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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 $219,900 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Atlanta information.

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1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Driver of stolen car rams Atlanta police cruiser head-on

Authorities say a police officer was injured when a suspect rammed a stolen car into the officer's cruiser south of Atlanta.

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4 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Lucid FC twins say goodbye to ATL

It's fitting that Chet and Betts DeHart's favorite film is the French classic The Red Balloon .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

KBS Real Estate to buy Atlantic Station tower for almost $133 million

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust has agreed to buy Atlantic Station's 171 17th Street - the Wells Fargo tower - for about $133 million.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Federal carbon rule hearing in Atlanta attracts crowds of supporters, opponents

Downtown Atlanta took on a circus atmosphere Tuesday as groups on both sides of a proposed federal rule on carbon emissions staged rallies, held press conferences and paraded activists before microphones to testify during an all-day public hearing.

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Business Journal

Lawsuit: Westminster Schools discriminated against older, white teachers

Three former long-time teachers at The Westminster Schools claim Atlanta's second-largest private school fired them "in favor of a younger, more diverse faculty."

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Council hears pitch for tax measure on November ballot

For more than two hours Tuesday morning, Columbus Council listened to three experts from Atlanta outlining the advantages of Tax Allocation Districts, an economic development tool that allows newly created tax revenue to be plowed back into specially designated areas for infrastructure improvements to encourage redevelopment.

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Planetizen

Public Projects at Crossroads: Bellwood Quarry and Atlanta Civic Center

While the plan to transform the Bellwood Quarry into Westside Reservoir Park waits, as it has done for eight years, an Atlanta councilmember proposes locating the endangered Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center near the site.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Three things Monday Night Brewing learned in three years

From 5-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Monday Night Brewing will celebrate three years of business .

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GPB.org

EPA Holds 'Clean Power Plan' Hearings in Atlanta

An estimated 400 people will officially weigh in on the EPA's proposed "Clean Power Plan" in Atlanta over the next two days.

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Examiner.com

Four children left in SUV: Woman charged after runaway car hits 4 children

Atlanta police have charged a mom who allegedly left four children in hot SUV and DPS have charged a woman whose runaway vehicle struck four children.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KUT-FM Austin

In Black America Podcast: Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line - Part II

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents highlights of the Civil Rights Summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 .

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Business Journal

a Piedmont Park looks to add restaurant, expand outdoor dining space

The Piedmont Park Conservancy recently submitted an application in Atlanta to reconfigure its community center for an additional restaurant and more patio space.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Long-jumping dogs make a splash in dock diving contest

More than 150 dogs made a splash at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta, competing to qualify for the "Dock Dogs" World Championship.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Atlanta, Buckhead condo selected for HGTV's Urban Oasis

Knoxville, Tenn.-based HGTV has chosen the city of Atlanta as home of its Urban Oasis 2014.

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Universe Today

Annual Atlanta Star Party Coming Soon

If you happen to be attending DragonCon or just live near Atlanta, come and listen to some fantastic speakers and help do astronomy research and education at the Annual Atlanta Star Party! Where: The Emory University Math and Physics Department hosts the celebration at The Emory Math & Science Center, 400 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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Business Journal

Winston Churchill paintings to debut in Atlanta

Two-time British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is known for his military leadership.

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MDJonline.com

Author to give talk on history of Rich's Department Store Aug. 3

Author Jeff Clemmons will give a talk on "Rich's: A Southern Institution," his first book on the recently published history of Rich's Department Store, at 3 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Smyrna Library, 100 Village Green Circle in Smyrna.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times

Student, professor examine Lanier, Flat Creek for water quality

Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.

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Star-Telegram.com

New museum in Cleburne remembers Scarlett, Rhett

It changed her life forever. After 30 years of amassing a 6,000-piece collection including a rare, signed first printing of the novel, Rogers began to share her treasures earlier this month with the grand opening of the Gone with the Wind Remembered Museum and gift shop.

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CNN

Whale Shark

I made a recent business trip to Atlanta and made a point to visit the Georgia Aquarium.

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