Congressional Insight: Georgia's District Six

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Georgia District Six Roswell Georgia

State of Georgia Marijuana Revenue & Taxes

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State of Georgia Marijuana Numbers Georgia Population Using at 15% Average $$ spent per year on MM Revenue & Tax 1,500,000 $1,500.00 $2,250,000,000.00 $125.00 Here are some back of the napkin numbers on marijuana revenue. Per Month Tax at 20% = $112,5M See Numbers (Published on Google Sheets

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Gingrey Down The Toilet - Georgia Senate Race

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Georgia Politics Senate From the PeachPundit.com Gingrey Circling The Bowl: US Rep. Phil Gingrey''s Senate campaign seems to have been designed for the sole purpose of keeping Karen Handel out of the runoff by burying her in a mountain of money and smears. Gaffe-tastic Gingrey''s latest attack, that Handel " promoted teenage homosexuality " is an embarassing end to an otherwise solid congressional career.

Takeaways From Georgia Angels Meeting

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Yesterday I walked down the hall at Tech Square to sit in on a few sessions of the Georgia Angels Meetup. According to Stephen Fleming Georgia Tech alone is producing over 100 startups a year. I had a particular interest in the deal flow panel that included Stephen Fleming, Jennifer Sherer, Jennifer Bonnett, Michael Blake, Sanjay Parekh, Katie Elizabeth, and Allyson Eman. Quite the group. And so were the folks in the audience and on the other panels. . Here are my takeaways.

Flashpoint At Georgia Tech

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The bigger story is that Georgia Tech announced that they were going to own the problem. In a nutshell in conjunction with Imlay Investments, Georgia Tech is launching a 21st century technology accelerator program. Yesterday was a big day at the ATDC Startup Showcase. First and foremost nine companies graduated from ATDC. Not to take anything away from the success of these amazing companies and entrepreneurs but in the big scheme of things that may have been the smaller story. .

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3 Crucial Points for Entrepreneurs From Georgia State's Crucial 3-Pointer- It’s March Madness Baby!

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Cinderella stories such as Georgia State''s stunning upset over Baylor are unfolding by the hour as March Madness is officially underway. In one of the best games in the NCAA tournament thus far, 3 crucial learnings for every entrepreneur are revealed

How to Make Your Brand Matter

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Branding Georgia Gallagher Georgie Gallagher How to Make Your Brand Matter written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Today’s Guest Post is by Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Georgie Gallagher, Enjoy!

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Help Angel Investment in Georgia

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Georgia House Bill 1001 is the Angel Investor Tax Credit Bill. It essentially grants up to a $50,000 tax credit to those that invest in businesses that are located in the state of Georgia, less than three years old, employ fewer than 20 employees, has less than $500k in revenue, and less than $1 million in funding. This bill aims to help entrepreneurs in Georgia to have a better chance of obtaining early stage capital. It is time for Georgia to step up.

Effective date of golf cart ordinance in Roswell could be delayed

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Atlanta Metro City of Roswell Roswell Georgia Effective date of golf cart ordinance in Roswell could be delayed by James Swift jswift@neighbornewspapers.com Residents looking forward to taking their personal transportation vehicles out on the roads of Roswell may have to wait a little bit longer. Last December, the city council approved an ordinance allowing licensed golf cart owners to operate their vehicles on city streets with speed limits of 25 mph or lower.

How Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Is Taking a Stand Against Georgia's 'Religious Freedom' Bill

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Benioff and nearly 500 other businesses voiced their disapproval of a Georgia measure that would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT people

Georgia Senate Race: A furious—and political—debate about the origins of mankind

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From The Economist: Denying science is a bad habit among conservatives of all stripes: Paul Broun, a Georgia Republican who sits on the House science committee (and who wants to run for the Senate), says evolution is a lie “straight from the pit of hell”.

Crowdfunding Is a Tool, Not a Game Changer

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In my opinion, the equity/ debt portion ( which is legal in the state of Georgia) forces those involved to rise to a certain professional level. Why not utilize the IGE (Invest Georgia Exemption) if you are in Georgia? adviser crowdfunding Georgia IGE scammers With crowdfunding legal in some states and taking place virtually everywhere, the spectrum has narrowed. It is plain to see how the movement is playing out in the immediate future.

Why Atlanta is the Best City to Base Your Company

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The business-boosting aspects of Atlanta, Georgia could make it the best city for any company to call home

Georgia Tech Flashpoint!

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In round numbers: 100+ applications received, 60+%second-stage interviews completed, 20 spots available in innaugural cohort, first 7 17 teams notified of selection, 2,800 square foot location under construction, $1,000,000 committed to Flashpoint Investment Fund One by prominent Atlanta investors, first corporate team established, first corporate sponsorship announced, September 7th launch! What do you think

That’s a pie. And that’s my face.

