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April 29 – May 5, 2013

Incentives sometimes don’t deliver promised jobs for Ga. State never appoved $280K in renovations at college president’s house Does this mayor own a town? Atlanta’s water needs cited in plan to pump water from another aquifer into Flint River Profs say Young Harris College muzzled hazing scandal African-American residents sue Rochelle, Ga., over decades of […]

April 22-28, 2013

Georgia law conceals information on child deaths VA hospital promises changes after audit claims mismanagement in 3 deaths Some immigrants spend weeks in solitary confinement Georgia ranks near bottom on hospital infections FAA: UPS flew improperly maintained cargo planes Regulation of fertilizer plants spotty in Georgia Parents: Police botched son’s homicide investigation Ex-judge accused by […]

April 15-21, 2013

Business leaders pushed pro-APS report despite flaws Legislator got free building, courtesy of taxpayers Audit links 3 deaths to Atlanta VA mismanagement Lawsuit alleges Gwinnett commissioner tried shakedown over state lease Report: 152 Ga. children died after DFCS interactions DeKalb river advocate says city violates pollution permit Analysis: Lobbyists say the game is changing Federal […]

April 8-14, 2013

Ga. prescription tracker may shut down months after launch Department heads got big raises in Augusta college merger Ex-legislator sets up foundation for charter school systems FDA warns Kennesaw tissue supplier CryoLife Agency tried to keep pursuit of ‘state secret’ bill quiet Chatham County fleet manager demoted after $136K fuel ‘write-down’ Grand jury: Atkinson Co. […]

March 25-29, 2013

Ex-APS Superintendent Beverly Hall, 34 others indicted Ethics reform passes with push from Deal Open Meetings case used to protest $2M land deal Charges expected in APS test-cheating scandal Judge tries to halt hearing in DeKalb grand jury case Lawmakers agree on more money, transparency for private school scholarships Brunswick commissioner indicted on racketeering charges […]

March 18-24, 2013

Lawsuit: Cobb EMC withholding millions in refunds from members PolitiFact: Is Georgia one of top 3 states for gun traffickers? Foreman sues judge to make DeKalb corruption report public The ‘zero’ at the center of the Capitol debate over ethics reform 2001 redistricting led to latest battle for Fulton County Panel approves revised bill for […]

March 4-17, 2013

Equalization fund: Some schools more equal than others Reform legislation is retaliatory, tax commissioner says House lobbyist gift ‘ban’ has loopholes Audit finds potential fraud in state child-care program Promise of stadium tickets raises council’s concern Bill tears down firewall between DNR board, fundraising arm Troup County Dem officers dismissed after refusing to drop embezzlement […]

Feb. 25-March 3, 2013

CDC bioterror labs cited for security flaws in audits Imperial Sugar: No prosecution Founders of Angel Food Ministries plead guilty Ex-DeKalb superintendent hired by program she promoted Vogtle nuclear project to take longer, cost ratepayers more Why were ParkAtlanta officials’ tickets dismissed? ATL streetcar project faces scrutiny Macon to get subsidized flights again A Savannah […]

Feb. 18-24, 2013

Armed robbery in Georgia: Unequal justice Amid budget cuts, lawmakers seek millions in tax breaks for special interests State board votes to oust 6 DeKalb school board members City, ParkAtlanta officials get tickets dismissed Supreme Court deals stunning blow to Albany hospital merger Ga. has little set aside for retirees’ health care costs Guest worker […]

Feb. 11-17, 2013

SEC complaint filed over City of ATL pension investment DeKalb grand jury wants to unseal its probe of CEO APS outspends every system in state Years after scandal, APS gets millions in E-rate dollars Atlanta losing millions on 75-year Underground lease FBI to investigate Savannah metro police complaints Lawmakers back private talks on Ga. school […]

Feb. 4-10, 2013

  Feds receive evidence of fraud in ATL’s jobs program FBI investigating Rep. Tyrone Brooks New stadium plan shifts, doesn’t cut, public money Georgia’s tuition tax-credit law weakest in nation Lobbyists asked to sponsor Senate lunches State Bar: Willis stole thousands from child; special master appointed Disbarment recommended for Atlanta city councilman State superintendent collects […]

Jan. 25-Feb. 3, 2013

Investigators: Fulton election documents were altered Opinion: GA’s back-door voucher program riddled with deception Metal detectors were inoperable during Price Middle shooting DeKalb political donations under scrutiny Ethics reform could cost citizen advocates Plant Scherer pollution claims prompt wave of lawsuits Money in waste funds is tug-of-war between counties, state Ex-Speaker Terry Coleman arrested with […]

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