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Cost Controversies Still Inflame Critics of Plant Vogtle Expansion As Kilowatts Go Online
Georgia Power customers have been vocal about their displeasure over ratepayers bearing the hefty tab for the nuclear power expansion at Plant Vogtle.
Mounting Research Documents the Harmful Effects of Social Media Use on Mental Health, Including Body Image and Development of Eating Disorders
Media influences and conventional beauty standards have long plagued society.
This issue took on new urgency in May 2023 when the U.S. surgeon general issued a major public advisory over the links between social media and youth mental health.
Backlash Grows on Removing DEI Standards from GA Teacher Training
Educator training programs in Georgia would not contain diversity, equity and inclusion terms, if the Georgia Professional Standards Commission decides this month to remove them.
Total Jobs Increase Nationwide
Despite the rise in unemployment rate, the nation’s total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 339,000 jobs.
How Building More Backyard Homes, Granny Flats and In-Law Suites Can Help Alleviate the Housing Crisis
To many people, the image of a nuclear family in a stand-alone house with a green lawn and white picket fence still represents a fulfillment of the American dream.
Cannabis Equity: The Importance of Reform and Access to Dispensaries
The rise of medical cannabis dispensaries in Georgia is highlighting the need for reform and equitable access.
Court Battle Ends with Major Implications for Wetlands in GA, U.S.
More than 7.7 million acres in Georgia are wetlands, and groups aware of their value to the environment are worried the watery acreage might be in jeopardy after a new U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Rural Georgia Still Dialing 988 at Higher Rates As Calls Increase 12% Overall
Georgians living in rural communities continue to call into the national suicide prevention hotline at higher rates than other parts of the state as the one-year anniversary of the rollout of 988 approaches.
Warnock, McBath Join President’s Call for New Gun Restrictions in Wake of Mass Shootings
On Thursday, the fifth anniversary of the 2018 Sante Fe High School shooting that left 10 people dead and 13 others wounded, President Joe Biden issued a statement urging Congress to act on a list of gun safety proposals. Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock and Congresswoman Lucy McBath echoed his calls at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol.