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Georgia Today is the daily podcast from GPB News bringing you compelling stories and in-depth reporting that you won’t hear anywhere else. Peter Biello hosts this quick and convenient way to get the best of GPB News’ extensive coverage of the topics that matter to you, delivered directly to your device every weekday afternoon.

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    • 4.5 • 34 Ratings

Georgia Today is the daily podcast from GPB News bringing you compelling stories and in-depth reporting that you won’t hear anywhere else. Peter Biello hosts this quick and convenient way to get the best of GPB News’ extensive coverage of the topics that matter to you, delivered directly to your device every weekday afternoon.

    Commission vote on GA Power request; Savannah requires gun locks; Tax Day discounts

    Commission vote on GA Power request; Savannah requires gun locks; Tax Day discounts

    On the Monday April 15th edition of Georgia Today: Georgia's Public Service Commission votes tomorrow on Georgia Power's request to generate more electricity; The city of Savannah is requiring locks for guns left inside motor vehicles; And we'll give you the scoop on businesses offering discounts to help offset your Tax Day Blues. 

    • 7 min
    USPS oversight hearing planned; New MARTA stations proposed; Coal ash ponds

    USPS oversight hearing planned; New MARTA stations proposed; Coal ash ponds

    On the Friday April 12th edition of Georgia Today: A senate hearing is planning on looking into delays at the US Postal Service; Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens unveils the proposed locations for three new MARTA stations; And we’ll take a closer look at Georgia Power’s plans to close toxic coal ash ponds. 

    • 16 min
    Prosecutor named in Jones case; Hope for peach farmers; Pension for former Brave

    Prosecutor named in Jones case; Hope for peach farmers; Pension for former Brave

    On the Thursday April 11th edition of Georgia Today: A prosecutor has been named to investigate Lieutenant Governor Burt Jones’ possible role in the Georgia’s election interference case; Georgia peach farmers are looking to have a better yield this year; And an online petition is encouraging the Atlanta Braves to put a 67-year-old Savannah resident on the roster. 

    • 13 min
    Georgia Today: EPA limits chemicals in water; Opioid lawsuit settlement website; Atlanta pro hockey

    Georgia Today: EPA limits chemicals in water; Opioid lawsuit settlement website; Atlanta pro hockey

    On the Wednesday April 10th edition of Georgia Today: Money from a sprawling opioid lawsuit settlement is now available to eligible Georgians; A man who has spent 22 years in prison will now get a new trial; And could Atlanta finally be ready for a new professional hockey team?

    • 15 min
    Norfolk Southern settles class action suit; Okefenokee Mine public comments deadline

    Norfolk Southern settles class action suit; Okefenokee Mine public comments deadline

    On the Tuesday, April 9 edition of Georgia Today: Atlanta-based Norfolk Southern agrees to pay more than $600 million to settle a class action lawsuit; it's the last day to submit written comments on a plan to mine near Georgia's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge; and a former chief financial officer for the city of Atlanta pleads guilty to stealing money from the city.

    • 11 min
    Complaint filed against Emory; Alzheimers study; Aaron 715th Home Run anniversary

    Complaint filed against Emory; Alzheimers study; Aaron 715th Home Run anniversary

    On the Monday April 8th edition of Georgia Today: Two advocacy groups file a complaint against Emory University for creating what they say is a hostile environment for Muslim students; Researchers recruit older patients for a new Alzheimer's study; And its the fiftieth anniversary of the night Braves outfielder Hammerin' Hank Aaron became a baseball legend. 

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

The blind singer ,

Finally

I have waited for years for a podcast that would cover state wide news just like the hourly national podcast covers national news. This is amazing and every citizen of Georgia needs to have this in their podcast feed.

NancyGrace1 ,

More storytelling

I am huge fan of Shots in the Back and Bitter Southerner. Miss GPB’s long form reported podcasts. Do more of those please.

SandyG14 ,

Covers Georgia

I like the reporting on issues across the state.

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