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“Living in crisis” – Atlanta apartment group demands change.

ATLANTA — Sunday, April 6th, 2014 — Giant holes in walls, burst pipes gushing water, black mold, rust-congested pipes – a group of residents is fed up and is taking action.  The demand for change is simple: fix the units. … Continue reading

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From the side of the road: a diary of a nightmare in the snow.

SMYRNA —  January 29, 2014 — It’s 4:31 am as I write this, having just come in to shelter at the Publix off of East West Connector and South Cobb Drive. The salt trucks still haven’t passed through this area … Continue reading

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Misuse of resources? Cobb County government vehicles sitting in a private parking lot.

MARIETTA, GA — Two government-issued cars labeled with Cobb County spotted sitting in a private property parking lot raise a question of possible misuse of County property and resources (gas, mileage, etc.). Should Cobb County employees be allowed to use … Continue reading

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Backstory Comix – 09/30/2013

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Here is a story of police harassment in Cobb County, Georgia.  What is your story? (These cartoons are published pursuant to First Amendment free speech rights.) ###

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Report of weather, photos of damage 6/14/2013

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MARIETTA, GA: Last night’s storm was intense!  Here’s my report on what happened, including some photos of the damage I took: The roll clouds were green, dark gray, black in some areas, and the lighting had an odd green/yellow coloring. … Continue reading

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