Here in Georgia…
– Unemployment is down for the eighth straight month.
– Emory has lost records of over 300,000 patients.
– Newt Gingrich’s supporters from Georgia are staying him, despite Mitt Romney being the presumptive nominee.
– Drought conditions are returning to Georgia.
– Ken Britt, vice president of the Democratic Party of Georgia’s LBGT Caucus, is running for the legislature.
– John Sugg offers some advice for Kasim Reed.
– Despite successes in passing Sunday sales in some cities and counties, others still haven’t brought the measure up for a vote.
– GA 400 will get a new lane beginning next month.
National stories of interest…
– WaPo explains that President Obama’s latest gimmick, a proposed crackdown on oil speculators, won’t do anything to help bring down gas prices.
– It’s still the economy, stupid. Social issues concern voters the least.
– The case against George Zimmerman got a little stranger yesterday.
– James Pethokoukis explains why the US can’t go back to the super-high tax rates from the 1950s.
– Spain is having some serious economic issues right now.
– More than 70% of Americans back voter ID laws.
– Heritage goes over new research showing that cutting spending boosts the economy.
– Joe Kennedy, III says that oil needs to be much more expensive.
– It’s never too early to look ahead to 2016, right?
– Minimum wage increases don’t help the poor.
A few that I like…
– Braves: 14, Mets: 6
– “Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you are a member of Congress, but I repeat myself.” – Mark Twain
– Mark Schlabach discusses marijuana and college football.
– With store closings, Best Buy is expected to have deals for customers.
– Some details for the 2012 Chick-Fil-A Bowl have been announced.
– A village in Austria may change their, um, very odd name.
– At 49, Jamie Moyer is the oldest pitcher to win a game in the MLB.