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Senate Democrats Take Their Case for Voting Bill to Georgia

Jul 19, 2021
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Senate Democrats have taken their case for a federal voting bill on the road. At a field hearing in Georgia on Monday, they argued that their sweeping elections measure is desperately needed to counter the impact of new Republican state laws that tighten voting rules.

Clarke Schools to require masks in most situations

Jul 19, 2021

Clarke County School District administrators say that masks will be required in most situations as the district gears up to return to classes on August 4th. In an update during last week’s Board of Education meeting, the district’s Executive Director of Student Support Services, Jillian Whatley, laid out the conditions under which masks will be required as the new school year gets underway. According to Whatley:


Democratic US Senator Raphael Warnock’s campaign raised $7.2 million between April and June and had $10.5 million in cash on hand at the end of June.

UGA researcher Baio He is part of a team working on a new coronavirus vaccine, one that offers substantial benefits over the currently approved medicines. He’s team moved closer to success recently, with successful test results in mice.

The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement is training the next generation of activists. Alexia Ridley reports.