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

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Cavs guard Iman Shumpert arrested in metro Atlanta

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Honeywell said to be planning major metro Atlanta expansion

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State probes chemical spill in UGA campus stream

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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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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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Sweetgrass again being harvested on Corps of Engineers tract
ST. STEPHEN, S.C. (AP) - Basket weavers are showing students the centuries-old tradition of harvesting sweetgrass in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Weavers are harvesting on a tract owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers near St. Stephen in Berkeley County on Wednesday. It's the third year in a row ...
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Star 94.1’s Jenn Hobby’s 11-month-old daughter now in chemotherapy at CHOA

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Man shot by deputy after high-speed chase in central Georgia
BARNESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a man wanted on aggravated stalking charges was shot by a deputy after a high-speed chase near a high school in central Georgia. Lamar County Sheriff Brad White tells local news media that Tyler Pitts was wounded Thursday after a shootout with deputies. Police ...
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Five neighborhoods annexed by Atlanta will return to Fulton County

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Neighbors fight ‘adult-only’ hotel planned next to church

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The Lady Chablis, beloved transgender entertainer from 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,' dead at 59
Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Lady Chablis, a transgender entertainer who played herself in the true-crime film "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," has died at the age of 59.
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5 things to know tonight: Deal seeks 20% raises for state law enforcement

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Ga. Southern investigates alleged racial attacks against cheerleaders

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Transgender performer featured in ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’ dies
The Lady Chablis, the transgender performer who became an unlikely celebrity for her role in the 1994 best-seller “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” died Thursday in Savannah. She was 59.
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Transgender performer Lady Chablis dies at 59; portrayed in best-selling book
The Lady Chablis, the transgender performer who became a celebrity for her role in the 1994 bestseller "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," has died in Savannah, Ga. Chablis' sister, Cynthia Ponder, confirmed she died Thursday morning at a Savannah hospital. She was 59. Author John Berendt...
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Coastal Georgia county ranks fifth nationally for Hispanic growth

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1st chimps from Louisiana lab arrive at Georgia sanctuary
BLUE RIDGE, Ga. (AP) - A Louisiana university says the first group of nine retired chimpanzees from a Louisiana research lab has arrived at a new animal sanctuary in the north Georgia mountains. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Project Chimps near Blue Ridge, Georgia, announced the move Thursday ...
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The Lady Chablis, Star of ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’ and Drag Icon, Dies
The Lady Chablis, who was featured in John Berendt’s 1994 book “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” and the 1997 film adaptation, died Thursday. Club One, the Savannah Georgia venue where Chablis performed her revue, posted the following message on their Facebook page: “The Lady Chablis, who stole hearts – and the spotlight... Read more »
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Nathan Deal calls for 20 percent pay raises for state officers, more police training

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Top 10 games of Week 4

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Man dies after construction accident at Gwinnett park

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Toddler, 2 others found dead in Georgia home

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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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Teen accused of threatening teachers, students

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Rain to stay away

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

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7 shootings mar Labor Day weekend

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Trump supporter accused of posting death threat on Facebook

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2 get 30 years in shooting that left Navy vet paralyzed

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Gwinnett high school football players charged in armed robbery

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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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The Latest: Witness: Crash followed apparent landing attempt
CARROLLTON, Ga. — The Latest on a deadly plane crash in western Georgia (all times local):2:10 p.m.A fire chief says two single-engine planes may have been trying to land at the same time when they collided at a small airport in western Georgia.Carroll County Fire Chief Scott Blue confirmed in phone interview that three people died in the Wednesday crash just off the runway at West Georgia Regional Airport.
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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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Left-lane lurkers and the limits of the Slowpoke Law

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Trump supporter threatened Clinton voter on Facebook, police say
Jason Kauti responded with the threat as the thread turned into a heated argument about the upcoming presidential election, Milton police Lt. Charles Barstow said.
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3 killed when 2 planes collide in midair at Georgia airport
Three people died Wednesday after two small airplanes collided in midair at a rural airport in western Georgia, where one witness told authorities the pilots may have been trying to land at the same time.
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3 killed when 2 planes collide at small Georgia airport
FAa said it was investigating the crash in conjunction with the National Transportation Safety Board        
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3 dead when 2 planes collide in air at small Georgia airport
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Three people died Wednesday after two small airplanes collided in midair at a rural airport in western Georgia, where one witness told authorities the pilots may have been trying to land at the same time.
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Three people dead after two planes collide midair in Georgia
The single-engine planes crashed just before 11 a.m. near the end of the lone runway at West Georgia Regional Airport.
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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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