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Post Election Stress

While some UGA students are joining other groups across the country in protest, there’s one thing they aren’t doing. They aren’t seeking university counseling like students at some other schools. Kristine Groft, a Public Relations Coordinator for the the University of Georgia Health Center, said Thursday that the Center has yet to have students request counseling after the election. Some students  on campus shared how they think UGA students are processing their feelings differently. Brittany Sears, a junior at UGA, says many of the people she knows don’t seek out…

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Early Voting Lines Continue in Athens

As of 10:15 Thursday morning, the wait time in line at the Athens Board of Elections was about 20 minutes – but the line keeps growing as the morning goes on. Some of the people in line watched the Wednesday Presidential debate, but most of them already had their minds made up to vote early. Their presidential decisions are already made. The decisions being made this morning are on the state and local ballots. Bill and Peggy Jackson were reading over the four proposed Georgia amendments that are on the…

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Today’s Top 5 – September 2, 2015

Grady Newsource’s Top Five News Stories cover Northeast Georgia. We will continue with updates throughout the day as our reporters cover the latest news. Stay updated and also check out our Twitter and Facebook pages. These are your top five: 1. Various county officials are searching in Walton County for a Gwinnett teen’s body. He has been missing for seven years. 2. Chipotle is adding the option of delivery for Athens residents. It will cost $2.99 through the Tapingo app. Could you see yourself using this option? 3. Solar panels are installed on picnic tables by…

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AM Web Update 10/30/13

Online Anchor Blake Ansley speaks with the artist behind Jittery Joe’s coffee-inspired art exhibit, Rene Shoemaker. Shoemaker is an Athens-based artist who has traveled everywhere from France to Italy to capture the character of coffee houses around the world. She says she was excited to bring the project full circle by showing the exhibit here in Athens. “Well I was lucky enough to travel this Summer for three months in France, Germany, and Spain and I wanted to bring back that experience back home with me. So as I traveled…

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Two UGA Players Recover from Knee Surgery

It’s been a dramatic season for the Dawgs so far, but if you’re one of the tens of thousands of fans worried about the injury list, take a breath. Two bulldawgs are resting comfortably after surgery yesterday while another prepares to hit the Operating Room. “Surgery went great! Praise God! Can’t wait to get back!” That’s what Michael Bennett said on twitter just hours ago coming off of a surgery correcting his knee injury from Saturday’s overtime victory. The right knee menisectomy was preformed at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens….

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Words Fly in Washington

It’s day two of Government Shutdown and you should know soon if they’ll be a day three. At 5:30 tonight, President Obama is meeting with congressional leaders from both parties to create what White House officials are calling a “clean” bill to bring Congress back together. This is coming off a heated congressional debate last night. Republicans proposed a plan to refund the government piece by piece; starting with veteran pay, refunding Washington, D.C., and reopening National Parks. Some Democrats called this plan “a waste of time” and blocked the proposal. And…

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Government shutdown could put “non-essential” employees’ jobs on hold

  No gun permits, no walks in the park, and no federal loans. These “non-essential services” may be suspended at midnight tonight if Congress doesn’t reach an agreement. State parks will be open, but they may be your only option. National Parks and the people who work there are also considered “non-essential.” Hikers passing through National Parks will be given two days to get out so the parks can shut down. Avid hiker Soul Driscoll says he can’t imagine being kicked out after planning a months long hike in a…

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