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Last Monday, Mayor Shirley Franklin and police Chief Richard Pennington attended a community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church on North Avenue to discuss the police shooting of 88-year-old Kathryn Johnston. Why'd it take a week for the pair to meet with the public? Pennington claims he was unable to get a flight back to Atlanta from a small town up north called New York City. And Mayor Franklin? Perhaps she had difficulty locating an appropriately somber carnation.

ATLANTA POLICE CHIEF RICHARD PENNINGTON AT LINDSAY STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: "Except for vacationing, nothing is more important to me than getting to the bottom of Kathryn Johnston's tragic death." - JOEFF DAVIS
  • Joeff Davis
  • ATLANTA POLICE CHIEF RICHARD PENNINGTON AT LINDSAY STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: "Except for vacationing, nothing is more important to me than getting to the bottom of Kathryn Johnston's tragic death."

On a less infuriating note, Peep Show went to the PetSmart in Smyrna to watch dogs bark their Christmas wish lists to Santa. On Sunday, we stopped by Inman Park's Trolley Barn for a holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM, the only radio station in Atlanta that plays Amy and Benny Goodman.

SARAH THE DOG PETITIONS PETSMART SANTA IN SMYRNA: "I would like a fatter mailman and for all cats to die." - ANDISHEH NOURAEE
  • Andisheh Nouraee
  • SARAH THE DOG PETITIONS PETSMART SANTA IN SMYRNA: "I would like a fatter mailman and for all cats to die."
WRFG RADIO HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER: Jeff Crompton, sampling WRFG's unparalleled selection of music that no one has ever heard of. - JOEFF DAVIS
  • Joeff Davis
  • WRFG RADIO HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER: Jeff Crompton, sampling WRFG's unparalleled selection of music that no one has ever heard of.

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Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
  • Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
  • Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
  • Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
  • Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
  • Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
  • Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
  • Community meeting at the Lindsay Street Baptist Church
Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
  • Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
  • Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
  • Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
  • Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
  • Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM
  • Holiday fundraiser benefitting WRFG-FM

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