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Feb. 13

February 13, 2011 --

APS principals allegedly urged to tell investigators to ‘go to hell’ Senate leader’s brother lands Capitol job Augusta’s rate of police shootings tops major cities’

Feb. 12

February 12, 2011 --

DFCS investigating 4 child deaths Bill seeks more accountability for struggling public defender system Mediation could end Eddie Long’s legal woes Synovus sued for fraud after NC golf development fizzles Feds: Ex-ATL cops lied about being on gamblers’ payroll DeKalb sheriff suspends 39 deputies for snow absences Austin Scott divorce papers now public

Feb. 11

February 11, 2011 --

APD won’t hinder citizens who videotape cops Deal names campaign donors to state jobs Mall restaurants failing inspections Warner Robins councilman’s case goes to governor

Feb. 10

February 10, 2011 --

Legis leaders deny Dems’ request for their own redistricting office ATL cops’ widow anxious over pension letter Audit: MARTA racked up lavish expenses Savannah to AG: No secret meetings held Scrutiny reduces CRCT test problems

Feb. 9

February 9, 2011 --

Gingrey’s malpractice bill raises issues about lawsuit against him DNR board not told of letters opposing water rule Retired UGA provost still among top earners Feds: Henry Co. law firm liable in bank failure Ex-cop fights for job after sex with prostitute Feds may crack down on dust build-ups that fed Imperial Sugar inferno Bill would […]

Feb. 8

February 8, 2011 --

Deal, Ralston relatives get jobs with nursing home lobby APD disbands Red Dog unit Morris Brown campus police under investigation Two Savannah hospitals settle Medicaid probe for $2.7M Police officers resign after bar brawl Feds threaten to revoke $7M from DeKalb Three indicted in Columbus Parks & Rec scandal Ethics complaint lodged over House speaker’s European […]

DeKalb school audit found bloated salaries — then what?

February 7, 2011 --

DeKalb County schools paid $341,000 several years back for a salary audit that found they were overpaying employees by millions of dollars a year. Now, school officials can’t seem to locate those findings. So, what happened?

The Gold Dome: Where budget cuts cost you money

The Gold Dome: Where budget cuts cost you money
February 7, 2011 --

Here’s a plan for making budget cuts that cost taxpayers $618,000 more every year: Replace private security guards making $77,000 a year at the state Capitol with troopers earning about nine times as much. That’s what the state Department of Public Safety did in 2010.

Feb. 7

February 7, 2011 --

Private firms collecting Fulton Co. back taxes fall behind Feds still might seek charges in Imperial Sugar explosion ATL mayor vetoes renewals of solid waste contracts