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Budget Hearings 1 - Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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GPB News - Politics

Hong Kong Protesters Vow To Step Up Pro-Democracy Campaign

With the territory's leader, Leung Chun-ying, refusing to step down, some demonstrators say they will move next to occupy key government buildings.

Watch Live: Lawmakers Convene Hearings on White House Security Breaches

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faces questions from lawmakers about the Sept. 19 breach of security at the White House.

With DeKalb CEO In Court, Citizens Group Hopes To Start Discussion Of Reforming County Government

A group of concerned citizens says it’s time for deep changes to DeKalb County government-from internal audits to possible term limits for county officials.

#Mission2For7: Climbing 7 Peaks For the Welfare Of Indian Girls

Twin sisters Nungshi and Tashi Malik of India are raising awareness about inequality against young girls in their country by climbing the tallest peaks on each of the seven continents. They've already topped Mount Everest, and in just a couple of months they're going to go for Antarctica's Mount Vinson, named after longtime Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson. GPB's "All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington recently talked with the twins through Skype from their home in northern India. She began by asking them why they chose climbing mountains for their cause.
Recently-naturalized citizens

Groups Push To Register Immigrant Voters in Georgia As Deadline Nears

With the deadline to register less than two weeks away, Georgia voter registration groups are holding drives all across the state. Some groups are focusing on immigrant voters as the state’s demographics continue to shift.
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