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$15 = $30 worth of Princess Dress Up Clothes from EnchantedKidz.com

$15 = $30 worth of Princess Dress Up Clothes from EnchantedKidz.com

Mirror, mirror on the wall, We've got the best deal of them all! With Today's Scoop, present your little royal highness with magical dress up clothes worth twirling about from EnchantedKidz.com (locally-owned). CLICK HERE TO SAVE 50% off adorable tutus and sparkly butterfly wings for toddlers and girls!

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS TUESDAY, JULY 12TH AT MIDNIGHT

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Save 20% at great Atlanta restaurants throughout the month of July

Save 20% at great Atlanta restaurants throughout the month of July

Atlanta --  The first annual Dinner & A Cause Card benefiting the “Children of Conservation” project is now available.  The card costs only $50 and offers holders a 20% discount at great Atlanta restaurants while contributing 100% of the profits to the education of children and protection of wildlife in third world countries.  Giving Never Tasted So Good!  

People urged not to shop, work to protest Ga. law

People urged not to shop, work to protest Ga. law

ATLANTA (AP) -- As many parts of Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration take effect, a Latino community group is organizing "a day without immigrants" to protest the measure.

The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights is calling for a day of non-compliance, asking businesses to close and community members to stay home and not work or shop Friday.

Alan Conner, owner of Dakota Blue restaurant in Grant Park, said he thinks the law is unjust and planned to close for lunch Friday in solidarity.

But some urge caution. Jerry Gonzalez, executive director of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials, says skipping work without authorization could cost people jobs in a tough economic climate.

Groups are also organizing a "march for justice" on Saturday at the state Capitol to protest the law.

(The Associated Press)

Let's Jam! $60 Private Music Lessons Package with Firehouse Guitars Atlanta, ages 7+ (40% off)

Let's Jam! $60 Private Music Lessons Package with Firehouse Guitars Atlanta, ages 7+ (40% off)

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Hall unemployment lower than Georgia rate in May

Hall unemployment lower than Georgia rate in May

ATLANTA -- The unemployment rate in Metro Atlanta rose to 9.7 percent in May 2011, according to Georgia labor commissioner Mark Butler.

This is up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.6 percent in April.

Butler said the rate rose for two reasons. More than 21,000 new job seekers entered the labor force, but only about 15,000 of them found jobs. Also, Atlanta had a net loss of 900 jobs; an increase of 1,100 jobs in manufacturing and construction was offset by a loss of 2,000 service-related jobs.

The lowest area unemployment rate, at 7.2 percent, was recorded in Metro Athens, while the highest was in the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha region in the Dublin area, at 12 percent.

Hall County's unemployment rate was 7.9 percent.

May marked the 46th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.1 percent, up from 9 percent in April.

Study: Metro Atlanta full of young brainpower

ATLANTA -- Metro Atlanta has a pretty solid concentration of young brainpower, according to a new On Numbers study.

Atlanta ranked 48th out of 385 American metros with 25.3 percent of its population between ages 18-34 in possession of a bachelor's degree or higher. This equates to about 330,270 locals with a bachelor's or higher.

Georgia's major metros and their young brainpower ranking:

Atlanta -- 48
Warner Robins -- 96
Athens -- 105
Savannah -- 135
Macon -- 198
Valdosta -- 212
Gainesville -- 239
Columbus -- 253
Augusta -- 258
Albany -- 360
Dalton -- 373

Sesión de Entrevistas con SunTrust Bank -- Interview Session with SunTrust Bank

Sesión de Entrevistas con SunTrust Bank --  Interview Session with SunTrust Bank

Atlanta, GA --  (English Below)  La Asociación Latinoamericana  y SunTrust Bank ofrecerán una sesión de entrevistas el jueves 23 de junio de 2011 de 10 a.m. a 3 p.m. SunTrust está buscando candidatos para los puestos de cajeros y representantes de finanzas. Para inscribirse envía su hoja de vida a jyactayo@thelaa.org.

Para más información, llama al 404-638-1837.

Where: Latin American Association, 2750 Buford Highway Atlanta, GA 30324

Contact: Jesús Yactayo, jyactayo@thelaa.org, 404-638-1837

Acerca de la Asociación Latinoamericana

La Asociación Latinoamericana ayuda a individuos familias latinas a lograr sus aspiraciones de progreso académico, social y económico.  Logramos esto trabajando a través de colaboraciones comunitarias y programas directos que tienen como enfoque el éxito académico de los jóvenes, la educación y la prevención, y a través de servicios para familias con necesidades urgentes. La LAA ofrece servicios de empleo, inmigración y traducción tanto como programas para jóvenes, clases de computación, clases para padres y clases de inglés y español. Para más información visite nuestra página web: www.thelaa.org.