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The Great Bull Run is a new event planned for several U.S. cities that will unleash bulls through fenced-in courses and chase people; The Atlanta event is planned for the Conyers horse park.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald/Saturday
Maj. Gen. Robert Abrams talks about new role at Pentagon
Abrams led the 3rd ID; he’ll now serve as the senior military adviser to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon in Washington.
Source: Savannah Morning News/Sunday
Georgia at the center of political debate over Obamacare
“For three days last week, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens put Georgia into the center of the political storm over Obamacare, and as is usually the case with politics, each side felt enriched by the experience.”
Source: Athens Banner-Herald/Sunday
Oleg Ivutin of Smyrna warns that U.S. is on track to becoming U.S.S.R.
Ivutin, who grew up in the Soviet Union, spoke at the Marietta-based Georgia Tea Party and said the U.S. is on a “fast track” to becoming an authoritarian government like the U.S.S.R.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal/Sunday
Powerball now at $400 million
High cost one of the issues stalling Georgia rail safety program
About 5,000 public rail crossings don’t have gate and bell systems.
Families and agencies prepare for big food stamp cuts
Source: Gainesville Times/weekend
Maria Saporta: Reflections on Sunday morning as two churches ponder their future
“Two black Baptist churches face each other across Martin Luther King Jr. Drive — symbolizing a great divide mixed with a great opportunity — not only for themselves but for the community at large. Both churches are in the middle of one of the biggest stories of the year — the proposed $1 billion retractable roof Atlanta Falcons football stadium.”