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Athens News Matters Preview for October 6, 2017

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On the next edition of Athens News Matters guests Gwen O’ Looney, District 9 Commissioner Kelly Girtz, and Blake Aued weigh in on a lawsuit filed against the state’s Campus Carry law, the effort to rehabilitate a historic building which was once a hub of activity for Athens’ African-American community, the rising graduation rates for the Clarke County School District.

Athens News Matters Preview for September 29, 2017

Sep 29, 2017

On the next edition of Athens News Matters, a panel of experts from the University of Georgia discuss the varying types of damage residents in Athens and around the state suffered.  Professor Jeffrey Dorfman with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences assesses the financial loses, Professor Alan Stewart with the College of Education provides insight into the human toll of disasters, and Professor Kim Coder from the Warnell School of Forestry explores the lingering damage to trees buffeted by strong winds.

Athens News Matters Preview for September 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017

On the next edition of Athens News Matters, guests Gwen O' Looney, Commissioner Jerry NeSmith, and Blake Aued discuss Democratic Mayor Nancy Denson holding a fundraiser for Republican Candidate Houston Gaines, his opponet Democrat Deborah Gonzalez, and Envision Athens and the Comprehensive Plan.

Athens News Matters Preview for September 15, 2017

Sep 15, 2017

On the next edition of Athens News Matters, guests Blake Aued, Gwen O' Looney, and Rebecca McCarthy discuss  the local impact of DACA, or  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the planned development for Mitchell Street, and the Broad River Ordinance.

Athens News Matters Preview for September 8, 2017

Sep 8, 2017

On the the next Athens News Matters, guests Knowa Johnson, founder of the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, Attorney and local businessman Russell Edwards, and author and Professor Scott Nelson discuss Athens history regarding the Klan, the Confederacy and its symbols in the Classic City.

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