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Claxton, GA
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Plan would reserve oil spill money for Gulf Coast projects

Should all states that have offshore drilling and/or beaches plan for something like this?

King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants.

Justices Seem to Favor Florida in Water Fight With Georgia

The Supreme Court appears to be looking for a way to side with Florida in its complaint that Georgia uses too much water and leaves too little for its southern neighbor.

Stocks keep pushing higher in 2018, led by retailers

Interest rates also climbed after a report showed that a key component of inflation accelerated last month. But stocks absorbed the gains without a hiccup, unlike earlier in the week when rate worries helped send the Standard & Poor’s 500 lower for its lone blemish this year.

Senators who didn’t recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack

Two Republican senators who had said they did not recall President Donald Trump using a vulgarity to describe African countries backtracked Sunday and challenged other senators’ descriptions of the remark.

Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

Donald Trump’s vulgar remarks questioning why the U.S. should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa have spotlighted the bitter divide among American evangelicals about his presidency.

Trust and truth under Trump: Americans are in a quandary

Americans are increasingly confused about who can be trusted to tell them reliably what their government and their commander in chief are doing.

Girl Scouts join fight over bridge named for segregationist

Lawmakers can expect face-to-face meetings with Girl Scouts from across Georgia next month at the state Capitol, where the young scouts plan on treating legislators to a milk-and-cookie reception.

Bipartisan deal would create 12-year citizenship pathway

A bipartisan agreement among a handful of senators to prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants includes a pathway to citizenship that would take up to 12 years.

Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

Manning came out as transgender after being sentenced to 35 years in prison. President Barack Obama granted Manning clemency before leaving office last year.
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