Tag Archives: Atlanta

Meet Atlanta’s Next Mayor: Andre Dickens

Andre Dickens

Atlanta voters decided Tuesday that Andre Dickens would become the city’s next leader. “I am humbled that you have put this faith in me to be the city’s next leader,” Dickens said, speaking to supporters at his watch party late Tuesday evening. The 47-year-old Dickens painted an optimistic and enthusiastic …

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Key races to watch in November 2 elections

In Virginia, polling shows Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin in a tight race that’s focused on abortion and schools. Also worth watching: November elections in Atlanta, Boston, Minneapolis, New Jersey and more. Terri Rupar Originally published by The 19th The year after a presidential contest is not a big one …

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Atlanta Spa Shooter Will Serve Four Life Sentences

The man who killed eight people at three different spas in Atlanta, Georgia, will serve four life sentences after pleading guilty in court to several of the murders. Robert Aaron Long was sentenced to four life sentences on Tuesday by Cherokee County Superior Court Chief Judge Ellen McElyea. Long, who …

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Infrastructure Proposal Includes $5 Billion For Violence Prevention Programs

President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure initiative, the “American Jobs Plan,” includes a $5 billion investment towards community-based violence prevention programs. “The crisis on gun violence has destroyed Black and Brown communities for decades. Our pain, our trauma and our lives have been lost for too long without action,” the Community …

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