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A young woman dances to the beat of rap music as the enthusiastic crowd cheers during a Community Block Party near the corner of MLK Blvd. and Swanee Quintet Blvd. Friday afternoon May 24, 2013.  The annual event  is a kickoff to summer vacation for community children and is sponsored by the Augusta Recreation, Parks & Facilities Department, JR's Stop & Shop and Perry Broadcasting of Augusta. The event included free food, live performances, radio remotes and giveaways.      Michael Holahan / Staff  MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF
MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF
A young woman dances to the beat of rap music as the enthusiastic crowd cheers during a Community Block Party near the corner of MLK Blvd. and Swanee Quintet Blvd. Friday afternoon May 24, 2013. The annual event is a kickoff to summer vacation for community children and is sponsored by the Augusta Recreation, Parks & Facilities Department, JR's Stop & Shop and Perry Broadcasting of Augusta. The event included free food, live performances, radio remotes and giveaways. Michael Holahan / Staff
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City holds talks on housing violation 'disconnect'
Augusta officials are narrowing in on a fix for the city's problem with unkempt residential properties - only some of which is tied to heavy use of Section 8 vouchers.