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Major League Baseball's All-Star selections always a contentious subject

...at third base in the American League.The National League is overloaded with pitchers.And who in the name of old Jack Murphy Stadium is going to represent the San Diego Padres?So while the polarizing debate over whether Puig should be selected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-05/major-league-baseballs-a
Committee to recommend brewpub, distiller legislation

...of the General Assembly that begins Jan. 13."We have a ways to go, but we're coming to the end," said Sen. Jack Murphy, R-Cumming, the committee's chairman.The hearing drew representatives from many of the 14 brewpubs and breweries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-24/committee-recommend-brewpu
Ga. legislator avoids property foreclosure

...Georgia's state Senate Banking Committee has avoided losing commercial property in Cumming to foreclosure.State Sen. Jack Murphy, R-Cumming, owns a 1-acre tract that had been advertised for a foreclosure auction at the Forsyth County Courthouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-06/ga-legislator-avoids-propert
Hiring bill gets changes

...taking some of the teeth out of his proposed bill to crack down on hiring illegal immigrants in Georgia.State Sen. Jack Murphy said Wednesday that the biggest change is removing penalties for private employers who don't use a federal database...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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Across Georgia and South Carolina

...with a new "pole tax" to help offset steep state budget cuts hitting programs for sex abuse victims. State Sen. Jack Murphy, a Republican from Cumming, said Monday he's considering legislation to charge between $3 and $5 for every visitor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/06/met_506667.shtml
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Georgia bill targets illegal immigrants

...agriculture.Like a bill filed last week in the Georgia House of Representatives, the proposal from state Sen. Jack Murphy and other Republican senators would require all private employers to use a federal database to check that new hires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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Canal foliage marred

...National Heritage Area. "They were sent to cut overhanging limbs and brush on the towpath," Public Works Director Jack Murphy said. "For some reason, and we don't understand why, they got carried away and started cutting large trees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/14/met_279198.shtml
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Georgia committee to propose immigration bills

...and trying to fill gaps in state laws governing it.Co-chairmen Rep. Matt Ramsey, of Peachtree City, and Sen. Jack Murphy, of Cumming, each likely will propose a bill. One or two other bills also might come out of the committee of 14 Republicans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-12-16/georgia-committee-propos
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Across Georgia

...last month with 14 Republican lawmakers, the committee is chaired by Rep. Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City and Sen. Jack Murphy of Cumming. Thursday's meeting was the first of three planned before the legislative session begins in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-10-28/across-georgia
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State Senate votes to pass immigration bill

...immigration status of new hires and authorize police to verify the immigration status of suspects.The bill proposed by Sen. Jack Murphy, R-Cumming, passed by a largely party-line vote of 34-21. Another bill proposed by Rep. Matt Ramsey, R-Peachtree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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