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Overdose Deaths Jump During Pandemic

(CNN) - The coronavirus pandemic is driving up the number of deaths from opioid overdoses, according to federal health officials Thursday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates as many as 90,000 Americans died from drug overdoses…

AAA: Georgia Gas Prices Increase 4 Cents At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (December 7, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.00 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 4 cents more than a week ago, 7 cents…

Chobani To Pay Workers $15 Minimum Wage

(CNN) - Fortune magazine reports that yogurt brand Chobani is going to start paying workers a $15.00 per hour minimum wage. That's more than twice the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Just over two thirds of the…

Survey: Snacking Has Increased During Pandemic

(CNN) - If you find yourself snacking more during this pandemic; you are apparently not the only one. On Wednesday CVS Pharmacy released the results of a survey the Harris Poll conducted for them back in July. It found…

Target To Increase Its Black Workforce By 20%

(CNN) - Target is targeting diversity. The retailer says it plans to increase its black workforce by 20% in the next three years. The announcement came Thursday when the Minnesota based company released its latest diversity report. Target's chief…

AAA: Georgia Pump Prices Increase 5 Cents

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (August 31, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.04 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 5 cents more than a week ago, 5 cents more…

TSA Finds More Guns Despite Fewer Fliers

(CNN) - Even though the number of people flying has plummeted 75%. The TSA is finding more guns. The Transportation Security Administration released new stats on Monday on the rate of guns per passenger and they said it was…

AAA: Georgia Gas Prices Increase Slightly At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (July 20, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.01 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 2 cents more than a week ago, 10 cents more than last month,…

Military Sees 60% Jump In COVID Cases

(CNN) - The U.S. military is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. The number of confirmed infections in July grew by about 4,000 and just since Wednesday; cases jumped by some 1,700, according to a Defense official. Several military…

AAA: Georgia Gas Price Increase 2 Cents

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (June 22, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.92 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 2 cents more than a week ago, 22 cents more than last…