Monday, January 28, 2013

First Slice 1/28/13: State lawmaker says she'd love to see Falcons stadium in Cobb County

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The Atlanta Falcons Justin Blalock spits out his warrior elixir after learning Cobb County might welcome the team with open arms
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  • The Atlanta Falcons' Justin Blalock spits out his warrior elixir after learning Cobb County might welcome the team with open arms
Because the Austell Falcons has such a lovely ring to it: a Democratic state lawmaker who represents Cobb County told a town hall that she'd love to see a new football stadium built around Six Flags Over Georgia if the state and Arthur Blank can't cut a deal. When later pressed by the Marietta Daily Journal, state Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan, D-Austell, said she was half joking but could imagine the stadium boosting nearby development.

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