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‘Art of the steal’: Trump accused of vast fraud in NY suit

Former President Donald Trump padded his net worth by billions of dollars and habitually misled banks and others about the value of prized assets like golf courses, hotels and his Mar-a-Lago estate, New York’s attorney general said Wednesday in a lawsuit that seeks to permanently disrupt the Republican’s ability to do business in the state. […]

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Hawks To Celebrate Community, Comics and More with 22-23 Promo Schedule

The Atlanta Hawks today officially announced their full promotional calendar for the 2022-23 season. The calendar features 19 home games that will recognize and celebrate the diversity of Hawks fans and their interests with special promotions, exclusive ticket offers and limited-edition giveaways at the award-winning State Farm Arena. “Our goal is for every Hawks game […]

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Atlanta BeltLine announces company tasked to redevelop Murphy Crossing

Thursday morning, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has selected the finalist in its Request for Proposals (RFP) process for the highly-anticipated redevelopment of the 20-acre Murphy Crossing site, located at 1050 Murphy Avenue in southwest Atlanta. The finalist is real estate development company Culdesac, Inc., who will partner with Urban Oasis Development, Kronberg Urbanists + Architects, […]

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2022 Elections: Abrams says Georgia is ‘essential’ in Democrats’ hopes of retaining control of Congress

In an interview with NBC Nightly News Wednesday, Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor, Stacey Abrams, said abortion, gun violence and the economy are at the top of voters’ minds and could boost turnout in the major U.S. Senate race between Senator Reverend Raphael G. Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel J. Walker.  “Georgia is essential. We […]

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House to vote on election law overhaul in response to Jan. 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote on an overhaul of a centuries-old election law, an effort to prevent future presidential candidates from trying to subvert the popular will. The legislation under consideration Wednesday is a direct response to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection and former President Donald Trump’s efforts to find a way around the Electoral […]

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Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

CAYEY, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Fiona blasted the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm after devastating Puerto Rico, where most people remained without electricity or running water and rescuers used heavy equipment to lift survivors to safety. The storm’s eye passed close to Grand Turk, the small British territory’s […]

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COMMENTARY: Why ‘The Woman King’ Is Revolutionary

Back in a 1974 review of the Bond-like Cleopatra Jones movie starring Tamara Dobson, Feminist and former Ms. Magazine editor Margaret Sloan spoke volumes about Black female spectatorial desire. Damn, that felt good she wrote. After viewing The Woman King, we know exactly what she meant. Cleopatra, a beautiful, kick-ass Black woman empowered by the U.S. government but […]

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Video shows ‘unauthorized access’ to Ga. election equipment

ATLANTA (AP) — A Republican Party official in Georgia told a computer forensics team to copy components of the voting system at a rural elections office two months after the 2020 election and spent nearly all day there, contradicting her sworn deposition testimony about her role in the alleged breach of the equipment, a new court […]