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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…

Superstitions are everywhere in the presidential election, but how true are they? Special projects reporters Rachel Segers and Emily Fernie investigated some of these crazy beliefs and how far people will go to predict an election.

Despite Romney’s loss, the Athens Republicans say they are standing tall and strong, and using last night’s outcome as fuel to their future endeavors. Reporter Crystal Mitchell brings us this story after spending the evening with the GOP at their viewing party.

If children could vote, Obama would be president for the next four years. You may have heard students around the nation are voting. But how much does this vote really count? The Educational Publishing Company Studies Weekly is hosting it’s third presidential election for students. They say if students “vote” every four years as part…

The UGA College Republicans are making sure they have a huge impact on this presidential election as they campaign for Mitt Romney.  They are traveling to swing states where they have already knocked on 17,000 doors. The College Republicans say they are on track to knock on 60,000 in total before the election.  

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.

Web Anchor Sara Lim sits down with reporters Fabi Rodriguez, Grace Olson and Matt Tompkins who covered the debate from different angles last night. Fabi covered the Republican angle, Grace was with the Young Democrats, and Matt was getting the public reaction from downtown Athens. Get complete coverage of the debate on tonight’s newscast at…