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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal extends state of emergency for 10 counties

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With recovery operations still in full swing from last week’s winter storm, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has extended the state of emergency for 10 counties – including Richmond and Columbia – until midnight Monday.

Other affected counties are Baldwin, Burke, Hancock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Screven and Washington, according to a news release from the governor’s office.

The extension ensures continued use of state resources needed during the ongoing disaster recovery.

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happychimer 02/20/14 - 11:21 am
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No complaints about mooching?

No complaints about mooching? That awful government handing out to needy families.

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happychimer 02/20/14 - 11:25 am
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No hating on Deal for one

No hating on Deal for one time being liberal? I have to admit that Deal handled this last ice storm like any governor should, whether liberal or conservative.

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