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Legal Challenge For Georgia Coal Plant

Environmentalists gearing up for challenge of Plant Washington. They say air quality permits were obtained using flawed data. They hope judge will agree.

State's High Court OK's Hall Co. Hospital Plan

The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center's plan to build a hospital in south Hall County.

Food Company Brings Jobs To NE Ga.

A California based company is expected to created over 120 jobs over the next few years in Hall County.

Delta Flies Direct Into Liberia

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has flown a direct flight from the U.S. to Liberia. It represents the first U.S. carrier to do so since the end of more than a decade of civil war there.

More Port Traffic A Concern For Some

Highway safety advocates are concerned Georgia isn't doing enough to prepare for the thousands of new trucks expected on the roads in the coming years. Harbor expansion at the Port of Savannah alone could double truck traffic on Savannah-area roads.

Some Kia Sorento Models Under Recall

More than 35,000 cars made by Kia are under a recall. It involves two models -- the Kia Soul and Kia Sorento -- the latter of which is manufactured at Georgia’s West Point plant.

Georgia Has 9th Best Road System

Georgia has the nation’s ninth best road system according to a report released Thursday. The annual study by Reason Foundation compares state’s Interstate highways and roads in a range of categories. It’s the second year in a row the state placed ninth. Georgia was fourth overall in 2000 but has fallen in the rankings ever since.

Savannah Harbor Will Miss Deadline

The head of the Georgia Ports Authority says, Georgia won't be able to finish a critical harbor deepening project in time for an expansion at the Panama Canal. Larger ships will be sailing through the canal in 2014 and ports officials wanted Savannah's harbor deepened to accomodate larger ships before then.

State Eyes Lead Paint Regulation

State officials are gearing up to start monitoring lead paint removal. The move comes after the federal Environmental Protection Agency introduced strict new regulations for contractors and some are not happy about the process.

Businesses Get Help On Health Care

Georgia State University has a new way for small businesses to calculate their benefits under health reform. It’s called the “50-State Health Reform Calculator for Small Businesses.”

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