Iowa AD says athletes unwilling to play won’t be penalized | Get Up

Laura Rutledge and Paul Finebaum join Mike Greenberg on Get Up and react to Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart saying starting the college football season because of financial reasons would be the "worst thing" to do. The crew also weighs in on Iowa Hawkeyes athletic director Gary Barta’s comments that if athletes don’t feel […]

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Spot the Difference: Two governors reopened their states, but only one was accused of ‘human sacrifice’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, left, and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, right. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The governors of Georgia and Colorado have at least one thing in common. They both took steps to reopen their states’ economies in late […]

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Defense attorneys: Don’t rush to judgment in Arbery shooting

Attorneys for two white men accused of pursuing and killing a black man in Georgia said Thursday their clients have been vilified and cautioned against a rush to judgment in a case that has drawn national attention. Gregory and Travis McMichael, a father and son, are charged with aggravated assault and felony murder in the […]

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Ahmaud Arbery case puts spotlight on community’s race legacy

The people who call Brunswick, Georgia, home say it’s not the monstrous place it might appear to be in the wake of the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery after a pursuit by two armed white men. Yes, it is one of Georgia’s poorest cities where much of the black working population has struggled to find opportunities […]

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Local prosecutors under investigation in Georgia slaying

ATLANTA — The Georgia prosecutors who first handled the fatal shooting of a black man, before charges were filed more than two months later, were placed under investigation Tuesday for their conduct in the case, which has fueled a national outcry and questions about whether the slaying was racially motivated. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr […]

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After Charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing, a New Prosecutor Will Lead the Case

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The Georgia attorney general on Monday named a new prosecutor to oversee the case of Ahmaud Arbery, the 25-year-old black man whose killing has drawn national attention and stirred protests after a video circulated showing his fatal encounter with two white men who have been charged with murder. The prosecutor, Joyette M. […]

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Georgia officials examine threats to Arbery case protesters

Officials in Georgia say they are investigating an online threat against people protesting the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say died at the hands of two white men as he ran through a neighborhood. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Sunday said that it “has been made aware of a Facebook […]

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Jay-Z’s Team Roc calls for fast action in Ahmaud Arbery case

The social justice arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company on Sunday called on Georgia officials to take quick action in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say was killed by two white men as he ran through a Georgia neighborhood. Musicians Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Alicia Keys, Mario “Yo Gotti” Mims, […]

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Atlanta Falcons’ Ricardo Allen says idea of practice ‘nerve-racking’

Ricardo Allen didn’t budge when Georgia was one of the first states to open businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Atlanta Falcons safety believes it is smart to stay home. He says he worries about the time when teams across the league open for practice. Restaurants, barber shops and other businesses were cleared by Gov. […]

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Father, son charged with killing black man Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia

By RUSS BYNUM and BEN NADLER SAVANNAH, Ga. — Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood. The charges came more than two months after Ahmaud Arbery, […]

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Kim Kardashian Is Controversially Named ‘Martin Luther Kim’ After Seeking Justice For Ahmaud Arbery

After Kim Kardashian pleaded for justice in the case of a black jogger shot by a white man in Georgia, she was given the nickname ‘Martin Luther Kim’ on Twitter, which caused an uproar. Kim Kardashian wants to see punishment for a white man who allegedly shot black jogger Ahmaud Arbery to death while the […]

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2 Suspects Charged With Murder in Ahmaud Arbery Killing

Georgia police on Thursday arrested a white father and son and charged them with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man whose death in February has recently attracted widespread outrage. Much of that anger has been focused on the fact that no charges had been brought against the father and son, […]

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Rupert Grint’s Girlfriend Georgia Groome Gives Birth To Couple’s 1st Child

Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome are now a party of three as the couple have welcomed their first child together! Oh happy day! Rupert Grint, 31, and his girlfriend Georgia Groome, 28, have officially entered the world of parenthood. The couple revealed the joyous news on Thursday, May 7. “Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome are […]

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Loeffler Got Lucrative Parting Gift From Public Company en Route to the Senate

When Kelly Loeffler accepted an appointment to be a United States senator from Georgia, she left behind a high-paying job as a senior executive at the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. But on her way to Washington, her old employer gave her a lucrative parting gift. Ms. Loeffler, who was appointed to […]

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Georgia Prosecutor Will Bring Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery to Grand Jury

ATLANTA — A Georgia district attorney said Tuesday that a grand jury should decide whether to bring charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old unarmed black man who was chased by two white men and shot in southern Georgia in February. “After careful review of the evidence,” the prosecutor, Tom Durden, of Georgia’s […]

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How to Protect Yourself When Your State Reopens Way Too Early

There is an abundance of bad signs about the status of the coronavirus pandemic in states like Georgia and Texas such as the fact that confirmed coronavirus cases continue to increase statewide and their testing rates are some of the worst in the country. Still, both states’ governors have made the bold, extremely questionable decision […]

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Fed Expands Eligibility For Its Main Street Lending Program

© Bloomberg. Businesses stand temporarily closed in downtown Cartersville, Georgia on April 22. Photographer: Dustin Chambers/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — The Federal Reserve on Thursday said it will expand the scope of its Main Street Lending Program to help more borrowers become eligible. The central bank said businesses with up to 15,000 employees or up to $5 […]

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