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Live-Work-Play Developments Catching on in Atlanta

By Douglas Hartley, Staff Writer (APN) ATLANTA — With Atlanta competing for longest commute times in the nation, planners, developers, and officials gathered at the Southface Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable to find solutions, on Friday, October 06, 2006. Panelists discussed how developers and governments can leverage existing MARTA rail stations to benefit nearby existing and future transit oriented developments (TOD’s). “The […]

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APN Chat with Former Governer James McGreevey of New Jersey

(APN) ATLANTA — “Working with children in some capacity,” will be the ongoing focus of former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, now that he has climbed off the ladder of elected office. “14 million children tonight will go hungry, which is a travesty.  As we’re giving tax cuts to the top 1% of Americans, the fastest growing percentage of hungry […]

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World Can’t Wait “Drive Out the Bush Regime” Held in Downtown Atlanta (UPDATE 2)

Photographs by Albert Viola (APN) ATLANTA — At least 800 protesters participated in the World Can’t Wait “Drive Out the Bush Regime” demonstration in Downtown Atlanta’s Woodruff Park, Atlanta Progressive News observed. The protest was one of many being held across the country. Atlanta’s activities included a march throughout downtown, a rally in Woodruff Park, and a protest line along […]

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Festival of Shelters Held at Woodruff Park

Photographs by Jonathan Springston, Atlanta Progressive News (APN) ATLANTA — The Open Door Community and its political arm, The Martin Luther King Campaign for Economic Justice, held the Festival of Shelters at Woodruff Park Wednesday, providing free food and beverages to the homeless, along with solidarity, advocacy, and compassion. The Festival of Shelters has been held every year since 1989, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: McKinney Condemns E-Voting, Keeps Options Open

Photographs by Jonathan Springston, Staff Writer (APN) DECATUR — US Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is keeping her options open, and is reviewing public records concerning her 2006 Primary and Run-off Elections with Bev Harris of BlackBoxVoting and others while deciding whether to legally challenge the election, The Atlanta Progressive News has learned in an exclusive interview with the Congresswoman. Harris […]

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Diebold Added Secret Patch to Georgia E-Voting Systems in 2002, Whistleblowers Say

(APN) ATLANTA – Top Diebold corporation officials ordered workers to install secret files to Georgia’s electronic voting machines shortly before the 2002 Elections, at least two whistleblowers are now asserting, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. Former Diebold official Chris Hood told his story concerning the secret “patch” to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., for Kennedy’s second article on electronic voting in […]

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Blackwell Faces Green Challenger in Ohio Governor Race

(APN) ATLANTA – “People need somebody running who can keep Blackwell from stealing an election. Democrats can’t say ‘Quit stealing,’” Bob Fitrakis, 50, told Atlanta Progressive News. Fitrakis has won the Green Party Nomination for Governor of Ohio and this November he will be facing Republican Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell and Democrat Ted Strickland. “There’s a socialization process in […]

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Possible New Nuclear Reactor is Threat to Georgia

(APN) ATLANTA – A possible new nuclear reactor at the plant in Vogtle, Georgia, being plotted by big business and the Republican-controlled State Senate, is posing serious dangerous threats to the people, animals, and environment of Georgia and the region, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. The Georgia plant is seen as just a test drive for several new nuclear plants […]

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