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Doctor boards flight in Ebola protection suit to protest CDC

ajc.com — Two days after a Texas man who had recently visited Liberia was diagnosed with Ebola, a Missouri doctor Thursday morning boarded a plane at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport dressed in full protection gear to protest what he called mismanagement of the crisis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Oct 02, 2014

RT @tcfrankel: Doctor (from Missouri!) boards flight wearing full-body PPE to protest CDC over Ebola shar.es/1aRRKt pic.twitter.com/akOxfDKjfV

Oct 02, 2014

Doctor (from Missouri!) boards flight wearing full-body PPE to protest CDC over Ebola shar.es/1aRRKt pic.twitter.com/akOxfDKjfV

Oct 02, 2014

The guy is from Springfield, Mo. RT @ajc Doctor boards flight in Ebola protection suit to protest CDC on-ajc.com/1vc7DB7

Michelle Nunn’s new line of attack: Education

politics.blog.ajc.com — By Greg Bluestein and Daniel Malloy Democrat Michelle Nunn opened a new line of attack in her Senate bid, saying her Republican rival's support for dismantling the Department of Education could threaten middle-class families.
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Don’t fret over the Falcons’ O; worry instead about the D

markbradley.blog.ajc.com — By Mark Bradley I wouldn't give up on the Atlanta Falcons' offense. The line is in disarray, but it's not as if the line has ever been in array. Joe Hawley, lost for the duration, was starting at center only because Peter Konz wasn't ready.

Naked man Tazed by police at Hartsfield-Jackson

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A 23-year-old man was Tazed and taken into custody by Atlanta police Thursday morning after he allegedly stripped naked at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones said police were called to Gate A21 around 6:30 a.m. after a ticketed passenger "suddenly appeared nude...and began yelling and acting erratically."

Are Braves waiting for Dayton Moore?

jeffschultz.blog.ajc.com — By Jeff Schultz If the Kansas City Royals had lost their wild card elimination game to Oakland, we might have a little more clarity about the Braves' general manager's opening today. Why? The Braves are believed to have some interest in Royals GM Dayton Moore, who worked his way up through the Braves system, are would have made the, "Can we talk now?"
Oct 02, 2014

Dayton Moore? John Coppolella? Somebody else? Some potential #Braves GM candidates and poll to vote for your fave: jeffschultz.blog.ajc.com/2014/10/02/are…

Oct 02, 2014

RT @jeffschultzajc: Are Braves waiting for Dayton Moore? on-ajc.com/1vcIxSx #Braves

Facebook apologizes to drag community over 'real name' policy

ajc.com — By Christian Bryant A Facebook executive issued a lengthy apology to members of the LGBTQ community Wednesday for a policy that inadvertently suspended or deactivated accounts of drag queens and others for not using their real names. The kerfuffle between Facebook and San Francisco-area drag queens began two weeks ago when the social media network began enforcing an existing naming policy.

RAW VIDEO: Dr Gil Mobley - 1

ajc.com — Dr. Gil Mobley checked in and cleared airport security wearing a mask, goggles, gloves, boots and a hooded white jumpsuit emblazoned on the back with the words, "CDC is lying!" Mobley is a microbiologist and emergency trauma physician from Springfield, Mo.
Oct 02, 2014

One man so upset w/ how CDC has handled Dallas ebola situation, he showed up at ATL airport in full Hazmat gear... ajc.com/videos/news/ra…

Michelob Ultra Atlanta 13.1 will be run Saturday

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution One of metro Atlanta's half marathons has a name change and route change this year. The race formerly held in Brookhaven has a new title sponsor in Michelob Ultra - it will be called the Michelob Ultra Atlanta 13.1 - and the route is moving to Forsyth County because the race needed to move to a Saturday to satisfy one of the new title sponsor's desires for beverage sampling.
Oct 02, 2014

Sounds fun! Except for the running part @ajc: Michelob Ultra Atlanta 13.1 will be run Saturday on-ajc.com/1vcNkna

Georgia receivers

ajc.com — Georgia wide receivers hit the practice field Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Athens.

Libertarian group gives Gov. Deal a "C"

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The libertarian Cato Institute slots Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal in the middle of the country's governors in terms of holding down state spending and cutting taxes. The group gave Deal a "C" grade on its fiscal scorecard, released Thursday. All of the "A" grades went to Republican governors.

Football and religion in the South: Still entwined and still embattled

getschooled.blog.ajc.com — By Maureen Downey The debate continues over the Christian-themed monument at the Madison County High School field house. At last week's home game, football players continued their new and controversial tradition of touching the rock-like monument before the game.
Oct 02, 2014

Football and religion in the South: Still entwined and still embattled on-ajc.com/1vcvEbj

Oct 02, 2014

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The AJC reviews Plum Cafe, Roswell

atlantarestaurants.blog.ajc.com — By Jenny Turknett In tomorrow's AJC I have a review of Plum Cafe, which is located in Roswell just off Canton Street. Plum Cafe prides itself on providing options for guests with dietary restrictions and for those who have a particular interest in tracing the origins of ingredients.

Who's in and who's out on Falcons' offensive line

ajc.com — Since last season, the Atlanta Falcons have had nearly a dozen different players start on the offensive line.

Healthy Jenkins looks to regain form

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATHENS - October couldn't arrive fast enough for John Jenkins. It's been a long recovery from the back injury that ruined the second NBA season for the Hawks guard. The start of training camp meant he could finally close that chapter of his career and start another.

On Ebola, Rand Paul shows us what a leader DOESN’T do

jaybookman.blog.ajc.com — Jay Bookman is a columnist and blogger at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues and state and local politics. Jay Bookman generally writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.
Oct 02, 2014

With Ebola comments, Rand Paul shows us what a real leader would NEVER do; bit.ly/JBookEbola

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