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Superintendent runoff pits Big Business against parents and teachers

...more numerous endorsements include state Sen. William Ligon, the leader in the anti-Common Core fight in the Georgia legislature.But on a deeper level, the race illustrates a fundamental disagreement over the purpose of education and over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/superintendent-r
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to meet at Georgia Regents University on marijuana drug

...signed a memorandum of understanding to explore holding clinical trials in Georgia. Deal was moved to act after the Georgia Legislature failed to pass a bill this year that would have authorized clinical trials of cannabidiol oil.Parents of children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/deal-meet-gru-marijuana-drug
Georgia bar wants Georgia House speaker investigated

...the attorney-client privilege with regard to the specifics," despite the deterioration of his relationship with the client.Ralston, of Blue Ridge, has served in the Georgia Legislature since 2003 and was elected speaker in 2010.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/georgia-bar-wants-house-speak
Augusta mayoral candidates hold spirited debate at St. John Towers

...mayors," she said.Davis responded that he had "been recognized as one of the most respected members of the Georgia legislature," with a reputation for working with all parties, while Mason had "been part of the problem for the last seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-07/augusta-mayoral-candidat
Poll shows Hardie Davis leading Augusta mayor's race

...she said.All the mayoral candidates are black in an election whose May 20 date, changed from November by the Georgia legislature, is the subject of a pending federal lawsuit with the potential to move the date. The lawsuit claims the date...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-03/poll-shows-har
Gold Cross wins Augusta EMS zone recommendation

...meeting, Barnes said the public health district and zoning requirements were developed while he served in the Georgia Legislature to "take politics out" of the process."When it goes to saving lives, I want the one that's best qualified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-01/gold-cross-wins-augusta-
Rants & Raves

...signed off on it. It's time for a change in priorities. DENOUNCE THE NRA, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Legislature for making the "Guns Everywhere Bill." A BIG RANT TO THE official who thinks that all those cars in the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-22/rants-and-raves
Security cameras for Athens school buses

...aware of the law, as Athens-Clarke joins six other counties that have started using camera systems since the Georgia Legislature approved their use to help enforce school bus stop-arm laws.Allen's department monitored other school systems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-23/security-cameras-athen
GRU could get marijuana oil trials

...months to work out the details, said a lead researcher at GRU who would likely lead the clinical trials.After the Georgia Legislature failed to pass a bill in March that would legalize cannabidiol oil for treatment of children with seizure disorders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-could-get-marijuana-oil-
Ga. Republicans stick to election-year legislative agenda, scuttle more controversial bills

ATLANTA - Among the bills not meeting a key deadline in the Georgia Legislature on Monday were a pair of measures described by Republican sponsors as protecting religious freedom but were criticized by groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/ga-republicans-stick-election-year-