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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Hate graffiti in Cobb County
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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
FIFA has ATL under the microscope
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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Sexual assaults tracking device
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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Reality isn’t so glamourous
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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Prisoners have rights, too
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Race and Diversity

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Hate graffiti in Cobb County | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
‘Teacher of the year’ not so smart | more...

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Wednesday September 15, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Pride of many colors | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Will The Eagle be preserved? | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
The things some people think they can get away with? | more...

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Saturday September 4, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Violating the oath of public office in southeast Georgia? | more...

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Saturday September 4, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Innovative Stonecrest Market opening postponed. | more...

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Friday September 3, 2021 11:07 am EDT
The FBI has released data showing hate crimes in Georgia reached a 10-year high in 2020. There were a total of 235 classified hate crimes in the state, the report says, in the categories of intimidation, simple assault, aggravated assault, larceny, and destruction, damage, and vandalism of property. fbi.gov | more...

Economic Issues

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
FIFA has ATL under the microscope | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Atlanta hits the big league | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
VR for those afraid of living IRL | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 01:35 pm EDT
ATL billionaires big payday.  | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Individual tax revenue way up. GA Corporations way down. | more...

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Friday September 10, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Do you look underage? Prepare to get carded next time you go to Lenox | more...

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Friday September 10, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Bitcoin mining in Georgia, at what cost? | more...

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Saturday September 4, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Communities ravaged by Ida offered help | more...

Education

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Hate graffiti in Cobb County | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
GA’s not having a mask mandate is killing teachers | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
‘Teacher of the year’ not so smart | more...

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Wednesday September 15, 2021 06:00 am EDT
CAU to insure its history is safeguarded. | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Get stuck, get paid. | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Child care workers disappearing | more...

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Tuesday September 7, 2021 11:06 am EDT
Applications are being accepted for $1 million in grants from the 1954 Project, a philanthropic enterprise that benefits educators working on new methods in the schooling of Black children. 1954 is the year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Brown vs. Board of Education case against segregation in public schools. Grants are available in the categories of economic mobility, diversity in... | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2021 09:58 am EDT
NEWS BRIEF: UGA Professor Quits After Confronting Mask-less StudentA professor at the University of Georgia walked off the job last week when a student refused to comply with a mask requirement.  The 88 year old professor was brought back to teach an upper level psychology class and asked a student to wear a mask. When she put it on without fully covering her face, he asked again. When she... | more...

Environment

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 02:00 pm EDT
COVID catches up with Atlanta gorillas | more...

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Friday September 10, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Atlanta City Council goes against citizens’ wishes | more...

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Friday September 10, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Bitcoin mining in Georgia, at what cost? | more...

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Thursday September 9, 2021 06:00 am EDT
New trees in the forests | more...

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Thursday September 9, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Atlanta runs hot and cold | more...

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Tuesday September 7, 2021 11:03 am EDT
Backers of Atlanta’s proposed public safety training center have submitted a new, smaller site design in response to public criticism of the venture. They also intend to form a community advisory committee. Officials touted changes to the concept at a Sept. 2 virtual meeting and answered questions from the public but they still faced pushback about the scarcity of details on the plan's... | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2021 10:22 am EDT
An Arizona Federal judge threw out a Trump executive order that allowed a mine to operate within a few miles of the Okefenokee swamp near the Florida border. The mine was to be operated by Alabama-based Twin Pines Minerals to mine titanium dioxide. In 2019, the Fish and Wildlife Service had expressed reservations about risks to the ecosystem of the swamp. Washington Post | more...

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Friday August 27, 2021 02:15 pm EDT
The Georgia Institute of Technology is organizing the third-annual Global Climate Action Symposium in a virtual format Sept. 27-29. Jointly sponsored by Georgia Tech and six European consulates during the course of European Climate Diplomacy Week, the event will address sustainable food, climate and health, and the United Nations “Decade of Ocean Science.” globalatlanta.com | more...

Government & Politics

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Hate graffiti in Cobb County | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
GA’s not having a mask mandate is killing teachers | more...

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
‘Teacher of the year’ not so smart | more...

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Wednesday September 15, 2021 06:00 am EDT
CAU to insure its history is safeguarded. | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Get stuck, get paid. | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Child care workers disappearing | more...

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Tuesday September 7, 2021 11:06 am EDT
Applications are being accepted for $1 million in grants from the 1954 Project, a philanthropic enterprise that benefits educators working on new methods in the schooling of Black children. 1954 is the year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Brown vs. Board of Education case against segregation in public schools. Grants are available in the categories of economic mobility, diversity in... | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2021 09:58 am EDT
NEWS BRIEF: UGA Professor Quits After Confronting Mask-less StudentA professor at the University of Georgia walked off the job last week when a student refused to comply with a mask requirement.  The 88 year old professor was brought back to teach an upper level psychology class and asked a student to wear a mask. When she put it on without fully covering her face, he asked again. When she... | more...

