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US & Canada · Atlanta

Georgia man Ryan Duke acquitted of murder in death of teacher Tara Grinstead, despite 2017 confession

42% Center coverage: 19 sources
Crystal Lynn Cox was found guilty on Thursday after a four-day jury trial. The jury deliberated for one and a half hours before announcing her guilty of murder. Cox and her boyfriend Jermaine Garnes Sr. were both charged in August 2021 in connection to Zeus Cox's death.See the Story
US & Canada · Atlanta

Execution for Georgia man who killed girl temporarily stayed

52% Center coverage: 17 sources
Virgil Delano Presnell Jr committed the crimes in 1976. He was due to die by lethal injection at a Georgia prison at 7pm today. But lawyers told a court it would break an agreement that effectively put executions on hold during the pandemic. They said it guaranteed no death sentences would be carried out until six months after three conditions had been met.See the Story
Protestors · Atlanta

Police arrest 8 on site of planned Atlanta police facility

47% Left coverage: 15 sources
Atlanta Police say they made eight arrests when people began to throw rocks and what was believed to be a Molotov cocktail at officers. Police said they were at the site accompanying contractors who were tasked with removing some temporary structures that were set up. The City Council voted 10-4 last year to approve the facility, derisively referred to by community organizers as "Cop City"See the Story
US & Canada · Atlanta

Herschel Walker says he wants total ban on abortion: ‘There’s no exception in my mind’

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
Herschel Walker, a former football star, is running for a Georgia Senate seat. He said that a ban on abortion should have no exceptions, presumably even for rape, incest or the health of the mother. He called for more money to promote adoption and to support single fathers and single mothers.See the Story
Unemployment · Atlanta

Georgia jobless rate stays at record low 3.1% in April

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
The jobless rate was unchanged from March, when it set a new all-time low. A year ago, 4.3% of Georgia workers were unemployed. The number of workers on employer payrolls rose by 18,000 in April. The nationwide unemployment rate stayed level from March to April at 3.6%.See the Story
Unemployment · Atlanta

Georgia jobless rate stays at record low 3.1% in April - The Atlanta Voice

The jobless rate was unchanged from March, when it set a new all-time low. A year ago, 4.3% of Georgia workers were unemployed. The nationwide unemployment rate stayed level from March to April at 3.6%. About 4,000 Georgia workers filed for new unemployment benefits in the week ended May 14.See the Story
David Perdue · Atlanta

Palin to stump for Perdue in Georgia

Coverage: 2 sources
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) will join ex-Sen. David Perdue for a rally in Georgia on Friday as Perdue seeks to defeat Gov. Brian Kemp in the Republican primary next week. “Proud to have @SarahPalinUSA’s endorsement and looking forward to having her join us in Savannah on Friday!” Perdue wrote on Twitter. See the Story
Donald Trump · Atlanta

Public Service Commission election could impact your Georgia Power rates

Two Georgia Public Service Commission seats are on primary ballots this May. The commission regulates landline telephones, natural gas companies, and they also regulate Georgia Power. Regulating Georgia Power means they have a direct say over monthly rates. The commissioners also have oversight on spending at Plant Vogtle.See the Story
Investing · Atlanta

Investing in Atlanta's arts community

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Mayor Andre Dickens met with local artists at a gallery on Wednesday to share how the current election will decide the fate of millions of dollars set aside to support them. George Galbreath, a Howard University alum, is both an artist and arts educator at Westlake High School. The proposed arts funding is one of several items included in the Moving Atlanta Forward Infrastructure Package.See the Story

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