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2 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

The Virginian-Pilot

Last Enola Gay crewman, Theodore Van Kirk, 93, dies

Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk visits a veteran's group at the Golden Corral in Macon, Ga.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA

KNUS-AM Aurora

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

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

The State

Arizona Cardinals defensive end, former Gamecock Abraham charged with DUI

He was arrested and charged June 29 with driving under the influence, according to the DeKalb County, Georgia, online judicial system, nfl.com reported.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Decatur's Westchester Elementary re-opens for 2014-15 school year

A former elementary school that has served as housing for City Schools of Decatur's central office for the past 10 years will once again be an institution for learning starting with the upcoming 2014-15 school year.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yumsugar

Your Sun Noodle Ramen Craving Just Got More Intense

Supplier of Momofuku Noodle Bar, Ivan Ramen, Ramen Burger, and many more famous ramen joints in the US, Sun Noodle has the reputation of being the best, most authentic take on Japanese ramen, and the people can't get enough of it, including us.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Decatur, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Civil War re-enactors honor role of black soldiers

Marvin-Alonzo Greer proudly donned the blue uniform of a federal soldier in the Civil War during a recent Juneteenth celebration at Atlanta Cyclorama.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College, African-American, US Military, US Navy, University of Georgia West Georgia State

Statesboro Herald

Police Report - 7-26-14; A man told police someone threw a brick through his car window.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Norcross, GA, Stone Mountain, GA, Screven County, GA, Newington, GA

Patch.com

Dunwoody Says 911 Service Has Improved

Since taking control of its 911 service, the City of Dunwoody has dramatically lowered response times, according to a 11Alive.com report.

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On Common Ground News

Rep. Johnson announces $50K grant for Clarkston Community Center

The Clarkston Community Center Foundation, Inc. will receive a $50,000 Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant, Congressman Hank Johnson announced this week.

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Related Topix: Clarkston, GA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

On Common Ground News

McNair's STEM camp sparks creativity, promotes careers for students

A select group of students at McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur received the opportunity to catch a glimpse of STEM-related careers, thanks to DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson and global company, CH2M Hill.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA, Inventions, Science / Technology, Family, Kids

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