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Senate OKs tax trim on natural gas

...and I'm not going to be a part of it," said Sen. Regina Thomas, D-Savannah. Morris News Service writer Audrey Goodson contributed to this article. Reach Vicky Eckenrode at (404) 681-1701 or vicky.eckenrode@morris.com. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/24/met_49289.shtml
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Georgia is focusing on illegals

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue said Tuesday that people frustrated with the U.S. government's lack of immigration enforcement are the reason so many voters are looking to the state government to address the issue.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/met_46744.shtml
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Voter ID bill ready to sign

ATLANTA - A bill requiring Georgia voters to show photo identification at the polls is just one step away from becoming law.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/26/met_49614.shtml
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Corked wine may follow you home

ATLANTA - As the owner of Hilltop Grille restaurant in Athens, Chris Lloyd has poured more expensive wine down the drain than he cares to remember. When customers aren't able to finish a bottle, Mr. Lloyd simply throws it away.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/08/met_68006.shtml
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Making laws not full-time vocation

ATLANTA - State Rep. Ellis Black, D-Clyatteville, flees the Capitol every weekend to heed the call of duty back home on his farm south of Valdosta. He has cows to feed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/23/met_48388.shtml
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Pages value glimpse into Georgia's Legislature

ATLANTA - Future politicians take note: The pay might not be much, but for many students around the state, serving as a page for a day in the Georgia Legislature is well worth the experience.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/02/met_63098.shtml
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New bill would raise penalty for stalkers

ATLANTA - Looking to crack down on sex crimes in Georgia, lawmakers have introduced a host of bills aimed at preventing offenders from striking twice, but one bill in the Senate would increase the penalty for first-time offenders.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/04/met_52608.shtml
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If politics are making you ill, medical aid station can help

ATLANTA - In a quiet room at the Georgia Capitol, talk of politics is strictly forbidden.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/29/met_50176.shtml
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