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Nov. 16

November 16, 2009 --

Critical ATL 911 calls put on hold SEC staff targets Beazer Homes CEO over bonus pay Mom: Northside Hospital to blame for son’s suicide DeKalb police under fire for Taser purchase Bibb radio system on last legs

Nov. 15

November 16, 2009 --

Critics say private probation punishes poor unfairly Ga. jobs created by stimulus overstated Lottery staff gets bigger bonuses After Pennington: ATL should audit its crime stats Opinion: Another reason to be skeptical of water group Test-tampering cases routine for Georgia panel

DeKalb construction probe complicates multimillion-dollar suit on cost overruns

DeKalb construction probe complicates multimillion-dollar suit on cost overruns
November 16, 2009 --

DeKalb County schools’ multimillion-dollar damage suit over construction cost overruns may be undermined by a criminal probe of school contracts. Lawyers for a fired construction management firm, Heery/Mitchell, are scheduled to question the schools’ chief operating officer, Pat Pope, on Wednesday. Heery/Mitchell wants to hear what Pope knows about a criminal investigation of her handling of school construction contracts.