First Slice 3-26-13: Fulton County prosecutors to indict teachers connected to 2009 APS cheating scandal

‘America is mad upon her idols and her college sports are one of them’


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  • U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey has events planned tomorrow in both Augusta and Atlanta.

Atlanta Public Schools and the Atlanta Police Department are looking into an incident involving a suspected gunman who tried to board a school bus yesterday in Mechanicsville.

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, will likely make his U.S. Senate run official tomorrow. The announcement woud make him the second candidate to formally enter the fray.

Fulton County prosecutors will soon seek indictments of numerous teachers and administrators involved in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal that took place almost four years ago.

The Westboro Baptist Church has announced its return to Atlanta. Protesters will make numerous appearances throughout the metro area between April 6 and 7, including one at the Georgia Dome for the Final Four. According to the WBC’s picket schedule: “America is mad upon her idols and her college sports are one of them.”

MARTA CEO Keith Parker, known for his masterful Instagram skills, wielded his mighty pen for the AJC yesterday and explained what the transit agency has been up to lately.

In case you missed it, GOP state Senators tacked on an anti-abortion amendment yesterday afternoon to an unrelated bill about Georgia World Congress Center Authority employee benefits.

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