News for Monday, June 13, 2011

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Riverdale plans busy summer at new arts center

From competing lobsters to old-school R&B concerts, Riverdale plans a summer filled with public events, either free or cheap.

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Jonesboro leaders grant license for 'Exotic Pleasures'

It is now OK for the City of Jonesboro to have its "Exotic Pleasures."

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Visioning workshop ongoing this week in McDonough

The City of McDonough is offering its residents a voice on how they want McDonough's business district to look in the future.

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Lithonia police chief is crime victim

An Atlanta man is in jail, after he was arrested for allegedly breaking into the Henry County home of the police chief of the City of Lithonia.

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State CRCT results show student improvement

Georgia elementary and middle school students made gains in virtually every grade level and most subject areas on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT), the State Department of Education has announced.

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Two juveniles arrested in third teen's death

The weekend shooting death of a 16-year-old Locust Grove teen initially was reported as a fatal self-inflicted wound, but an ongoing inquiry by the county police department has resulted in the arrest of two other teens on charges of involuntary manslaughter, burglary, and pointing a gun at another.

Anthony Weiner, Hypocrite - Michael Reagan

As many as 300,000 children are taken from their homes every year, away from neglect and abuse. In light of that, it is a blight on America even to think, or to know, that a member of the Congress of the United States has been sending e-mail tweets to young women he doesn't even know -- taking advantage of them for his own apparent sexual pleasure.

Weinergate - Will Durst

Trust me. I really wanted to avoid the groin-tweeting thing altogether, but you might as well try to avert your eyes from a bullfight in a bowling alley.

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Sutton going strong as three-sport standout

One busy athlete

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Local attorney to serve on Board of Governors

A Jonesboro attorney has been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia.

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Jonesboro leaders grant license for 'Exotic Pleasures'

It is now OK for the City of Jonesboro to have its "Exotic Pleasures."

Forest Park's adult entertainment ordinance wins support

The City of Forest Park's adult entertainment ordinance has been upheld the federal court, with the exception of a regulatory fee sought officials. It is under review the U.S. Court of Appeals.

Michael, Jr., Devon “DJ”

Devon “DJ” Michael, Jr. Devon “DJ” Michael, Jr., of Morrow, passed away on June 13, 2011. Arrangements by Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, Ga.

Two juveniles arrested in third teen's death

The weekend shooting death of a 16-year-old Locust Grove teen initially was reported as a fatal self-inflicted wound, but an ongoing inquiry the county police department has resulted in the arrest of two other teens on charges of involuntary manslaughter, burglary, and pointing a gun at another.

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