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Second poll paints an even rosier picture for Atlanta bond referendum and Kasim Reed

This morning, we pointed you to a modest, 400-respondent poll by Democratic strategist Cabral Franklin, which showed Atlanta voters already well-inclined (63 percent) to support a $250 million infrastructure bond referendum. 195 more words

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Poll: Atlanta voters already sweet on a $250m bond referendum, side with APS in Beltline flap

The campaign for a $250 million bond referendum in Atlanta on March 17 hasn’t yet begun, but already voters are in a mood to approve it, according to a poll by Democratic political strategist Cabral Franklin. 1,858 more words

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What happens when gay marriage comes to Georgia

When gay marriage comes to Georgia, we probably won’t be Alabama – where Roy Moore, that state’s chief justice, encouraged county court officials to defy the U.S. 740 more words

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Dan Cathy's nightmare: A new stadium, a blimp, and a wasteland

Over at the Atlanta Business Chronicle, columnist Maria Saporta writes that Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has a recurring nightmare involving income inequality, a new $1.4 billion Falcons stadium and a dirigible: 691 more words

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Chasing Hank Aaron’s statue? State lawmaker proposes shifting Atlanta into Cobb County

If you had to pick one word that has infected both sides of the relationship between the city of Atlanta and the county on the other side of the Chattahoochee River, that word might be “petulance.” 397 more words

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Park Pride Awards 15 Grants to Parks Throughout Atlanta and DeKalb County

Fifteen community groups throughout the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County have been announced as recipients of $800,000 in grants from Park Pride, a a nonprofit founded in 1989 to advocate for Atlanta’s parks. 285 more words

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Kasim Reed on punching back: It’s all about ‘lunch’

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed spent a large chunk of time this afternoon with Rose Scott and Denis O’Hayer, co-hosts of WABE (90.1FM)’s new afternoon issues show, “A Closer Look.” 86 more words

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