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8 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

ChattComm, land-use decisions delayed by Dunwoody council

Dunwoody's current intergovernmental agreement with the Chattahoochee River 911 Authority, or ChatComm, and the appeal of a previously approved plat on Vernon Lake Drive were hot topics of discussion at last week's council meeting.

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Related Topix: Dunwoody, GA, Dunwoody (Dunwoody, GA)

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

12 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Aug 19, 2014,

More than 1500 people rallied and marched in Downtown Atlanta on Aug. 18 to protest the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Downtown (Atlanta, GA), Decatur, GA

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Georgia Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found In Carry-On At Midway

A 35-year-old man from Georgia was arrested at Midway International Airport on Monday, after security screeners found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage.

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Related Topix: Clarkston, GA

17 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

DeKalb County District Attorney recognized with award

Staff / Katherine Frye / DeKalb District Attorney Robert James looks over some paperwork in his office at the DeKalb County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Russia Taday

Teens launch phone app to keep tabs on police brutality

Police brutality may seem like a subject best handled by lawmakers and political advocates, but three teenagers from Georgia are hoping to shed light on the problem and promote good behavior with a new app they've developed.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Decatur, GA

Daily Kos

Police Misconduct? There's an app for that

In Decatur Georgia, three high school siblings have developed and launched a mobile app that gives citizens a voice in their encounters with law enforcement officials.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA, US News, Liberal Political News

USA Today

Ad watch: Nunn attacks Perdue's corporate record

Ad watch: Nunn attacks Perdue's corporate record In Georgia Senate race, Democrat Michelle Nunn goes after Republican David Perdue's business record.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA, Outsourcing

BioSpace

Expression Therapeutics Selects To Support Cell Line Development For...

TUCKER, Ga. & ROCKVILLE, Md.-- --Expression Therapeutics LLC, a biotechnology company developing high expression factor VIII technologies, together with ABL, Inc., a biomedical contract research and manufacturing organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, announced today an agreement whereby ABL will perform cell line development studies to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tucker, GA

CBS Atlanta

2 children, 3 adults hurt when deck collapses

Authorities say two children and three adults are recovering from injuries after a deck collapsed at an apartment complex just northeast of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: North Atlanta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WCTI

Step into the new era of food halls

Chef Yiquan Gu opened Gu's Bistro in a suburban Atlanta strip mall in 2010 because he was tired of working for other people.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta, GA, Life, Chinese Cuisine, Food, Gwinnett County, GA, Seafood

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Leo Frank Lynched

ADL monument 90th anniversary of founding, October 20, 2003, Mount Carmel Cemetery; Georgia historical marker, lynching site, 1200 Roswell Street, Marietta, GA 30060 Leo Max Frank was a Jewish-American factory superintendent whose murder conviction and extrajudicial hanging in 1915 by a lynch mob planned and led by prominent citizens in Marietta, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Prison, Brooklyn (Atlanta, GA), North Atlanta, GA

ThinkProgress

These 3 Teenagers Created An App To Hold Police Accountable

Three high school students have developed a mobile app to hold police accountable in communities nationwide.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Prison, Decatur, GA, US News, Liberal Political News

Cross Roads News

Free screenings, job interviews at fair

Free health screenings and job opportunities will be available on Aug. 16 at DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson's Health, Wellness and Job Fair at the House of Hope/Greater Travelers Rest Church in Decatur.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cross Roads News

Schools need healthy restroom environment

Three years ago, a national trade magazine featured an article in its August edition titled "Back to School Starts With Bathrooms."

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Decatur, GA

Cross Roads News

Commissioners' appointments round out East Metro CID ...

CrossRoadsNews Publisher and Editor Jennifer Parker and McDonald's operator Van Jakes are the newest members of the mega East Metro CID board.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

Cross Roads News

Salem Middle School students head back to class on Aug. 11 in...

Salem Middle School students head back to class on Aug. 11 in Lithonia as the new school year begins.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lithonia, GA, Family, Kids, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Druid Hills (Atlanta, GA), Redan, GA

Examiner.com

The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta August 18-24, 2014

It's time to find the blues in and around Atlanta for the coming week. Hope you're ready to get out and support great live blues and our fantastic blues clubs! Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Sandy Springs (Sandy Springs, GA), Georgia, Tucker, GA

Cross Roads News

South DeKalb YMCA green space proposal makes ...

On Aug. 3, I attended the walking tour of the South DeKalb YMCA proposed green space project.

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Cross Roads News

Task force ditches effort to change ...

Members of the DeKalb County Operations Task Force will now focus their efforts on improving the existing government framework.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia State University

Cross Roads News

Jazz tribute to Sugarfoot Bonner

Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner of the Ohio Players died in 2013. The Aug. 16 jazz/funk tribute includes saxophonist Derwin Daniels and vocalist Anita Canada.

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Related Topix: Funk, Lithonia, GA, Jazz

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