Healthcare

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Thursday September 16, 2021 06:00 am EDT
GA’s not having a mask mandate is killing teachers | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 02:00 pm EDT
COVID catches up with Atlanta gorillas | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Get stuck, get paid. | more...

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Friday September 10, 2021 06:00 am EDT
College Republicans and USG says it’s okay for students to off themselves by not wearing masks | more...

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Friday September 3, 2021 10:57 am EDT
Former Atlanta Falcons star Warrick Dunn and the NFL Alumni Association teamed up this week with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Fulton County Health Department’s Mobile Vaccination Clinic to host a vaccine sign-up at Georgia State University’s Center Parc Stadium. Its purpose was “to further educate urbanites on the importance of getting vaccinated, provide public... | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2021 09:58 am EDT
NEWS BRIEF: UGA Professor Quits After Confronting Mask-less StudentA professor at the University of Georgia walked off the job last week when a student refused to comply with a mask requirement.  The 88 year old professor was brought back to teach an upper level psychology class and asked a student to wear a mask. When she put it on without fully covering her face, he asked again. When she... | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2021 09:55 am EDT
An angry group of anti-vaccination Georgians shut down a mobile inoculation site prompted the head of Georgia’s Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey - "This is wrong, this is absolutely wrong. These people are giving their lives to help others, we should be thanking them for trying to get life-saving vaccines to our state." The State agency is receiving a steady stream... | more...

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Tuesday August 31, 2021 04:14 pm EDT
The world’s leading breast cancer research organization has scheduled its 2021 Atlanta fundraiser in-person after being held virtually last year. The Susan G. Komen “More Than Pink Walk” on Saturday, Oct. 9 will take place at Lenox Square but will also offer an online component. Maurya Lacey, the group’s development manager, says in a statement, “After consulting with local health officials, we... | more...

Justice

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Sexual assaults tracking device | more...

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Reality isn’t so glamourous | more...

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Friday September 17, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Prisoners have rights, too | more...

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Wednesday September 15, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Mom gives up GA man now found guilty | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Kirkwood unsafe for women? | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Georgia ripe for illegal arms harvesting | more...

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Saturday September 11, 2021 06:00 am EDT
The things some people think they can get away with? | more...

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Friday September 10, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Do you look underage? Prepare to get carded next time you go to Lenox | more...

Religion

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Tuesday May 25, 2021 02:45 pm EDT
Connecting the racial and misogyny messages in the mass shooting of Asians in Atlanta | more...

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Wednesday March 16, 2016 06:00 am EDT
SB308 supports an ideological agenda rather than legitimate medical care | more...

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Thursday March 3, 2016 04:00 am EST
My daily dose of forced religion, courtesy of the state government | more...

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Wednesday January 21, 2015 04:00 am EST
The controversial conservative measure could legalize discrimination and hurt the state's reputation | more...

Urban Design

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Wednesday September 15, 2021 06:00 am EDT
CAU to insure its history is safeguarded. | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Will The Eagle be preserved? | more...

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Mayor plans affordable housing for Trinity Avenue | more...

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Friday September 10, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Atlanta City Council goes against citizens’ wishes | more...

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Thursday September 9, 2021 06:00 am EDT
Bridging the future and the past | more...

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Tuesday September 7, 2021 11:08 am EDT
Construction has begun on a small park in Midtown Atlanta that will transform a mass of asphalt into a more pedestrian-friendly setting, with landscaping, seating areas, wider sidewalks, relocated utilities, better lighting, art installations, repaved streets, fewer parking spaces, and a conversion of the intersection at Peachtree Street and Peachtree Place. midtownatl.com | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2021 09:40 am EDT
SCADShow Property Sold to Evangelical ChurchFree Chapel Worship Center has purchased the SCADShow property on 14 Street in Midtown according to a report by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The Gainesville, GA based evangelical church is run by Jentezen Franklin was a “spiritual advisor” to Donald Trump during his presidency. An AJC report in July reported that this sale has upset the... | more...

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Monday August 30, 2021 03:48 pm EDT
The first phase of a major development in Midtown is underway at the corner of Spring Street and 10 Street. Called 1000 Spring, the multifamily project by Portman Residential will have 375 residential units and 11,000 square feet of retail space. “The development will introduce stylish new residences, modern amenities, and carefully curated street-level retailers to support the local fabric of... | more...



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