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Hospital Bans Christmas Carolers From Singing Religious SongsAn Augusta hospital has adopted a new policy banning Christmas carolers from singing songs in public patient areas.
Atlanta Making Dramatic Strides In Battling HomelessnessMore than 6,000 homeless people live in metro Atlanta, according to a point-in-time count in January. Atlanta's "Unsheltered No More" initiative is in keeping with a national movement toward a "housing first" approach, which advocates say is focused first and foremost on getting the homeless off the streets, and then providing them with any services and other help they may need.