Tag Archives: conspiracy

BREAKING: Task Force for the Homeless Eminent Domain Feasibility Study Sought (UPDATE 1)

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UPDATE 1: The legislation actually passed Committee, according to Councilwoman Felicia Moore (District 9), who was the only nay vote. (see below for more.)   (APN) ATLANTA — Councilman Kwanza Hall (District 2) has introduced legislation to begin the process of studying the feasibility of the City of Atlanta acquiring two properties, including 475 Peachtree, where the Metro Atlanta Task […]

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Task Force for the Homeless Wins Favorable Georgia Supreme Court Ruling


(APN) ATLANTA — This morning, Monday, November 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued a ruling that is favorable to the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, upholding prior summary judgment rulings, and paving the way for a trial on the merits of the case.   The Task Force claims that Central Atlanta Progress, Manny Fialkow, and other […]

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NEWS BRIEF: DeKalb CEO Faces Search Warrant for Emails

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(APN) ATLANTA — Dekalb County Interim CEO Lee May’s problems just got a bit more complicated.   The Federal Bureau of Investigations is investigating whether May, who recently resigned from the District 5 seat, received preferential treatment during a series of home repairs five years ago, as previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News.   http://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2015/05/16/dekalb-interim-ceo-may-steps-down-from-district-seat/   Search warrants were issued […]

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Rep. Taylor Accuses APN of Homophobic Conspiracy

(APN) ATLANTA — Today, State Rep. Rashad Taylor (D-Atlanta) publicly accused the Atlanta Progressive News of engaging in a two-year conspiracy, in conjunction with political operatives, to produce homophobic mailers targeting Mr. Taylor as well as Angela Brown, a former candidate for Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education. Rep. Taylor is currently in a heated Primary Election with State Rep. […]

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Task Force for Homeless Eviction Granted, Appeal Expected

  (APN) ATLANTA — Fulton County Superior Court Judge Craig Schwall issued a verbal order–with written ruling forthcoming–on Friday, February 03, 2012, first, evicting Anita and Jim Beaty, Executive Director and Board President of the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, by February 15, 2012; second, ordering the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta to transition hundreds of homeless men […]

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Schwall Reverses Own Eviction Order, after Task Force Appeals

  (APN) ATLANTA — Fulton County Superior Court Judge Craig Schwall reversed his own disspossesory order against the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless after the Task Force filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of Georgia. “The Court hereby VACATES its Order of Dispossessory entered October 17, 2011,” Schwall wrote in his order dated October 21. “Attached please […]

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Judge Schwall Issues Dispossessory against Homeless Task Force

  (APN) ATLANTA — On Monday, October 17, 2011, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Craig Schwall issued a dispossessory against the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless and Anity Beaty, which allows Premium Funding Solutions– the building’s current owner–to evict them as early as October 27, 2011. The ruling, a copy of which was obtained by Atlanta Progressive News, […]

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For Activists, Architects, 9/11 Questions Linger Ten Years Later

With additional reporting by Matthew Cardinale, News Editor. (APN) ATLANTA — It will be ten years since September 11, 2001, in just a few months.  And yet some of the most basic and fundamental questions about what happened that day–based upon physics and the forensic science of structural engineering–in the collapse of three towers at the World Trade Center in […]

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