic plight of American farmworkers. “Almost half the people laboring in our fields are U.S. citizens and legally authorized immigrants, but Americans tend to think they’re all [...]

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Rosseau, Berry lead Darton against GeorgiaTech

By   /  February 2, 2014  /  Sports, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet by David T.Mann ATLANTA – After another week of intense training in the pool, the Darton State Swimming and Diving program met some serious competition at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Saturday. The Cavs fell 136-82 and the Lady Cavs 127-42 in a dual meet with the Yellow Jackets. Sophomore JD Rosseau finished third in [...]

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Celebrity Couple Celebrates 5 Years of Wedded Bliss & a 23-Year Age Difference

By   /  February 1, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet 4 Tips for Keeping Romance Alive Award-winning singer-songwriter Gary Chapman and his wife, Nashville Wives star Cassie Piersol Chapman, say they’re so in love, one wedding just wasn’t enough. “We got married Dec. 22, 2008 in a very small ceremony my father performed,” says Gary, 56, a five-time Grammy-nominated, seven-time Dove Award-winning artist who [...]

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Red Cross Calls For Blood and Platelet Donations

By   /  February 1, 2014  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations. Since the beginning of January, winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in more than 600 Red Cross blood drive cancellations and nearly [...]

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U.S. Migration of Monarch Butterflies Shrinks Again Under Inhospitable Conditions

By   /  February 1, 2014  /  News, Uncategorized  /   Comments

A Monarch butterfly in Mexico. The number of surviving butterflies has varied from year to year, sometimes wildly, but the decrease in the size of the migration in the last decade has been steep and generally steady. Marco Ugarte/Associated Press

Tweet By MICHAEL WINES Faltering under extreme weather and vanishing habitats, the yearly winter migration of monarch butterflies to a handful of forested Mexican mountains dwindled precipitously in December, continuing what scientists said was an increasingly alarming decline. The migrating population has become so small — perhaps 35 million, experts guess — that the prospects [...]

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fred’s Pharmacy Takes Aim at South’s Number One Killer With Free Screenings, Donation to American Heart Association

By   /  February 1, 2014  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal MEMPHIS, TN. – To help make the vital message of February’s American Heart Month top of mind, fred’s Pharmacy will provide free blood pressure screenings to thousands of Americans and has established a goal of donating up to $50,000 to the American Heart Association. fred’s Pharmacy will offer free blood [...]

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