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Republicans ready new bid to avoid shutdown

Republicans ready new bid to avoid shutdown

By Ben Weyl (Politico) –

Senate Republicans plan to strip Louisiana disaster aid money from a stalled stopgap spending bill, in a move that could resolve Democratic objections to the legislation — and stave off a government shutdown at the end of the week.

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Legal airport rideshare nears reality

By Cosby Woodruff –

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are a single step from being able to provide legal, regulated service at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport.


North Carolina: A battleground on many fronts

By Hastings Wyman –

North Carolina was already a battleground state before a police officer shot and killed Keith Scott, an African American. But protests in the Queen City over that death seem sure to intensify the political battle raging across the state, stirring the emotions of an already divided citizenry– conservative, mostly working class whites against African-Americans and socially liberal, college educated whites.


Poll: Clinton leads Trump by 2 in North Carolina

By Louis Nelson –

Hillary Clinton holds a narrow lead over Donald Trump among likely voters in North Carolina, a New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll released Thursday morning shows.


Fla. poll: Clinton leads Trump, who’s not believed about birther controversy

By Marc Caputo (Politico) –

MIAMI — Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 5 points in the newest Florida poll of likely voters, the latest in a series of topsy-turvy surveys that show the race shifting left, right and center by the day.


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In the autumn of 2013 a story literally blindsided the press and public. The Atlanta Braves were moving to Cobb County. More specifically they were locating at the epicenter of Northside Atlanta traffic— the critical juncture where I-75 and I-285 “meet and greet” motorists commuting to and from work and intermingling with travelers desperately trying to weave through the massive jams and delays that are routine.


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