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According to police, the robbers shot the store owner in the chest and stole some cash.

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Related Topix: Lithonia, GA

2 hrs ago | GPB.org

Dad Says New Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough

Earlier this week, Congressman Scott Perry, R - Pennsylvania, filed a bill that would remove therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol, also known as CBD, from the definition of marijuana under federal law.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Stone Mountain, GA, Representative Paul Broun, David Scott, Democrat

3 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides.

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Related Topix: Stone Mountain, GA, Autos

8 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

DeKalb's Interim CEO May reviews year on the job, future goals

Everyday Lee May wakes up with one mission on his mind: Restoring the faith of DeKalb County residents.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education Etc.

8 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

Voices of Faith's 50+ Ministry awards scholarships to college-bound students

A future physical therapist, architect, civil engineer and global neonatal nurse are getting a helping hand with college, thanks the 50+ Ministry at Voices of Faith Ministries, whose main campus is in Stone Mountain.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Stone Mountain, GA, Southern University, Georgia Southern University

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Gwinnett BrandsMart USA closing

BrandsMart USA says it will close its location at 2918 Buford Drive in Buford south of Interstate 85 within 60 days, reports Gwinnett Daily Post.

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Related Topix: Ellenwood, GA

14 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Creekwood Hills' Night Out honors late activist

The Night Out observance by Creekwood Hills on Aug. 5 will pay tribute to Robert Foster Sr., a community activist who died in February.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

14 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Children enrolling in child care or public or private school must...

Children entering child care, Head Start, pre-k, middle school, college or a Georgia school for the first time can get a range of back-to-school services from the DeKalb Board of Health.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Vaccinations, Health, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Decatur, GA

14 hrs ago | GPB.org

The King Of Pops: From Indie Food Cart To Atlanta Icon

How do you create an Atlanta icon? For the owner of one of the city's most venerable indie food businesses, it started with getting laid off.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Family, Kids, Avondale Estates, GA

16 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Employers needed for Watson job fair

Employers with job openings are needed to participate in DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson's fourth annual "Community Check-Up" Health, Wellness and Job Fair on Aug. 16. The 10 a.m.-to-2 p.m. event takes place at the House of Hope/Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Decatur.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

GPB.org

For Refugees, A Clarkston Summer Camp Helps Smooth The Transition

Susan Rai, 10, makes a volcano at summer camp. It's a camp for recently-arrived refugee kids in Clarkston, Ga.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Clarkston, GA

Business Journal

Doraville lingerie store owner gets prison time for bribery

Moon Lingerie owner Jae Jun Bae was sentenced Wednesday to one year and one day in prison for offering bribes to Doraville employees in exchange for a zoning modification.

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Related Topix: Doraville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Duluth, GA

The Times-Tribune

Last of Enola Gay crew members dies

Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, a navigator who on Aug. 6, 1945, guided the Enola Gay over Hiroshima to drop the first nuclear bomb in the history of warfare, died Monday at an assisted living facility in Stone Mountain, Ga.

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Related Topix: Stone Mountain, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/30/14: Braves to announce development team for mixed-use complex near stadium

Atlanta Braves officials are soon expected to reveal the developers who will help build the $400-million mixed-use project adjacent to the team's proposed stadium in Cobb County.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Georgia Faces

Tree care class Arborist, landscaper summer training symposium slated ...

Selecting trees for small spaces will be one of many topics covered at the Arborist/Landscaper Summer Training Symposium.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Decatur, GA, Agriculture

Business Journal

Lithonia woman charged with taking $355K from Georgia Medicaid

The owner of Brighter Futures Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., is accused of billing fraudulently $355,000 from Georgia Medicaid.

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Related Topix: Lithonia, GA, Decatur, GA

Yahoo!

Last surviving crewmember of Enola Gay dies

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Stone Mountain, GA

WTVC

Latest Georgia news, sports, business and entertainment

Law enforcement officials in Florida say a 9-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered when she was hit by a plane that crash-landed on the beach where she was walking with her father.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Fort Stewart, GA, Liberty County, GA, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Decatur, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Time

Childish Gambino Mans Up, Declares Himself 'The Best Rapper' Alive

Better known to some as Donald Glover, the multitalented entertainer called out Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q during a show in Sydney.

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Related Topix: Donald Glover, Childish Gambino, Stone Mountain, GA

CNN

Last Enola Gay crewman dies

Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Stone Mountain, GA

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