City closer to selling Underground Atlanta to developer

ATLANTA (AP) -- The city of Atlanta is nearing the sale of Underground Atlanta to a South Carolina-based developer. News outlets report the board of directors of Invest Atlanta approved a master plan of Underground Atlanta by WRS Real Estate Investments of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. This means the city can now close the deal, which is planned by the end of the month.

St. Louis mayoral race holds lessons for black candidates

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A generation after St. Louis elected its first African-American mayor, many in the black community are convinced that unchecked egos cost them the chance to regain leadership of the racially divided city. Lyda Krewson, 64, a white alderwoman, defeated black city Treasurer Tishaura Jones by fewer than 900 votes in Tuesday's all-important Democratic primary. St.