Monthly Archives: January 2009

Rick Warren Protesters Diverge over Tactics at Ebenezer

(APN) ATLANTA — About 75 protesters–give or take, depending on the estimate–demonstrated outside of Ebenezer Baptist Church this morning in the freezing cold as controversial Rev. Rick Warren delivered his King Memorial speech. The protest lasted from about 9am until 1030am, and was followed by a Bayard Rustin breakfast. Meanwhile, inside the church, national organizer Sunsara Taylor of the Revolutionary […]

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Citizens Speak Out as PSC Considers Nuclear Power Expansion

(APN) ATLANTA — The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) convened a second round of hearings Monday, January 12, 2009, to determine if the PSC should grant Georgia Power certification to build two new nuclear power generation units at Plant Vogtle in southwest Georgia. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission is also conducting an environmental […]

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Citizens Reprimand Grady Board over Proposed Cuts

(APN) ATLANTA — Grady officials said Monday they want more information before voting on a proposal that could change the service delivery model at Grady Memorial Hospital. In their meeting today, January 05, 2009, Members of the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation (GMHC) did not even discuss a proposal that would require Fulton and DeKalb County patients who earn between 126 […]

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