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Georgia’s Gender Wage Gap Costs the State’s Women Nearly $12 Billion Per Year, New Equal Pay Day Study Finds

If the Gap Were Closed, Georgia Women Could Afford Food for More Than One Year, Six More Months of Mortgage and Utilities, or More Than Nine Additional Months of Rent Annually On average, Georgia women employed full time, year round are paid just 82 cents for every dollar paid to men – a yearly pay gap of $8,155. That means, in total, women in Georgia lose nearly $12 billion every year, which is money that could strengthen the state economy and the financial security of Georgia’s women and families, including the nearly 562,000 Georgia households headed by women. These are some of the
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Music Lineup Announced for the 2016 Atlanta Jazz Festival: May 27-29

Featuring Latin, Creole, Straight-Ahead and Hip-Hop Inspired Artists

 

Atlanta, GA --- “We are excited about the lineup for this year’s Atlanta Jazz Festival,” says Camille Russell Love, Executive Director of the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. “As our city becomes more international and our population younger, we are booking the festival to welcome these new audiences.  From the soulful groove of Gregory Porter, the hip-hop inspired brass of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, and the sensuous stylings of Brazilian songstress Eliane Elias, we’ve got a wide variety of jazz flavors on three stages. And admission is free! Make
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Ret. Cpt. Dominador Manio, Jr. Honored by Filipino American Ass.

Filipino Association Honors Its Founder From By Times Staff Writer Columbus, GA – The Filipino-American Association of Columbus, Ga. honored its founder, Cpt. Dominador Hufana Manio, Jr. (Ret. U. S.