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  1. In Cleveland, idea of Clinton presidency repulses womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tribune-Star

    Arkansas delegate Ann Clemmer dances during the Tuesday evening session of the Republican Convention on Monday evening at Quicken Loans Arena in Downtown Cleveland. CLEVELAND - Next week Democrats will gather at their national convention in Philadelphia and celebrate the first nomination of a woman for president by a major party.

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  2. Home of the Month: Gibson at Windsong Clover CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    ... on Highway 92 within minutes of I-575 and GA 400. It is also near to some of the best shopping and dining spots in Downtown Woodstock, Roswell and the Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta. Don't wait too long before the Gibson home is sold! For more ...

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  3. Fulton officials to mull Central Atlanta Library renovation proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Just a few months ago, the future of Downtown's Central Atlanta Library seemed uncertain. Atlanta Fulton Public Library System officials, Fulton County commissioners, and architecture buffs squared off over what should be done with the Marcel Breuer-designed building, one of the renowned architect's last works.

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  4. Black lawmakers, BLM activists urge taking protests to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    State Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler , chair of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, at a state Capitol press conference on July 15, called on legislators of good will to hold hearings on bills that deal with bias in policing. In Georgia and the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr, it's time for people who are taking action in the street to also take acton at their polling places, said state Rep. Erica Thomas, D-Austell.

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  5. Street marching bands from around U.S. gather in Detroit for Crash FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | MLive.com

    ... be more venues for people to make a living doing what they love." On Friday night, the bands performed all over Downtown Detroit to promote the Saturday event. The music brought people out of apartments and bars. "We got to play at all the different ...

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  6. More than 10,000 Atlantans peacefully protested police misconduct, racial injusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Protestors during the July 8 march walk on Carnegie Way chanting "Black Lives Matter," and "No Justice, No Peace, No racist-ass police!" Atlantans angered by the deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in suburban Minneapolis took to the streets every night over the weekend in protest. On July 8, around 10,000 people marched through Downtown streets for the second night in a row as part of a peaceful protest against police injustice.

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  7. Police Shootings GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... Police officers showing up for work Monday will likely see a big show of support after volunteers decorated the Downtown Main Station with "Thank You" signs. Law enforcement support group "Stand True 4 Blue" collected the signs. This comes after ...

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  8. As police protests continue nationwide, activists target nation's interstatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Chicago Tribune

    ... told the Los Angeles Times there were no arrests and no reports of violence. A gunman opened fire on police at a downtown Dallas protest against police shootings on July 7, 2016, killing five officers and injuring seven, as well as two civilians. ...

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  9. How Atlantans can show support during this tragic timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... referred the case to the FBI for further investigation.) Last night, more than 1,000 people marched the streets of Downtown in peaceful protest of the country's gun laws, recent bouts of violence, racism, police brutality, and other grievances. A ...

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  10. Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. Acquires Home2 Suites By Hilton In Atlanta, GARead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Hotel Interactive

    Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. today announced that it has closed on the previously announced acquisition of a 128-room Home2 Suites by Hilton in Atlanta, GA for a purchase price of $24.6 million, or approximately $192,000 per key. "We are pleased to add the new Home2 Suites in downtown Atlanta to our portfolio of select service hotels and expand our geographic diversity with entrance into the vibrant downtown Atlanta market," said Nelson Knight, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Apple Hospitality.

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  11. Protesters pack city streets to rally against police brutality, racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Hundreds of protesters cross over the Peachtree Street bridge, some chanting, "It is our duty to fight for our freedom," during the march to Piedmont Park. More than 1,000 people packed Downtown and Midtown streets Thursday evening, calling for reforms and blocking traffic during a three-mile march slamming police injustice.

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  12. Home2 Suites by Hilton in Atlanta, GA Sold for $24.6 MillionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Hotel News Resource

    ... purchase price of $24.6 million, or approximately $192,000 per key. "We are pleased to add the new Home2 Suites in downtown Atlanta to our portfolio of select service hotels and expand our geographic diversity with entrance into the vibrant downtown ...

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  13. UnwelcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    STAY PUT: In this 2013 photo, three activists protest the country's deportation policies outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office in Downtown. On June 27, four activists were arrested for blocking the roads to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Downtown.

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  14. 'Young Gamechangers' dreaming big ideas for DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Times Georgian

    ... recommendations based on their four focus categories: Arts and Culture in Douglas County; Destination Downtown Douglasville; Opportunity Tomorrow -- Education; and West More -- Economic Development. One of the participants, Christopher Tsavatewa, ...

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  15. Fun planned for holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Statesboro Herald

    ... Saturday during Firecracker Fest 2015 at Mill Creek Park. The 2016 holiday weekend will start with a bang as Downtown Statesboro's First Friday event offers free watermelon, music and other family fun, and the traditional Firecracker Fest at Mill ...

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  16. See Josh Groban in Atlanta and Stay at Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... will transport guests within a 3-mile radius of the hotel including Perimeter Mall and the Dunwoody MARTA Station. Downtown Atlanta, Buckhead, and the airport are easily reached by MARTA train. Starwood Preferred Guests will enjoy complimentary ...

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  17. Beltline light rail, Krog Street MARTA station, and express bus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Plans for light rail connecting the Westside Trail to Downtown and the Eastside Trail were one of many projects on the list. Light rail connecting the Atlanta Beltline's Westside Trail to Downtown and Armour Yard? Yep! Bus rapid transit on Northside Drive? Indeed.

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  18. Jay Som shares 'Rush,' on tour with Mitski & Japanese BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Purgatory) 6/29 - Birmingham, AL @ The Syndicate Lounge 7/1 - Houston, TX @ Walter's Downtown 7/2 - Austin, TX @ The Sidewinder 7/3 - Dallas, TX @ Three Links 7/5 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge 7/6 - Santa Ana, CA @ The ...

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  19. Japanese Breakfast signs to Dead Oceans, shares 'Jane Cum' video, on tour now with MitskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Japanese Breakfast , the dream pop project of Michelle Zauner , released her very good new album Psychopomp earlier this year on Yellow K Records, and now she's announced that she's signed to the larger Dead Oceans . This makes her labelmates with her current tourmate Mitski .

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  20. New AL immigration office coming to MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... was part of a group of young people who received their certificates of citizenship at the Federal Courthouse in Downtown Montgomery on Wednesday. It meant a lot to the Togarepi family. They are natives of Zimbabwe and live in Mobile. Mr. Togarepi ...

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