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Best roadside lookouts in the US

Road trips are about a great many things. Cool playlists of the best song about every state. Excuses to eat more fast food in a week than you have since 2014. Gas station bathrooms. But they’re also about breaking up the monotony of the open road with a rest at a scenic lookout over something you’ve never seen before. It could be a mountain range, sprawling desert, or sweeping view of a modern city, but there’s something about scenic viewpoints that make us want to take a few minutes and appr...
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Ambitious 'Musical Pathways Initiative' Announces Its Leader, 20-Year Music Ed. Vet.

Adrienne Thompson NEWLY-ESTABLISHED EQUITY AND DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP, CHICAGO MUSICAL PATHWAYS INITIATIVE , RECIPIENT OF THE NATION’S LARGEST AND MOST AMBITIOUS “PATHWAYS” MELLON FOUNDATION GRANT TO DATE, TRUMPETS NEW LEADER, CHICAGO AREA NATIVE & EDUCATION VETERAN ADRIENNE THOMPSON   CMPI Steering Team – Merit School of Music, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, Chicago High School for the Arts, Chicago Sinfonietta, The Negaunee Music Institute at the...
Tags: Religion, Georgia, Chicago, Thompson, Mellon Foundation, Indiana University, Negaunee Music Institute, Columbia College Chicago, West Loop, Thompson Thompson, Ravinia, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Ravinia Festival, William J Zick, Atlanta Symphony, The Andrew W Mellon Foundation


Former Georgia Congressman Jack Brinkley dies at 88

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Jack Brinkley, a strong supporter in developing a highway in Georgia and improving training at Fort Benning, has died. He was 88. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said Brinkley was pronounced dead at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday in the emergency room at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, the […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Nation, Columbus, Ga AP, Brinkley, St Francis Hospital, Fort Benning, Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, Jack Brinkley


Waters leads No. 25 LSU past Georgia 92-82 for 8th straight

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tremont Waters scored a season-high 26 points and No. 25 LSU beat Georgia 92-82 on Wednesday night for its eighth straight victory. Waters, who added four assists and four steals with no turnovers in 32 minutes, had a hand in 13 straight points by the Tigers late in the game. […]
Tags: News, Sports, LSU, Georgia, Ap, Tigers, Baton Rouge La, Tremont Waters


When Tariffs Hit Home

How the trade war with China is playing out on one peanut farm in Georgia.(Image credit: Darius Rafieyan)
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NAACP objects to Georgia lawmaker serving in leadership role

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s NAACP branch is criticizing the leadership appointment of a Georgia lawmaker who it says has supported “racist institutions and white supremacy.” In a statement this week, the group said Rep. Tommy Benton has also praised the Ku Klux Klan. Benton did not respond to phone and email messages Wednesday from The […]
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Man who killed woman in speedboat crash arrested in Georgia

Jack Shepherd, convicted of killing Charlotte Brown, had been on the run for six monthsA fugitive who was convicted of killing a woman in a speedboat crash on the Thames has been arrested in Georgia.Jack Shepherd, 31, was sentenced in his absence to a six-year jail term for the manslaughter by gross negligence of 24-year-old Charlotte Brown. Police issued an arrest warrant after he failed to attend his trial at the Old Bailey in July. Continue reading...
Tags: Thames, Georgia, UK News, World news, Bailey, Charlotte Brown, Jack Shepherd, Georgia Jack Shepherd, Charlotte Brown Police


Man who killed woman in speedboat crash hands himself into police

Jack Shepherd in custody in Georgia after six months on the runA fugitive who was was convicted of killing a woman in a speedboat crash on the Thames has been arrested in Georgia.Jack Shepherd, 31, was sentenced to a six-year jail term in his absence for the manslaughter by gross negligence of 24-year-old Charlotte Brown. Police issued an arrest warrant after he failed to attend his trial at the Old Bailey in July. Continue reading...
Tags: Crime, Thames, Georgia, UK News, World news, Bailey, Jack Shepherd, Georgia Jack Shepherd, Charlotte Brown Police


3 Newborn Endangered Right Whales Seen After Year With No Births

The sighting this winter of newborn whales off the coasts of Florida and Georgia is being greeted with mild optimism, as the North Atlantic population has dwindled.
Tags: Florida, News, Georgia, Birth Rates, North Atlantic, New England Aquarium, Whales and Whaling, Endangered and Extinct Species, North Atlantic right whale, Amelia Island (Fla


Georgia SOS seeks to replace criticized voting machines

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s new elections chief is asking lawmakers for $150 million to replace the state’s aging electronic voting machines, which experts have warned are vulnerable to hacking. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger told Georgia legislators holding budget hearings Wednesday that a new voting system is his top priority. However, he all but closed […]
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Southern Georgia cemetery finds hundreds of unmarked graves

MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) — Employees doing maintenance work in woods near their cemetery have found hundreds of unmarked graves in southern Georgia. WALB-TV reported Tuesday that workers for Saint James Pallbearer Cemetery in Moultrie recently found the graves as they were working in woods near the cemetery. Property manager John Strong says as crews cut […]
Tags: News, Georgia, Nation, Ga AP, Moultrie, John Strong, Saint James Pallbearer Cemetery


Home prices in November climbed nearly 6% year-over-year

U.S. home prices rose 0.4 percent from October to November and 5.8 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Tags: Florida, Maryland, California, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia, Data, Radio, Alaska, Hawaii, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Delaware, South Carolina


Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd: Georgia link confirmed

Georgian authorities say they are talking to UK law enforcement agencies about the missing killer.
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Charlotte Brown speedboat death: Jack Shepherd Georgia link confirmed

Georgian authorities say they are talking to UK law enforcement agencies about the missing killer.
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11 Beautiful Scenic Routes for Your Cross-Country Trip

The United States of America is an absolutely beautiful country with infinite sights to see. Fortunately for us, much of our natural beauty is protected by National and State Parks. Many roadtrippers from all over the world dream of driving or motorcycling across our country for the ultimate tour. Many Americans haven’t seen the real expanse of their home and often make this a priority bucket list item. This begs the question: What scenic routes should you hit along the way? Assuming you were t...
Tags: Travel, Utah, Florida, Usa, Texas, Colorado, California, Montana, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, New York City, Georgia, Pennsylvania, United States, Wyoming


Trilobites: 3 Newborn Endangered Right Whales Seen After Year With No Births

The sighting this winter of newborn whales off the coasts of Florida and Georgia is being greeted with mild optimism, as the North Atlantic population has dwindled.
Tags: Florida, News, Georgia, Birth Rates, North Atlantic, New England Aquarium, Whales and Whaling, Endangered and Extinct Species, North Atlantic right whale, Amelia Island (Fla


UK: Pharmacy Benefit Managers Are Not Subject To The Any Willing Provider Laws In GA, MS, Or NC, Says Eighth Circuit - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

The Eighth Circuit has recently reviewed whether a pharmacy benefit manager ("PBM") is a "health benefit plan" within the meaning of the state statutes in Mississippi, North Carolina, and Georgia such that a pharmacy may bring a claim to enforce the any willing provider laws against PBMs.
Tags: UK, News, Georgia, Eighth Circuit, PBM, Mississippi North Carolina, Eighth Circuit Squire Patton Boggs LLP


Let the sunshine in: opening the market for more renewable energy in Asia

Since 2010, we’ve signed on to more than 30 solar and wind projects across the Americas and Europe, making us the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy. Today we’re adding a fourth continent to our clean energy portfolio: Asia.We’ve signed a long-term agreement to purchase the output of a 10-megawatt solar array (which is part of a larger solar farm) in Tainan City, Taiwan. This deal is a result of collaboration between Google, industry stakeholders and the Taiwanese government...
Tags: Google, Asia, Europe, Americas, Georgia, Sustainability, Taiwan, North Carolina, Duke Energy, Tsai Ing wen, Changhua County, Google Cloud, Google in Asia, Tainan City Taiwan, Gary Demasi, Data Center Energy and Location Strategy


'How I escaped my abusive relationship with R Kelly'

For two years Asante McGee was R Kelly's girlfriend. Then she went to live in his house in Georgia. She lasted three weeks.
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'R Kelly insisted I have a sex trainer'

For two years Asante McGee was R Kelly's girlfriend. Then she went to live in his house in Georgia. She lasted three weeks.
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'My abusive relationship with R. Kelly'

For two years Asante McGee was R. Kelly's girlfriend. Then she went to live in his house in Georgia. She lasted three weeks.
Tags: News, Georgia, R Kelly, Kelly, Asante Mcgee


Attis Industries to buy Sunoco NY ethanol plant for $20 million

In Georgia, Attis Industries Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Sunoco LP to acquire and operate its corn ethanol plant and grain malting operation in Fulton, NY. The plant will become the essential element of Attis’ expanding technology portfolio as it develops the site into the most comprehensive Green Tech campus for renewable fuels in the country. Total consideration for the divestiture is $20 million in cash.  The transaction is subject to reg...
Tags: Georgia, Producer News, Ethanol, Green Tech, Sunoco, Sunoco LP, Attis, Attis Industries, Georgia Attis Industries Inc, Attis Industries Inc, Sunoco NY, Fulton NY


