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APN 2014 General Endorsements Part Two: Hecht, Doreen Carter, Blackman, No on Income Tax Cap Amendment

(APN) ATLANTA — The Board of Directors of Atlanta Progressive News has issued a second round of endorsements in the General Election for 2014 for statewide, U.S. midterm, and other elections in Georgia. In our latest round of endorsements, we endorse Greg Hecht for Attorney General of Georgia; Doreen Carter for Secretary of State; and Daniel Blackman for Public Service […]

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Grady Hospital Receives $5 Million Donation from Kaiser Insurance

  (APN) ATLANTA — The Grady Health System received $5 million from Kaiser Permanente of Georgia on Monday, September 8, 2008, which will go toward the purchase of ambulances, trauma equipment, and the treatment of uninsured patients. The gift, the largest Kaiser Permanente has ever given in Georgia, is the first of what Grady officials hope is many in their […]

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New Grady Hospital CEO Outlines His Vision

(APN) ATLANTA — The Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation (GMHC), the hospital’s newly privatized Board, introduced Grady’s new CEO to the public during a press conference Monday, August 04, 2008. As previously reported in Atlanta Progressive News, the GMHC voted July 21, 2008, to install Michael A. Young, previously the head of the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) in Buffalo, New […]

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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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