Georgia

4:42pm

Sun December 9, 2012
The Two-Way

This Is The World's Most Expensive Whisky

Originally published on Wed December 19, 2012 5:48 pm

Glenfiddich's Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve. The last bottle goes up for auction on Tuesday.
Courtesy Glenfiddich

Update at 10 a.m. ET, Dec. 11. We Were Wrong:

Though Glenfiddich Malt Master Brian Kinsman told Weekend All Things Considered that he thought the $94,000 paid for a bottle of his company's Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve 55 Year Old whisky was a record, it appears he was mistaken.

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1:22pm

Mon November 12, 2012
Shots - Health News

Georgia Immigration Law Trips Up Doctors And Nurses

Originally published on Tue November 13, 2012 5:39 am

Workers in the Georgia secretary of state's office have fallen behind on licensing applications for nurses.
Jim Burress WABE

Hundreds of health care workers in Georgia are losing their licenses to practice because of a problem created by a new immigration law in the state.

The law requires everyone — no matter where they were born — to prove their citizenship or legal residency to renew their professional licenses.

With too few state workers to process the extra paperwork, licenses for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals are expiring.

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9:10am

Sun October 21, 2012
NPR Story

GOP Targets Vulnerable Georgia Democrat

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 6:03 am

Transcript

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We turn our attention now to the state of Georgia, where a self-described moderate Democrat is trying to win re-election in a district that now favors Republicans. John Barrow is facing a relatively unknown GOP candidate in the 12th Congressional District that's recently been redrawn. National Republicans see Barrow as one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the House, and they're targeting him with millions of dollars in ads.

NPR's Kathy Lohr has the story.

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4:14pm

Wed October 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Chick-fil-A Chief: 'We Support Biblical Families'

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 4:58 pm

Mandel Ngan AFP/Getty Images

3:42pm

Tue September 11, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Where Traffic Noise Takes A Toll On Health

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 9:29 am

How much does noisy traffic in Atlanta affect people's health?
David Goldman AP

Living next to a noisy highway can be annoying. The racket can also disrupt your sleep.

Too many bad nights' sleep can raise the risk of heart attack, high blood pressure and other ailments.

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