News for Wednesday, June 13, 2012


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THURSDAY THUNDER: Week two news and notes

Thirsty Thunder means special prices on concession menu items

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Airline museum preparing for annual gala fund-raiser

Event’s ticket sales up from last year

Officials at the National Museum of Commercial Aviation are projecting that attendance at the little museum tucked away in a Forest Park shopping center will — pardon the pun — take flight this year.

DOE launches workforce initiative

The Georgia Department of Education, recently launched the Georgia International Workforce Development Initiative (GWI), a multi-agency effort to promote job growth in international businesses with existing Georgia operations.

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Ground broken for rec-center crosswalk in Rex

County officials say crossing will keep kids safe

Clayton County officials broke ground Wednesday for a crosswalk on Rex Road they say will make it safer for children to walk to the neighborhood recreation center.

Clayton, Henry students achieve GMC academic honors

Georgia Military College Fairburn Campus announced the students from Clayton and Henry counties who have achieved academic distinction for the 2012 Spring Quarter.

CLAYTON FAITH NOTEBOOK/ June 14, 2012: Charity hosts VBS

Charity Baptist Fellowship, 9181 Floyd Road, Jonesboro, will host its Vacation Bible School for children 2 to 17, from 6:15 p.m., to 9 p.m., each evening. This year’s theme is “Signs of Life.”

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Time to police the government — Tom Purcell

The balance between the police and the policed is getting way out of whack — and we better restore it now.

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In the 2012 presidential election, Obama won't go tourist — Joe Gandelman

Can Obama and, even more importantly, some Democrats who have a habit of wimping out and not voting when it looks like they’ll lose, meet the brutal, uphill battle ahead?