Cardi B Misses Offset and Daughter Kulture: ‘I Wanna Go Home’

There’s no place like home for Cardi B. The “Money” rapper, 26, shared a heartfelt post about estranged husband Offset and their 6-month-old daughter, Kulture, saying she wants to be by their side. Cardi B and Offset: The Way They Were On her Instagram Stories on Tuesday, January 22, Cardi B uploaded what appears to be screenshot of a FaceTime call between the Love & Hip Hop: New York alum, Offset, 27, and Kulture. The “Bad and Boujee” MC kisses Kulture’s head in the image, though th...
Tags: New York, Instagram, Religion, Georgia, Facetime, US Weekly, Puerto Rico, Cardi, Kulture, MUSIC CELEBS, Kulture Courtesy of Cardi


Books - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

There are plenty of slave narratives. Do we need any more?Colson Whitehead's novel, The Underground Railroad, tells the story of a young slave woman, Cora, who escapes the Randall plantation in Georgia with a male companion Caesar and makes her way north and west on a literal underground railroad whose tunnels have been dug by abolitionists committed to undoing the bonds of slavery.The scenes about slave torture and killings are terrible and offset to some extent by the kindness of strangers who...
Tags: Health, Books, America, Georgia, Racism, United States, Slavery, Infertility, Cora, Caesar, Underground Railroad, Whitehead, David G Markham, Colson Whitehead, Psychotherapeutic humanities, Markham Behavioral Health


Ex-PA Senator And Civil Rights Activist Harris Wofford Dies At 92

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford, a longtime civil rights activist who helped persuade John F. Kennedy to make a crucial phone call to the wife of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 1960 presidential campaign, has died. He was 92. Wofford died in the hospital late Monday night of complications from a fall Saturday in his Washington apartment, his son, Daniel Wofford, said. Kennedy’s phone call to Coretta Scott King when her husband was locked in a Georgia prison ce...
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DaBrat Defends R. Kelly, Refuses to “Mute” His Music… (VIDEO)

NEWSFLASH!!! DaBrat is not a part of the ‘Mute R. Kelly’ movement. Period. The radio personality/reality star recently offered her take on R. Kelly’s ongoing scandal as his R&B legacy been tarnished by the Lifetime documentary “Surviving R. Kelly.” Several artists have condemned the ‘pied piper’ and he’s also been dropped by Sony Music, but DaBrat says she didn’t see anything with her own eyes, so he’s still on her playlists. Video below… (more…) Related Posts 5 Things Revealed on Parts 3...
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The Eastern Mountain Lion Mystery

Puma. Painter. Panther. Cougar. Catamount. El Leon. Ghost cat. With 18 native South American names, 25 Native American names, and 40 English names, this big cat has a big list of sobriquets that all boil down to the same thing: mountain lion. It was hunted to extinction last century, but throughout the Blue Ridge, there are claims from locals that the cat has returned. The folks with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service help set the record straight. The last confirmed records of the Eastern Coug...
Tags: Florida, Massachusetts, Environment, Alabama, Georgia, Sport, Cycling, Maine, Puma, North Carolina, Tom, East, Wildlife Service, GREENWICH Conn, Asheville, Blue Ridge


Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd 'hiding in Georgia'

Jack Shepherd, who killed his date in a boat crash, is in the former Soviet state, the BBC is told.
Tags: UK, News, Georgia, Bbc, Jack Shepherd


Patriots' Sony Michel sets NFL rookie record with incredible playoff run

Patriots' Sony Michel sets NFL rookie record with incredible playoff run originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots took some criticism for selecting Georgia running back Sony Michel with the 28th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, especially when Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson was still on the board. Michel has silenced his doubters throughout the season, but he's made his most emphatic statement in the playoffs. The rookie running back scored his fourth and fi...
Tags: News, NFL, Georgia, New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, Louisville, Michel, Lamar Jackson, Sony Michel


The words most used to describe releases at Hard Wax

“Now that’s one fine and classy, atmospheric, big room tool, son.” Here’s the data when you crawl Berlin electronic music shop Hard Wax for descriptive keywords. Friend of the site (and one-time CDM Web developer) musician-and-hacker Olle Holmberg has crawled Hard Wax’s website. That’ll be the legendary record purveyor opened by Mark Ernestus back in 1989 in Kreuzberg, Berlin, and still a leading destination for vinyl lovers today. hardwax.com has accordingly accumulated a lot of words about ...
Tags: Music, Germany, Berlin, Tech, Georgia, Data, Web, Records, Hacks, Coding, Vinyl, Labels, Music Tech, Douglas Adams, Bahn, Olle