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This Week in GeorgiaGov:

First Looks at the General Primary Election Results

August 1, 2012

More than 1.6 million voters sent in advance ballots and headed to the polls for yesterday's general primary, one that saw the defeat of the T-SPLOST and the approval of Sunday liquor sales in select counties.

Shuttling Scientists, Students and Veterans Through the City

July 27, 2012

Among the projects dependent on the coming T-SPLOST vote, the Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative aims to help scientists, students and veterans move just a bit more quickly through Atlanta.

Joining AmeriCorps

July 25, 2012

AmeriCorps recruits volunteers from across the country to help support education, clean up parks and streams, keep neighborhoods safe and increase awareness of public health issues.

Georgia Lottery to Sell Tickets Online

July 23, 2012

Among the vanguard of state lotteries expanding into Internet sales, the Georgia Lottery Corporation announced last Thursday that it will sell tickets online for Powerball, Mega Millions and Fantasy 5 as early as this fall. 

Dealing With Dangerous Dogs

July 20, 2012

The Responsible Dog Ownership Law, passed in 2012 legislative session, holds owners more accountable for dangerous or vicious dogs.

Applications for Alligator Quota Hunt Due July 31

July 19, 2012

With alligators now routinely growing between 11 and 13 feet, this season's alligator harvest promises to be a good one.

Envisioning the Atlanta BeltLine

July 18, 2012

In 1999, Georgia Institute of Technology graduate student Ryan Gravel completed his master's thesis, a plan for a 22-mile loop that would connect 45 historic Atlanta neighborhoods, promoting in each greater access to mass transit, public parks and recreational trails.

Keeping Bears At Bay

July 17, 2012

Follow these easy tips to keep black bears away from your campsite.

Starting a Small Business in Georgia

July 16, 2012

Starting a small business in Georgia has recently become more attractive due to new tax breaks, loan guarantees and new partnerships with the state. These business incentives have helped Georgia earn top rankings in the number of new small businesses started and increases in entrepreneurial activity during the past decade.

New Secure Driver's Licenses and IDs

July 11, 2012

Launching its Secure ID program, the Department of Driver Services early last week began issuing new drivers' licenses and identification cards. Marked with a gold star in the upper right corner, these cards should enhance your license security and help protect you from identity theft.

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