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Mayor vetoes action to limit his spending MACON - Controversial Mayor Jack Ellis has vetoed a City Council ordinance that freezes half the mayor's discretionary spending money and preserves it for the next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/02/met_145847.shtml
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...Harpo Productions, has offered to reimburse the city for some of the improvements to the historic building, Mayor Jack Ellis said. They include fresh paint, new carpet and the replacement of grungy curtains. Ms. Winfrey is scheduled to tape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/05/met_150640.shtml
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...central Georgia city formally reached out to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez with a declaration of solidarity. Mayor Jack Ellis said the declaration, sent about two weeks ago by courier, was a message that local leaders can stand together despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/13/met_139486.shtml
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Macon airport renovation back on track despite FAA concerns

...Federal Aviation Administration that called the project "poorly designed and managed." In a May 24 letter to Mayor Jack Ellis obtained Friday by The Macon Telegraph, the FAA blasted the city for $1.3 million in cost overruns, failing to follow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/21/met_419681.shtml
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...the show will tape an episode Nov. 17 at Macon City Auditorium. A farewell celebration and fundraiser for Macon Mayor Jack Ellis, which had been scheduled at the auditorium that day, has been moved. Ms. McIntyre said more than 4,500 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/28/met_149601.shtml
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...his concert fee to settle concerns over who is paying the tab for his show. The concert, announced last week by Mayor Jack Ellis, riled business owners who said the event was called too late for them to help pay the singer's $75,000 fees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/10/met_10950.shtml
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Effort to deter criminals grows

...small-time crooks and drug addicts. With more than 400 copper thefts reported from January to October in Macon alone, Mayor Jack Ellis held a meeting Thursday with state Sen. Robert Brown, several members of the city council, business owners and law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/30/met_110563.shtml
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Mayor: Macon could lure another minor-league baseball team

...minor-league teams that have expressed interest in moving, and the city could land one as early as the 2003 season, Mayor Jack Ellis said. "I like our position right now with a baseball team," he said. Ellis and members of his sports committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/02/bas_350406.shtml
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Hundreds gather to remember hero, "Big Luke"

...he suffered during an Arena Football League game in Los Angeles. He was 26. More than 600 people, including Mayor Jack Ellis, gathered in the school's gymnasium to honor Big Luke, a 300-pounder strong both in stature and demeanor. "He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/18/met_450650.shtml
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...prevent HIV infection in infants, the agency said. Mayor wants official to resign over remarks MACON - Macon Mayor Jack Ellis wants an industrial authority board member to resign after making what some people felt were offensive comments about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/met_399527.shtml
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