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Georgia landlord among those challenging CDC eviction moratorium

Oct 16, 2020
The CDC says the moratorium is needed to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Some landlords say they may not be able to survive.
Property owners around the country are suing the CDC over its eviction moratorium. Above, a Maricopa County constable knocks on an apartment door in Phoenix before evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent on Oct. 6.
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In a food desert, Atlanta now has a "food forest"

Jun 17, 2019
Okra, eggplant and mulberries: Atlanta hopes a food forest will provide residents with fresh produce.
From the garden out front to the trees in the back, Atlanta’s new 7.1-acre food forest is full of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Stephannie Stokes

In an effort to boost ridership, Atlanta is rebranding its trains and buses

Jun 6, 2018
Transit in Atlanta has struggled with a bad reputation. State lawmakers hope a new brand will change that.
Atlanta area leaders want to change the brand of transit locally. The name of the city’s longtime transit agency, MARTA, has baggage.
Stephannie Stokes for Marketplace

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