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August 21, 2011 --

Columbus judge directed millions to Mercer & Morehouse, gained recognition State health officials can’t track hospital-related infections State continues to pay retired judges to do work of sitting judges Failed motel could cost taxpayers $100K Karma and the drawing of Georgia’s political boundaries

Don’t ask, don’t tell: Why Ga. won’t survey teens on sex

Don't ask, don't tell: Why Ga. won't survey teens on sex
February 1, 2010 --

Every two years, U.S. high school students answer questions in a CDC-sponsored survey that helps guide policy on sex education and teen pregnancy. But not in Georgia. The omission impedes public health officials trying to lower some of the nation’s highest teen-pregnancy rates, says advocate Michele Ozumba. It’s “a huge gap,” she says. “To do effective prevention, you have to have solid information.”