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Strange Side Effects

Apparently the surge in Zoom meetings for work-at-homers combined with the re-opening of voluntary medical procedures has caused a noticeable boom in one of the very most voluntary of procedures:“I have never done so many face-lifts in a summer as I’ve done this year,” said Dr. Diane Alexander, a plastic surgeon in Atlanta. She said she had performed 251 procedures through the end of July from May 18, when her clinic opened back up for elective surgery. “Pretty much every face-lift patient that ...
Tags: Wtf, News, Guns, Atlanta, Tam, Life In The Monkey House, Diane Alexander


Why Bill Belichick’s ‘turbulent’ word of caution applies to Miami Dolphins and their rookies

The Dolphins were supposed to open the preseason in Atlanta on Friday night. The fact that’s not happening will have an impact when they open for real at New England.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Dolphins, Bill Belichick, Miami Dolphins


How city-dwelling agents are dealing with the shift to the suburbs

Six agents and brokers in New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Minneapolis and Seattle share how they're staying ahead of their clients' newfound interest in suburban living
Tags: Minneapolis, New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Radio, Agent, Seattle, Zillow, Corcoran, Markets & Economy, Select, Realtor.com, Nest Realty, Sam Shaffer, Michael Rossi, Jennifer Kjellgren


Morning Docket: 08.14.20

* A lawsuit challenging New York’s quarantine has been dismissed partly because an Arizona woman did not suffer harm by not being able to help a New York friend move. The judge obviously doesn’t know how fun assembling Ikea furniture can be… [New York Daily News] * Georgia’s governor has withdrawn a lawsuit challenging a […]
Tags: New York, Law, Atlanta, Georgia, Arizona, Ikea, Ohio, Andrew Cuomo, New York Daily News, Governor Cuomo, Texas Supreme Court, Morning Docket, Carole Baskin, Tiger King


Mississippi Is What a School Reopening Shitshow Looks Like

On Monday morning, hundreds of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders filed through the doors at Grenada Middle School in north Mississippi. Looking out of her classroom, math teacher Suzanne Alexander saw kids huddled together, giddy at being with friends for the first time in months. As she walked the halls, students she hadn’t seen since they moved to remote learning in March surprised her with big, enthusiastic hugs. When the bell rang at the end of the day, those same students hung out around c...
Tags: News, Mississippi, Cdc, Atlanta, Nashville, Fox News, Oklahoma, Alan Jones, Madison, The Daily Beast, Department Of Education, Trump, Alexander, Reeves, Dobbs, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Filming Safety Protocols Being Used as Model for Productions Amid Pandemic

Jurassic World: Dominion is one of the first major Hollywood studio films to resume filming amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and as such, has found itself the unwitting “guinea pig” for how a film production can work in a pre-vaccine world. The production for the Jurassic World sequel began in July in Pinewood Studios in the U.K., where cast and crew were greeted with a 107-page safety manual detailing all the Jurassic World: Dominion filming safety protocols — protocols that may set t...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Australia, Berlin, Marvel, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Austin, Britain, New York Times, New Zealand, Sony, Nyt, Universal, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard


Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Drops Lawsuit Against Atlanta’s Mask Order

The Republican governor had sued Atlanta's mayor and City Council to block them from making masks mandatory in the city.
Tags: News, Atlanta, City Council


Georgia Gov Drops Lawsuit Against Atlanta’s Mask Order

The Republican governor had sued Atlanta's mayor and City Council to block them from making masks mandatory in the city.
Tags: News, Atlanta, City Council, Georgia Gov Drops Lawsuit Against Atlanta


HBO’s Between The World and Me Sets Ensemble Cast

HBO’s Between The World and Me sets ensemble cast After announcing late last month that a special adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between The World and Me was in the works, HBO has begun building an ensemble cast for the project that includes Angela Bassett (Black Panther), Joe Morton (Scandal), Courtney B. Vance (Uncorked) and Oprah Winfrey (A Wrinkle in Time), according to Deadline. RELATED: HBO Renews Perry Mason for a Second Season PB = PB || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Atlanta, TV News, Watson, Oprah Winfrey, Kennedy Center, Angela Bassett, Baltimore, Forbes, Howard, Ta Nehisi Coates, Howard University, Apollo Theater, Coates


Georgia governor to drop lawsuit over Atlanta mask mandate

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday said he’s dropping a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta in a dispute over the city’s requirement to wear masks in public and other restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. Kemp had sued Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City Council to block them from implementing restrictions at the local level, even as case counts and hospitalizations in the state soared. The Republican governor argued that local governments can't impose measures that ar...
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, City Council, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Keisha Lance Bottoms


