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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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40 min ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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Science Daily

Anemia: One-minute point-of-care test shows promise in new study

A simple point-of-care testing device for anemia could provide more rapid diagnosis of the common blood disorder and allow inexpensive at-home self-monitoring of persons with chronic forms of the disease. About a third of the population is at risk for anemia, which can cause neurocognitive deficits in children, organ failure and less serious effects such as chronic fatigue.

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Patch.com

Re-Branded Taste of Buckhead Begins Sept. 18

Buckhead gourmands will be treated to samples of approximately 30 local restaurants and a selection of over 50 wines and beers during the re-branded Taste of Buckhead event on Sept. 18. Neighbor Newspapers reports that the event, which consolidates all the food and drink under one roof at The Buckhead Theatre at 3110 Roswell Road, was formerly known as "A Taste of Buckhead Business."

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Atlanta firefighter, who was shot by police, arrested along with his wife

An Atlanta firefighter, who was shot during an alleged armed confrontation with police, was arrested along with his wife, police said. An Atlanta firefighter, who was shot during an alleged armed confrontation with police, was arrested along with his wife, police said.

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Patch.com

Vigil Held for Slain Toddler, Uncle Charged in Death

Family members at a Thursday night vigil for slain 2-year-old say the toddler's shooting death was an accident, although DeKalb County Police have charged the boy's uncle with murder. FOX Atlanta reports Kammari Lewis , also known as "Cuddy," was shot and killed while his aunt and uncle were babysitting him Monday at his home on Third Street.

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Patch.com

Fulton County in Partnership with MARTA and the Urban League Will...

Fulton County's Adamsville Workforce Development Career Center will host a Marta Mobility Driver Recruitment on Monday, September 15, 2014. The recruitment for part-time drivers begins at 10:00 a.m. and concludes at 11:30 a.m. The Mondayrecruitment also includes a partnership between MARTA and the Urban League of Greater Atlanta to identify qualified part-time mobility drivers.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quick Bites: Updates on Last Word, Shake Shack, and more

Last Word , the seasonally focused restaurant slated to replace P'cheen at 701 Highland Ave. by the end of September, has added a new co-chef to its roster. Matt Palmerlee , a partner in Athens' the Branded Butcher, is a longtime pal and former Farm 255 collaborator of present chef Eddie Russell , with whom he co-founded The Four Coursemen and Coterie & Tie supper clubs.

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CNN

Why Atlanta is ripe for innovation

It's the second most affordable city in the country, while entrepreneurs in other cities cram themselves into small "hacker hostels" to make ends meet. Over the past five years, the city attracted over $700 million in private investment through InvestAtlanta, and Atlanta added nearly $100 million to its cash reserves.

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Business Journal

2014 Atlanta's Best Places To Work Awards

Doug Davidson, with New South Construction, accepted the Best Places to Work award from Erika James, with Emory University's Goizueta Business School. Seven hundred people jammed the Georgia World Congress Center Friday morning for the 2014 Atlanta's Best Places To Work Awards.

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