The Atlanta City Council this week approved by a margin of 10-4 a new $90 million police, fire, and EMT training facility in southeast Atlanta, even as critics and protestors did their best to stop it.  The sprawling 84-acre campus will be built on forested land, and has faced harsh criticism from opponents who say it isn’t necessary and would be destroying “old growth” forest.  Supporters, however, including the majority of the city council, point out that the city desperately needs more and better trained law enforcement to confront the continuously spiking violent crime rate.  Investing in public safety has the city’s ship RISING…

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