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What We’re Reading – Tuesday, October 06, 2015

To access the links, pls click on full post.   Deal May Intervene in DeKalb Crisis Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Pastor of MLK’s Church Will Not Run for Georgia Senate Seat Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Opinion: Embrace Turner Field Community First Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Parents Concerned about Possible Takeover of Failing APS Schools WSBTV Channel 2 […]

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What We’re Reading – Monday, October 05, 2015

To access links, pls click on full post.   Atlanta School Board Chair Won’t Campaign against State Takeover Plan Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Georgia Power Unveils 11 new Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Atlanta Business Chronicle   It’s a Peoplestown The Southerner   AUDIO: Hear Kelly Gissendaner’s Final Words 11 Alive television news   Georgia Families Want Medical […]

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Georgia Medical Cannabis Commission Hears Benefits of THC

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(APN) ATLANTA — On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, the Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis latest hearing erupted in debate between two Commission Members on whether Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the chemical components of cannabis, is harmful or beneficial.   Dr. Yong Park, a neurologist with Georgia Regents University, and Dr. Cynthia Wetmore, Hematologist/Oncologist, with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, disagreed with […]

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What We’re Reading – Saturday, October 03, 2015

To access links, pls click on full post.   U.S. Rep. Tom Price Eyes Majority Leader Run Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Atlanta Likely Winner of 30 Million Dollar Choice Neighborhoods Grant from HUD Saporta Report   Ethics Agency Slams John Oxendine over Campaign Spending Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Jester Reacts to Activists with Call for More […]

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Four Arrested So Far as Atlantans Protest Trans-Pacific Partnership Meeting

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Photographs by Steve Eberhardt.   (APN) ATLANTA  — Protests against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continue in Atlanta, as negotiators from twelve countries work to finalize this latest, controversial proposal for an international free trade agreement.   Advocates from civil society organizations concerned with labor, the environment, health care, food, and other issues are worried about a new, free trade agreement […]

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Democratic Group Attracting Big Name Speakers to Atlanta

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(APN) ATLANTA — Inspire 45, the young professionals arm of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), is launching from Atlanta this week.   “It’s [the DNC’s] way of showing us they take us seriously, and they are really going to invest in the State of Georgia, and Atlanta, for future national elections,” TJ Copeland, past president of the Young Democrats of […]

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Horace Tribble, 1938 – 2015, !Presente!


(APN) ATLANTA — Horace Tribble, 77, a community activist with such organizations as the Concerned Black Clergy of Atlanta, the Open Door Community, and Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority, was discovered in his home to have passed away, on yesterday, Wednesday, September 30, 2015.   He was also an appointee by Fulton County to the Commission on Disability Affairs, a […]

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What We’re Reading – Monday, September 28, 2015

To access links, pls click on full story.   Rising Rents a Problem for Increasing Number of Atlantans AJC and Politifact (TRUE rating for Atlanta Progressive News’s Editor on Atlanta housing)   Atlanta City Council: Decriminalize Cannabis Possession   USDA Bans Gay, Georgia Fox 5 Atlanta television news   Public Records Group Countersues Georgia in Copyright […]

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What We’re Reading – Saturday, September 26, 2015

To access links, pls click on full post.   Kasim Reed on a Run for Governor – Not in ‘18 Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Perhaps Georgia Should Just Legalize Marijuana Erick Erikson Show   A Move to Expand the Georgia Supreme Court Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution   Rebel Flag Emblem to Stay on Redesigned […]

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Al Bartell to Challenge Atlanta Councilman Michael Julian Bond in 2017

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(APN) ATLANTA — Perennial candidate Al Bartell has announced he will be running for the Atlanta City Council Post 1 at-large seat, currently held by Michael Julian Bond.   Bartell has previously run for City Council President in 2009, but says he had to drop out of the race due to medical issues he was experiencing.  He also previously ran […]

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“Ms. Angela” Threatens APN with Lawsuit, using Fictitious Attorney, apparently

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(APN) ATLANTA — Angela Moore, a candidate for State Senate District 43 in the upcoming November 03, 2015 Special Election, has sent Atlanta Progressive News’s News Editor a Cease and Desist letter, demanding that APN retract an article dated September 20, 2015, entitled, “SD 43 Candidate, ‘Ms. Angela,’ Created Fictitious Debt to Avoid Campaign Debt, Apparently.”   The letter demanded […]

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Peoplestown Residents Plea to Atlanta Council for Help

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(APN) ATLANTA — “This is my home,” Tanya Washington, Peoplestown-Summerhill resident, told the Atlanta City Council during the public comment portion of the Monday, September 21, 2015 Full Council Meeting.   Washington, along with 27 other residents, are the target of plans by the City of Atlanta to demolish their homes and replace them with a series of “Japanese garden” […]

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AJC Politifact Rates APN Editor’s Housing Claim “TRUE”


“Truth-o-meter” graphic reprinted here for educational and informational purposes only.   (APN) ATLANTA — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) newspaper and Politifact have weighed in on the accuracy of a recent statement made by Matthew Charles Cardinale, the News Editor and CEO of Atlanta Progressive News, regarding the need for more affordable housing in Atlanta; and determined the assertion to be […]

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APD Free Speech Violations Go to Court

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(APN) ATLANTA — Three lawsuits were filed on Monday, September 21, 2015, for violations of free speech rights of protesters and media by Atlanta police.   Two cases resulted from the November 2014 marches and protests in downtown Atlanta after the police killing verdict in the controversial Ferguson, Missouri, case was announced to the public   As reported earlier by […]

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