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Here is Your AM Rundown, with news updates in 400 words or less. Get caught up on headlines and other developments you might’ve missed. Here’s what to know for today:
- As fuel prices skyrocket across the country due to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the Georgia Senate unanimously passed a bill that would suspend the current gas tax and give drivers relief. Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to sign the legislation.
- MARTA wants to celebrate their new on-demand service. In honor of MARTA Reach, a pilot program in partnership with Georgia Tech, the transit authority will host pop-ups next week at H.E. Holmes, East Lake, and Avondale stations. For schedule and info click here.
- Johns Creek will hire an expert to preserve a historically Black cemetery. The Macedonia African Methodist Church Cemetery is not in good shape, so the city is putting $100,000 towards preservation efforts.
ICYMI: Beam me up, Stacey! Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a longtime STar Trek fan, made a cameo as the United Earth president in “Star Trek: Discovery.” Speaking of Abrams, she’ll be in Atlanta this weekend for “Social Action Sunday” at Big Bethel AME Church.
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