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Georgia equipped to handle agroterror
Aug 25, 2006  - By Audrey GoodsonThe Red and BlackPublished on 8/25/2006 The United States may be vulnerable to a terrorist attack on its food supply, but Georgia is one of the best prepared states in the nation, a panel of experts said at a Congressional field hearing on campus Thursday. Emphasizing the Universi... More

Food-borne terror weighing on minds
Aug 25, 2006  - By Blake AuedAthens Banner-HeraldPublished on 08/25/06 If terrorists wanted to attack the United States, the best way to do it would be to spread disease through our food, a panel of Georgia congressmen said Thursday. Reps. John Barrow, John Linder, Charlie Norwood and David Scott heard testimon... More

Health fair saved her life
Aug 17, 2006  - By ERIC STIRGUSThe Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionPublished on: 08/17/06 Clayton County resident Julie Fuzell went to a health fair last August hoping to get some information about Parkinson's disease for her father-in-law, who was diagnosed with the condition. Instead, she got help that might have sav... More

Driving simulators at Health Fair
Aug 17, 2006  - By Eric HudsonClayton News DailyPublished on: 08/17/06Young, inexperienced drivers ages 16 to 24 have a higher rate of crashes, injuries, and fatalities than drivers over age 24 according to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The American Association for Retired Person shows a direct l... More

Red Cross blood drive, emergency relief services to attend Health Fair
Aug 16, 2006  - By Jeffery WhitfieldClayton News DailyPublished on: 08/16/06A pint of blood collected by the American Red Cross is enough to save three lives. And enough blood was donated by residents at the 13th Congressional District’s Health Fair last year to save 90 people, said Terrill Cooper, the America... More

Clayton County Police to teach CPR at Saturday health fair
Aug 15, 2006  - By Daniel Silliman Clayton News DailyPublished on: 8-15-06 In case of a heart attack, you might count the minutes: One, two, three, four. It takes emergency vehicles in metro areas an average of eight or nine minutes to respond to a heart attack or a cardiac arrest, said Glenn McGriere, owner of At... More

Grant would help build Riverdale center
Jun 8, 2006  - NEWS DAILYBy Bob PaslayA total of $150,000 has been included in the federal budget to help the City of Riverdale build a Multi-Purpose Citizens Center, Congressman David Scott said Wednesday.Once completed in several years the 15,000-square-foot facility would be the first designated gathering for r... More

"Georgia Reps.: Immigration Fight Ahead"
May 26, 2006  -  The following story was published by WXIA 11 Alive TV Reporter Denis O'Hayer: Now that House leaders have rejected the immigration bill the Senate passed Thursday, the search is on for a compromise (see related story). Two House members from Georgia -- one Democrat and one Republican --say it... More

"Legislators take up issue of executive pay"
May 25, 2006  - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published the following AP news story: Lawmakers on Thursday addressed an issue that rankles company shareholders and the public alike --- executive pay and perks. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) wants Congress to give shareholders a greater say over executive compens... More

AJC: Fort Gillem reuse plan wins delay
May 5, 2006  - The following article appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 5, 2006 and was authored by Eric Stirgus and Bob Kemper.  The Army this week gave Forest Park and Clayton County officials six more months to work out a plan to divide and develop land now available with the closing ... More

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