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Oct. 12

October 12, 2011 --

ATL fire dep’t issued grim warning in seeking federal grant Report: Georgia’s mental health overhaul significant First punishments coming in APS cheating scandal 3rd Madison Co. police dog dies Twiggs commission chairman held in contempt for church work Winder asks state to monitor election

Oct. 11

October 11, 2011 --

Slower lottery sales hit Georgia’s pre-K program DeKalb schools’ legal bill hits $36M on one case Teen sex, cover-up alleged on rec center field trip Report: State fees being funneled to general fund Columbus does about-face and releases attorneys’ contract

Ethics panel changes course, wants its own lawyer after all

October 11, 2011 --

The State Campaign Finance Commission has changed its mind and wants to hire a staff attorney after all, four months after firing its last one. The difference is, this one won’t make more than $55,000 a year and won’t be named Sherilyn Streicker, whose job was eliminated by the commission in June.

Oct. 10

October 10, 2011 --

Deal relies on who he knows Property owner sues over UGA landfill spillage

Oct. 9

October 9, 2011 --

Factory farms rarely cited for polluting Regulators sue insiders at failed Alpharetta bank Plaintiffs’ group aims to oust all Cobb EMC directors

Oct. 8

October 8, 2011 --

X-rated parties, bribes alleged at ATL rec center UGA personnel data posted on website Forsyth Co. backs off health benefits for departed officials AG asks Columbus to release contract with law firm Some APS educators could learn fates next week

Oct. 7

October 7, 2011 --

City now says Eagle raid was ‘reasonable, proper and necessary’ Judicial Qualifications Commission may limit investigations Report: Grady failed to properly monitor patient who fell from window PSC friction ignites effort to change method of selecting chairman Deal lowers toll on I-85 HOT lanes Overbuilt dam causing major damage along DeKalb river Marietta debt collector […]

Oct. 6

October 6, 2011 --

Whistleblower suit in ATL targets major banks State looking at HOT lane changes; drivers fight back Citizens demand Ogeechee oversight

Secret Docs Show Foreclosure Watchdog Doesn’t Bark or Bite

October 5, 2011 --

Documents obtained by ProPublica suggest the government coddled mortgage servicers in its flagship foreclosure prevention program despite frequent and serious errors.

Oct. 5

October 5, 2011 --

Report: Farm labor shortages may cost Ga. economy $391M The scary side of day care Lawsuit claims banks cheated veterans with fees Forsyth Co. commissioner sought attorney general’s e-mails APS officials want erasure analysis thrown out Lawmakers call for 3rd-party inspection to protect Ogeechee Lawsuit: Columbus city manager covered up arks & Rec scandal

Inspector General pries into conflicts in prison contracts

Inspector General pries into conflicts in prison contracts
October 4, 2011 --

Consultant Michael Lovelady leased offices to a contractor while monitoring his installation of new locks at a south Georgia prison. Lovelady named his son’s business as one of three acceptable suppliers for the $638,000 job. Lovelady’s son owned half of the contractor’s company. But prison officials never noticed anything amiss, Inspector General Deron R. Hicks reported Monday.

Oct. 4

October 4, 2011 --

Fulton assessments violated law Young men sue ATL police over strip searches GBI probe under way in alleged Marietta council altercation