Morning Reads For Wednesday, April 5th

Apologies for today’s delay.  As with official GeorgiaPol editorial policy, we regret the error and blame others.  For your continued patience, here’s a picture that symbolizes Wednesday.

PSA: Be careful out there.  Today is going to be a wild weather day.  Be prepared, know where to shelter for safety, and make a plan for communicating if your family is separated in the event of severe weather.


The attorney for the man accused for starting the fire that lead to the collapse of the I-85 bridge in Atlanta says her client is being used as a scapegoat.

GDOT hopes to have I-85 reopened by June 15th.  We’re hoping for sooner.

Caterpillar’s closing of a plant in Illinois isn’t expected to affect the plant in Athens.

Paula Deen is opening a new vehicle for butter restaurant in Savannah.


Will Senate Republicans hit the nuclear button for Neil Gorsuch?

Getting accepted to an Ivy League school is an accomplishment, but what about being accepted to all eight?

Kim Jong Un sabre-rattles as Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the United States

Nigel Farage compares the EU’s treatment of the UK as they go through Brexit to “behaving like the mafia.”


The Bravos were holding their own against the Mets on Opening Day Monday…until the bullpen took over.  Let’s hope it was just a fluke as they take the field tonight at 7:10p.

The Cassini probe that has been orbiting Saturn since 2004 will make a grand finale tour over the next few months including a final flyby of Titan on April 22 before it takes a dive into Saturn in September.

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, wins the 2016 A.M. Turing Award.

Meet Harry, the driverless, autonomous shuttle that’s being tested in London.

That’s all for this morning.  Be weather aware and stay safe.


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