Georgia

5:55am

Thu April 5, 2012
The Two-Way

The Masters Begins: Will Tiger Woods Win? Do You Want Him To?

Tiger Woods, teeing off during a practice round at Augusta National on Thursday.
Streeter Lecka Getty Images
  • On 'Morning Edition': Christine Brennan talks with Steve Inskeep

They're teeing off this morning in Augusta, Ga. It's the Masters, the first of the "major" tournaments for men each year.

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2:00am

Thu April 5, 2012
Sports

Competition For Green Jacket Begins In Augusta

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

The Master's begins today in Augusta, Georgia. It's the first of the four majors that punctuate the golf season, and the only one of the majors that is always played at the same course: the perfectly manicured Augusta National. Behind the gorgeous imagery, the private golf club is dealing with an awkward issue, and USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan is here to talk about it.

Christine, good morning once again.

CHRISTINE BRENNAN: Good morning, Steve.

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10:01pm

Tue March 27, 2012
Law

In Southern States, Immigration Law Battle Rages On

Originally published on Wed March 28, 2012 6:21 pm

A protester blocks an Atlanta street during a rally protesting Georgia's new immigration law in June 2011. Now, the state's lawmakers are considering a bill that would also ban students here illegally from attending all public colleges.
John Bazemore AP

Last year, several states passed strict laws aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration. Those laws are now being challenged in federal court, and next month the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on Arizona's immigration law — but that hasn't stopped some Southern states from moving forward with more restrictions.

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11:00pm

Fri March 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Tornadoes Slow, With Destruction In Their Wake

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 8:59 am

Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes cause major damage Friday.
Scott Olson Getty Images

This morning, the death toll rose in areas affected by extreme weather in the Midwest and the South. Towns have been wrecked and the number of people missing is unclear. Now, residents are starting to sift through the wreckage and recover what they have left.

At least 28 people have been reported dead. (Note: This number is bound to change, and we'll update as we have more information.)

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8:56pm

Tue February 28, 2012
It's All Politics

Skipping Michigan And Arizona, Gingrich Has Georgia (And Trees) On His Mind

Originally published on Tue February 28, 2012 8:47 pm

Newt Gingrich shakes hands during a campaign rally Tuesday in Rome, Ga.
Evan Vucci Associated Press

Newt Gingrich skipped Tuesday's primary states of Michigan and Arizona to spend time in a place he knows well — and which votes in a week — Georgia.

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