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Stevie Wonder is coming to Atlanta

Legendary singer, musician, and songwriter Stevie Wonder is bringing his "Songs in the Key of Life" tour to Atlanta this fall. Wonder will play in 11 cities on his new tour, including a stop at Philips Arena on Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. His 1976 milestone album "Song in the Key of Life" will be the primary focus of the show.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Live Music in Atlanta this week that doesn't require attending Music Midtown

This week we once again have a big week of music. While the majority of people pack themselves into Piedmont Park with the thousands of folks here to attend Music Midtown, here are a few shows taking place at other venues around town.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Police ask public to help solve a murder

Gregory Smith, 47, was found shot to death on August 7, 2010 in his vehicle. Police say Smith was found at the intersection of El Paso Drive and Santa Fe Trail in southwest Atlanta.

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Business Journal

Apartments planned by Atlanta Waterworks

The real estate company is seeking a permit from the city of Atlanta to begin initial site work on the project at 1390 Northside Drive. The property is bordered by one of the Waterworks reservoirs.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

In a sign of just how unusual this summer's weather has become, Phoenix residents lined up Tuesday to fill sandbags in anticipation of potential flooding brought on by the remnants of a powerful Pacific storm. In a sign of just how unusual this summer's weather has become, Phoenix residents lined up Tuesday to fill sandbags in anticipation of potential flooding brought on by the remnants of a powerful Pacific storm.

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Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

A Florida woman charged in the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son is scheduled to make her first appearance in a New Jersey courtroom. A Florida woman charged with killing her 5-year-old son more than 20 years ago in New Jersey has pleaded not guilty.

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CBS Local

Man Gets 20 Years For Gun Battle With Police At School

A gunman who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Michael Brandon Hill, 21, entered the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy near Decatur on Aug. 20, 2013, armed with a rifle patterned after an AK-47 and nearly 500 bullets, according to police.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Braves' new stadium has a name SunTrust Park

The team announced the naming-rights deal at a ceremony Tuesday to officially break ground on the 41,500-seat stadium, which is scheduled to open in 2017. Construction work has already started at the site, while the team finalizes designs of the project.

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Deseret News

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Brantly is scheduled to testify before a Senate panel on the Ebola crisis Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Patch.com

Second Atlanta Police Officer Resigns Due to Alleged Drug Use

Officer Kurt Dralle, who was assigned to the precinct which covers Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, submitted his resignation on Thursday after allegedly failing a drug test . A police spokesman told the AJC that the test was not random, but Dralle had drawn suspicion from officials.

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MDJonline.com

The Fairly Breezy flap ... or - be careful what you argue for'

FROM THE 'BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ARGUE FOR' DEPARTMENT: Starting back in 2011, the attorneys for Fairly Breezy LLC of Cobb argued to the county each year its property tax assessment was too high.

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Patch.com

Buckhead Residents Reboot Retirement With Active Aging

In just 15 years, the youngest of the baby boomers will turn 65 and a record 20 percent of U.S. adults will be age 65-plus -- nearly double the number in 2000. Demographers concur retiring boomers are altering the way society perceives aging and retirement.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Ebonee Kirkwood, Southwest Georgia Public Health District Communicable Disease Specialist

Are your children at risk of contracting a serious respiratory illness? A dangerous virus is spreading fast. If it's not in Georgia yet, it probably will be soon.

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Examiner.com

Police say speed, alcohol contributed to collision that killed two in Gwinnett

One driver was allegedly speeding and another reportedly ran a stop sign, causing a collision that killed two people and injured four others including two children Sunday morning in Gwinnett County. The incident happened around 2:15 a.m. on Buford Highway and Garnett Street near Buford, according to Gwinnett County police .

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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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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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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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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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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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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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