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Man gets 5 years for restroom recordings in Cobb

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The Cobb County district attorney says a man is going to prison for secretly videotaping women in restrooms at two of his salons.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2014 2:59 p.m.

Ga. agency says photo IDs will cost $7.7 million

ATLANTA (AP) — State officials expect adding photos to food stamp cards will cost Georgia more than $7.7 million next year.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2014 8:11 a.m.

Developer seeks rezoning for Norcross move studio

NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — A developer is seeking permission to build an estimated $1 billion move studio campus in Norcross.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2014 8:08 a.m.

Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

 

ATLANTA (AP) — Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 8:43 a.m.

Judge sides with Fulton County in tax hike dispute

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge has sided with Georgia's most populous county in an ongoing dispute over a 17-percent property tax increase.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 8:40 a.m.

Autopsy set for Friday in fatal shooting by police

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An autopsy is planned for Friday after a handcuffed man was shot and killed by police in Savannah, authorities said.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 8:39 a.m.

Candidates for Ga. governor spar over jobless rate

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter says an increase in the unemployment rate is the result of Gov. Nathan Deal's cuts to education.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Candidates for Ga. governor spar over jobless rate

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter says an increase in the unemployment rate is the result of Gov. Nathan Deal's cuts to education.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Candidates for Ga. governor spar over jobless rate

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter says an increase in the unemployment rate is the result of Gov. Nathan Deal's cuts to education.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Candidates for Ga. governor spar over jobless rate

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter says an increase in the unemployment rate is the result of Gov. Nathan Deal's cuts to education.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Candidates for Ga. governor spar over jobless rate

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter says an increase in the unemployment rate is the result of Gov. Nathan Deal's cuts to education.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Kroger hiring 2,000 jobs in Atlanta division

Kroger announced recently it will be hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 9:42 a.m.

GA medical center giving free take-home drug tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials from the Atlanta Medical Center say they're giving parents take-home drug tests as part of a back-to-school substance abuse prevention program.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 8:47 a.m.

Braves' new stadium has a name _ SunTrust Park

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves new suburban stadium already has a name — SunTrust Park.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 12:51 p.m.

Judge changes but won't lift Ga. man's banishment

 

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who was banned from most of the state for firing at a house is being allowed to live with his mother, but he can't leave the county.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 12:50 p.m.

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

ATLANTA (AP) — UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:49 a.m.

Columbus-based payment firm to expand in McDonough

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — State officials say a Columbus-based payments company will expand in McDonough, creating up to 450 jobs.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:47 a.m.

Deal, Carter duel over education at Atlanta forum

 

ATLANTA (AP) — A forum with Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter turned contentious Monday over public education as each attacked the other's record and questioned his opponent's plans to improve it.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 9:10 a.m.

GA troopers to focus on commercial drivers on I-85

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia state troopers say they're launching a 72-hour crackdown on unsafe commercial vehicle drivers on Interstate 85.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 9:08 a.m.

Car stolen before it can be raffled to raise funds

CANTON, Ga. (AP) — Family members who planned to raffle a car to help pay for their daughter's medical care say the vehicle has been stolen.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 9:06 a.m.

Perdue picks up endorsement of ex-President Bush

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has endorsed Republican David Perdue over the CEO of a nonprofit he founded, Democrat Michelle Nunn, in Georgia's closely watched Senate race.

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Posted: sep. 15, 2014 1:34 p.m.

Income inequality complicates Ga. consumption tax

ATLANTA (AP) — A new study suggests the growing share of income paid to the rich could raise the costs of a Republican proposal to replace Georgia's income tax with an expanded sales tax.

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Posted: sep. 15, 2014 8:35 a.m.

Jury selected in trial of suspended county leader

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A jury is in place to decide the fate of a county leader accused of pressuring businesses for campaign donations in exchange for government work.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 3:54 p.m.

Parents alarmed after snakes spotted at school

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Parents say they're alarmed about snakes seen inside and outside a school south of Atlanta.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 8:53 a.m.

4 Reasons shoppers will shrug off Home Depot hack

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers.

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Posted: sep. 11, 2014 7:19 p.m.

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