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APN Chat with Angela Brown, APS Board Candidate

  (APN) ATLANTA — In continuing a series of interviews with candidates for the Atlanta Public Schools District 2 Special Election, Atlanta Progressive News sat down with Angela Brown. APN previously interviewed candidates Byron Amos, Dwanda Farmer, and Donald Walker, and left a voicemail requesting an interview with candidate Michael Jeter on his personal cell phone. Brown served as a […]

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Teachers’ Union Pulls Amos Support over Youtube Videos

  (APN) ATLANTA — The Georgia Federation of Teachers withdrew the support of Byron Amos, one of the two candidates who they were supporting in the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education District 2 Special Election, after learning that Amos appeared in several controversial videos on Youtube related to UGK Records. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, Amos is […]

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Broadbent Seeks Johns Creek Council Seat, Pushes Milton County

(APN) ATLANTA — Steve Broadbent, the Republican nominee for Fulton County Chairman in 2010, has announced his candicacy for the City Council of Johns Creek, District 2 seat. Councilman Dan McCabe (Post 2) has decided not to run for reelection. “John [sic] Creek has made significant gains in the five years since its founding. We have great schools, a thriving […]

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Atlanta Councilwoman Winslow Draws Early Challenger

Atlanta Councilwoman Winslow Draws Early Challenger By Matthew Cardinale (APN) ATLANTA — Kwabena Nkromo has announced his intent to challenge Atlanta City Councilwoman Cleta Winslow (District 4) in the 2013 Municipal Election, according to an email he sent to Atlanta Progressive News. Nkromo writes that he wants to promote and develop a significant urban gardening program in the District which […]

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Right-Wing City, Milton, Elects Homosexual Councilman Under the Radar

This article first appeared on The Beacon website at: http://www.beaconcastmedia.com/politics-/Can-A-Gay-Man-Win-ReElection-To-Georgias-Most-Conservative-City-060111-2930 (APN) ATLANTA — Alan Tart is a successful professional employee with the federal government, holds elected office, has a beautiful young daughter — and lives with a male partner named David. Tart lives in the new North Fulton city of Milton, one the most affluent, highly educated and Republican leaning […]

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