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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14016
Posts / Week:42.3
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

BOLO: Soren, the Zoo Atlanta barn owl that can look inside your soul

Your help is needed. Soren, Zoo Atlanta's mystical owl from the land beyond, escaped its trainers during a flight session over the weekend.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Judge: Peachtree-Pine shelter eviction proceedings can begin

Atlanta's largest homeless shelter could soon be forced out of its Midtown headquarters depending on the outcome of its eviction proceedings. Last Friday, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Craig Schwall ruled that Premium Funding Solutions,...Show More Summary

Jason Carter: Deal is 'trying to deflect attention' from his failed policies with attacks on my grandfather's Hamas stance

“I think first of all the governor is talking about this issue because he’s trying to deflect attention from the failed policies he’s operating under on education, his failed economic policy for the middle class, and the fact that we need an honest government and we’re not getting it. Show More Summary

Nunn fires shots at Perdue's corporate track record, treatment of female employees, partisan campaign

Over the weekend, Georgia Democrats descended upon Dublin, Ga., for the state party's convention. At the center of the annual get-together, which featured "No Deal" whistles and glow sticks, was the party's ticket for the 2014 election.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Ketzer

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First Slice 8/11/14: TB outbreak at homeless shelters claims three lives, health officials say

Three homeless people have died in a tuberculosis outbreak at Atlanta shelters, Fulton County health officials said on Friday. Forty-seven people, including two volunteers, have been infected by the outbreak.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 8/10/14: Councilman's expenses, D.C. trip, raise some of those good old-fashioned 'questions'

Atlanta City Councilman Michael Julian Bond says he billed taxpayers $2,400 for a trip to Washington, D.C. to study a "heritage trail" and meet with public officials. While in the nation's capital, he also...… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: 'Radical Sabbatical'

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5 things to do: Atlanta Rollergirls

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Tyler Perry-Fort McPherson deal advances

Fort McPherson, the former military base that was first slated to become a bioscience hub, took one step closer today to becoming Tyler Perry's newest entertainment complex. The McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority, the...Show More Summary

ATLwood: 'Red Band Society' returns to the High

Filming Updates: >> "The Walking Dead" is back in Newnan, per reports, but it recently returned to Atlanta after a previous stint at its home base in Senoia, Ga. Anyway. Here's photos of Norman Reedus looking dirty.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Lunch spots and shopping coming to a MARTA station near you?

MARTA riders might soon have more culinary options at transit stations than just honey buns and frozen sausages from vending machines. The transit agency is expanding the existing beverage and snack vending program with an initiative...Show More Summary

First Slice 8/8/14: Cobb County commissioners received Braves swag bags stocked with personalized gifts

According to disclosure forms filed with the state ethics commission, all five Cobb County commissioners received gift bags from the Braves after the first votes to approve public funding for the construction of the new stadium went through. Show More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Radical Sabbatical'

Jon Duff will exhibit Radical Sabbatical at MINT, opening tomorrow. Duff is the winner of the first-ever Live Amateurs.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Fort McPherson-Tyler Perry studio deal lacks transparency, lawmaker says

As the Fort McPherson site continues racing toward a potential future as Atlanta-based Hollywood star Tyler Perry’s movie studios, state Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, and several residents are demanding transparency in the deal. “Community...Show More Summary

Report: Decatur's getting whiter, richer

Decatur is rapidly changing into a rich, white enclave, according to a new city-sponsored study of census data. In this city of approximately 20,000 residents, the minority population dropped from roughly 40 percent to about 25 percent between 1990 and 2010, the study found.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Deal: Jason Carter's 'greatest support mechanism' is Jimmy Carter

“He has taken the position that his grandfather is his greatest support mechanism. I would like to know where he stands on his grandfather’s pronouncements most recently as I read one of the articles classifying the acts of the Israelis in protecting themselves as amounting to war crimes.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Peter Murphy

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First Slice 8/7/14: Members of Reed's administration receiving substantial payments for unused sick, vacation, and compensatory time

Several members of the mayor's administration and other top City of Atlanta employees have received massive payments for unused sick, vacation, and compensatory time. Massive as in tens of thousands of dollars.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'How to Kill a Ghost' finds Juel D. Lane haunted by past

If you've ever had a relationship you couldn't shake, you know that getting over the past can be a haunting ordeal. Atlanta choreographer/dancer Juel D. Lane is preparing to release his second dance film project next month.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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