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February 28, 2018 - 3:43 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a locked classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and apparently fired a single shot from a handgun, authorities said. No students were in the classroom at the time, and the only injury reported was a student who hurt...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola will cut up to 350 management positions, mostly in its Atlanta headquarters during the next few months. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Coke said Monday that it’s making the cuts in its North American business unit which has about 8,000 employees. Company spokesman...
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February 27, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Georgia’s Republican senators want Atlanta voting polls to close an hour earlier. The Senate voted along party lines, 35-19, Monday for a bill establishing a statewide 7 p.m. poll-closing time. Atlanta polls currently close at 8 p.m., an hour later than the rest of Georgia. The measure, which goes...
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February 27, 2018 - 3:49 pm
As threats grow against schools in the Atlanta metro area, the latest being at Grayson High School Tuesday, on-campus police and municipal officers are stepping up their presence. Online threats have also been reported against schools in Gwinnett County. Earlier this month, students were arrested...
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February 27, 2018 - 11:48 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an “ethical hacker?” Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted into law, civil liberty advocates say...
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February 26, 2018 - 8:42 pm
Dr. Timothy Cunningham has been missing from his home since Monday, February 12. He disappeared from the Centers for Disease Control in Chamblee where he works as an epidemiologist who has worked with cases involving the outbreaks of Zika, Ebola and health emergencies caused by Hurricane Sandy...
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February 26, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Schools in Metro Atlanta have been receiving increasing numbers of violent threats in the wake of the shooting which killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida earlier this month. On Friday, February 23, social media threats against Maynard Jackson High School, South Atlanta High School, Carver High...
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February 26, 2018 - 4:48 pm
Both the Federal and Georgia Bureau of Investigation have closed their cases into the lynching of 4 African Americans and an unborn baby in 1946 Monroe, Georgia. But, that hasn't deterred longtime civil rights activist Tyrone Brooks in his effort at seeking justice. He now says that he and his...
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February 23, 2018 - 11:52 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station. Lewis, who is African-American, remembers going into a restroom labeled for white men only. A Jackson...
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