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APN Q&A: Brian Westlake, challenging Rep. Oliver, HD 82

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(APN) ATLANTA — Brian Westlake, a high school teacher who ran in 2010 for the Democratic nomination for Georgia School Superintendent, is challenging State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver (D-Decatur) for the House District 82 seat.   Westlake, who is an advocate for public education, takes issue with State Rep. Oliver’s support of Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed Opportunity School District (OSD), […]

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Interviews with Candidates for Secretary of State, Gerald Beckum and Doreen Carter

With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale. (APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of Georgia’s 2014 Primary Election, we interviewed Mayor Gerald Beckum and Doreen Carter, candidates for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State of Georgia.   Beckum has served as Mayor of Oglethorpe, Georgia, for thirty-two years.     Carter served one term as City Councilmember of […]

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APN Chat with HD60 Candidates, Middlebrooks and Waites

  (APN) ATLANTA — With the Special Election in State House District 60 coming up on DATE, Atlanta Progressive News reached out to all three candidates for an interview on the issues.  Theresa Middlebrooks completed a phone interview and Keisha Waites sat down for an in-person interview; however, Latrenka Riley did not respond to a Facebook message or a phone […]

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