Georgia lawmaker drafts bill to create jail death investigation oversight
A Georgia state representative says he plans to introduce legislation that would provide more oversight into how jail deaths are handled after an 11Alive investigation looked at multiple deaths that he says exposed a systematic problem. Right now, no state agency in Georgia keeps track of the number of... Read more
Evictions and poverty: The ripple effects of COVID-19
Denessa Moss was furloughed in April. She’s one of nearly 4 million Georgians to file for unemployment since the COVID-19 pandemic. Now she’s one of thousands, in Fulton County alone, who have received papers for eviction. Read the full article: Read more
Report says Georgia among least vaccinated states for flu
As government and public health officials warn of a potential coronavirus/flu “twindemic” this winter, a report says Georgia has one of the lowest flu vaccination rates in the country. The analysis, compiled by insurance and research firm AdvisorSmith, examined the last vaccination rates in states across the last three flu seasons. Read... Read more
Delta posts huge quarterly loss as pandemic hampers travel
The summer travel season was even worse than expected for Delta Air Lines, which lost $5.38 billion in the third quarter as people hunkered down at home during the pandemic. Most of the loss stemmed from the cost of paying people to quit and writing down the value of... Read more
Injuries reported, rescue under way in parking structure collapse
Multiple people have been injured and others have to be rescued after a portion of a parking structure under construction collapsed, Friday afternoon. According to Atlanta Fire, crews are working near the intersection of West Peachtree Street at Linden Avenue, near Emory University Midtown Hospital. At this time, officials... Read more

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