Good morning! Yesterday was a big day in Georgia, but I remain positive that, with the power of the First Amendment at our backs, we are all remain free to worship how – and who – we choose.
- Columbus State University and the National Infantry Museum lost funding in the most recent state budget, and it’s pretty much because of the behavior of you-know-who.
- Maureen Downey argues that SB 364 – which teachers love – makes it harder to judge teacher performance.
- (In yesterday’s Get Schooled column, Downey wrote, “At any neighborhood gathering, you’ll find parents fretting that their teens are stressed from the pressures of balancing AP classes, lacrosse and volunteer activities/ mission trips/community service.” Any neighborhood gathering? Because that activity set could maybe seem kind of class-specific.)
- The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority wants a new arena.
- Looking for a job in the Fort Valley area? Blue Bird, the school bus manufacturer, is adding 200 positions.
- The ridiculous Cobb yoga kerfuffle made national news. Keep it up, Kennesaw parents!
- Major-league lacrosse comes to Cobb County for the 2016 championship game.
- Are the world’s Christian leaders going to set a regular date for Easter? The potential economic and social repercussions are pretty fascinating.
- Your Kraft dinner is… different. Could you tell? 50 million boxes later, Kraft let us in on the secret.
- Twitter corrupted Microsoft’s AI chatbot in less than a day.
- “Planey McPlaneface” doesn’t have quite the same ring.
- You had me at, “Pee Wee’s Playhouse on steroids.”
- Two of my favorite things, McSweeney’s and Hamilton: I Saw Hamilton So Now I’m Going To Orphan My Son.