Here in Georgia…
- Alpharetta-based drug developer Bristol-Myers Squibb was sold over the weekend for $2.5 billion. It’s unclear at this point if any jobs will be leaving the area.
- The City of Atlanta will briefly release some two million documents relating to concession contracts at Hartsfield.
- Candidates have filed for open House seats in HD-60 and HD-107.
- More HOPE cuts are likely on the way.
- House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams is a “legislator to watch” this year.
- In case you missed it, here are the names of new committee chairs in the Georgia House.
- Georgia’s new concealed carry licenses actually look legit.
National stories of interest…
- Todd Palin is backing Newt Gingrich. Could Sarah be next?
- According to a new poll from CBS, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul do the best against Barack Obama in head-to-head match-ups.
- 325,000 voters are expected to head to the polls today in New Hampshire.
A few that I like…
- Falcons DC Brian VanGorder is headed to Auburn.
- Chick-Fil-A is offering healthier options for kids.
- Georgia’s Brandon Boykin won the Paul Hornung Award, given to the nation’s most versatile player.
- Keith Marshall, Georgia’s prize commit in the 2012 class, has already started classes.
- Last night’s BCS championship game was excellent.
- Barry Larkin was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame. Dale Murphy was snubbed again, receiving only 14.5% of votes cast (75% are needed for election).