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ASO bassist Jane Little dies Sunday after performance

by Bo Emerson, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 17, 2016

Filed under Local News

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist Jane Little collapsed during a performance Sunday evening and was rushed to the hospital, where she died, according to symphony spokeswoman Tammy Hawk. Little, 87, held the Guinness World Record for having the longest tenure with a single orchestra. She joined the Atlanta Symphony Youth O...

Gwinnett sets aside gender-neutral restrooms for transgender students

by Eric Stirgus, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 16, 2016

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Gwinnett County school officials criticized a new federal policy directing school districts to allow transgender students to use restrooms and other facilities of their choice, but say will set aside gender-neutral facilities...

Atlanta Dream open WNBA season at San Antonio

by Doug Roberson, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 13, 2016

Filed under Local News

The Dream will attempt to start a new playoff streak when it opens its season at San Antonio on Saturday. The team’s string of six consecutive seasons of making the playoffs was snapped last year because of a 15-19 record...

Emory protects pro-Donald Trump chalkings on campus

by Greg Bluestein and Tamar Hallerman

May 12, 2016

Filed under Local News

An Emory University panel concluded that the person who scrawled “TRUMP 2016” around campus earlier this year was protected by the school’s free speech policies. In case you forgot, Emory president James Wagner tried to placate students who protested outside his office saying they felt ...

Powder Springs woman honored for saving choking coworker’s life

by WAGA-TV

May 10, 2016

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A Powder Springs woman was honored on Monday for saving a choking woman's life last month. Eilla Torres works as a financial administrator at Chattahoochee Technical Collegein Marietta. She was on campus when her coworker, Barbara...

Ga. Supreme Court allows suit to allow guns in gardens to go forward

by Rhonda Cook, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 9, 2016

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The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a gun rights group that sued the Atlanta Botanical Garden over the issue of patrons carrying weapons when they visit the Midtown Atlanta attraction. The unanimous decision released...

Cavaliers complete sweep of Hawks

by Chris Vivlamore, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 9, 2016

Filed under Local News

Swept away – again. The Hawks were eliminated from the NBA playoffs by the Cavaliers for a second straight season. They fell - as they have in all four games during the series - because of a barrage of Cavaliers’ 3-pointers. The...

Long security lines fill Hartsfield-Jackson terminal

by Kelly Yamanouchi, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 9, 2016

Filed under Local News

Long lines for airport security screening stretched through the domestic terminal and snaked through baggage claim at Hartsfield-Jackson International on Monday. Wait times were more than an hour long during a busy period of...

Deal vetoes ‘campus carry’ bill

by Greg Bluestein, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 4, 2016

Filed under Local News

Gov. Nathan Deal’s veto of Georgia’s “campus carry” measure led to a swift response from all sides of the debate. Let’s start with the Republican’s reasoning for striking down House Bill 859, which would legalize f...

Johnny Isakson opts out of TV debate, cites rival’s criminal past

by Greg Bluestein and Tamar Hallerman

May 4, 2016

Filed under Local News

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has opted out of the only statewide televised debate with Republican challengers. In part, he’s blaming the criminal history of one of his rivals. The Atlanta Press Club/Georgia Public Broadcasting...

Atlanta commits to having only one commercial airport

by Tasnim Shamma, WABE

May 2, 2016

Filed under Local News

While the city of Atlanta just struck a new 20-year deal with Delta Air Lines over Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Paulding County is moving ahead with its plans to establish commercial air service north of the cit...

Four design teams named finalists for Centennial Olympic Park makeover

by Amy Wenk, Atlanta Business Chronicle

May 2, 2016

Filed under Local News

Four architecture and design teams have been named finalists for a $25 million makeover of Centennial Olympic Park. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), the state agency that oversees the park, recently reported the following four firms are the “highest-ranked respondents” for the project: • ...

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