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According to a report published today by Bloomberg News, Black Georgians who lost their jobs during the pandemic were more likely than White ones to be denied unemployment benefits.

In the year following the beginning of the pandemic, 2.25 million people applied for unemployment benefits in Georgia.

But the Georgia Department of Labor ruled that 800,000 of these were invalid, based on standards that require people work for employers participating in the unemployment system and that individuals make enough money to file claims.

UGA hosted its annual Operation Safe Drive event Thursday afternoon. Hundreds of students, staff and faculty members lined up at the Tate Center Parking Deck for free vehicle inspections.

Blaine Van Note is Projects and Special Events Manager at Transportation and Parking Services.


Conflicting and confusing information about booster shots - who can get them and when -- continues to hamper the effort to control Covid-19.

On October 29, 2021, the FDA authorized emergency use of pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11 years old. Additionally, an FDA official states authorizing booster shots for all vaccinated adults is a high priority.

Dr. Ashley Hannings professor at The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy joins Chris Shupe to clarify what you need to know about boosters, as well as whether parents should delay vaccination for their children.


The Native American scholar and leader of the Cherokee Nation, Sequoyah, is one of the most remarkable figures in American history.

His creation of a system of writing for the Cherokee language, and his attempt to reunify the Cherokee people after removal from their homeland are only two of the events that marked his extraordinary life.

With Thanksgiving coming up, we'll take a look at Searching for Sequoyah, a new documentary honoring his achievements and legacy.


Please note that this story references self-harm, suicide, and other topics that may not be suitable for all listeners.

Social media platforms like Instagram can provide teens with a window into their peers' lives,and help them keep up with trends and connect with friends.

There's a much darker side to Instagram, though; one that encourages self-harm and bullying. New research from the University of Georgia suggests hashtags related to self-injury may be increasing on Instagram.