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Updated: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 04:18:19 EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Two workers at the Georgia Department of Family and Children's Services have been fired after the deaths of two children. A department spokeswoman says a social services administrator and a child protective services supervisor were terminated. The deaths were in Paulding and Cobb counties. ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal says he wants to spend about $27 million in state and federal funding to hire new case workers and supervisors for the state Department of Family and Children's Services. Deal spokesman Brian Robinson says the governor's budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 will include about $7.4 million in state funding to hire the additional personnel. ATLANTA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will welcome new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony today in Atlanta. The White House says Biden will speak at a ceremony at The King Center. It's one of 120 ceremonies scheduled for early November to naturalize about 8,000 people. MORROW, Ga. (AP) — Clayton State University in Morrow is holding a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new, nearly $20 million science building. University President Thomas Hynes says the building is coming to fruition thanks to a bipartisan effort among Georgia lawmakers to include funding for it in the fiscal year 2014 budget.

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