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Where People Of Color In Georgia Are Shut Out Of Home Loans

Racial disparities in home lending, a practice sometimes called redlining, is alive and well in the United States. That's the big picture takeaway from new data analysis by the Associated Press and the Center for Investigative Reporting of two years of mortgage lending.

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What would you do for true love? How about travel back in time, to the middle of bloody war you already know ends badly for your beloved? That’s the dilemma of the heroine in the “Outlander” series of novels. Since the first book came out 27 years ago, the story has spawned a television series, a graphic novel and even a musical. All this was born from the mind of author Diana Gabaldon, who holds advanced degrees in marine biology and behavioral ecology. Gabaldon visits with us before an appearance at the Savannah Book Festival, 6 p.m. , February 15.

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What’s the right way to report the news?

That’s a debate people across the globe are having right now as we grapple with partisan bias in news, propaganda masking as news, government attacks on journalists and a general sense of “we don’t know who to trust.”

People in Eastern Europe are also talking about these issues.

So, next week, GPB’s All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington will be traveling there. 

Hear her explain the project and how you can help her with it.

Stephen Fowler: Where are you going?

It has been another busy week on the coast with news of Port funding, the future of Savannah's confederate monument and more. Susan Catron, executive editor of Savannah Morning News and SavannahNow.com, joined us to talk about news of the week. We started with why she says the 10th anniversary of the Imperial Sugar fire shouldn't be overlooked.

Savannah's Tourism Management Plan also proposes new restrictions on tours in the historic district. The City is scheduling public hearings to gather feedback about the plan.

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On this edition of Political Rewind, the U.S. Senate shoots down Senator David Perdue’s plan to dramatically curtail legal immigration and it fails to find common ground on any immigration reform measure.  

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  • Noted Journalist Lerone Bennett Jr. Dies

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