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Sizing Up the Trumponomics Gamble on Deficit Spending and Inflation

Two of the biggest legislative deals in Donald Trump’s presidency—a $1.5 trillion tax cut and a $300 billion spending package—illustrate an emerging feature of Trumponomics: a willingness to tolerate larger budget deficits deep into an economic expansion. Deficits normally swell during downturns, when tax receipts fall and spending rises on unemployment insurance and other safety […]

 

Watch: Xander lips out albatross bid from desert

The reigning rookie of the year Xander Schauffele nearly added an albatross to his growing PGA Tour resume on Sunday. The reigning rookie of the year Xander Schauffele nearly added an albatross to his growing PGA Tour resume on Sunday. Standing in the desert, under a tree, 245 yards from the hole, Schauffele hit this […]

GA First Lady Sandra Deal Treated For Breast Cancer

ATLANTA, GA — Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal has been diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent successful surgery to remove a tumor, the governor’s office announced Monday. The wife of Gov. Nathan Deal, she will begin chemotherapy treatments in the coming weeks "to ensure complete remission," according to a statement from the governor’s office. "During […]

Jahlil Okafor Says He Can Be A ‘Franchise Cornerstone’

He’s still working himself into game shape, but Jahlil Okafor believes he has the potential to be a “franchise cornerstone” with the Brooklyn Nets. In a piece for the Players’ Tribune, Okafor wrote about the player he can become in Brooklyn. “What’s going on with Jahlil Okafor?”@JahlilOkafor opens up about … everything.https://t.co/m5DHo91r5d — The Players’ […]

Georgia Weather: Deep Freeze Hits, More Expected

ATLANTA, GA — After the coldest New Year’s Day in 41 years, metro Atlanta residents awoke Tuesday to bitter temperatures in the low teens, with wind chills that made it feel like almost zero. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of north Georgia on Tuesday, as a frigid Arctic […]

Refreshed West End Bungalow Takes Design Chances, Charms for $285k

Red Barn Real Estate Sometimes it’s refreshing to find Atlanta renovations that clearly weren’t done by sleepwalking penny-pinchers with zero imagination. This 1930s redo in West End appears to be one such case where adding heart and style—but not at great expense—were paramount. Combined with the $284,900 price tag, its execution could have the makings […]

Westside Atlanta Project Could Bring Hotel, Offices, Residences to Already Traffic-Y Area

Wakefield Beasley A massive mixed-use development, with loft offices, apartments, and a hotel could soon begin construction in one of the most heavily trafficked areas of West Midtown. The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that the 11.5-acre site at the southeast corner of 14th Street and Howell Mill Road will be transformed into “The Interlock.” Development […]

In West Midtown, Moratorium Could Halt New Projects into Next Year

In recent years, old industrial spaces and abandoned lots in neighborhoods across West Midtown (a more specific sliver of the city than Westside, that is) have quickly morphed into high-end apartments, boutique shops, and some of Atlanta’s most celebrated restaurants. Perhaps too quickly, some would argue. Road and other infrastructure improvements have failed to keep […]