Apr 17, 2024 - News

Five-ish Points: Microsoft buys land for data center

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⚖️ A man who created a fake Black Lives Matter group to steal money from donors was convicted on wire fraud and money laundering charges. (WSB)

💰 Microsoft purchased 136 acres for $52.5 million in South Fulton County to build another data center, despite its planned mixed-use campus in Atlanta being on hold. (AJC)

A detainee died Sunday while in custody at the DeKalb County Jail, the second in-custody death for the jail so far this year. (Decaturish)

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