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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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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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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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The Times-Herald

Heroin use on the rise in suburbia

Editor's note: This is the first in a series on the spread of drug addiction, including prescription pills, heroin and other opiates in Coweta County.

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The Macon Telegraph

Civil War re-enactors honor role of black soldiers

It's similar to the uniform his ancestors wore before him. A history major, Greer, 27, has traced eight of his relatives to federal regiments during the War between the States.

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Examiner.com

Man shot to death: Family and friends seek answers after woman killed by police

Atlanta police are investigating the murder of a man and GBI is investigating the deadly shooting of a armed and distraught woman by Henry County police.

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Dalton Daily Citizen

Plan could cut flooding, stormwater damage in Dalton

On a recent day, McClellan Creek flowed gently through Harlan Godfrey Civitan Park.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Lady Gaga transforms into giant octopus in most outrageous outfit to...

We're used to seeing Lady Gaga in some seriously weird get-up but this look has left us shell-shocked.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Huckaby: Aftermath of Battle for Atlanta is interesting history

We have just passed the 150th anniversary of the Battle for Atlanta, which occurred during the recent unpleasantness between the North and the South.

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Stars and Stripes

The Civil War destroyed - and recreated - Atlanta

Image 1: the Five Points MARTA station, where thousands of people exit and enter daily.

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Balloon Juice

Atlanta Pro-Israel Protesters Bring Assault Rifles, Handguns, Call Islam Religion Of Death

There's been a lot of attention placed on antisemitism at Palestinian solidarity rallies, particularly in Europe .

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