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Georgia is one of the least independent states according to analysts with the personal finance website WalletHub. They compared the 50 states based on five sources of dependency: consumer finances, the government, the job market, international trade, and personal vices. Jill Gonzalez tells us where the Peach State struggled,

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Throughout July, Athens-Clarke County Library is hosting two different types of computer courses for adults. Of the two courses, one focuses on basic computer skills. It will begin July 11th and continue every Tuesday morning in July.  The other course, called DMC Class, will focus on more advanced computer skills and will be available at different times throughout the month. The classes are free for registration and the DMC Class is limited to 4 people per course.

Fanning Institute

Twenty- eight young people recently graduated from YouthServe, a diversion program for offered for those on probation for misdemeanor criminal offenses.

Athens News Matters June 23, 2017

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On our next show, guests Commissioner Melissa Link, Commissioner Jerry NeSmith, and Gwen O’ Looney hash it out over projects planned for TSPLOST 2018.  They also share their differing views on Lesisure Services fees, while agreeing on the merits of AthFest.


Athenians were invited to join communities across the state for a rally encouraging U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue to vote 'no' on the Senate health care bill. Athens for Everyone held a rally at the Arch which was scheduled for 5:30 Monday evening.

Tim Denson, Organization Coordinator, says the measure will be voted on this week.

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WUGA 30th Anniversary Gala with Steve Inskeep

WUGA 30th Anniversary Gala August 28, 2017

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Host David Barbe and his Music Business Students from UGA's Terry College, present live recordings of performances from the stages of Athens Georgia!

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The GOP Factional Split On Health Care

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Americans broadly disapprove of the Senate GOP's health care bill, and they're unhappy with how Republicans are handling the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.

Just 17 percent of those surveyed say they approve of the Senate's health care plan, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Fifty-five percent say they disapprove, while about a quarter said they hadn't heard enough about the proposal to have an opinion on it.

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