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We do a lot to try to raise money for Junior Achievement of Georgia , including auctioning off things like vacation days and donated client gifts. Agency Life fundraising junior achievement of georgia

Ga. medical-marijuana bill dead for 2014 -

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ATLANTA - The effort to legalize medical marijuana in Georgia this year died at midnight despite votes favoring the move in both houses. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal House Bill 4 House Bill 885 Weed House Bill 885, 2014 Can we say CYA ? Deal wants reelection and is too timid to allow anything like a weed bill to pass this session (2014 Ga Assembly). Much like the fate of House Bill 4.

North Carolina-Georgia Tech game will not be televised

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The North Carolina-Georgia Tech basketball game, at 7 p.m. today in Atlanta, will not be televised by ESPN2 as had been scheduled

iseetheseainyoureyes: Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles Georgia.

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iseetheseainyoureyes : Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles. Georgia On My Mind performed by Ray Charles - This week back in 1960, this song hit #1 on the Billboard charts. music blues soul Ray Charles Georgia On My MindSuch a beautiful and classic song.

AP-BKC--Middle Georgia-Gardner-Webb Box

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MIDDLE GEORGIA (4-1

No. 7 DUKE 99, GEORGIA SOUTHERN 65

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GEORGIA SOUTHERN (3-5

AP-BKC--Georgia Southern-Appalachian St. Box

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GEORGIA SOUTHERN (20-6

Coast Guard calls off search for missing boaters off Georgia

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AP) — The Coast Guard says it has called off its search for three boaters missing off the coast of Georgia since Tuesday TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP)

No. 4 DUKE 72, GEORGIA TECH 66

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GEORGIA TECH (10-12

Man dies in shootout with Georgia deputies

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State authorities are investigating after a man died in a shootout with deputies in Georgia TYRONE, Ga.

UNC's Jackson, Georgia Tech's Pastner win ACC awards

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GREENSBORO — North Carolina's Justin Jackson is the Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year and Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner is its coach of the year

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GEORGIA ST.

Georgia Tech-Duke Preview Capsule

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20 Georgia Tech (2-1) at Duke (2-1), noon (ESPN2

Strong winds drive smoke from Georgia wildfire into NC

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AP) — Weather officials say strong winds are carrying smoke from wildfires in Georgia into North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Wolfpack sting Georgia Tech, end 7-game slide

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added 18 points and North Carolina State dealt a blow to Georgia Tech's slim NCAA Tournament hopes with a 71-69 victory on Tuesday night ATLANTA (AP) — Terry Henderson scored 21 points, Dennis Smith Jr.

Storm slams town near Georgia coast, ripping buildings apart

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AP) — Authorities say a possible tornado demolished one business and damaged several others in a town near Georgia's coast GARDEN CITY, Ga. (AP)

Georgia Governor vetoes religious exemptions bill

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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed legislation allowing clergy to refuse performing gay marriage and protecting people who refuse to attend the ceremonies

Laughing at Georgia

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It is what the technology world thinks about Georgia. It thinks Georgia is anti-worker. It thinks Georgia's smart technologists are going to leave for greener pastures. While not universally loved Robert Scoble is world renown.

Georgia Game Development Industry

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Yesterday the Georgia Game Developers Association hosted Georgia Digital Day at the Georgia state capital. . The total economic activity of the gaming industry in Georgia has grown from $73 million in 2008 to $1.6 At the event GGDA released a study prepared with accounting firm Habif, Arogeti, & Wynne and reported on by the Atlanta Journal and Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Lamb, Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 34-10

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AP) — Taylor Lamb passed for 199 yards and ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 34-10 on Thursday night STATESBORO, Ga. (AP)

No. 15 NORTH CAROLINA 89, GEORGIA TECH 60

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GEORGIA TECH (12-15

Hood, Trubisky lead No. 18 UNC past Georgia Tech, 48-20

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18 North Carolina beat Georgia Tech 48-20 on Saturday CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) AP) — Elijah Hood ran for 168 yards and three touchdowns to help No.

2nd officer shot in Georgia dies after suspect found dead

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A second Georgia police officer died Thursday, a day after being shot alongside a fellow officer who was a lifelong friend, and the hunt for the suspected gunman ended when a SWAT team found the fugitive dead — apparently by

Engagement ring lost at Biltmore Estate found in Georgia

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AP) — An engagement ring that a man lost before proposing has been found in Georgia ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

This Small Southern City Is Charming Tech Startups of the Future

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Alpharetta, Georgia, a small city of just 60,000 people, has been a machine at creating jobs in the tech sector. The city's robust fiber optic network lends itself the edge it needs to foster startup activity

Georgia couple killed in head-on wreck in North Carolina

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AP) — Authorities say a couple from Georgia died in a North Carolina crash that occurred when their sports utility vehicle crossed the center line and hit a box truck head-on MAPLE HILL, N.C. (AP)