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News Roundup Nov. 2, 2022

Migos’ singer Takeoff killed...all eyes on GA politics and turnout...your vote for the climate. 

Takeoff Migos From 2017
Photo credit: Photos by Charito Yap/wikipedia
Migos' Singer Kirshnik Khari Ball (aka Takeoff) in 2017

It was learned yesterday that Atlanta’s music community lost a true original when news started to filter out that Migos rapper Takeoff was dead. Takeoff was killed outside a Houston, Texas, bowling alley. The group Migos is from Lawrenceville, GA … The political world is hyper-focused on Georgia’s upcoming election as control of the US Senate may come down to the Warnock-Walker race. While polls show a dead heat with the Senate race — and a lead for Brian Kemp over Stacey Abrams for governor — early voter turnout is hitting record highs … The film tax credit gets mixed reviews from the State Auditor … Climate issues are headed to Georgia and Attorney General Carr gets a win over human traffickers.

  1. Takeoff, of Atlanta Rap Trio Migos, Said to Be Shot Dead at 28– New York Times
  2. Black church tradition survives Georgia’s voting changes– Religious News Service
  3. Climate change is on the ballot this November—and every elected official in Georgia has a role to play in fighting it– Atlanta Magazine
  4. State auditors give Georgia’s movie tax credit mixed reviews– The Current
  5. Carr: Gwinnett County Man Convicted of Human Trafficking in Unit’s First Undercover Chat Case– Office of the Attorney General (GA)
  6. Makeover planned for vacant Buckhead retail, restaurant buildings– Urbanize
  7. What goes bump in Atlanta? Exploring the city’s creepiest haunts with local paranormal podcasters– Sapporta Report
  8. Worsening Drought in Deep South Seen as Spurring Legal Friction– Bloomberg Law
  9. Georgia man sues over false ballot fraud claim in ‘2000 Mules’– 11 Alive
  10. How Georgia, once a Republican stronghold, came to swing– The Economist


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