Georgia governor to drop mask lawsuit against Atlanta mayor and city

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced on Thursday that he plans to drop a lawsuit against Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the city, possibly ending a months-long feud over an order for people to wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19. Kemp had sued Bottoms and the city of Atlanta to stop enforcement of a local mask mandate aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. While the governor is to drop the lawsuit, filed last month, his office said it may still pursue an executive order...
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Keisha Lance Bottoms, COVID


Georgia governor withdraws lawsuit challenging Atlanta mayor's mask mandate

Georgia's Republican governor is withdrawing a lawsuit he filed against Atlanta's Democratic mayor and City Council in an effort to block restrictions the city put in place to fight the coronavirus, including a citywide mask mandate.
Tags: Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn, City Council


Ocasio-Cortez dares Trump to release college transcript after he insults her intelligence – live

President says congresswoman ‘was a poor student’Biden campaign gets $26m boost in donations after Kamala Harris pickHighest daily Covid-19 death toll recorded in US since mid-MayUS unemployment claims dip below 1m for first time in 20 weeksPostal service changes pose threat to voting, says former USPS deputyOakland ‘hella proud’ of Harris – despite progressives’ misgivingsSign up to our First Thing newsletter 8.29pm BST Georgia governor Brian Kemp has announced that he is dropping his lawsu...
Tags: US, Atlanta, Georgia, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Ap, Usps, Postal Service, City Council, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, HARRIS, Wilmington Delaware


'We Opened Up Too Soon.' Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Wants Georgia to Roll Back Reopening

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who was sued by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp over the city's mask mandate last month, says the state opened up too soon, is not ready for schools to reopen with in-person classes and that it should roll back its lifting of coronavirus restrictions.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Brian Kemp, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Keisha Lance Bottoms Wants Georgia


The Call of “Not Knowing”– How Uncertainty is Still the Test of Leadership

Guest post by Randall P. White: American leaders are rising to the occasion. You just have to look a little deeper. There have been great examples of leadership in our multiple crises of the moment. Mayors, governors, even some sheriffs and police officers, are showing how it’s done. People who are otherwise obscure on the national scene are now showing up in news feeds and quenching a yearning for sanity, direction and confidence. Such as? Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta relatin...
Tags: Leadership, Atlanta, Change, Crisis, Michigan, Jack Dorsey, Anthony Fauci, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Churchill, Musk, Swanson, Fauci, Dan McCarthy, Chris Swanson, HEC Paris, Keisha Lance Bottoms


Bank repossessions of homes plunge to lowest level in at least 15 years

Amid federal and state restrictions on foreclosures and evictions, bank repossessions dropped 14 percent month over month and 80 percent year over year.
Tags: New York, California, Virginia, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Data, Analysis, Chicago, Radio, Missouri, Maine, Connecticut, Michigan, New Mexico, Houston, St. Louis


$8 million in drugs seized in largest heroin bust in Georgia's history, officials say

An Atlanta man has been indicted on federal charges related to the largest heroin bust in Georgia's history, according to officials.
Tags: Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn


Top 5 Craziest Jets Games

Every NHL games has its wild moments, but some are just a little bit wilder than others and never quite fade from the memory. The Jets have played 649 games since relocating from Atlanta in 2011, including plenty of crazy ones. Here’s five of them. 5: Jets Set Records in Destruction of Ducks — Feb. 2, 2019 One would be forgiven if they mistook this hockey game for a round of the Nintendo Entertainment System classic “Duck Hunt.” The Jets roasted the woeful Anaheim Ducks for...
Tags: New York, NFL, Atlanta, Sport, Jets, Hockey, NHL, Archives, Anaheim Ducks, Finn, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Auston Matthews, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs


DA in Rayshard Brooks case ousted in runoff after 23 years in office

Paul Howard, who handled the Ray Lewis murder case, Atlanta school cheating scandal and the police killing of Rayshard Brooks during his lengthy tenure, has been ousted as Fulton County's top prosecutor.
Tags: Atlanta, Cnn, DA, Ray Lewis, Fulton County, Paul Howard, Rayshard Brooks


Gong raises another $200M on $2.2B valuation

For the third time since last February, Gong has raised a significant sum. In February, the company scored $40 million. In December, it grabbed another $65 million, and today it was $200 million on a $2.2 billion valuation. That’s a total of $305 million in less than 18 months. Coatue led today’s cash infusion with help from new investors Index Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and Thrive Capital, and existing investors Battery Ventures, NextWorld Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital a...
Tags: Startups, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Funding, Israel, Tech, Atlanta, Artificial Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management, Coatue, Gong, Amit Bendov, Recent Funding, Revenue Intelligence, CSR Gong


