Progressive News

Baseball All-Star Game will not return to Atlanta — can stay in Denver: federal judge

By Jonathan Stempel Baseball’s annual All-Star Game next month will remain in Denver after a federal judge on Thursday rejected a conservative small business group’s request that it be returned to Atlanta. At a hearing in Manhattan federal court, U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni said Job Creators Network lacked legal standing to challenge Major League Baseball’s decision to move the game, or show it faced irreparable harm. MLB had moved the July 13 game to

Progressive News

DiFi blasted by experts for saying democracy not ‘in jeopardy’: ‘Still trying to govern like it’s the 1990s’

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who has served in Congress since 1992, is once again under fire for remarks she made, this time about the filibuster and democracy, leading some to see as her being as one journalist put it, “completely out of touch.” On Thursday, as 48 states in the nation are debating or passing over 400 voter suppression bills, as “65 percent of Republicans believe that Biden’s win was solely the result of

Georgia News

Atlanta Housing prepares to build massive mixed-income community near Beltline

By this time next year, shovels could be chucking dirt to launch construction of Atlanta Housing’s (AH) biggest development in years. Dubbed Englewood South — a callback to the Englewood Manor public housing projects leveled at the southside Atlanta location years ago — the proposed development would offer more than 900 new residences, more than The post Atlanta Housing prepares to build massive mixed-income community near Beltline appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Atlanta Daily World

Georgia’s Last week for Pandemic Unemployment Benefits

 In accordance with the plan for reemployment and the announcement to no longer participate in the federal unemployment insurance programs enacted through the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act, the Georgia Department of Labor will reinstate many of the eligibility requirements waived during the recent pandemic. The last payable week for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic … Continued The post Georgia’s Last week for Pandemic Unemployment Benefits appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta Daily World

Georgia News

Reporter’s Notebook: Part-time pedestrian paradise coming to Edgewood

Georgia on My Mind … In 1930, musicians Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell wrote the now-classic song. Many artists recorded the song over the years, but Ray Charles put it on the map. After Charles performed “Georgia on My Mind” for the Georgia General Assembly in 1979, it was named the state’s official song. The The post Reporter’s Notebook: Part-time pedestrian paradise coming to Edgewood appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More