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July 19

July 19, 2011 --

Ethics panelists gave to campaigns Officers write tickets so they can park themselves Taxpayer group calls on chamber CEO to resign Forest Park City Council seeks to remove member

Discreet non-profit convenes pols and business to write ‘model’ bills

July 18, 2011 --

Last week, both the Los Angeles Times and The Nation put the spotlight on a little-known but influential conservative nonprofit that creates “model” state legislation that often make its way into law. The American Legislative Exchange Council has helped craft some of the most controversial — and industry-friendly — legislation of recent years.

July 17

July 17, 2011 --

Major business executives invested in ATL superintendent State investigating its HIV unit

July 16

July 16, 2011 --

APS to teachers in scandal: Resign or be fired Augusta judge orders death-row defenders to prove effectiveness Hall Co. jailers disciplined for inmate beating

July 15

July 15, 2011 --

APS board member wants Hall to return bonuses FDIC sues insiders at failed Duluth bank

July 13

July 13, 2011 --

List of toppled leaders grows at ATL public schools Cheater schools may have to return $693K in grants Lawsuit: Prison guards attacked inmates Supremes agree to hear ATL Council secret vote case VA finds long waits at ATL med center Columbus city manager: ‘I certainly did not know about any criminal behavior’ Court decision defangs […]

How Murdoch reporters’ bribes to British cops violate U.S. law

How Murdoch reporters’ bribes to British cops violate U.S. law
July 12, 2011 --

Imagine you’re a Fleet Street reporter at a British tabloid with a pocketful of cash. You meet a trusted source at a pub, a police officer who tells you about the royal family’s confidential schedule in exchange for a small gratuity. You hand over a few quid and rush off with a photographer to stake out a health club where Camilla Parker-Bowles is toning her abs. Guess what: If you work for Rupert Murdoch, you may have violated U.S. law.

July 12

July 12, 2011 --

Four APS superintendents removed in cheating fallout Three woman raped after DeKalb police missed critical lead Deal rakes in cash from health care, lobbyists Airline fined over disabled rules

July 11

July 11, 2011 --

Cheating probe could get ex-APS official fired in Texas Gwinnett indigent defense billing system under scrutiny

July 10

July 10, 2011 --

Deal raises $559K in 1st half of 2011 for re-election drive Opinion: The trouble with cronies Georgia’s aircraft manufacturers defend tax break

July 9

July 9, 2011 --

6 APD officers fired over Atlanta Eagle bar raid Prosecutors weigh indictments in APS cheating case ATL teachers: ‘We begged for help’ Beverly Hall: ‘I am accountable’ DeKalb planning commissioners pressured to fire attorney? Clayton Co. commissioners accused of open-meeting violation  

July 8

July 8, 2011 --

Ex-Gwinnett commissioner’s indictment tossed Former Cobb EMC chief reindicted on theft, racketeering charges Hospice problems raise concerns on oversight Savannah lawmaker underreports company’s state income by $1.8M Woman claims Fulton officer blackmailed her into sex Interim sup’t takes first steps to combat APS cheating scandal Governor reopens Dougherty Co. CRCT probe