Thursday, March 7, 2013

First Slice 3/7/13: Reed wants MLK Drive to be 'one of the most attractive streets' in U.S.

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TAMPA, FL - August 29, 2012 - Remarks by Senator Rand Paul (KY) at the 2012 Republican National Convention.
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  • TAMPA, FL - August 29, 2012 - Remarks by Senator Rand Paul (KY) at the 2012 Republican National Convention.

1. Senator Rand Paul (R - Kentucky) has a novel idea: Keep talking until the federal government vows not to target American citizens on U.S. soil with drone attacks. His 13-hour, one-man filibuster yesterday successfully blocked a vote on the nomination of John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. You may thank him when the robots revolt.

2. Mayor Kasim Reed wants Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to be "one of the most attractive streets in America." [11Alive autoplay alert]

3. A part-time employee at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport turned in $7,000 she found in an envelope on the curb outside the airport. Ironically, or perhaps not, a podiatrist from Alabama recently back from Costa Rica called looking for the lost cash and was able to pinpoint "specific writing on the envelope and how the money was wrapped," according to the AP.

4. Patch investigates: Are Metro Atlanta's Trees About to Fall?

5. Ever watch the TV show Breaking Bad? Well Dean Norris, the DEA agent chasing an elusive drug manufacturer who happens to be his brother-in-law, doesn't like Delta:




The airline eventually responded.

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