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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

    WACG90.7 FM

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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

    WACG90.7 FM

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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

    WACG90.7 FM

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Latest Augusta News

Georgia Commission May Vote Next Week On Vogtle Reactors

The state agency that regulates utilities could decide next week whether to complete two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle or cancel the project that's been plagued by delays and escalating costs. Georgia Power estimates the reactors will cost $12.2 billion and won't be finished until 2021 and 2022. The new reactors on the Savannah River near Waynesboro were initially expected to cost the company about $6 billion and be completed this year. The state Public Service Commission has to decide whether the reactors are still a good deal for ratepayers, who would bear much of the cost. The PSC's analysts say it's not, arguing the project's current price tag is $3.9 billion more than what they consider reasonable. A vote by the PSC on whether to move forward was expected in February. But PSC Chairman Stan Wise told The Augusta Chronicle the commission plans to vote Dec. 21. Wise said Georgia Power wants a decision now so that, if the project gets cancelled, the company could take advantage
December 12, 2017

Georgia Could Benefit From A Roy Moore Win

On this edition of Political Rewind, as the Alabama Senate race heads to the finish line, President Trump rallies voters to turn out for Roy Moore, while former President Obama, along with other key African-American leaders, rally in support of Doug Jones. Meanwhile, Alabama business leaders worry the election results could be yet another setback for the state’s efforts to compete with Georgia.
December 11, 2017

Georgians In Washington Push Back Against Trump

On this edition of Political Rewind, two prominent Georgians push back against President Trump: FBI Director Chris Wray defends the honor of his agency in response to Trump's Twitter attacks, and Congressman John Lewis says he won't attend the opening of a Mississippi civil rights museum if Donald Trump shows up. Plus, will Al Franken's resignation from the U.S. Senate put more pressure on Republicans to speak out against those in their own party accused of sexual harassment? Georgia's own Newt Gingrich says no way. And, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston warns that giving local communities control over Confederate memorials would be divisive. Panelists: AJC Political Reporter Jim Galloway
December 8, 2017

Journalist Steve Twomey On Pearl Harbor

We’re commemorating the 76th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor this week by revisiting our conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Twomey. His book “ Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack ” is out now in paperback . Our conversation is an eye-opening look at the mistakes, misconceptions and miscommunications that prevented U.S. forces from recognizing that the American fleet at Pearl Harbor would be the target of a massive Japanese attack. Today it is unthinkable that a Japanese fleet would have been able to cross the Pacific Ocean undetected. But back in 1941, that’s exactly what happened: 30 Japanese ships sailed 3,151 miles for 12 days without ever being seen. Twomey explains what measures the Japanese took in order to keep their plans a secret. Twomey also tells us stories about what it was like to be on both sides of the attack. We hear about the moment Admiral Husband Kimmel found out that the Pacific Fleet was under attack.
December 7, 2017