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  1. Re: White Lady Jailed For Yelling At Cops Questioning Black Man Wins Suit | News OneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOne

    Amy Elizabeth Barnes , a white grassroots activist from Marietta, Georgia, won $100,000 in a federal case against Cobb County. She was placed behind bars for yelling "Cobb police suck" and "F-k the police" as she cycled by them while they were questioning a black man two years ago, according to WSB-TV .

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  2. A divided city mourns the deaths of two NYC police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... William J. Bratton said the officers were "quite simply assassinated." During an August 2011 plea hearing in Cobb County, Georgia, he was asked: "Have you ever been a patient in a mental institution or under the care of a psychiatrist or ...

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  3. Man Wanted in Forsyth Arrested After SWAT Standoff in Sandy SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    Sandy Springs police have charged a 21-year-old Marietta man who was wanted in Forsyth County with armed robbery following a standoff Sunday morning. Matthew Weber was taken into custody after a standoff with the North Metro SWAT team, which occurred in a wooded area near Roswell Road at Northridge Road.

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  4. Man found unresponsive in truck later diesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTVC

    Cobb County police spokesman Dana Pierce says witness told investigators a white 2007 Ford truck was rolling down Barrett Lakes Boulevard in Kennesaw at a slow speed before it veered from the road and continued into a wooded area. Pierce says witnesses tried coming to the man's aid but he was unresponsive.

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  5. New York mourns deaths of 2 officersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... William J. Bratton said the officers were "quite simply assassinated." During an August 2011 plea hearing in Cobb County, Georgia, he was asked: "Have you ever been a patient in a mental institution or under the care of a psychiatrist or ...

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  6. First Slice 12/21/14: NYPD shooter lived in Georgia, was wanted in Cobb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    New York law enforcement authorities say the man who "assassinated" officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in Brooklyn last night last lived in Georgia . The suspect, who later shot and killed himself, was also wanted in Cobb County .

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  7. Abducted 6-year-old girl returned homeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    On Sunday morning an Amber Alert was issued to find the girl, police were able to detain Robert Troy Delong and are interviewing him.

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  8. Traton Homes Continues Annual Tradition of Stuffing-a-Bus for Cobb ChristmasRead the original story

    Friday | Patch.com

    On Dec. 10, 2014, Traton Homes continued its annual tradition of stuffing a Cobb Community Transit Bus with toys for Cobb Christmas, Inc. Thanks to the support of its employees, vendors and the local community, Traton Homes received over $8,000 in donations to "Stuff-a-Bus" with nearly one thousand toys to help local families in need. "We have been a member of the Cobb County community for more than 40 years and are delighted to partner with Cobb Christmas to help spread cheer to our neighbors this season ," said Kimberly Garwood, director of marketing at Traton Homes.

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  9. Amber Alert Issued for 6 Year Old Alexandria Delong Missing Since...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Scared Monkeys

    Amber Alert Issued for 6 Year Old Alexandria Delong Missing Since 12/20/14 in Austell, GA An AMBER ALERT has been issued for missing 6 year old Alexandria Delong . She was last seen on Saturday, December 20, 2014 in Austell, Georgia.

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  10. Know Before You Go: Restaurant Scores in DouglasvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The senior at Lassiter had just finished giving a presentation when he collapsed at his desk, Cobb County Schools told FOX 5 Atlanta.

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  11. Salvation Army falling short of $305K red kettle goalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Salvation Army volunteer Bruce Brinkman rings his bell Saturday morning at the Kroger off Lower Roswell Road in East Cobb, waving to people he has met over the last four years collecting donations during the holidays.

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  12. Independent physicians under attack, says doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... priority, he said. "We have no choice but to sell out," he said. Huffman said the best general surgery group in Cobb County sold out to WellStar a year ago, while WellStar wants his group to sell, along with a radiology group. "Where does it end?" ...

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  13. Deaf mother, advocate earns degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Kelly Hyder-Stockdale, who is deaf, is a December graduate of Kennesaw State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.

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  14. Offensive Player of the Year: Mount Paran's Walker prospers with pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... A private-school state championship at the Georgia Dome. Mount Paran was looking for its first championship, and Cobb County had not won a state title in football since 1967. The Eagles also needed to avoid a trap game after they had beaten Eagle's ...

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  15. Defensive Player of the Year: Rochester a force on defensive front lineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... cause a turnover, and I cause a turnover, and we're up 14 points." Rochester, the 2014 Marietta Daily Journal/Cobb County Defensive Football Player of the Year, had many more big plays before the season was over. In his second year as a starter for ...

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  16. Coach of the Year: Jordan's Eagles in rarefied airRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Mount Paran Christian football coach Mitch Jordan led the Eagles to the Class A private-school state championship, bringing Cobb County its first title in the sport in nearly a half-century.

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  17. Pizza. Paper plates. Pajamas.: Family in west Cobb makes Christmas a very casual affairRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... who attends Louisiana State University and 16-year-old Jack who attends Harrison High School. She works as a Cobb County substitute teacher. The Hughes and Griffins have been best friends since they met in 1995. The Hughes, from Pennsylvania, and ...

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  18. Georgia student dies after completing presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News 12 WRDW

    A spokesman for the Cobb County school system says Lassiter High School senior Arjun Chopra returned to his desk after completing a presentation for one of his finals and then collapsed. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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  19. Student Dies at School, Rockin' Christmas House, Mother Charged With...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh say they can't pay $1million in medical bills incurred when police threw a grenade in their son's crib. The senior at Lassiter had just finished giving a presentation when he collapsed at his desk, Cobb County Schools told FOX 5 Atlanta.

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  20. Cobb teacher writes book, gives backRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MDJonline.com

    ... to college for four years. Ryan Neumann, 31, of Atlanta is an online content specialist for English in the Cobb County Virtual Academy, a program offered by the school district allowing students to take online courses in addition to their daytime ...

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