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ATL airport busiest, but others lead in international traffic, cargo

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Hartsfield-Jackson still busiest, but other airports remain ahead in international traffic, cargo

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Honeywell said to be planning major metro Atlanta expansion

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Georgia ratchets up drought alert

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The Latest: Lawyer: Charges against cop should be dismissed
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on a hearing on a motion to dismiss the indictment against a former Atlanta-area police officer who shot an unarmed, naked man (all times local): 9:45 a.m. A lawyer for a white former Atlanta-area police officer who shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black ...
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Note to readers

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5 things to know today: Smog alert issued for metro Atlanta

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Smog could pose problems

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Hartsfield-Jackson launches project to reduce wait times for Plane Train people-mover, add capacity

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Ex-officer who shot naked black man wants charges dismissed
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A white former Atlanta-area police officer who shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran is asking a judge to dismiss the charges against him. Robert Olsen was indicted in January on numerous charges, including felony murder, in the shooting death of 27-year-old Anthony Hill. He ...
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Five neighborhoods annexed by Atlanta will return to Fulton County

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Atlanta looking at ways to increase minimum wage for city workers

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5 things to know tonight: Deal seeks 20% raises for state law enforcement

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Atlanta Tickets on sale this week: Mike Gordon, Stevie Nicks

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Atlanta Falcons’ massive new statue is ridiculous in every sense
When you enter the home of the Atlanta Falcons, you will root for the Falcons, dammit. With ownership set to unveil the team’s new $1.5 billion stadium in 2017, fans should prepare not for shiny turf nor high-tech screens but a massive piece of metal. In one year, Atlanta taxpayers, who contributed more than $200 million to the...
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Atlanta Concerts this week: Brian Wilson, Kanye West

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Reports of active shooter at Texas high school

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Atlanta airport to dig tunnel, expand 'plane train' route
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's airport is embarking on a major project to extend the tunnel for the "plane train," which carries passengers between terminals, to the ground transportation area. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials say they're planning an informational meeting on Sept. 20 to discuss details of the project, one ...
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Report: Tim Tebow to sign with N.Y. Mets

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5 things to know tonight: Bishop Eddie Long recovering from a 'health challenge'

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Mayor warns of snakes after she's bitten by a copperhead
BERKELEY LAKE, Ga. (AP) - The mayor of a metro Atlanta city is warning residents to be on guard for snakes after she was bitten by a copperhead. Berkeley Lake Mayor Lois Salter says the snake bite sent her to the hospital for three days. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/2c9t5Eg ...
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Police investigate fatal crash

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Another hot day

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Take a look inside the mall of the future with

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5 things to know tonight: Atlanta school board fires Mays High football coach

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Delta outage took $150 million toll on airline

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1 dead after plane crashes, destroys house in Georgia
One person has been reported dead in Marietta, Georgia, after a plane crashed in front of a house, causing it to become engulfed in flames. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Pilot killed when plane crashes in suburban Atlanta
FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said that the aircraft went down east of Cobb County International Airport/McCollum Field.       
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Crime Stoppers seek information on shots fired in DeKalb County
The DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information about shots that were fired in the northwest suburb earlier this month.
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ICE arrests man who escaped Illinois prison in 2003
CHICAGO (AP) — A man who escaped from an Illinois prison in 2003 has been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Atlanta.
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It's a 6-ton painting that is the length of a football field. And, it needs to be moved.
Moving the 6-ton Battle of Atlanta painting across town may be as historic as the painting itself.       
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6-ton painting the length of a football field will take two days to move
Moving the 6-ton Battle of Atlanta painting across town may be as historic as the painting itself.       
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Why the NBA Is Launching an eSports Basketball League in 2018
The National Basketball Association is taking to the virtual hardwood with NBA 2K eLeague, the first time a U.S. pro sports league will have a stake in an eSports league. The NBA is forming the video-game league in partnership with Take-Two Interactive, the longtime publisher “NBA 2K” series, with the first competitions to take place... Read more »
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Giant painting of Atlanta battle scene is moving to new site
ATLANTA (AP) — A colossal panoramic painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta from the American Civil War will be lifted by cranes from the building where it has been housed for nearly a century and then trucked to its new…
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How to watch Nuggets at Hawks Wednesday Feb. 8
The on-again, off-again, Nuggets relationship with acquiring the all-star Atlanta forward has cooled for the moment.
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Tornado touches down in New Orleans
A tornado touched down in New Orleans on Tuesday, causing damage and leaving 17,000 people without power.
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Dollar General plans to create 1,000 jobs in Georgia in 2017
JACKSON, Ga. — Dollar General is planning to create 1,000 jobs across the state of Georgia this year with the addition of new stores as well as a new distribution center.The Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based company said in a news release that it wants to add 1,000 discount stores and create about 10,000 jobs across the country in 2017.News outlets report that Dollar General currently has more than 700 stores and more than 5,000 employees in Georgia.
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Iran vows to continue with missile tests
Iran promised to "vigorously" continue its missile activity and not bow to threats from the United States.
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Is this park concept over Ga. 400 the future of Buckhead?

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3 killed in Carroll County plane crash

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2 killed in Pike County plane crash
WILLIAMSON, Ga. (AP) - Two people have been killed in a plane crash about 50 miles south of Atlanta. Pike County fire spokeswoman Anita Neath confirmed to news outlets that the airplane crashed Thursday evening at Peach State Airport in Williamson. Investigators say the plane took off from the Candler ...
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5 things to know tonight: Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo killed in fiery crash

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5 things to know today: Is the gas shortage in Ga. over yet?

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Community Lens for Sept. 22

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Delta fêtes new Sky Club on Concourse B at Atlanta airport

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1 killed outside shopping center

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Disney Store focus of online anger for Maui costume

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Dry night in metro Atlanta

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I-85 blocked after fatal shooting

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JetBlue plots course for Atlanta market

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