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3 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Preservationists cry foul over potential demolition of 20 Hilliard St.

The two-story building at 20 Hilliard St. has served a variety of purposes over the decades.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

King has overseen dramatic gains at the Zoo

If you've watched the giraffes having dinner or the carnivores cavorting, chances are you've been at Zoo Atlanta recently.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jewish Journal

David Gregory's Jewish book plans

David Gregory attends NBC News Education Nation Job One Panel Discussion at Georgia Aquarium on May 7, 2012 in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Atlanta, GA, US News

MyFoxAtlanta

Police: body found in Hapeville

A recent rash of copper thefts at DeKalb County Schools have led DeKalb County Police to a different approach in looking for the thieves.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Violent Crime

WTOP-FM Washington

College Football Hall of Fame finds high-tech home

Visitors to the new College Football Hall of Fame will find 100-year-old artifacts have found a new home in the digital age.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 8/22/14: Movie studios as far as the eye can see, forever and ever

Atlanta developer Jim Jacoby is partnering with MBS3, a Los Angeles-based production studio affiliated with filmmaker James Cameron, to help develop what he says will be the Southeast's largest movie studio along Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Gwinnett County.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia man gets life sentence in teen's shooting death

Fulton County prosecutors say a man who claimed self-defense in a teen's shooting death has been sentenced to life in prison.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

The Wichita Eagle

Georgia-based relief agency fights Ebola outbreak

As the Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to escalate, MAP International is sharpening its focus on getting medical aid to where it is needed most.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

The Raw Story

Frightening footage shows Georgia man shooting and nearly killing cop during traffic stop

Police in Alpharetta, Georgia released frightening dashcam footage of an officer being shot seven times during a near-fatal traffic stop in April 2013 that, surprisingly, sidelined him for less than a year, and surviving during an April 2013 traffic stop, WSB-TV reported on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MDJonline.com

Acworth Cabela's to mark opening Aug. 21

Customers will be greeted by this grand walkway that breaks off into various departments of the new Cabela's Outfitters store in Acworth when it opens Aug. 21. Opening day will kick off with crowd entertainment, including a DJ, giveaways and trivia games at 8 a.m. The opening ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m., where the grand-opening ribbon will be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Acworth, GA, Games, Party Game, Atlanta, GA

Science Daily

Fish and coral smell a bad neighborhood: Marine protected areas might ...

Pacific corals and fish can both smell a bad neighborhood, and use that ability to avoid settling in damaged reefs.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Georgia Tech

MyFoxAtlanta

4 arrested in Cherokee Co. drug bust

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office confirms four arrests have been made in a drug bust at a Canton home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Cherokee County, GA, Canton, GA, Atlanta, GA

WTEN-TV Albany

2 American Ebola patients discharged from hospital

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

KWQC-TV Davenport

Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

American Ebola patients to be released from hospital

The only two confirmed U.S. Ebola patients were expected to be discharged soon, Emory University Hospital in Atlanta stated Thursday.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Emory University

CBS News

Dr. Kent Brantly being released from Atlanta hospital after Ebola treatment

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia have scheduled a news conference for Thursday morning to discuss their discharge, while an aid group said one of them has recovered.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Atlanta families to hold #March4Peace this Saturday in support of #Ferguson

Atlanta families will take to the streets in downtown Atlanta this Saturday, August 23, to support the families of Ferguson , MO.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Daily World

Election training offeredElection training offeredFree seminars for...

Election training offered Free seminars for candidates will be offered in Lafayette and Alexandria.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, US News, Tea Party

WYFF-TV Greenville

Sneak peek: College Football Hall of Fame

The president and CEO of the new College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta talks to WYFF News 4 at Noon's Geoff Hart before opening to the public on Saturday, Aug. 23. WITH THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON ABOUT TO START... THERE'S AN EXCITING NEW ATTRACTION FOR PIGSKIN FANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY... AND IT'S RIGHT NEXT DOOR..

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

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