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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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Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry to address Tuskegee University Spring Commencement

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (April 11, 2016) —Tyler Perry will soon bring his message of inspiration and encouragement to the newest class of Tuskegee University graduates. The multi-talented entertainer will give the keynote address for the 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises. Perry will speak to approximately 500-plus graduates on May 7 at 10 a.m. CST in Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Arena.
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Perry is the latest in a succession of notable figures in the arts and entertainment industry that have been invited to enlighten the university community and follows First Lady Michelle Obama, who addressed graduates last spring. In 2015, actress
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“SCHUBERT AND TEA” POPULAR FREE LECTURE AND CONCERT PROGRAM RETURNS TO THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY

        Dr. Kristen Hansen with Faculty, Staff and Students from the Schwob School of Music to Perform On Friday Afternoons In May; Fine Tea and Refreshments to
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Operation HeartFirst™ Will Help Military Vets Own and Operate Their Own Franchised Gyms

Anytime Fitness is partnering with Tee It Up for the Troops, a national non-profit organization, in an effort to help military veterans open their own gyms and provide
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Get Inspired at DARE TO WIN! Possible Woman® 2016 Leadership Conference in Atlanta on May 10

 

            (Dallas, TX) --- The theme of this year’s Possible Woman® Conference 2016 is DARE TO WIN! and attendees will be treated to
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Parents-Stay Informed! 2016-2017 Hardship Application Process Opens May 2nd

Columbus, GA--Parents and legal guardians may apply for a Hardship Request for the 2016-2017 school year Monday, May 2 – Friday, May 20, 2016, by 5:00 p.m. Applications
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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,
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Alonza Whitaker for Superior Court Judge

                By C. Samual Columbus, GA--The Chattahoochee area is facing a crisis of crime. Who do we want as a judge? Who do we expect could address