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At a Bernie Sanders rally, an Atlanta rapper makes his political debut

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Bernie Sanders is unlikely to carry Atlanta, much less Georgia, in next year’s Democratic presidential primary.

The Vermont senator’s supporters – mostly young and mostly white – packed the Fox Theatre on Monday, but so far as our eyes could make out, not a single Democratic elected official walked through the gilded entryway. 1,106 more words


Kasim Reed breaks with Nathan Deal over Syrian refugee debate

Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed have struck a famous bipartisanship friendship that extends to shared policies on transportation issues and economic development debates. 676 more words


Speed limit signs malfunctioning on I-285

What happens when you can’t trust the information posted on electronic speed limit signs?

Apparently, drivers just go with the flow.

The variable speed-limit signs along the top end of I-285 have been malfunctioning on a regular basis since the $4.9 million system was installed in October 2014. 253 more words


A new female/African-American/Latino transportation partnership

One of the most influential women in business breezed through Atlanta on Thursday, in the company of a new partner.

Savannah-born, Georgia Tech grad Suzanne Shank this week became the majority owner of Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. 370 more words


The primary challenge to Speaker David Ralston, Part II

House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, will be challenged again in next year’s GOP primary.

In 2014, tea party forces lined up behind Sam Snider, a high school wrestling coach. 1,289 more words


Atlanta sits on 6,000 confiscated guns -- and won't sell them

Somewhere in Atlanta, in a room controlled by the city’s police force, is a cache of 6,000 or so guns that have been plucked off the streets over the last three years. 1,030 more words