Adam Ragusea

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How Mariah Carey Won Christmas

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Of the thousands of jingles composed since 1940, Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You" has become an instant holiday pop classic.

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Capricorn In Retrograde: Macon's Endangered Musical History

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Georgia town was home to Otis Redding, Little Richard and Capricorn Records, a label that played a key role in the birth of Southern rock. Now, many of the city's musical landmarks are threatened.


The Atlanta Symphony Lockout Continues, Musicians Picket On Peachtree Street

Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was supposed to open its fall season last week but, in a scenario that has become familiar, contentious contract negotiations led to a lockout of musicians.


Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly

Monday, July 21, 2014

An average of 38 kids die in a hot car every year in the U.S. We look at the science of why cars get so hot so fast, and why children are more vulnerable.


More Than 20 Major Wildfires Burning In Oregon And Washington

Monday, July 21, 2014

Nearly a million acres are burning across the two states, and thousands of firefighters are working to contain them.


Gay Teacher Files Sex Discrimination Claim Against Georgia School

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Flint Dollar had to leave a Catholic school after officials learned he plans to marry his partner. Federal anti-discrimination laws don't cover sexual orientation, so he's fighting back another way.


GA Execution is First Since Botched Injection

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Georgia prisoner Marcus Wellons, who was convicted in the 1989 rape and murder of a teenage girl, was the first prisoner put to death since the horribly botched execution in Oklahoma ...

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Agribusiness Funds 'Farmland' To Counter Hollywood Message

Friday, May 02, 2014

Films like Food Inc. and King Corn highlight the evils of big agriculture. Now farmers are hitting back with their own movie, Farmland. It was funded by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance.


On The Ballot In Georgia This Year: JFK

Thursday, April 24, 2014

JFK is running for a Georgia state Senate seat this year — John Flanders Kennedy, that is. He's a Republican, but his signs bear an uncanny similarity to the logo the former president once used.


Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary

Friday, April 18, 2014

Metal superstar Robert Trujillo never spoke with the late Jaco Pastorius. But Trujillo is funding a film and a new compilation of demo recordings from his personal bass guitar hero.


Musicians, Take Note: Your Instrument May Be Contraband

Monday, April 07, 2014

Tighter regulations on ivory coming in and out of the U.S. could have a profound impact on musicians who travel with antique instruments.


Rep. Scott: Tired Of U.S. Getting Involved World's Disputes

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Republican Rep. Austin Scott held a town hall meeting in Thomasville, Georgia, Wednesday. Among the topics that constituents were there to talk about: Syria. Scott told constituents h...


Sequestration Has Georgia Town On Edge

Monday, August 12, 2013

Warner Robins, Ga., is a booming community that is entirely dependent on civilian Defense Department employment. The local Air Force Base is massive, but because it's mostly a logisti...


Ga. Center Takes Pets When Families Have To Evacuate

Thursday, May 30, 2013

It's that time of year again: The Atlantic hurricane season begins Saturday and lasts six months. In past storms, some people have chosen not to evacuate because many shelters don't t...


Some Ga. Schools Make Mandarin Mandatory

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Among the many sea changes enacted in one struggling school district is a mandate no one expected. All students, of all grade levels, are being enrolled in Chinese language classes. T...