Category Archives: Atlanta

Cobb County posts Braves stadium agreement

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Cobb County today made public its “memorandum of understanding” with the Atlanta Braves for the team’s new stadium. The agreement details the 60-acre, $672 million ... Read More »

Is there a place for Bitcoin in the U.S. economy? Treasury says maybe

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                The federal government may be open to considering a role for Bitcoin, the spectacularly volatile virtual currency, ... Read More »

Athens garbage to power homes, generate money for county

Athens-Clarke County has completed a $3.5 million gas conversion system that will utilize methane gases released by landfill garbage to power homes, reports the Athens ... Read More »

Lawsuit seeking revenue share for NCAA Div 1 Football & Basketball players picks up steam

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            Excel Fields, Editor Atlanta Business Insider Whether they know it or not, all Division One Football Players and Division ... Read More »

Cobb taxpayer group critical of Braves stadium process

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  Cobb Taxpayers Association Chairman Lance Lamberton says he is concerned about how the proposed Atlanta Braves stadium in Cobb County is being paid for, ... Read More »

Mayor Reed urges Medicaid expansion in Georgia

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Gov. Nathan Deal have been getting along famously, working together on landing federal funding to deepen the Port of Savannah ... Read More »

First Google Glass, Now Google Tattoo???

Google's Electronic Skin Tatoo Patent (USPTO)

by Excel Fields Nov. 13, 2013 1:00pm I saw a live demo of Google Glass recently. After witnessing the demonstration, I was left with a ... Read More »

Are the Braves doing a “Song & Dance” with the City of Atlanta?

When the news broke yesterday, people could hardly believe the news that the Braves were moving to Cobb Cty,  Georgia! While the deal may be ... Read More »

Study: Sleeping in on weekends doesn’t help

Study shows that after being sleep-deprived, getting two days of "recovery" sleep, does not improve your performance back to baseline.

ATLANTA - Sleep is a precious commodity for a lot of working folks. Many don’t get enough during the work week, so they try to ... Read More »

Cuts in Hospital Subsidies Threaten Safety-Net Care

Donna Atkins has no insurance and went two years with what she thought was a sore throat. She recently had cancer surgery. Photo: Stephen Morton for The New York Times

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The uninsured pour into Memorial Health hospital here: the waitress with cancer in her voice box who for two years assumed she ... Read More »