First Slice 12-3-13: Gay rights activists protest Coca-Cola, other corporations for Sochi Olympics sponsorships

Plus, DragonCon co-found pleads guilty to child molestation charges


Coca-Cola is among 10 major Olympic sponsors that are being targeted by gay rights activists. Nevertheless, the Atlanta-based sugar-water empire will remain a key part of the 2014 winter games in Sochi, Russia. "A more positive impact can be made through continued involvement, rather than by sitting on the sidelines," spokeswoman Anne Moore said.

DragonCon co-founder Ed Kramer has pleaded guilty to three counts of child molestation. He's required to serve 34 months of house arrest, pay three victims $100,000 each, and register as a sex offender. And yes, he must stay in Gwinnett County forever.

Manuel's Tavern will say goodbye to smoking starting on January 1, 2014.

Here's your friendly reminder to go vote in the Atlanta Public Schools runoff elections today

The Atlanta City Council yesterday created a task force to help figure out what to do with the giant 60-acre swath of land surrounding Turner Field.

Detroit is expected to find out today whether it will be allowed to create its own plan to shed a massive $18 billion debt.

The "No Animals Were Harmed" trademark accreditation has recently come under fire for its ineffectiveness in curbing poor animal treatment on Hollywood film sets.

"For me to be plugged into this stuff is like being plugged into the foundation of man."

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