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MARTA Ridership Boost Short-lived After Restoration of I-85 Bridge

When the I-85 Bridge was out of commission for six weeks, MARTA proponents hoped the catastrophe would mark a permanent collective shift toward public transit. The closure of one of Atlanta’s most important vehicular arteries was a prime opportunity to introduce those accustomed to commuting by car to alternative forms of transit – and the initial spike in ridership by 25 percent looked promising. 241 more words

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Black Judge Removes ‘Despicable’ Mississippi Flag; Florida Teens Mock Drowning Man…AND MORE

Carlos Moore set off a firestorm on his first day as a municipal judge in Clarksdale, Mississippi—the first African-American to sit at that bench. His first order of business was ordering the removal of the state flag because the Confederate emblem is embedded in it. 432 more words

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Element Cards

I made this set from clip art I found online that seemed to go together well for the kids who are just starting to learn. They come with and without word labels. 73 more words

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VIEWPOINTS: Environmental Racism Exists

Environmental racism is the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color. The lead poisoning of children in Flint is only the latest example of environmental racism in the United States. 727 more words

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Hot summer, healthy skin

Expert dermatologist tips to glow this season

Summertime is all about enjoying beautiful weather and showing off some skin, but it’s also essential to protect our skin’s barrier at all stages in life. 465 more words

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Report Back: Priscilla's Cheese and Wine at The OPC

On Friday 14 July we held a cheese and wine evening in conjunction with Lesley from The OPC. The OPC is a vintage clothing and collectibles store very close to our venue and Lesley is a very supportive person. 747 more words

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