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June 14

June 14, 2011 --

DeKalb judge once investigated for bribery Local charity spending little to find missing kids Justices criticize judges’ use of power DeKalb land deal raises eyebrows ATL Council members oppose cutting judges Deal campaign draws ethics complaint Residents call for closure of Ogeechee textile plant

Dec. 5

December 5, 2010 --

Funds for Cobb water system diverted Gas marketing company called pyramid Atlantans scoff at good news on crime State Senate leader’s work as lobbyist raises questions Decision to free Athens rape suspect stirs anger When can cops break down your door?: City to fork over $25K for APD snafu Ex-employee sues USO general for sexual […]

March 15

March 15, 2010 --

Beleaguered pollster returns to the fray VA reports alleged records breach Senators question ATL-based charity Auditors cite underwriting issues in First Coweta failure Superintendents’ pay rising faster than teachers’

Oct. 6

October 6, 2009 --

Atlanta councilman fined $25K for not registering charity Jury awards pavers $150M over faulty DOT tests UGA struggles to find and keep female faculty Bill would require judges’ recusal over campaign donations Some Grady dialysis outpatients run into early snags Johnson: Oxendine’s new rules for explosive dust could kill jobs Carroll Commission chairman admits violating […]

Gene Beckstein, Good News at Noon founder: $12,000

July 19, 2009 --

Founder and co-director of Good News at Noon, a Christian ministry for the homeless in Gainesville, for working 20 hours a week in 2007. Congressman Nathan Deal’s campaign fund made a $91,000 donation to the charity earlier this year.

Cancer Fund of America execs: $537,981 for father, 3 sons

Cancer Fund of America execs: $537,981 for father, 3 sons
July 17, 2009 --

The Better Business Bureau has cautioned donors that a cancer charity soliciting in Georgia spends only a fraction of what it collects on patients, the AJC reports today. The rest, tax records show, pretty much goes to charity executives and to professional fund-raisers to raise more money. And to buy some nice new cars.

Helene Gayle, CEO of CARE: $431,000

June 14, 2009 --

President and CEO of CARE. This was her pay and benefits for FY08; she and other managers took a 10 percent pay cut recently as part of austerity measures at the Atlanta-based charity.