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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

U.S. prepares to receive two American aid workers stricken with Ebola

In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

The medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's chokehold on a New York City man last month caused his death.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

ABC News

2 Ebola Victims to Be Treated at Atlanta Hospital

Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Emory University

KAUZ

Women in military drink less than civilians

Women who serve in the U.S. military are less likely to drink alcohol than their civilian peers, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Business Journal

Two Atlantans get prison time for ID fraud at UGA and Emory

Two Atlantans were sentenced Friday for stealing the identities of Emory University and The University of Georgia law students to apply for student loans.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta (North Atlanta, GA), Emory University, University of Georgia

Cincinnati.com

Airline travelers are not being screened for Ebola

Federal health officials urge airline crews to isolate passengers who show symptoms of Ebola if they have recently traveled to countries suffering an outbreak of the often fatal disease.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Guinea, World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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: Atlanta, GA, Family, Kids, Avondale Estates, GA, Dekalb County, GA

Business Journal

Forsyth becoming high-tech center of its own

Forsyth County's technology industry has traditionally basked in the glow of Alpharetta's reputation as one of the nation's leading high-tech centers.

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Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA

The Age

Peanut executive targeted in poisoning trial

Atlanta: With a shipping deadline fast approaching, an employee at the Peanut Corp of America plant in Blakely, Georgia, wanted to know what should be done with an order that hadn't been tested for salmonella.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Blakely, GA, Early County, GA, Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Prison

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

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Emory University Hospital in Atlanta will receive a patient with Ebola. The patient will be transported to the special facility containment unit at the hospital.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Examiner.com

World War I resources at the National Archives at Atlanta

World War I resources at the National Archives at Atlanta offer valuable historical data.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, History in the News, Morrow, GA, Clayton County, GA, Cornell University, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

3 charged in heroin death of 20-year-old woman

Sebastian Andrade was indicted for the offense of concealing the death of another, according to officials with the Fulton County District Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA

WPBF

Source: Infected Americans to be evacuated

With the word there was only enough of an experimental serum available to one of two American charity workers in Liberia infected with Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Dr. Kent Brantly made the sacrifice.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WTOC-TV Savannah

Driver says she was nearly killed by sledgehammer

An Atlanta motorist says she feels lucky to be alive after a sledgehammer flew through her window on one of Georgia's busiest freeways.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Examiner.com

Garth Brooks announces his second world tour stop

NOVEMBER 04: Musician Garth Brooks performs onstage during the 51st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at Music City Center on November 4, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Examiner.com

Monsterama brings horror classics, monster movies to Atlanta this weekend

This weekend Atlanta's newest convention, Monsterama , celebrates classic horror and the fantastic with an exciting list of guests representing an interesting cross-section of film, literature, and art experiences and is preparing to welcome guests who enjoy horror and the fantastic.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Arts, Literature, Horror Movies, Dracula Has Risen from the Grave

Medical Daily

Health Benefits Of Onions: 5 Surprising Ways Onions Can Cleanse Your Body To Eliminate Disease

Eating an onion a day can keep the doctor away by cleansing and detoxifying the body to prevent and treat ailments - from diabetes to heart disease - boosting your health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Health, Halitosis, Life, Food, Vegetables, Johns Creek, GA, Supplement, Quercetin

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Atlanta's not a world-class city

There's nothing like living in a "world-class" city. And by some accounts, Atlantans do.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Downtown (Atlanta, GA), Travel, us Travel, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

The State

Wednesday Clemson recruiting notes

WR Jayson Stanley of Fairburn, GA was offered by Oregon Wednesday. He recently released a top five of Clemson, Georgia, Auburn, Miami and Oregon.

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Related Topix: Fairburn, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Times

Fire truck in training accident posed problems for previous owner

The previous owner had issues with the fire truck involved in a July 22 incident that injured three Hall County firefighters.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Fire, Atlanta, GA, Gainesville, GA

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