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Kennesaw questions ban on local control of Confederate monuments

The city council of Kennesaw, a community that once built its identity around its role in the Civil War, voted 4-to-1 on Monday night to ask the state Legislature to revisit a 2001 state law that stripped local governments of the power to determine the fate of Confederate monuments in their midst. 790 more words

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Dear John Eaves: You didn’t matter. Love, the Atlanta Hawks

John Eaves had to know something like this was coming, but even so. Ouch.

In today’s Morning Jolt, we had an item that included this: 512 more words

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Ceasar Mitchell launches his digital campaign for mayor of Atlanta

A dozen days before qualifying opens up in this year’s race for mayor of Atlanta, Ceasar Mitchell – currently president of the Atlanta City Council – has launched a digital campaign that leans heavily on this video: 171 more words

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Ceasar Mitchell launches his digital campaign for mayor of Atlanta

A dozen days before qualifying opens up in this year’s race for mayor of Atlanta, Ceasar Mitchell – currently president of the Atlanta City Council – has launched a digital campaign that leans heavily on this video: 170 more words

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Emory annexation would expand Atlanta, but not the city's school district

Despite the current drought of hard facts on the matter, it is likely that the most important addition to the city of Atlanta’s boundaries in three generations will be approved around Labor Day, as planned. 1,262 more words

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Skirting a racial divide over annexation in Atlanta

Throughout the modern history of Atlanta, the topic of annexation has been a delicate one, treated something like a sweaty bottle of nitroglycerin.

Suggest the expansion of the city’s puny boundaries, and race becomes the immediate, volatile subtext. 997 more words

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