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Atlanta’s NPU-R Illegally Bans Members From Open Meetings

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(APN) ATLANTA — The Georgia Attorney General’s office has opined that the officers of Atlanta Neighborhood Planning Unit R violated a city ordinance when they banned two outspoken members from participating in public meetings.   In May 2015, Ben Howard, 82, a well-known senior advocate, and Ron Shakir, an activist who has run for City Council, were expelled from the […]

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McKenzie to Run for Open At-Large Seat on APS Board (UPDATE 1)

  (APN) ATLANTA — Anne McKenzie, a former Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teacher, is running for the APS Board of Education (BOE) At-Large Seat 9 that is currently held by Emmett Johnson, who is not running for reelection.   Previously, McKenzie ran against Yolanda Johnson for the District 6 seat in 2005 and 2009.  Johnson is also not running for […]

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