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MLB should return All-Star Game to Atlanta, conservative group says: ‘Baseball went broke for wokeism’

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The organization, led by Matt Schlapp, penned a letter to Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred this week after MLB moved the All-Star Game amid scrutiny of Georgia’s new election law, which critics say will...

Atlanta high school changing its name to honor Hank Aaron

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Forrest Hill Academy, which is named after ex-Confederate leader Nathan Bedford Forrest, will be changing its name to Hank Aaron New Beginnings Academy starting next school year in honor of the late Atlanta Braves gr...

‘Get Tammy Bruce’ on how MLB relocating All-Star game caused ‘extraordinary’ devastation to Atlanta businesses

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"Great job, Democrats. Great freaking job, Joe Biden," taunted Bruce. Her comments come on the heels of the MLB relocating the All-Star game to Denver, after Georgia passed a new law making voting guidelines more str...

Tyler Perry sets up vaccination site at his Atlanta studios for production crew

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The 51-year-old media mogul set up a vaccination site at his Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Ga. after he was vaccinated back in January. Tyler hopes teaming up with Grady Hospital will help ease vaccine hesitancy. I...

Moving MLB All-Star Game from Atlanta is ‘serious mistake,’ former Commissioner Fay Vincent says

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Vincent, who wrote an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, said Manfred made a decision "without first protesting the substance of the law." He added that Manfred made a "serious mistake", and the All-Star Game ...

Atlanta mayor issues order to ‘mitigate the impact’ of Georgia’s new voting law

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order Tuesday that directs the city's chief equity officer to implement "a series of actions to mitigate the impact" of Georgia's new election law imposing a se...

Atlanta mayor directs Chief Equity Officer to take action to ‘mitigate’ effects of Georgia’s voting law

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"This Administrative Order is designed to do what those in the majority of the state legislature did not - expand access to our right to vote," Bottoms said in a statement.  The mayor’s office will provide training t...

Sen. John Kennedy: MLB moving All-Star Game from Atlanta ‘has nothing to do with race’

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KENNEDY: Forget Mars. We need to search for intelligent life in the Major League Baseball commissioner's office. I have never seen anything like this. Commissioner Manfred has a fiduciary responsibility to Major Leag...

Georgia Gov. Kemp rips MLB for ‘discrepancy’ of moving game out of half-black Atlanta to majority white Denver

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BRIAN KEMP: Yeah, I think they will. I mean, it's almost comical--just all of these hits that keep following: moving the All-Star game from a city that's, you know, a metro area that's 51 percent African-American to ...

Clay Travis blasts ‘ridiculous hypocrisy’ of MLB, Manfred after All-Star Game moved from Atlanta

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"Give credit to Senator [Marco] Rubio for calling out the commissioner here, Rob Manfred, for all of this ridiculous hypocrisy," said Travis, referring to the Florida Republican's challenge to Manfred to resign as a ...

An Instacart shopper saw an AR-15 in an Atlanta supermarket bathroom. Police arrested a man with 6 guns

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An Instacart shopper who entered an Atlanta supermarket bathroom this week told police he saw an AR-15 style rifle and heard what he believed was the sound of someone loading guns in a bathroom stall. The witness r...

Atlanta police detain man with five guns, body armor in grocery store

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A man armed with a rifle entered an Atlanta Publix Supermarket Wednesday in Midtown at Atlantic Station, a commercial and residential area in the city, police said. A witness saw the man entering "the location openl...

Biden orders flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Atlanta shooting victims

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President Joe Biden has ordered the American flags at the White House and on other federal ground be flown at half-staff as "a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence" in Atlanta this week....

Harris condemns ‘tragic’ Atlanta shooting and expresses solidarity with Asian American community

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Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the recent lethal shootings at a series of spas in the Atlanta area, marking her most formal remarks about the ongoing issue of violence against the Asian American community. ...

WNBA team Atlanta Dream sold to new owners — including a former player

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The Atlanta Dream, the WNBA team previously co-owned by former US Sen. Kelly Loeffler, has been sold. The sale of the team to Larry Gottesdiener, chairman of the national real estate firm Northland, was unanimously ...

Catastrophic fire at Shaquille O’Neal’s historic Atlanta Krispy Kreme ruled arson

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Investigators say the fire that gutted the Atlanta Krispy Kreme doughnut shop owned by former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal earlier this month was arson. The fire was believed to have been intentionally set on the outsi...

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