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Filename: A1-MAIN-AJCD0813-AJCD DateTime created: Aug 13 2011 12:12:10:770AM Username: SPEEDDRIVER09 Magenta Black ia AJCD Saturday, Aug 13, 2011 MAIN 1 A Business A8 Business A8 Living D1 How airline uses 'coolness' as calling card Opening-day rite can avoid being trite Punches, falls and lacks all in day's work The Atlanta Journal-Constitution III V I I V Britain holds hundreds, keeps police buildup Going into the first weekend since riots rocked the country, thousands of extra police stay on the streets and police defend their response in the early stages of the unrest. Almost 600 people face charges in London, and many residents call for tough sentences. A2 (fifb Truth-O-Meter VqT PolitiFact Georgia The debt-ceiling bill "doesn't cut the debt. It will add about $7 trillion in new debt over the next 10 years." - U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C. True or not? Bl NATION & WORLD Judge orders Anthony to return to Florida She'll have to serve a year of probation for check fraud in the state, but the court agreed not to disclose her address. Her lawyers had argued she wouldn't be safe in Florida. A3 Batplane: The extra passenger on a flight to Atlanta wasn't the Caped Crusader, but a flier the CDC fears might have carried rabies. A3 Syrian oil: The U.S. calls on other nations to "get on the right side of history" and stop buying it. A4 27 years in chimney: A Louisiana man missing since 1984 will finally be buried, but how his remains went unfound all that time is a mystery. A2 BUSINESS Piedmont-Henry Medical deal wins OK The Federal Trade Commission gives its approval to the agreement that would put the Stockbridge hospital into the Piedmont Healthcare network. A8 Democrats irk unions: The unions don't like the choice of North Carolina, a right-to-work state, for the party's 2012 convention and say they won't attend. A9 METRO End of contract puts dialysis in doubt Nearly two dozen people could lose access to the treatments when a contract between Grady Memorial Hospital and a Massachusetts provider expires. Bl Land bank: DeKalb County considers buying foreclosed properties and making them available to associations or developers for new uses. Bl Georgia truancy: It's high, and that hurts graduation rates, a state study says. Bl SPORTS PGA Championship: Who rose, who fell, and what else happened. CI DearAbby D2 Classifieds El Comics D8 Obituaries B6 Peach Buzz D2 Puzzles D3 Television D3 The Vent B2 2011 AJC, VOL. 63, NO. 218 PRINTED WITH SOY INK ON RECYCLED PAPER 2201 r 00002 Legislative maps stir partisan debate Disagreements surface over new boundaries drawn in committees. By Aaron Gould Sheinin asheininajc.com and KristinaTorres ktorresajc.com The longest-serving member of the Georgia Senate could face forced retirement and 20 state House incumbents -10 of them in metro Atlanta - face challenges from colleagues next year under proposed legislative maps released Friday. House and Senate committees simultaneously released proposals for how 180 House and COMMUNITY SERVICE W - EiJBr- 'I- . . UkU J IJ VVI Teeth cleanings and fillings took up this section of the First Baptist Church of Woodstock, which teamed with the Georgia Dental Association to provide a two-day free dental clinic. Photos by John spinkjspinkajc.com Dental 'mission of mercy' 2-day event of free care draws thousands who've lost jobs, lack insurance. By Jeff ry Scott jlscottajc.com Mark Williams went without sleep for his teeth. What was remarkable about that was he was joined by about 2,000 other people Thursday night doing the same thing in the dark outside a church in Woodstock. They lined up for the miracle of free dentistry. "I couldn't afford a dentist, so I didn't have much choice," said Williams, 44, of Lilburn, rubbing his jaw Friday afternoon as he sat in a lobby at First Baptist Church of Woodstock on Ga. 92 after he'd had a bad tooth pulled that had been hurting for six months. The work was done by one of hundreds of dentists who volunteered for the two-day Georgia WALL STREET Historic Dow The Dow Jones industrial average on Friday capped a week of four 400-point-plus swings in a row, a first in the 115-year history of the blue-chip index that caused investor whiplash. A8 Credible. Compelling. Complete. 56 Senate districts should be redrawn during a special legislative session that begins Monday. Every district must be redrawn every 10 years following the census to reflect shifting population. Lawmakers return to Atlanta next week to consider and approve new maps for the House, Senate and the U.S. House. Proposed congressional maps, which will include Georgia's new 14th District, have yet to be released. The House redistricting com- Redistricting continued on A12 Read Sunday's paper Don't miss ourfull-page explainer on redistricting: what it is, how it's done and why it matters to you. Y Anthony Charles held his 2-year-old son, Hayden, as they and other members of their family, residents of Calhoun, waited Friday to receive dental treatment. Many people began lining up Thursday. Dental Mission of Mercy that ends today. It may be a painful new economic indicator in a nation where millions are out of work and the insurance that goes with it - especially dental insurance, which many consider week ends with daily gain, weekly loss Monday's close: 10,809.85 Tuesday's close: 11,239.77 Compare maps of the proposed state House and Senate districts to maps of the current legislative districts in metro Atlanta. Lawmakers begin meeting next week to decide boundaries. A12 a luxury and the first place they cut when trimming budgets to survival mode. Stephanie Brazzell of Fairburn said she arrived at the church at 10:45 p.m. Thurs- Dentistry continued on A10 Wednesday's Thursday's Friday's close: close: close: 10,719.94 11,143.31 11,269.02 WEATHER Afternoon rain High: 94, Low: 74 40 chance of rain Sunday: Chance of storms, 9174 Monday: Mostly sunny, 8970 Tuesday: Mostly sunny, 9069 Details on the backof Metro $1 HEALTH CARE LAW Judges strike down mandate Federal court in Atlanta: Minus forced insurance, rest of law may stand. From staff and wire reports A three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in Atlanta ruled Friday that the health care overhaul law's individual mandate - requiring Americans to buy health insurance - is unconstitutional, in one of the largest legal challenges to the Obama administration's signature legislation. The ruling moves the argument a step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court. It is the second federal appellate court to rule on the law; the first decision, by a Cincinnati court, upheld the measure. It is also the highest-profile ruling on a challenge to the law by 26 states including Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal and state Attorney General Sam Olens praised the ruling and said Georgia will continue to work to have the whole law declared unconstitutional. "Today's ruling recognizes the core principles of our fed-Mandate continued on A5 2010 CENSUS Appeals on population count stall Uptick in numbers could increase federal funds. By Johnny Edwards jredwardsajc.com and Janel Davis jhdavisajc.com New census figures this spring reeled back populations by tens of thousands in some metro cities and counties, jeopardizing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding and prompting talk of appeals. But among the major jurisdictions that began exploring protests this year - Atlanta, Fulton County, DeKalb County and Marietta - none has made any significant progress toward putting cases together. None of their councils or commissions have voted to move ahead with challenges, and no outside consultants have been hired to pinpoint Census continued on A5 Change from last week Magenta Black IA AJCD . h"eplate h File name: A1-MAIN-AJCD0813-AJCD DateTime created: Aug 13 2011 12:12:10:770AM Username: SPEEDDRIVER09

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