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March 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
Technology retailer Best Buy is closing all its US “Mobile” stores, due to the changing economics in the mobile industry. Hubert Joly, Best Buy Chief Executive, sent a letter to employees announcing that the company is set to close all 257 of its mobile stores on May 31st. In Georgia, the following...
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Maria Boynton
March 05, 2018 - 10:34 pm
According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, the state is among the top 11 states with the most deaths from prescription opioid overdose. Opioids are medicines used to help reduce pain. They also include the illegal drug heroin and fentanyl, which is a synthetic opioid. Fulton County...
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March 05, 2018 - 8:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court is instructing judges, lawyers and others to come up with a rule to prevent unnecessary delays in the criminal appeals process after seeing many cases that languished for 10 years or longer. The rare directive from the Georgia Supreme Court came Monday in an...
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March 05, 2018 - 6:46 pm
Authorities say a man who had explosives and bomb-making materials in his Georgia home has been arrested. Authorities say 30-year-old Andrew Davidson, was charged with conspiracy to commit an offense involving explosives and destructive devices; after Towne Lake community residents, called police...
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March 05, 2018 - 6:22 pm
An elementary school in Fayette County was on lockdown, after officials said that they received a call about a possible intruder, at Spring Hill Elementary around 3:05 p.m. Fayette police swept the premises looking for the intruder and reported that the premises were clear and the intruder must...
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Lericia Harris
March 05, 2018 - 1:57 pm
After 91 years of thrilling and exciting crowds of basketball fans all over the world, the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2018 “Amazing Feats of Basketball World Tour” to Philips Arena on Saturday, March 10, 2018 , at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Members of the Harlem Globetrotters like Buckets Blake...
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(Photo credit: Maria Boynton / Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
March 02, 2018 - 11:33 pm
Statistics tell us that so often young people will go with another young person who commits a crime. And, they don't realize, according to Attorney Mawuli Davis, "that just being present, being the driver, that they are a party to that crime. They get charged whether they had the gun in their hand...
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Maria Boynton
March 02, 2018 - 10:28 pm
City of Stockbridge officials say they remain optimistic in the midst of what they call the "proposed involuntary de-annexation" of their city. A press release distributed Tuesday referenced the legislative action pertaining to de-annexation bills currently under consideration in the Georgia...
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March 02, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company’s decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline to relocate. Governors from Connecticut, New York and Virginia have pitched their states to the airline. A...
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