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Arcia drives in go-ahead run, Elder recovers as Braves rally to beat Mets 6-4

Jun. 07, 2023 00:24 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Bryce Elder has posted better pitching lines this season. He hasn't had a more impressive recovery, though, and his ability to regroup set the stage for a Braves comeback against the division-rival Mets. Orlando Arcia drove in the go-ahead run in Atlanta's four-run...

Atlanta project decried as 'Cop City’ gets funding approval from City Council

Jun. 06, 2023 17:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta City Council early Tuesday approved funding for the construction of a proposed police and firefighter training center, rejecting the pleas of hundreds of activists who packed City Hall and spoke for hours in fierce opposition to the project they decry as “Cop City.”...

Atlanta council OKs funding construction of police and firefighter training center, decried as “Cop City” by activists

Jun. 06, 2023 05:41 AM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta council OKs funding construction of police and firefighter training center, decried as “Cop City” by activists.

'Stop Cop City' activists pack Atlanta City Hall ahead of crucial vote

Jun. 06, 2023 03:12 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Hundreds of activists gathered to speak Monday at Atlanta’s City Hall ahead of a council vote over whether to approve tens of millions in public funding for the construction of a proposed police and firefighter training center that activists decry as “Cop City.” ...

UPS strike looms in a world grown reliant on everything delivered everywhere all the time

Jun. 05, 2023 10:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Living in New York City, working full time and without a car, Jessica Ray and her husband have come to rely on deliveries of food and just about everything else for their home. It has meant more free time on weekends with their young son, rather than standing in line for toilet...

The Carters and the Kings formed an alliance for race relations though Jimmy and Martin never met

Jun. 04, 2023 20:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The voice of Martin Luther King Sr., a melodic tenor like his slain son, carried across Madison Square Garden, calming the raucous Democrats who had nominated his friend and fellow Georgian for the presidency. “Surely, the Lord sent Jimmy Carter to come on out and...

Singer pitches into sixth, Royals beat Rockies 2-0 to avoid sweep

Jun. 04, 2023 18:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer scattered five singles over 5 2/3 innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Sunday. Singer (4-4) allowed just one runner past first base while striking out seven, his most since getting eight on April 14 against...

Atlanta school board says it will oust its superintendent when her contract ends in 2024

Jun. 02, 2023 18:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta school board members announced Friday that they're getting rid of district Superintendent Lisa Herring when her contract ends next year. Atlanta Public Schools Board Chair Eshé Collins, in a statement, didn't explain why the board decided to not renew...

Bond granted for 3 activists whose fund bailed out people protesting Atlanta 'Cop City' project

Jun. 02, 2023 16:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Friday granted bond for three activists involved in supporting the protest against a planned police and fire training center in Atlanta that opponents have derisively dubbed “Cop City.” Adele MacLean, 42, Marlon Scott Kautz, 39, and Savannah...

Gil scores twice in Revolution's 3-3 draw with Atlanta United

May. 31, 2023 21:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Carles Gil scored in the first minute of the match and again in the third minute of second-half stoppage time to rally the New England Revolution to a 3-3 draw with Atlanta United on Wednesday night. Gil scored unassisted 30 seconds into the match for the Revolution...