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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp takes questions from the media at the Georgia state Capitol in Atlanta. A federal appeals court plans to hear arguments Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 on whether it should overturn a lower court’s ruling that permanently blocks a restrictive abortion law passed in 2019 by Georgia lawmakers. (AP Photo/Elijah Nouvelage, File)

Ga. to give first responders $1K bonuses

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia is taking a play out of Florida’s playbook and offering bonus checks to first responders. He announced the new program on Monday, which will use federal funds to provide $1,000 bonuses to more than 80,000 first responders.