Syrian Refugee Family Arrives, Despite Georgia’s Resistance

Aired on WABE, 90.1 FM, December 11, 2015. After the terrorist attacks in Paris, some states, including Georgia, have tried to block Syrian refugees from resettling in their cities. But in spite of Gov. Nathan Deal’s stance, one family from Syria arrived in Georgia last week. Elly Yu visited the family and brings us this story.

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Ga. Special Education Segregates, Lacks Programs, DOJ Says

The U.S. Justice Department says the state of Georgia is illegally segregating some students with disabilities. It says a state program discriminates by keeping children with behavioral disorders apart from their peers and by depriving them of extracurricular activities. From member station WABE in Atlanta, Elly Yu reports.

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When Disaster Strikes, FEMA Turns To Waffle House

When a big storm or tornado devastates a community, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) usually steps in to help state and local officials. But in recent years, FEMA has been getting some help of its own from an unexpected source – one you see on almost every highway throughout the Southeast: Waffle House.

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