In hour one:
Paula Brantner, a Senior Advisor at Workplace Fairness joined us by phone to talk about an employee’s right to vote. (er – depending on the state, you probably don’t have the right to take time off to vote. So make sure you check your state laws and make sure it’s okay with your boss!
Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl) also joined us by phone in hour one. She is a New York Times best-selling author and the creator of the Hungry Girl brand. She is the founder of www.hungry-girl.com, the free daily email service that entertains and informs hungry people everywhere. She’ll be in Atlanta Wednesday 11/8 at Noon for a talk at the Book Festival of the MJCCA.
In hour two:
Wilma Sothern VP of Marketing, Central Atlanta Progress joined us to talk about Downtown Atlanta’s first-ever Downtown Daffodil Dash 5K on Saturday, November 11. The Dash is unlike any other race in Atlanta because it supports the expansion of the Downtown Daffodil Project. Every event participant will have the opportunity to plant a bulb in the designated Daffodil Remembrance garden in Woodruff Park and pay tribute to children who experience humanitarian crises around the world.
In the Local Headlines:
- Suwanee council candidate Joe Briggs defends tweets about Jews, Israel http://bit.ly/2zgNfek
- Equifax review exonerates executives’ stock sales after data breach http://bit.ly/2zfMD8L
- City of Atlanta pledges $60 million to buy remainder of BeltLine corridor http://bit.ly/2zgtSSr
- Atlanta’s high-rise apartment market faces cooldown http://bit.ly/2zgY8g1
In the National Headlines:
- Texas gun laws are among most lax in the nation https://usat.ly/2hfQdc1
- Kentucky lawmakers allegedly settled a sexual harassment claim. The governor wants them to resign. http://wapo.st/2heGtyG
- Diddy/Puff/Sean Combs says he’s only answering to this new name now: ‘Love’ https://usat.ly/2zgrET2
- ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ thunders to No. 1 with $121M at the weekend box office https://usat.ly/2zgCMzl