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Monday, August 13, 2012

First Slice 8/13/12: T-SPLOST couldn't overcome voter distrust, says chairman of PR campaign

Basically what the Georgia Governors Mansion looks like four days out of the week
  • Basically what the Georgia Governor's Mansion looks like four days out of the week
Olympics officials closed the games last night in London with a magnificent, tripped-out ceremony that apparently included Batman and Robin?

The chairman of the business community's campaign to pass the regional transportation tax says the multi-million dollar effort faced long odds from the beginning.

Local smart-growth advocate (and frequent CL commenter) ATLUrbanist points us to an interesting discussion of another transportation fight in the Peach State's past.

People TV, Atlanta's public-access station, is reportedly in its last days. Which means I need to find a new station for my award-winning call-in show.

Residents are concerned over detours and delays related to the replacement of the Edgewood Avenue bridge linking Old Fourth Ward and Inman Park. According to Patch, the construction of the $5 million span along the busy route for motorists and bicyclists could take up to 18 months.

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