Georgia School District Quarantines Over 900 Students and Teachers

A suburban Atlanta county opened its schools amid controversy and a growing case count, previewing a difficult national back-to-school season.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Martin, Jenny Beth, Education (K-12, Shutdowns (Institutional, Teachers and School Employees, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, Cherokee County (GA, Canton (GA, Georgia School District Quarantines


Morning Docket: 08.12.20

* An Atlanta attorney has surrendered her law license after she placed a judge's initials on a court order. Those little letters were extremely costly... [Daily Report] * Instagram is facing a lawsuit over allegations that it illicitly harvests biometric data of users. [Bloomberg] * Will Smith and Warner Brothers have settled a lawsuit about an upcoming biopic on the father of Venus and Serena Williams. [Fox Business] * Attorneys for Ghislaine Maxwell are asking for more time for documents...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Instagram, Law, California, Attorney General, Atlanta, Bloomberg, Will Smith, Serena Williams, Warner Brothers, Venus, Venus Williams, Ghislaine Maxwell, New York Law Journal, Morning Docket


900+ Students And Staff Already Quarantined As GA School District Fumbles Reopening

One of the earliest districts to begin the school year in Georgia has already reported the quarantine of more than 900 students and staff and the closure of one of its schools as administrators try to contain an outbreak of coronavirus on school grounds. Cherokee County Superintendent Brian Hightower announced Tuesday that Etowah High School would close until Aug. 31. With 14 confirmed coronavirus cases at the school and results pending on 15 more tests as of Tuesday morning, the Cherokee Trib...
Tags: News, Nbc News, Atlanta, Georgia, Distance Learning, Cherokee County, Hightower, Brian Kemp, Barbara Jacoby, Jerome Adams, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Etowah High School, Zoë Richards, Brian Hightower, Cherokee Tribune Ledger News, Hilary Porterfield


925 Quarantined for Covid. Is This a Successful School Reopening?

A suburban Atlanta county opened its schools amid controversy and a growing case count, previewing a difficult national back-to-school season.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Martin, Jenny Beth, Education (K-12, Shutdowns (Institutional, Teachers and School Employees, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, Cherokee County (GA, Canton (GA


Willis beats longtime DA in county that includes Atlanta

Challenger Fani Willis on Tuesday defeated her former boss in the Democratic primary runoff for district attorney of Georgia's most populous county. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard was the first African American district attorney elected in Georgia when he took office in 1997 and faced no election opponents until he drew two challengers in the June primary. With no Republican qualified for the general election, Willis will run unopposed in November.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Georgia, Willis, Fulton County, Paul Howard, Fani Willis


‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ is Getting a Reboot as a Serious Drama Series

Now this is a story all about how the sitcom premise of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air got flipped-turned upside down. Yes, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is getting the inevitable reboot, but it won’t be as a sitcom again — this time, things are taking a turn for the dramatic. Will Smith is teaming up with Morgan Cooper, whose viral video reimagined the hit NBC sitcom as a drama, to reboot The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as a serious show, inspired by Cooper’s video, according to The Hollywood Report...
Tags: Television, Movies, Nbc, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Will Smith, Smith, Remakes, Andy, Morgan, Philly, Cooper, Bel Air, Chris Collins, Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Fresh Prince Of Bel-air


Laid-off workers set up soup kitchens in front of senators who oppose extending $600 checks

Robert Davis, a bartender at the Atlanta airport, was never late paying rent prior to Aug. 1. But that didn't stop his landlord from sending him an eviction notice on Friday.
Tags: Atlanta, Cnn, Robert Davis


Laid-off workers set up soup kitchens in front of senators who oppose extending checks

Robert Davis, a bartender at the Atlanta airport, was never late paying rent prior to Aug. 1. But that didn't stop his landlord from sending him an eviction notice on Friday.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Stories, Robert Davis


DNC Announces Speakers For Largely Virtual Convention

The Democratic National Convention next week features speeches from the Obamas, the Clintons and Biden’s most formidable competitor for the Democratic nomination, Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT). Biden’s much-anticipated running mate, who has not yet been named, is also scheduled to address the convention on Wednesday. The schedule, provided by Democratic officials involved in the planning, includes speeches from several of the women who had made a list of potential running mates for the former Vice...
Tags: New York, News, Obama, Dnc, Atlanta, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Susan Rice, Michelle Obama, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Sally Yates, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Democratic


Kyle Kuzma gives Lakers confidence boost with game-winner against Nuggets

Los Angeles Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma (0) follows through on his game-winning 3-pointer over Denver Nuggets’ Bol Bol (10) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Lakers won 124-121. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James (23) and Anthony Davis (3) celebrate after defeating the Denver Nuggets 124-121 during an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) ...
Tags: Disney, Sports, Mike Malone, Denver Nuggets, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Nba, Jesus, Espn, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Denver, Los Angeles Lakers, James