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Protestors · Washington

Thousands in U.S. March Under 'Ban off Our Bodies' Banner for Abortion Rights

54% Center coverage: 154 sources
Hundreds of abortion rights supporters demonstrate in hundreds of cities. Activists say they need to mobilize quickly because Republican-led states are poised to enact tighter restrictions. Polls show that most Americans want to preserve access to abortion at least in the earlier stages of pregnancy. If that happens, roughly half of states, mostly in the South and Midwest, are expected to ban abortion.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

'Still in shock': Abortion defenders, foes alike stunned by leaked Roe v. Wade draft opinion

74% Center coverage: 38 sources
Leaders on both sides of the abortion debate weigh in on a possible future without Roe v. Wade. Abortion would still be legal here in Montana, at least for now because of the state's constitution. Montana is surrounded by states with trigger laws, including Wyoming, Idaho and North and South Dakota. These laws are essentially bans designed to go into effect if Roe v Wade is overturned.See the Story
Helicopter Crash · Fort Stewart

Soldier at Georgia's Fort Stewart killed in incident involving 2 helicopters, Army says

59% Center coverage: 40 sources
A soldier was killed in a helicopter incident at Wright Army Field early Wednesday. Officials said the incident happened around 2 a.m. involving two UH-60 helicopters. The soldier's name will be released once family members are properly notified. Fort Stewart has closed Wright Army Airfield until further notice as the investigation is ongoing.See the Story
Racism · Delaware

Black women's lacrosse team pulled over in Georgia, searched for drugs

52% Left coverage: 29 sources
Sydney Anderson, who plays for Delaware State University, said she was “disappointed but not surprised.”See the Story
Mental Health

State slaps historic fine on Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield

66% Center coverage: 6 sources
Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield must develop a new process for handling provider complaints. The company must also pay claims within the time frames established under state law. Anthem says it has worked "diligently" to make changes since the investigation was completed. The fine is the largest in the insurance department's history.See the Story
US & Canada

Georgia House panel backs referendum to legalize gambling

80% Center coverage: 5 sources
The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee approved a constitutional amendment Monday. The amendment asks voters whether to legalize sports betting and other forms of betting and gambling in Georgia. The comprehensive proposal follows years of failed efforts to legalize various forms of gambling separately. The legislation is expected to reach the House floor by the end of the week.See the Story

Savannah Morning News

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A fatal shooting is under investigation in Parkersburg. U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito blasts the White House over gasoline prices now topping $4 a gallon in every state. Marshall University has created a thrift store to help victims of recent flooding in Huntington. Fairmont State's Board of Governor's prepares to search for the school's next President.See the Story
David Perdue · Alaska

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin campaigns for David Perdue in Savannah ahead of Georgia primary

Coverage: 2 sources
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin made a campaign stop for Donald Trump-endorsed candidate for governor David Perdue on Friday. She spoke highly of Perdue, and echoed his main campaign point thus far: Brian Kemp didn't do enough to stop what both believe was an unfair election in Georgia. Perdue also spoke briefly, taking questions from both local and national media outlets.See the Story

Who was Georgia’s first Black sheriff? A look at Liberty County's William Bowman and more

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
As of May 2022, there are 28 Black sheriffs among Georgia's 159 counties. In at least nine of those counties, they are their first Black sheriff. The oldest law enforcement agency in Georgia is Chatham County Sheriff's Office, founded in 1732. Under Georgia law, a person must meet requirements before they run for sheriff.See the Story

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