Creative Loafing Inc. has asked a bankruptcy judge to allow it to pay $495 an hour to the investment banker who engineered last year's purchase by CL of two other alternative weeklies, according to Atlanta Magazine's Steve Fennessy. This time Skyway Capital Partners' Bryan Crino would be tasked with helping to solve the company's financial woes.
Jeanne Cummings of The Politico writes about the Saxby Chambliss-Jim Martin runoff:
President-elect Barack Obama may risk some of his newly earned political capital in Georgia, where a Dec. 2 Senate runoff could move Democrats a step closer toward a filibuster-proof, 60-vote majority in the upper chamber.
Cummings, who was a reporter for the AJC in the early '90s, writes of "eerie...