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First Slice 3-23-15: MARTA buses start rolling in Clayton County

Plus, fundraiser for victims in L5P

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Clayton County residents rejoiced yesterday as MARTA buses started serving the county. County voters last November approved a 1-percent sales tax to fund bus routes and future commuter rail service.

Protesters and #blacklivesmatter activists interrupted brunch in several Decatur restaurants to raise awareness about excessive police force and the killing of Anthony Hill.

Friends and businesses in Little Five Points helped raise cash for the families of Joe Hruska and "Chay" Kelsey, two men who were recently killed in a neighborhood parking lot after leaving a bar.

Don't worry, the new Atlanta Falcons and Braves stadiums won't be like other sports complexes that gobble up a bunch of public funding. Except...

C'mon, you've always wanted a palm tree in your living room.

Helene Gayle, the CEO of global humanitarian organization CARE, will lead a new nonprofit effort launched by consulting powerhouse McKinsey and Co. Gayle announced last year that she would be leaving CARE this summer.

That guy who starred in "Cocktail" is running for president! Now, will he release his birth certificate?

Remember the "Fuck it, I quit" TV reporter who left journalism to start a marijuana business? Alaska law enforcement officials on Friday raided her private medical marijuana club.

Finally, my apologies for no First Slice yesterday. CL's Wheatley Estate bureau experienced technical difficulties.





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