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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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59 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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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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