A preliminary rendering of a new Braves spring-training complex in Sarasota County, Fla. (Sarasota County government)
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5 things to know today: Board weighs Braves deal today; John Lewis might skip Trump’s Capitol Hill speech: Chastain Park concerts in 2017

1. Sarasota County board weighs Braves deal today. The Braves will find out this afternoon what Sarasota County commissioners think of a 27-page term sheet that outlines many key elements of a proposed deal for a new spring-training complex in the southwest Florida county. [Read here]

2. John Lewis might skip Donald Trump’s first Capitol Hill speech. Six weeks after engaging in a personal and very public tiff with President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Atlanta, declined to say whether he’ll attend Trump’s address before a joint session of Congress Tuesday. [Read here]

3. Chastain Park Amphitheatre 2017 lineup spotlights Paul Simon, Sheryl Crow. Plenty of classic rock – and a nod to the New Wave of the ‘80s – highlights the 2017 Delta Live Nation Concert Series A at Chastain Park Amphitheatre. [Read here]

4. SuperShuttle pulling out of Atlanta. Shared-ride airport shuttle operator SuperShuttle is pulling out of Atlanta, after facing stiff competition from ride-share services Uber and Lyft. [Read here]

5. Fog, then cloudy skies and patchy rain. Drivers only have fog and light rain to worry about the next few hours. “There’s not a fog advisory,” Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Karen Minton said. “But just be cautious of some lowered visibility in a few spots.” [Read here]


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