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First Slice: 1/13/16: Powerball fever and thoughts on Turner Field's redevelopment

The President's final SOTU, dirty drinking water, and more

"We just threw people out. It’s regrettable. We did some terrible things." Leon Eplan, an urban planner under former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr., recalls with frank language redevelopment efforts in the ’60s that resulted in bringing the Braves to Atlanta, the devastation it wrought on surrounding communities, and calls for better care of nearby neighborhoods during Turner Field's redevelopment.  

Powerball fever is spreading! It's "reaching maximum level in metro Atlanta." WSB warns about office lottery pools with shifty, two-timing co-workers.

Advice for when your new phone number turns out be Sir-Mix-A-Lot's old digits.

ICYMI: Atlanta magazine goes deep on the deadly GM ignition switch controversy and a Marietta lawyer's efforts that led to a recall of 30 million cars.

Also, the President gave his final state of the union, 10 American soldiers were released from Iran this morning, and the drinking water in Flint isn't getting any clearer.

CL's 2016 legislative preview is here.

Tonight: CL and the Center for Civic Innovation present a conversation about refugee resettlement in Georgia.



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