What We’re Reading – Saturday, March 26, 2016

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Mayor Reed Grappling with Fallout from Religious Freedom Bill

Capitol Vision blog, Atlanta Business Chronicle

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/capitol_vision/2016/03/mayor-reed-grappling-with-fallout-from-religious.html

 

Bill to Abolish DeKalb CEO Position Dies

Brookhaven Post

http://brookhavenpost.co/bill-to-abolish-dekalb-ceo-position-dies/38859/

 

FBI begins hate crime probe after gay men attacked in bed

Associated Press via Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/ap/ap/georgia/fbi-begins-hate-crime-probe-after-gay-men-attacked/nqpyN/

 

Opinion: Southern, Gay, and Not Leaving

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription-only)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/opinion/southern-gay-and-not-leaving/njTsJ/

 

Incorporation Insiders Have Chummy Past (Saint Simons, Georgia)

The Brunswick News

http://www.thebrunswicknews.com/news/local_news/incorporation-insiders-have-chummy-past/article_e4e84352-0347-5fb0-965d-02ce292a0ee7.html

 

GA House Panel OKs Food Stamps for Drug Offenders

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/georgia-house-panel-oks-food-stamps-for-drug-offen/nqkbB/

 

Lessons Learned from Tallywackers, Dallas’s Male Version of Hooters

Eater.com

http://www.eater.com/2016/3/24/11300634/tallywackers-dallas-male-hooters

 

Cantwell Wants to Expand Tax Credits to Build Affordable Housing

Seattle Times

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/cantwell-wants-to-expand-tax-credits-to-build-affordable-housing/

 

Man Arrested for Fifteen Years after Failing to Return VHS (Concord, North Carolina)

CBS 46 television news

www.cbs46.com/story/31558762/man-arrested-15-years-after-failing-to-return-freddy-got-fingered-vhs

 

Corporate Polluters Undermining Clean Power in Virginia

PR Watch

http://www.prwatch.org/news/2016/03/13067/alec-exposed-corporate-polluters-undermining-clean-power-virginia-see-more

 

Support for Marijuana Legalization Has Hit an All-Time High (61 percent U.S. residents)

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/03/25/support-for-marijuana-legalization-has-hit-an-all-time-high/

 

Philadelphia Saved $4.4 million with marijuana decriminalization

Freedom Leaf

http://freedomleaf.com/philadelphia-saved-4-4-million-with-marijuana-decrim/

 

Woman who faked being a lawyer for nearly a decade, was in line to be named partner when her fraud was discovered

Daily Mail (UK)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3015122/Authorities-Woman-posed-lawyer-partner.html

 

Before Her Assassination, Berta Cáceres Singled Out Hillary Clinton for Backing Honduran Coup

Democracy Now!

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/3/11/before_her_assassination_berta_caceres_singled

 

After 115 Years, Scotland is Coal-Free

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/03/24/3763158/scotland-closes-last-coal-plant/

 

(END/2016)

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