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Ten Years After Katrina, Atlanta Organizers Team Up With Gulf South Rising

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(APN) NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Louisiana, organizers from Atlanta traveled there to participate in a week of action, from August 23 to 30, 2015, under the banner of Gulf South Rising.  Atlanta Progressive News traveled to New Orleans to observe first-hand.   Gulf South Rising is an initiative launched earlier this year […]

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What We’re Reading – Friday, August 28, 2015

Click on full post to access links.   New Company Hopes to Shape Medical Marijuana in Georgia Atlanta Business Chronicle http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2014/11/21/new-company-hopes-to-shape-medical-marijuana-in.html   Reed on Peachtree Pine Homeless Shelter – People Want It Gone Atlanta Magazine http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/kasim-reed-on-peachtree-pine-homeless-shelter-people-want-it-gone/   Scouted for U.S. Senate Run, State Rep. Stacey Evans Decides to Stay Put Political Insider Blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/08/25/scouted-for-senate-run-stacey-evans-decides-to-stay-in-georgia-house/   Georgia Detention Center […]

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(IPS) Still Learning Katrina’s Lessons, Seven Years Later

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/12/seven-years-after-katrina-preparing-for-the-next-disaster/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec 14 2012 (IPS) – Many residents are still rebuilding their lives seven years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region of the United States. Those who are able are looking ahead and organising so that they will be better prepared […]

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APN Celebrates Six Years of Publication

  Hey everybody.  It’s me – Matthew Charles Cardinale – News Editor and President of the Atlanta Progressive News.I have great news – yesterday, November 23, 2011, we celebrated our sixth year of publication, which means we are now in our seventh year of publication.  Basically, we haven’t gone away. This is the one time of year when I get […]

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