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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Hank Aaron received the longest ovation among 55 returning Hall of Famers introduced at before Saturday’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and an impromptu tomahawk chop and chant started among thousands of Braves fans as commissioner Bud Selig introduced Bobby Cox.
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The Georgia Municipal Association will host a downtown Atlanta forum for candidates for Senate, starting with the GOP crew at 9:15 a.m. Witnesses will be city officials from across the state.
The Senate will be in at 10 a.m.; the House at 11. Calendars for both chambers are light.
Georgia’s health department is set to vote on a rewrite of the state’s new healthcare plan that would replace big out-of-pocket expenses with smaller copayments for office visits and pharmacy services. The plan, which covers 650,000 state workers and their dependents, comes after an outcry from teachers and others that quickly caught the attention of politicians in an election year.
Questions remain, namely whether a new plan will cut into the cost savings that made the controversial switch attractive to Gov. Nathan Deal in the first place. The meeting starts at 10 a.m.
The state Capitol will see a Moral Monday rally at 4 p.m. that will focus, again, on Medicaid expansion.