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Dec. 26

December 26, 2010 --

Feds cast wide net  in ATL cheating scandal Perdue’s business deals have raised some eyebrows

Dec. 24

December 24, 2010 --

Angel Food Ministries paid top dollar to execs in ’09 Clayton Co. sheriff: High-profile murder suspect slipped through cracks Jekyll project ducks public review ‘Debtors prison’ questioned in Rome courtroom Verdict decided, still unknown, for ex-Forsyth Co. planning director Disgraced fed judge’s decisions scrutinized Warren Co. schools won’t lose accreditation Twiggs Co. rebuked for landfill […]

Dec. 23

December 23, 2010 --

Blue ribbon panel hired PR firm for CRCT report 6 firefighters reprimanded over crash video

Dec. 22

December 22, 2010 --

Four ATL principals in test cheating probe retire Eagle raid investigation reveals APD’s ‘unconstitutional policies’ Mayor Reed responds to credit card criticism

Soldiers look to Bernie Marcus, not Pentagon, for care

Soldiers look to Bernie Marcus, not Pentagon, for care
December 22, 2010 --

At Project Share, started by Atlanta philanthropist Bernie Marcus, brain-injured troops get cognitive therapy rehabilitation to relearn basic tasks of life — care the Pentagon’s Tricare health plan won’t pay for.

Dec. 21

December 21, 2010 --

Gov.-elect speaks out on Ga. 400 tolls DeKalb school corruption trial could face more delay City credit card bills under review United Egg Producers accused of price-fixing

CDC insider to run research on chronic fatigue syndrome

CDC insider to run research on chronic fatigue syndrome
December 21, 2010 --

Dr. Elizabeth Unger has been named to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s branch researching chronic fatigue syndrome, a move greeted with skepticism by CFS advocacy groups. She replaces her longtime boss, Dr. William C. Reeves, whose insistence on seeking a psychological explanation for CFS had enraged patient and medical groups that believe the cause is biological.

Legislative ethics panel: Complainants must have firsthand knowledge

Legislative ethics panel: Complainants must have firsthand knowledge
December 20, 2010 --

The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee has rejected a complaint about a possible conflict between a lawmaker’s public duties and private work. A spokesman said the panel will not consider complaints based solely on news articles, in this case my recent piece on a $40,000 contract between Rep. Earl Ehrhart’s consulting business and an advocacy group seeking public funding for the arts. That standard makes it next to impossible for citizens to get the committee to investigate a lawmaker’s conduct.