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Recent City Council work session on the Public Confidence & Accountability Legislation
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Maria Boynton
February 11, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Under regulations approved by Atlanta City Council, those using city-issued credit cards would have to abide by a list of terms. Also, legislation proposed by City Council President Felicia Moore calls for the creation of an Office of Independent Compliance. Both are among efforts, by the city's...
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Fabian Williams says his goal is to turn Atlanta into an arts-tourism destination.
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Maria Boynton
February 04, 2019 - 2:49 pm
The destruction of an abandoned building, on-which muralist Fabian Williams had drawn Colin Kaepernick and Muhammad Ali , could lead to a whole renaissance in the cultural arts scene in Atlanta. It will have started as Super Bowl 53 was about to happen here and on the first day of Black History...
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MARTA Chief Wanda Dunham proudly shows special Super Bowl LIII badge
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Maria Boynton
January 30, 2019 - 1:33 pm
With the possibility of wintry weather moving into Atlanta, in the midst of Super Bowl Week, one might think MARTA Police Chief Wanda Dunham would be a nervous wreck. If she is, she hides it well. (Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta) Click below to hear Dunham talk about how prepared...
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MARTA General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker is threatening to sue to end driver sickout
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Maria Boynton
January 30, 2019 - 12:27 pm
One hundred thousand people moved to Atlanta last year, and according to MARTA CEO Jeffrey Parker, the transit agency's aim is to be able to support that growth by providing superior transit service here and throughout the region. The glitch this week: MARTA drivers calling out sick, as the city...
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The Old Adamsville Recreation Center is being utilized as a warming center in Atlanta.
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Maria Boynton
January 29, 2019 - 2:37 pm
The City of Atlanta has opened warming centers ahead of wintry precipitation and frigid weather. The warming centers are located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane NW, Atlanta,GA 30331 and the Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merrits Avenue North East, Atlanta. GA 30308...
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A 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee Wednesday morning could be felt in Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
December 12, 2018 - 11:02 am
Did you feel it? Some did, some didn't. It was a 4.4 earthquake around 4:15 this morning that shook many awake in the Atlanta metro area. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was more than 130 miles north of Atlanta, in Decatur, Tennessee. An aftershock followed...
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Former model and actress Kim Porter was laid to rest Saturday in Columbus GA
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Maria Boynton
November 26, 2018 - 4:25 pm
Columbus, Georgia, is less than 2 hours southwest of Atlanta with a population of approximately 200,000. On Saturday, two days after Thanksgiving, many there paused to say 'goodbye' and 'thanks' to one of their own. Hundreds, of the more than 2500 attendees, stood in line for a chance to say a...
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 Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee Announces Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon and Reveals Atlanta-based GRAMMY Award-Winning Producer Jermaine Dupri as the Event’s Music Producer
(Photo Credit: Atlanta Super Bowl LIII Host Committee)
Maria Boynton
October 26, 2018 - 3:04 pm
There are just 100 days to go before the Super Bowl is held in Atlanta. Super Bowl LIII will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium downtown on Sunday, February 3, 2019. A series of concerts titled Super Bowl LIVE will be held during the week leading up to the big game. Friday morning, the Atlanta Host...
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The Gulch is undeveloped property in the heart of downtown Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
October 23, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The Office of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has released details of an amended Gulch agreement. The Gulch is the area of parking lots and railroad tracks situated between Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena. Gulch redevelopment plan details released today As part of the new agreement,...
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