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Atlanta, Georgia is located in Fulton County. Zip codes in Atlanta, GA include 30363, 30327, and 30347. The median home price in Atlanta is $218,000 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Atlanta information.

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34 min ago | MyFoxAtlanta

Family searches for kidney donor for father

Reverend Tim Walden has been living with diabetes since he was 5-years-old. Two years ago, doctors determined his kidneys were starting to fail.

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3 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

International terminal back open after suspicious package deemed safe at Atlanta Airport

The departures level at the international terminal at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was briefly shut down on Monday afternoon after a suspicious package was found.

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5 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

R.I.P., Zesto's Drive-In on Ponce de Leon Avenue

Zesto's Drive-In on Ponce de Leon Avenue will soon shut off its neon lights, stop serving ice cream, and no longer hand out slaw dogs, ending a 60-year run at its iconic Old Fourth Ward location. The restaurant's owners last Friday announced that the fast-food eatery had been sold to an "undisclosed buyer" and will officially close on September 20. Jimbo Livaditis, a part-owner of Zesto's six metro Atlanta locations with his brother, Lee, tells CL the unexpected opportunity to sell the restaurant occurred in recent weeks.

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6 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Proposed ordinance could hurt historic preservation efforts, advocates say

Atlanta City Councilman Howard Shook has proposed a change to the City of Atlanta's Subdivision Ordinance that would eliminate a level of protection currently provided for many of Atlanta's historic neighborhoods. The existing ordinance - you can read it here - defines historic neighborhoods as both districts already listed on the National Register of Historic Places and those that are eligible to be listed.

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11 hrs ago | WSB-TV

2014 ONE Music Fest in Atlanta

Contestants vying for the Miss America title showed off some fancy footwear along a New Jersey boardwalk on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

MARTA seeks to develop on top of rail stations

MARTA announced Sunday it is seeking innovative ideas to develop the air rights atop its rail stations as part of its transit-oriented development program. It envisions riders eating meals at indoor markets above MARTA rail stations.

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16 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Angela Kelly photos at Piedmonts MasonScharfenstein Museum of Art

An exhibit by Irish photographer Angela Kelly is on display at the Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art at Piedmont College in Demorest now through Oct. 31. A reception and gallery talk by the artist will be held from 5-7 p.m., Sept. 18. Admission is free and the gallery is located at 567 Georgia Street.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Vibe

Photos: Nas Celebrates His 41st Birthday In Atlanta

Nas turned the big 4-1 today. And after shutting down the ONE Musicfest at the Lakewood Amphitheatre in Atlanta last night , Mr. Jones hit up the city's Compound nightclub to celebrate.

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Examiner.com

Model launches new modeling school in Atlanta

The Pearl Model Agency will officially open Pearl Modeling School on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia under the direction of model, Linda "Pearl" Fils-Aime. The modeling school's mission is to develop, educate, and train future models and leaders.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Loganville family raises money for girl's ear surgeries

Nikki Fitzmayer pesters her older sister and plays with her younger. She loves to sing - especially the songs from the movie "Frozen" - ride her pink tricycle in circles through the family's home and make meals at the girls' mock kitchen.

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The Times

Rudi Kiefer

Just 15 miles northeast of Atlanta, a round granite formation stands 800 feet tall. Stone Mountain generates a lot of questions, but also misconceptions.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 9/14/14: Bill Clinton visited Reynoldstown, ate a hearty breakfast

While you were waiting for your Hot Pocket to finish getting nuked in a gas station microwave, former President Bill Clinton on Saturday shook hands and ate breakfast at Homegrown. Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin yesterday apologized to fans after audio of General Manager Danny Ferry's comments and majority owner Bruce Levenson's racist email were released.

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New Scientist

Ethical trap: robot paralysed by choice of who to save

Can a robot learn right from wrong? Attempts to imbue robots, self-driving cars and military machines with a sense of ethics reveal just how hard this is CAN we teach a robot to be good? Fascinated by the idea, roboticist Alan Winfield of Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK built an ethical trap for a robot - and was stunned by the machine's response. In an experiment, Winfield and his colleagues programmed a robot to prevent other automatons - acting as proxies for humans - from falling into a hole.

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Switched

American Ebola Survivor Kent Brantly Donates Blood To Fellow Missionary Doctor

An American physician who contracted Ebola while working in a West African hospital has received a blood transfusion from another American missionary doctor who survived the disease, hospital officials confirmed Thursday. Physician Richard Sacra, who is being treated at the Nebraska Medical Center's special biocontainment unit, received the blood donation from doctor Kent Brantly, who was treated for Ebola and released from an Atlanta hospital last month.

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New Scientist

Ethical trap: robot paralysed by choice of who to save

Can a robot learn right from wrong? Attempts to imbue robots, self-driving cars and military machines with a sense of ethics reveal just how hard this is CAN we teach a robot to be good? Fascinated by the idea, roboticist Alan Winfield of Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK built an ethical trap for a robot - and was stunned by the machine's response. In an experiment, Winfield and his colleagues programmed a robot to prevent other automatons - acting as proxies for humans - from falling into a hole.

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Murfreesboro Post

VINSON: The great, the bad and the downright ugly: A riddle

Right off, I'll let you know that other than wording in the title this column has nothing to do with actor Clint Eastwood and the Spaghetti Western film that helped catapult him into iconic superstardom. What is craved by kings, forces a skilled survivalist to drop his guard and become lax, and even causes well-educated people to behave in the most depraved manner against their close friends?! A hint at solving this riddle: Each of you are guilty of this on a daily basis - and have been guilty for many years! "Gossiping?" you might answer.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

International Business Times

Ebola Infects Over 4,000 In West Africa

Health workers remove the body of Prince Nyentee, a 29-year-old man whom local residents said died of Ebola virus in Monrovia September 11, 2014. The furious rate of increase puts the cases of Ebola in West Africa, especially Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone exhibit a 49% increase in just the last three weeks, according to Time .

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St. Augustine Record

Cuvier Beak Whale found with debris in stomach

Multiple plastic bags and braided line was discovered in the stomach of a beached whale just north of Fort Matanzas Beach access. Matthew Denny, field coordinator at the Georgia Aquarium Conservation Field Station, said he and his team responded to the report and arrived this week to find a live stranded juvenile male Curvier beaked whale.

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The Detroit News

Hawks apologize for racially charged comments

Atlanta -- The Atlanta Hawks have released an open letter of apology to the team, fans and city of Atlanta, saying the organization "did not do the right thing" to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos.

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CBS Local

Rory McIlroy's Golf Ball Lands In A Guys Pocket

Here at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta the Tour Championship is underway. And its been an interesting two days so far.

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