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March 4

March 4, 2011 --

SACS orders DeKalb schools to make changes Beazer CEO to make $6.5M SEC settlement ATL man settles SEC civil charges Intent of ‘trade secret’ bill is an open secret Barnes argues to quash case against ex-Cobb EMC CEO

Oct. 21

October 21, 2010 --

Justice Dept. pushes to move patients out of mental hospitals Gwinnett commissioner accused in $1M bribery case Lawsuit: ATL police erased evidence in Eagle bar raid Donors to Barnes, Deal have interest in casinos, Sunday sales MARTA fiscal watchdog now bankrupt EPA proposed Bibb industrial site for Superfund list

Oct. 20

October 20, 2010 --

Troy Davis must appeal directly to Supreme Court DeKalb DA candidate was suspended by State Bar — twice Publisher of North Fulton’s Beacon newspaper is on candidate’s payroll Marietta schools to close food warehouse, retrain staff Anti-immigration group with alleged ‘Nazi ties’ backed 2 Ga. congressmen State, feds reach mental health settlement Barnes campaign ad […]

Oct. 14

October 14, 2010 --

Barnes claimed tax breaks on house he didn’t own Nathan Deal lobbied AG, EPD for landfill Nathan Deal answers ethics questions Is DeKalb CEO disregarding budget cuts? N. Ga. judge involved in campaign conflict? Ga. board of education delays adopting ethics policy model Barrow Co.’s HR director quits, drops complaint Oconee commission backs ethics ordinance

Oct. 7

October 7, 2010 --

ATL traffic offenders get hard sell for court diversion program Document: Barnes law firm appeared 37 times before judges he appointed Internet privacy suits filed against Yahoo, others APD: ‘Most dangerous’ ranking not true

Oct. 3

October 3, 2010 --

Barnes’ wealth built over the years Undersold ad space undercuts ATL airport Mules cost Cobb County $78K 22 Georgia hospitals rated ‘weak’ Security firm sues over $3.5M airport contract Augusta charities may lose $300K

Sept. 9

September 9, 2010 --

Firm linked to Barnes did state business ATL overhauls beleaguered water dept. in wake of billing fiasco Perdue names Teilhet to lead troubled public defender system Judge upholds Fayette commissioner’s ethics violations Questionable commuting expense costing ATL taxpayers Rockdale candidate has history of court cases Workers voice ills outside Augusta VA hospital Warner Robins mayor […]

Sept. 3

September 3, 2010 --

DeKalb COO fired amid charges of affair with subordinate Ga. Power files cost plan for nuke project Deal releases 29 years of tax returns Barnes says Deal’s release of returns gives incomplete picture Fernbank Science Center accused of racial discrimination GBI limiting its investigation of Chattahoochee Hills PD

May 28

May 29, 2010 --

Graves, Rogers deny bank’s claims in loan dispute Oxendine’s lawyer upset about timing of ethics hearing Barnes bashes bailed-out banks but invests in them — and reaps their dividends DeKalb board: ‘This is not normal business’ GBI launches probe of tasing of autistic teen on Tybee Opinion: Chatham ‘green’? What a joke

May 6

May 6, 2010 --

Cost overruns, possible fraud at state-owned mountain resort Audit: UGA, other universities misusing student fees Report: DeKalb teachers ignored on-campus fight Barnes releases 25 years of tax returns; former gov worth $16.6M Traffic lights fail timing test at red light camera intersections Trans World Assurance booted from Ga. At talk of audit, Clarke County DA […]

Jan. 14

January 14, 2010 --

$569,000 may have been ‘diverted’ from SCLC funds AAUP: Clark Atlanta violated tenured faculty’s rights Water Authority spent millions with same firm, mostly without bids Barnes blasts use of sports tickets as lobbying tool Hall County DFACS says staffing is not an issue Contribution to Warner Robins candidate illegal, official says Teilhet files bill to […]

Nov. 1

November 1, 2009 --

Complaints against Georgia judges turn into lengthy probes Former Gov. Barnes does about-face on lobbyists