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Sunday, April 6, 2014

First Slice 4/6/14: State has no real plan to help thousands of uninsured Georgians

Gov. Nathan Deal
More than 400,000 of Georgia's poorest citizens won't benefit from the federal healthcare law thanks to Gov. Nathan Deal's decision not to expand Medicaid. Deal's response, basically: The state is trying to boost economic development so one of these days those folks will be able to buy health insurance.

Do you own a bunch of empty apartments? The brothers of Phi Kappa Tau's Georgia Tech chapter need to find a new place to call home. School officials claim the frat turned into a wreck and should be sent ramblin'. (Hi-oh!)

Maybe they can move to Buckhead? After public blowback, Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will move out of the $2.2 million mansion in the affluent community that he's called home.

State officials have missed a deadline to process food stamp applications, putting it at danger of losing millions of dollars from the feds.

Round one in the battle between the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children over his personal traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize went to daughter Bernice.

The bizarre tale of California state Sen. Leland Yee, "Shrimp Boy," and illegal weapons deals.

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