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  1. Time and Place: Confederate ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On Saturday, Aug. 22, local activists filled two large balloons with helium and lifted a banner high into the air , partially obscuring the controversial carving of three Confederate generals carved into the world's largest exposed granite monolith. According to a petition launched by organizers , the activists were protesting Coca-Cola's sponsorship of Stone Mountain Park, which features several Confederate-era themed attractions.

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  2. Time and Place: Confederate ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On Saturday, Aug. 22, local activists filled two large balloons with helium and lifted a banner high into the air , partially obscuring the controversial carving of three Confederate generals carved into the world's largest exposed granite monolith. According to a petition launched by organizers , the activists were protesting Coca-Cola's sponsorship of Stone Mountain Park, which features several Confederate-era themed attractions.

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  3. FUBU Klansman clowned for ironic footwear in rift between staunch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    FUBU AIN'T JUST 'FOR US, BY US': The clueless Klansman's appearance at Saturday's Confederate flag rally angered many supporters who feel outwardly racist views compromise their flag-saving misson. The whole damn Internet is having a blast at the expense of one clueless Klansman and his ironic, if unintended, fashion statement.

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  4. First Slice 8/2/15: Confederate flag fans rally at Stone Mountain,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    First Slice 8/2/15: Confederate flag fans rally at Stone Mountain, remind rest of world that Georgia can be a weird and sad place

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  5. First Slice 7/30/2015: Sherriff Victor Hill goes on a road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Clayton County Sherriff Victor Hill, who recently accidentally shot his friend, has been quite the jet setter lately. After laying low for a few weeks, Hill was discovered to be spending tax dollars on "training trips" all over the country.

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  6. First Slice 7/30/2015: Sherriff Victor Hill goes on a road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Clayton County Sherriff Victor Hill, who recently accidentally shot his friend, has been quite the jet setter lately. After laying low for a few weeks, Hill was discovered to be spending tax dollars on "training trips" all over the country.

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  7. Call to add OutKast to Stone Mountain sparks discussion on symbolism and raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Recently the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP called for a sandblast removal of Confederate generals Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson on Stone Mountain. Artist Mack Williams had another idea: Don't remove the original carving, just add OutKast.

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  8. First Slice 7/16/15: Why not add an MLK quote to Stone Mountain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    State law says Stone Mountain Park can't take down the rebel flag or the rock face memorial. But why not add a nice quote from Martin Luther King Jr. to the mix? " Something can be added to the state-owned summit to make it clear that Davis, Lee and Jackson are indeed relics.

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  9. First Slice 7/15/15: Metze, Gilligan, Price win Gold Dome seats; Bennett and Davis advance to runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    There will be some new faces inside the Gold Dome in 2016 following yesterday's special elections. Retired educator Marie Robinson Metze will take over for longtime state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta; conservative activist Sheri Gilligan will fill the seat of former state Rep. Mark Hamilton, R-Cumming; and former Roswell Councilwoman Betty Price will replace the late state Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Rowell.

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  10. Bruce Munro brings 'Light' to the Atlanta Botanical GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    A hundred years ago, Marcel Duchamp hugely influenced painting and sculpture when he showed that unexpected things could be turned into art. He did this by enlarging the idea of a " found object ," which he called a "readymade."

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  11. State rep: Skip Stone Mountain on July 4 - and until Confederate flags come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Stone Mountain Park tends to draw a crowd for Independence Day festivities. But state Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta, is urging citizens to skip the attraction's laser-light show and find another place to view fireworks.

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  12. ATLwood: The Eagle Rock Studios have landedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In other words: "Right now we've got 37 projects in Georgia, either television series, pilots, feature films, and we struggle to find places for all of them to go," Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office Lee Thomas said in an interview with CBS 46 . "So this is great to have."

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