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The threat to Georgia's ports and poultry arrived in a tin of fried catfish

Politico’s David Rogers writes about a fascinating battle over catfish inspections that could interfere with a new U.S. trade deal with Asian nations.

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Adair Park II Meeting Recap

On April 30, Park Pride, Atlanta Parks Department and Councilmember Sheperd’s office facilitated an idea-generation activity focused on what should replace the pavilion-covered area in Adair Park II.  87 more words

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Barney Frank says he's the reason Sam Nunn never became secretary of state

Former Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank, the first openly gay member of Congress, said ‘twas he who sank Sam Nunn’s chance of becoming secretary of state under President Bill Clinton. 2,385 more words

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Atlanta launches USDA Summer Food Service Program

Some of Atlanta’s most disadvantaged young students depend on the school lunch program to get quality meals during the day.

That’s why the city of Atlanta announced the launch of the U.S. 318 more words

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Adair Park II Meeting Thursday, April 30th!

APT & Friends of Adair Park would like to invite all neighbors to attend a meeting at 6pm on April 30, 2015, at the Kroc Center (967 Dewey Street). 61 more words

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Chris Christie headed for Georgia -- about the time delegates gather in Athens

 A Wall Street Journal reporter who got a peek at Chris Christie’s travel calendar reports the New Jersey governor will be in Georgia in mid-May for a luncheon to raise money for his Leadership Matters for America PAC. 1,017 more words

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Jon Stewart takes on Atlanta’s teaching scandal

Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” last night opened with a riff on the Atlanta Public Schools scandal.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter was featured at the front of the video clip, offering his now-iconic assessment of the trial: “It’s like the sickest thing that’s ever happened in this town.” 10 more words

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