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...launchATLANTA - Officials say the new Atlanta streetcar is expected to open just before the end of the year.Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said in a statement Tuesday that the streetcar is expected to open for passenger service Dec. 30. He said passengers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-24/across-georgia
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to travel with Vice President Joe Biden, seek funds for port expansion

ATLANTA - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will travel with Vice President Joe Biden to the Panama Canal on Monday as Georgia officials seek federal money to deepen the Port...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-16/atlanta-mayor-kasim-reed-trav
Statewide influence grows for Atlanta's mayor Reed

...know the mayor. Especially this mayor, because Mayor Kasim Reed is credited with the skill, the charm and the ambition...today than it did a decade ago.Despite the obstacles, Kasim Reed is a name on the tongues of all political observers across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-28/statewide-influence-grow
Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...sparked weeks of protests and violence there. So far, all protests around Atlanta have been peaceful. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said preparations were underway to develop a plan for responding to any protests that might occur in the wake of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/atlanta-readies-reacti
Atlanta Ferguson protest planned

...to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer who killed Michael Brown, who is black, on Aug. 9.Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said in a statement that he urges everyone taking part in demonstrations to do so peacefully. Reed added that law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-25/atlanta-ferguson-protest-pla
Across Georgia

...officials say he violated policy by self-publishing a book that describes homosexuality as a "perversion."Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said in a statement Monday that Kelvin Coch ran will be suspended for a month without pay and will be required to complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-24/across-georgia
Atlanta repairs protest damage

...protesters filled the streets in mostly peaceful opposition to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision.Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed planned a news conference for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to discuss the protests.Authorities said some demonstrators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-26/atlanta-repairs-protest-dama
More delays for Atlanta streetcar plan

...the project still hasn't received final approvals from state and federal transportation authorities.Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed had asked state and federal officials to allow the transit service to begin Saturday.A.J. Robinson, head of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-04/more-delays-atlanta-streetca
Across the region

...has been delayed again, this time because of safety concerns.The Federal Transit Ad ministration told Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed earlier this month that safety issues must be resolved before the streetcars can carry passengers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-20/across-region
Georgia Democrats debate future after '14 losses

...noting he and Nunn ran races with different messages, yet ended up with roughly 45 percent of the vote. ATLANTA MAYOR KASIM Reed sees a larger issue at play: how Georgia Democrats talk to voters. Reed points to President Obama's decision in 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-29/georgia-democrats-debate-future