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Church Of Scientology Expands Its Georgia Presence

gpbnews.org — Earlier this month, Georgia's first Ideal Church of Scientology opened its doors. The 45,000 square foot mansion that houses the church is located in Sandy

Georgia Says Goodbye To Prince

gpbnews.org — The world lost one of its most influential performers this week. Prince Rogers Nelson, 57, was reported dead in his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on Thursday, April 21, 2016. The cultural icon played two evening shows at Atlanta's Fox Theatre just a week before.

Breaking Down The Changes Coming To Overtime Laws

gpbnews.org — President Obama is spearheading new legislation that could provide millions of Americans with access to overtime pay. The change could have major consequences for jobs in the future, but what is the history of overtime pay and the minimum wage? In our explainer series, we "break-it-down" and learn about the history of the 40-hour work week.

Overtime soon could pad your paycheck (maybe)

Memory And The Atlanta Child Murders

gpbnews.org — It's been 35 years since a prime suspect was named in the disappearance and murder of nearly two dozen black children in Atlanta. The incident came to be known as the Atlanta Child Murders. Wayne Williams was named by law enforcement as the killer and he's currently serving a life sentence for other crimes.

Getting To Know The Real James Brown

gpbnews.org — A new biography about the Godfather of Soul reveals what James Brown sought for so long to hide - his roots. Author James McBride writes that the facts of

Atlanta Film Festival Turns 40

gpbnews.org — Long before Georgia became a film industry hub, the Atlanta Film Festival drew Hollywood types to the state. The 40th annual Atlanta Film Festival kicks

An Animated Tour Of Archer's Atlanta Home

gpbnews.org — "On Second Thought" host Celeste Headlee is a huge fan of the FX adult animated series, " Archer." The show's seventh season begins on Thursday, March 31st and Celeste got treated to the fangirl dream of a lifetime last month.

Can Cell Penetration Get Us Closer To A Cancer Cure?

gpbnews.org — A group of faculty and student researchers at Kennesaw State University have recently discovered a new method for delivering vital proteins into human cells. This new method of cell penetration could have a number of important applications down the road, ranging from improvements to cosmetics all the way to aiding the fight against cancer.

Homophobia Still a Problem in Major Pro Sports

gpbnews.org — When Michael Sam became the first openly gay athlete to be drafted in to the NFL back in 2014, important barriers to equality were broken. But not much has changed when it comes to tolerance in the NFL and other professional sports.
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Apr 29, 2016

RT @AlanJudd3000: I'm appearing in a second on @OSTtalk to talk about stories coming this weekend in @ajc

Apr 29, 2016

RT @madameduran: @OSTtalk My Twitter photos document Scientology's infiltration into black community via NOI and incompatibility between Scientology & Christ

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