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2 Ebola victims arrive in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 3:38 p.m.

Low cost carrier to begin flying between Ga., Va.

ATLANTA (AP) — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials say they're welcoming a new low cost carrier that will provide service to Virginia.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 11:31 a.m.

1st piece of Chattahoochee zip line in place

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Work has begun on a zip line that will carry people across the Chattahoochee River at the Georgia-Alabama state line.

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Posted: aug. 01, 2014 10:21 a.m.

Dog fatally shot after attacking Ga. boy, officer

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Athens-Clarke County police say a dog was fatally shot after mauling a 10-year-old boy and attacking a responding officer.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 4:27 p.m.

Deal meets with Latino leaders on immigration

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is reaching out to leaders of the state's Latino community to learn more about unaccompanied minors from Central American nations who are in Georgia, and to share concerns and seek solutions.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 11:04 a.m.

GDOT suspending construction during GA tax holiday

ATLANTA (AP) — State transportation officials say they're planning to suspend road work near shopping centers to accommodate Georgians looking to save money during the upcoming tax holiday period.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 9:02 a.m.

School principal resigns after 2 DUI arrests

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — The principal of Milton High School has resigned after sheriff's deputies arrested him twice within a few hours on charges of drunken driving.

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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Driver says she was nearly killed by sledgehammer

ATLANTA (AP) — 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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Posted: jul. 31, 2014 8:59 a.m.

Drone carrying contraband crashes at SC prison

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a South Carolina maximum-security prison never made it inside the 12-foot-high razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused in connection with trying to sneak it in.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 4:20 p.m.

Georgia tax holiday approaching

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Retail Association is reminding residents that the state's tax holiday is quickly approaching.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 9:05 a.m.

Atlanta, Macon break record low temperatures

ATLANTA (AP) — Unusually cool air helped Atlanta and Macon break records for low temperatures.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 9:04 a.m.

Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clips

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A movie theater chain says it's reviewing complaints after its Augusta theater showed scenes from the R-rated film "Sex Tape" instead of the children's movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in a summer movie program for youngsters.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 9:02 a.m.

A sad liberal comentary

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city should be a safe place for unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border.

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Posted: jul. 30, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Recount ordered in Ga. school superintendent race

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has ordered a ballot recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2014 5:12 p.m.

Arizona Cardinal John Abraham charged with DUI

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested on a drunken driving charge a month ago in the Atlanta area.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2014 5:11 p.m.

Unaccompanied youths enroll in Dalton schools

DALTON, Ga. (AP) — The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2014 1:46 p.m.

Texas woman opens 'Gone with the Wind' museum

CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — Vicky Rogers was in high school when she first read Margaret Mitchell's tale of the Civil War South, "Gone with the Wind."

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Posted: jul. 29, 2014 1:45 p.m.

Authorities say soldiers get $92M in debt relief

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2014 11:02 a.m.

SC mom's arrest sparks child care debate

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) — Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer. How do you find the time and money for child care when school is out?

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Posted: jul. 28, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Santana, Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

ATLANTA (AP) — Ervin Santana threw eight scoreless innings, Evan Gattis homered for the first time in more than a month and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday.

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Posted: jul. 28, 2014 3:13 p.m.

Atlanta federal building reopens

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal building in Atlanta has reopened after being closed last week because of an issue impacting the building's electrical system.

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Posted: jul. 28, 2014 9:34 a.m.

Hundreds see James Brown film premiere in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Filmmakers and stars of the new James Brown movie have given the soul singer's hometown a first look at their finished work.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2014 3:00 p.m.

Ethics complaint filed over NY fundraiser

ATLANTA (AP) — A former state lawmaker says a New York City event billed as a fundraiser for Georgia's Democratic Party was unethical and illegal.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2014 11:37 a.m.

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

ATLANTA (AP) — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2014 8:42 a.m.

Teen's complaint seeks schooling during pregnancy

ATLANTA (AP) — An east-Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while she was pregnant and on doctor-ordered bed rest.

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Posted: jul. 24, 2014 3:43 p.m.

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