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Abrams makes healthcare a key campaign issue

Jul 20, 2018
Georgia Health News

Stacey Abrams has been a vocal supporter of Medicaid expansion during her time in the Georgia General Assembly, and now she’s made it a key issue in her campaign for governor.  

 

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News will take a closer look at Abrams’ health care platform, how it differs from the Republican candidates, and whether pushing health care will helpher win in November.

 

UGA Trial Gardens Open House

Jul 20, 2018
uga.edu

The Trial Gardens at UGA will host an open house this Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.

The gardens are open to the public every day of the year, but the open house will provide an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the gardens and to ask the staff questions.

The gardens are home to a variety of plants from breeders across the country. They serve as a testing ground for the plants’ abilities to withstand the unpredictable, hot, humid summertime climate of the Southeast.

Georgia Museum of Art

An exhibition of paintings from Russian royalty opens this weekend at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia.

The exhibition “One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection” will be on view starting Saturday through Jan. 6.

The collection is from the family of the Russian Princes Belosselsky-Belozersky.

It was formed in the mid-18th century by a notable collector who later moved the works to Finland during the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.

Athens News Matters for July 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018

This week on Athens News Matters, panelists Lee Shearer, and Blake Aued discuss the July 24th runoff, President Donald Trump endorsing Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the fate of National EMS and modifications underway at UGA's White Dam.

Big Changes Underway at UGA's White Dam

Jul 20, 2018
Dorothy Kozlowski

Work getting underway this week on modifications to White Dam. Multiple agencies are working under the direction of UGA faculty experts on the stone and masonry structure that spams the Middle Oconee River. During the early 20th century, the dam provided hydroelectric power for a nearby textile manufacturing facility, but it has been inoperable for decades.

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