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First Slice 11/16/16: Atlanta's millennial population may have declined over decade

A marketing survey using Census data ranked the city 47th out of 50 for its millennial draw

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>> The backlash against President-elect Trump continues, with protests around the country. And in Atlanta Sunday night for about a half hour, the words "Fuck Trump" were projected onto a the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Midtown.

>> Who said Atlanta was drawing in millennials by the boatload? Not Apartment List. The San Francisco-based apartment rental clearinghouse used Census Bureau data to rank Atlanta 47th out of 50 cities around the country when it comes to attracting millennial-aged workers since 2005. Metro Atlanta's millennial population has slipped 6.3 percent in the decade since. Housing affordability was listed among factors that determine a city's draw for young people.

>> Atlanta United has unveiled its new soccer uniforms and if American Family Insurance is your provider, you'll be rocking these bad boys with pride. The corporate sponsor's logo blares across the chest like an oddly-placed advertorial. 

>> A new hotel is coming to Hartsfield-Jackson International. Plans are underway for the development of a $350 million InterContinental hotel and conference center spitting distance from the domestic terminal.

>> Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory urged the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops gathering in Baltimore this week to issue a statement on racism in response to "post-election uncertainty."



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