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Torpy at Large: Casey Cagle continues anti-'illegals' message on campaign trail

Torpy at Large: Casey Cagle continues anti-'illegals' message on campaign trail

The GOP gubernatorial primary runoff is underway and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle can return to the important work of beating up on illegals. I can almost see the ad where he borrows from the catchy TV commercial of his opponent, Secretary of State Brian Kemp. After the requisite shotgun blast, Casey manfully ambles over to his monster truck and drawls, “Ah’ve got a big truck, just in case...
Torpy at Large: Uneasiness along Atlanta’s newest gentrification front

Torpy at Large: Uneasiness along Atlanta’s newest gentrification front

In March, a philanthropic organization, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, announced a $26 million mixed-use project featuring restaurants, shops, offices and light industrial businesses. The project on University Avenue, 2 miles south of downtown Atlanta on the border of Pittsburgh — the historically black community founded in 1883 — will take up half the 31-acre site and be at a future...