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Will @ATLairport's power outage impact its run at .@Amazon?

Atlanta is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters. According to Amazon’s request for proposals from cities across North America, the company expects to hire 50,000 people as a direct result of constructing headquarters equivalent to those in Seattle. 197 more words

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Why does Georgia support charter schools more than other states?

Why are charter schools more popular in some states than others?

That question gained relevance after the 2017 Education Next survey on K-12 education documented a steep slide in the public’s view of charter schools. 677 more words

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Opinion: Effective school leadership demands on-the-job training

Leslie Hazle Bussey is interim executive director of the Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement. In this column, she talks about the myth of the superhero leader who shows up on day one able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. 988 more words

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Atlanta the city-state ... and alkaline water

Atlanta is growing, expecting to sit at the core of a metropolitan statistical areas boasting a population of 9.0 million residents over the next twenty years. 406 more words

Political Economy

Will Stacey Abrams Be America’s First Black Female Governor in U.S. History?

The GOP has held a tight grip on the governor’s mansion in Georgia since 2002, when Sonny Perdue, promising to restore the Confederate battle cross to the state flag, defeated Democratic incumbent Roy Barnes to become the first Republican to hold the position in the Peach State since Reconstruction. 709 more words

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High-rise Narellan named Elyard Gardens

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David Taylor

Fulton County Announces October Deadline For Voter Registration

Fulton County, Georgia officials are encouraging residents to register to vote by Tuesday, October 10th for the November 7th general election and October 10th special election. 176 more words

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