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Senator leads battle for history lessons highlighting American ‘exceptionalism’
By Walter C. Jones Morris News Service   ATLANTA — The conservative senator who led last year’s fight against the Common Core school standards is again out front in another battle over coursework, this time saying it downplays...

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Deal, Dostevosky and Georgia prison reform
Russian philosopher Fydor Dostevosky once said that “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is taking Dostevosky’s charge to heart by enacting legislation to...

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Deal wants mayors to use accountability courts
By Walter C. Jones Morris News Service ATLANTA — Some communities are still sending too many nonviolent offenders to Georgia prisons because they don’t use the accountability courts the state recently created, Gov. Nathan Deal told...

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Chancellor: South Ga. colleges with declining enrollment need funding shift to save them
By Walter C. Jones Morris News Service   ATLANTA — The financial future of 15 colleges and universities in South Georgia that experienced declining enrollment is dependent on a revised funding formula, the university system...

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State of the Union Stirs the Pudding Tuesday night, President Barack Obama gave one of his last State of the Union addresses. Congressman Collins called it, the “State of his Fantasy Land” and any critics including former...

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Augusta delegation elects bipartisan leadership

Morris News Service ATLANTA — The entire legislative delegation met Tuesday to organize for the current two-year term in office, voting unanimously to re-elect...

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New CBO numbers show little hope in future years

Today the Congressional Budget Office released its Budget and Economic Outlook report. The report projected that the United States’ $18 trillion debt will go up to...

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