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Erica Malcolm: Meeting Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On November - 6 - 2014 0 Comment
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Sorting out the SPLOST DULUTH− Mayor Nancy Harris and city council members got together Monday night in hopes of devising a well categorized list of projected 2014 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax−commonly known as SPLOST−expenditures to be placed on the referendum. Since 2001, there has been a progressive increase in the division of SPLOST  [ Read More ]

Lisa Nguyen Audio Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On October - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
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Lisa Nguyen interviewed Aladdin Kanawati about the work he does with Syrian refugees. Over the summer, he went to Jordan to visit the homes of the refugees to talk to them and determine whether they need psychological evaluation or therapy. He also works to raise funds to support the refugees.  This was her first real  [ Read More ]

Raven Parks Feature Profile

Posted by colleenmcedwards On December - 27 - 2013 0 Comment
women

Paying it Forward: Courtney Wingo on Community Service and Softer Touch   ATLANTA—Anyone who knows Courtney Wingo knows that she has a great love for community service. Wingo, a third-year Biology major at Georgia State University, was a community leader during her childhood years and continues to serve her community as a student in college.  [ Read More ]

Cheryl Mills Feature Profile

Posted by colleenmcedwards On December - 27 - 2013 0 Comment
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Cheryl Mills/ Feature Profile   For Ashley Oakley, telling her wife that she wanted to become a woman turned out to be the easiest part of the whole process of transitioning. Oakley was born male, given the name of Sean, and slapped with the role of “boy” and then “man.” But this never felt quite  [ Read More ]

Katie Papesh: Feature Profile

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
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Tony Tran began to blush as he sat at a small table in the back of a quiet, local Mexican restaurant.  Although Tran has the typical life of a 21-year-old student, there is something about him that makes him stand out from most other college students: He is a virgin, and he is saving sex  [ Read More ]

Natalie Fressell: Meeting Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
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ATLANTA- Power to the people!  Troubled street vendors at the city council’s Public Safety and Legal Administration Committee meeting on Tuesday voiced concern over the current status of the regulation relating to public property vending in Atlanta. Many think the kiosks scattered downtown are complete eyesores, and wouldn’t mind seeing them disappear.  Despite the stigma  [ Read More ]

Allison Person: Dark Victory

Posted by colleenmcedwards On May - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
women

Feature Profile, Jour3010 “Dark Victory” is playing silently on Evelyn Wynn-Dixon’s television and a better phrase couldn’t be used to describe her life. Mayor Wynn-Dixon experienced homelessness while she was a single mother of four and is now serving in her second term as mayor of Riverdale. “Mayor is just a title. It doesn’t make  [ Read More ]

Emma Mason’s Soundslide Project

Posted by colleenmcedwards On November - 8 - 2012 0 Comment
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“Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.” Faith Baldwin, American Writer (1893-1978)   http://hosting.soundslides.com/4qwjt  

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Erica Malcolm: Meeting Story

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