Thursday, March 27, 2014

First Slice 3/27/14: Ted Turner wouldn't have moved the Braves

Posted By on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Yesterday, Ted Turner said, "I wouldn't have moved the Braves to Cobb County." In the same breath he also mentioned that he doesn't want to see the world destroyed. We're with you on both ideas, Ted.

According to the ruling of U.S. District Judge William Duffey in Atlanta, certain non-profit groups operating in Georgia are exempt from the contraception mandate included in the ACA. The Catholic non-profit groups Catholic Education of North Georgia and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta maintain that providing coverage that allows women access to contraceptives and abortions is a violation of their religious beliefs.

Immigration activist Elisio Medina brought his reform campaign to Atlanta Wednesday. During a rally outside of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Medina once again called for comprehensive congressional action on immigration while comparing the struggles faced by the immigrant rights movement to those of the civil rights movement.

Financial technology powerhouse NCR might be relocating from Duluth to Midtown. The expansion would create 1200 new jobs in the city. Concrete plans are still coming together for the move but Midtown appears to a promising candidate in part because of the proximity of Georgia Tech.

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