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Henry County will soon propose public transit expansion in 30-year plan

Henry County has a perfect recipe for traffic: a booming population, rapidly expanding urban areas, and public transit commuting rates under 1%. Now the southeast metro county is prepping a 30-year Transit Master Plan that is close to proposing specific expansion ideas in advance of a November sales-tax ballot question that could start funding some The post Henry County will soon propose public transit expansion in 30-year plan appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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Joe Manchin gets hoodwinked by the GOP — again: Why does he keep getting suckered?

On paper, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has produced an elegant solution to the voting rights problem that addresses both Democratic concerns about protecting fair elections and Republican concerns about voter fraud. For months now, Democrats have been touting twin bills — the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act — offering a broad array of democracy reforms, from reducing the impact of money in politics to standardizing ballot access across the

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Vladimir Putin and GOP apologists for the Capitol rioters are sharing the same bogus talking points

Far-right apologists for the January 6 insurrectionists, from Rep. Andrew Clyde of Georgia to Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin to Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, have seriously downplayed the violence that occurred that day at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Johnson has defended the rioters as “people that love this country” and said there was “no violence” during that attack; Clyde has compared the January 6 attack to a “normal tourist visit,” while Carlson

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Tyler Perry on new Fort Mac deal: ‘It’s an incredible moment in time’

In an exclusive interview Friday morning, media mogul Tyler Perry described the vision for the entertainment district he will develop on the 37.5 acres that he is buying next to the existing Tyler Perry Studios. The post Tyler Perry on new Fort Mac deal: ‘It’s an incredible moment in time’ appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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Anti-mask Atlanta nurse out of a job after TikTok supercut exposes his racist and homophobic rants

A nurse who formerly worked at Baptist Health in Montgomery, Alabama has been fired after a critic of his compiled a supercut of his racist and homophobic TikTok videos where he also questioned whether masks slowed the transmission of COVID-19. According to AL.com, Nathan Coy Thompson, who posted videos as @conservativecoy1776, on TikTok is no longer employed by Baptist Health and his account shut down after a woman who goes by @rxOrcist collected a smattering