What We’re Reading – Sunday, May 01, 2016

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Opinion: For Taxpayers, Braves Put down Bats, Pick up Screwdrivers

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local/for-taxpayers-braves-put-down-bats-pick-up-screwdr/nrFfY/

 

Clarkston Finds Support to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

WABE radio news

http://news.wabe.org/post/clarkston-finds-support-decriminalize-marijuana-possession

 

Old Power Gives Way to New Power in South Georgia

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/business/old-power-gives-way-to-new-power-in-south-georgia/nrDZW/

 

Justice Department: U.S. Attorney Investigator Treatment of Georgia LGBT Prisoners

The Georgia Voice

http://thegavoice.com/justice-department-u-s-attorney-investigating-treatment-georgia-lgbt-prisoners/

 

UGA Community Members Rally against Campus Carry

WABE radio news

http://news.wabe.org/post/uga-community-members-rally-against-campus-carry

 

Newt Gingrich: I’m Open to Being Donald Trump’s VP

Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://politics.blog.myajc.com/2016/05/01/newt-gingrich-im-open-to-being-donald-trumps-vp/

 

Alabama’s minimum wage restriction challenged as racially biased

Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-alabama-minimumwage-lawsuit-idUSKCN0XP2J5

 

Two People Involved in Flint Water Investigation Found Dead (Michigan)

Vigilant Citizen

http://vigilantcitizen.com/latestnews/woman-leading-flint-water-poisoning-lawsuit-found-shot-dead-home/

 

Oregon Will Pay Reparations to Individuals Formerly Convicted of Marijuana-related Crimes

United Media Publishing

http://unitedmediapublishing.com/oregon-will-pay-reparations-to-individuals-formerly-convicted-of-marijuana-related-crimes/

 

Exposed: KIPP’s Efforts to Keep the Public in the Dark while Seeking Millions in Taxpayers Dollars

PR Watch

http://www.prwatch.org/news/2016/04/13096/exposed-cmd-kipps-efforts-keep-public-dark-while-seeking-millions-taxpayer

 

Sports Authority to Close All Stores

CBS 46 television news

http://www.cbs46.com/story/31860186/sports-authority-to-close-all-stores

 

Why is the Government Out to Destroy Vaping

New York Post

http://nypost.com/2016/05/01/why-is-the-government-out-to-destroy-vaping/

 

The Secret Lives of Amtrak Passengers

New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/the-secret-lives-of-amtrak-passengers

 

“Ivory is Useless unless it’s on Our Elephants”: Kenya hosts world’s largest ivory burn

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/04/29/why-is-kenya-about-to-set-100-million-in-ivory-on-fire/

 

Inside Enya’s Fascinating Life: Living Alone in a Castle with Her Cats

Wonder Wall

http://www.wonderwall.com/news/inside-enyas-fascinating-life-living-alone-in-a-castle-with-her-cats-1918932.article

 

(END/2016)

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