First Slice 3-4-15: It’s Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, not Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

Plus, Georgia stops executions to make them safer...


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  • “Maynard who? Never heard of ‘em”

The Atlanta City Council wants to know why former Mayor Maynard Jackson’s last name frequently gets dropped off of the Atlanta Airport’s name.

Georgia executions are being temporarily halted as corrections department officials figure out how to obtain safer lethal injection drugs. That, of course, would be the humane thing to do.

Baton Bob has filed a federal lawsuit against the Atlanta Police Department regarding his 2014 arrest. “This is not just about Baton Bob,” his lawyer told the AJC. “It’s about the whole LGBT community as a whole.”

The war on plastic bags has begun in Georgia. And the war on okra continues.

Why propose one bill to create the city of South Fulton when you can propose five bills to create the city of South Fulton?

The U.S. Department of Justice has found that police officers in Ferguson, Mo., routinely violated the constitutional rights of the town’s black residents. “There are serious problems here that cannot be explained away,” one law enforcement official told the New York Times.

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