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  • Hundreds march to capitol after MLK service on 50th anniversary of his funeral
  • Atlanta mayor asks all cabinet members to hand in their resignations  
  • NEH hands out more than $270,000 in grants to Georgia, including to UGA and ATL Beltline

Stephen Fowler, GPB News

Atlanta’s mayor has asked for her entire cabinet to resign nearly 100 days into her first term. 

Monday morning, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms asked more than two dozen department heads to hand in their resignations.

By the end of the week, she will decide who gets to stay, and who will move on.

The city’s Communications Director Anne Torres announced her resignation Monday, and Chief Operating Officer Dan Gordan stepped down last week.

(AP Photo/Leita Cowart)

On this edition of Political Rewind, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond is spearheading a challenging proposal to make Stone Mountain a symbol of diversity and inclusiveness.  Could it be a blueprint for dealing with Confederate memorials around the state?  Also, the latest financial disclosure reports show that Georgia gubernatorial candidates have raked in boatloads of cash, but a couple are far our front in the fundraising sweepstakes.  We’ll look at what the reports tell us about the state of the race.  Plus, in the aftermath of Sinclair Broadcasting’s controversial order demanding a mu

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Today on "Political Rewind," we discuss Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue's promise to farmers that they won't bare the brunt of a potential trade war with China. This, even as the President bares down on his threat to expand tariffs on Chinese goods. 

The music of Macon based band Mani exists at a nexus of styles.

The vocals are pushed deep into the mix of their first real release, icanthearwhattheyresayingbutithinkigetit, the better to focus on their mix of world music, math rock, noise and psychedelia.

Guitarist Zach Farr said the project started with his composing and recording on his own until a live band, featuring drummer Steve Ledbetter, started to jel sometime around 2013.

 

  • MLK Tribute At State Capitol Monday
  • Cobb Energy Centre CEO Gets Bonus and Raise
  • Rep. Ferguson Decries Newnan Neo-Nazi March

  • MLK Tributes Continue Monday
  • March For Our Lives Town Hall Saturday
  • City Of Newnan Prepares For Neo-Nazi March

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