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Election Day Hangover: Remedies and Reminders

ATHENS Ga– How do YOU feel about the results of the presidential election? #themorningafter — Grady Newsource (@GradyNewsource) November 9, 2016   We asked YOU how you feel about the outcome of this election. By the looks of it, most of you aren’t too happy. Some of you couldn’t be happier, and the rest of you– well you really couldn’t care less.   Whatever you’re feeling, there’s a place for you to celebrate, protest, or share your indifference in Athens tonight. For a platform of protest, you can meet around…

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The Peach State Could Now be a Purple State

Recent polls have proved the state of Georgia to bleed purple instead of the traditional GOP red. This is just a fancy way of saying Georgia is a battleground, or swing state. Polls ran by multiple news outlets show that the Presidential Candidates, Donald Trump(GOP) and Hillary Clinton(D) are neck and neck in the Peach State. Although we won’t know the exact results of the election until tomorrow night, a local expert says that we can expect to see changes on the federal level if Georgia does swing to the…

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October 19- a special day for some voters

Athens Resident Jobeth Allen is voting early today for one simple reason… today’s date. The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote and the number 19 symbolizes a special day for a few early voters– Jobeth and her sister. Follow Grady Newsource on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates on this story. By: Nylah Oliver

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The FINAL debate: Is it worth watching?

More than 20 people are in line at the Athens Board of Elections office for early voting– and the lines have been just as long since Monday, October 17. Athens Resident Jobeth Allen is voting early and will not be watching the final debate. Allen says she “can’t stand to watch Donald Trump for one more minute than [she has] to.” Debate experts are wondering how many people will even tune into the final debate with the early voting turnout being so extensive. Not everyone is able to take part in…

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Grady Newsource Twitter Poll: Election 2016

Are you watching the U.S. Presidential Debate tonight between Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate, Donald Trump?  If so, then take our Twitter Poll, and tell us who you plan to vote for BEFORE the debate. Come back AFTER the debate and tell us if you’ve changed your mind.  Check Twitter for updates on the poll results @GradyNewsource. By: John Holcomb

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Fun Facts for Monday’s Presidential Debate

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and republican nominee Donald Trump will face off in the first of three presidential debates on Monday at 9pm ET at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.  Here are a few fun facts ahead of the debate: Lester Holt will be the first African American to moderate a presidential debate since Carole Simpson in 1992.  Simpson moderated the debate between Bill Clinton, George Bush and Ross Perot. This is the first time a female nominee will be participating in a presidential debate. Monday’s debate is set to…

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Unemployment Rate Reaches a New Low in 8 Years

Unemployment rates in the United States and in Athens has reached a new low. Reporter Ryan Sander has the digital update for you. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the U.S’ current unemployment rate is 4.9%. That means out of 100 Americans, 4.9 of them are without a job. There’s good news though. 4.9 is the lowest national unemployment rate since February of 2008. Along with the national rate, Georgia is at 5.4%, and the Athens area is below the national rate at 4.8%. To give you an idea on…

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Hillary Clinton holds rally in Atlanta ahead of Tuesday primary

ATLANTA — Voters in Georgia, along with a list of other states, will make their voices heard this week on what is popularly known as Super Tuesday. At a recent rally in Atlanta for one of the candidates, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed boldly stated his support for Hillary Clinton claiming she could win the state of Georgia in the March 1 primary. “There was never a doubt in my mind about who I was going to stand shoulder to shoulder with,” Reed said. “We know that all she has to…

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The First Lady Effect

With the presidential election right around the corner, all ears will be on the presidential candidates, and all eyes…will be on their wives. Just what impact do the presidential candidates’ wives have on voters? Grady NewSource reporter Mamie Shepherd takes a closer look.

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