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Top Atlanta news: Groups condemn detainment of journalists; property manager beaten at Underground

Top Atlanta news: Groups condemn detainment of journalists; property manager beaten at Underground
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By Hoodline - Published on June 03, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Atlanta.

Groups condemn detainment of journalists in Atlanta protests

In one incident, Atlanta Journal-Constitution photographer Alyssa Pointer, who is black, was detained by Georgia Department of Natural Resources officers while she was wearing press credentials.

Read the full story on PBS NewsHour.

Family of severely man beaten at Underground Atlanta calls for unity

After a property manager was severely beaten Friday night, his family said they want the violence to stop.

Read the full story on 11ALIVE.

Refrigerated truck at Truist Park to serve as food distribution center for local nonprofits

The 53-foot refrigerated trailer mounted to a Ryder truck at Truist Park will stay there through at least the end of August. The park will be a food distribution center for local nonprofits, according to Shari Martin, president and CEO of the Cobb Community Foundation.

Read the full story on www.mdjonline.com.


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