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By Manning Harrisfmanningh@gmail.comIf you’re a young person who sighs because you were born too late to experience the peace, love, and flower power of the 60’s (and I’ve known quite a few), or if you’re a boomer who wants to re-live those halcyon days, then Broadway Across America’s current revival of “Hair,” at the Fox through May 22, is for you.This Tony-winning 2009 Best Musical Revival, reported on in these pages two years ago in our “Broadway-Atlanta Connection” series, is of course based on the original 1968 Broadway production, conceived and performed during the height of the Vietnam War.  The book and lyrics are by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, and the
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From U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson, 4th District of Georgia: Consumers; Rare Earths Act; Drug costs; Students; Insurance; Graduations; Vets; Art grants; Taxes simplified; Women's health; Homesafe; Storms; Passports.CHCA Boardread more
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As promised by the City Manager at Monday’s commission meeting, Decatur’s 2011-2012 proposed budget is now online!There’s always lots of great little tidbits of information in this most-readable of city budgets around.  Here’s just one example that had me exclaim “Thank goodness!” out-loud.It is anticipated that by the end of fiscal year 2011-2012, the City [...]
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The David Mayfield Parade is led by Grammy-nominated musician David Mayfield, and features Sarah Silva (keys, guitar, vocals), Wes Langlois (bass, guitar, vocals) and Kristen Weber (violin).
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Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation allowing the city of Atlanta to raise its hotel-motel tax to help attract more conventions and other special events.Revenue from the additional tax, which will increase from 7 percent to 8 percent, will go into a dedicated fund to be used by the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau to promote the city as a convention venue.The Georgia World Congress Center also supported the bill.The measure drew bipartisan support in the General Assembly. It was introduced into the House of Representatives by Majority Whip Edward Lindsey, R-Atlanta, and Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, D-Atlanta, and cleared the House and Senate by wide...
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It’s an ingenious scam, prosecutors allege. Buy a cellphone and register it under the name “Georgia Powers,” so that’s what shows up on caller ID.
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For Dr. Barun Brahma, brain tumors are a passion. The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta neurosurgeon sees how difficult it is for children to cope with brain cancer, which he calls the greatest issue in pediatric neurosurgery. “These kids with brain tumors are kind of tied to the hospital for months to years on end,” Brahma [...]
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By Maggie Lee By a 5 to 4 vote, the DeKalb County Board of Education has decided to put off a vote on the next school year’s budget after a board member said the budget draft would create an ongoing deficit. “I have very in-depth questions about overspending $40 million dollars next year and where [...]
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