Shady politics surrounding Atlanta sporting venues are becoming the norm, according to a report by the AJC. Tuesday, a contingent of unhappy DeKalb residents showed up to the county's commission meeting. But they weren't permitted to make comment before a vote was held to approve a deal allowing Atlanta United Football Club to develop a large swath of land off of Memorial Drive for a practice facility and headquarters. Dissenting voices in the 4-3 vote cited concerns about spending public funds to facilitate private development. When have we heard that before?
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