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Uber driver arrested in rape of 16-year-old girl

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The Gwinnett County Police Dept. is investigating after a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an Uber driver.

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FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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The change also gets rid of consumer protections, bars state laws that contradict the FCC's approach, and largely transfers oversight of internet service to another agency, the Federal Trade Commission.

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KSU President Sam Olens to step down effective Feb. 15, 2018 Video included

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens (via http://law.ga.gov Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens (via http://law.ga.gov
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According to the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens announced he will step down as president effective Feb. 15, 2018. 

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Gwinnett County woman becomes first Latina to win Miss Georgia

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As is tradition in Latino culture, I was welcomed into Marianny Egurrola’s home with something to drink. 

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Recount begins in Atlanta mayoral race

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The official recount began Thursday in the Atlanta mayoral race which saw Keisha Lance Bottoms win the election by 832 votes over Mary Norwood.

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Newnan girl fighting for life after breaking neck in head-on collision

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A 7 year-old Newnan girl is fighting for her life after breaking her neck during a head-on collision on December 9. 

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Oops! Little brother comes to aid of sister during wrestling match

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Don't mess with this family! A young boy is being called a hero after he came to the aid of his older sister, who was involved in a wrestling match with another boy. The only problem? It was a school-sanctioned match.

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Man believed to be responsible for multiple bank robberies arrested in South Carolina

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Authorities searching for a man they believe to be responsible for several bank robberies in Athens and Conyers has been arrested in South Carolina.

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Charges dropped against woman ticketed for feeding homeless Video included

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Normally, it might be considered an honorable thing to feed the homeless. But instead of getting a pat on the back, Adele MacLean got a ticket.

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CBS46 talks with Basil Eleby, man accused in I-85 bridge collapse

CBS46's Brittany Miller talks exclusively with Basil Eleby, the man who police say set a fire that led to the collapse of a section of I-85, crippling traffic in Atlanta for months.

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Net neutrality: What to know ahead of FCC vote today

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The future of how the internet is regulated may be decided this week. 

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Child sustains serious injuries after being struck while playing in street

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An 11 year-old child was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle while he was playing in the street Wednesday night. 

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Two dead in what police are calling murder/suicide

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Police are trying to determine what happened after a man and woman were found dead inside a southwest Atlanta home late Wednesday night. 

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Man who walked away from Clayton Transitional Center back in custody

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A man who walked away from the Clayton Transitional Center in Forest Park is back in custody after being apprehended near Dalton. 

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5 Years after Sandy Hook, the victims have not been forgotten

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It remains among America's most heinous nightmares: the lives of 20 little children -- dancers and swimmers, pianists and painters, budding readers, little sisters and big brothers -- extinguished in a flash of violence inside Sandy Hook Elementary. 

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Fans upset after man references Oklahoma City bombing in Facebook post Video included

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University of Oklahoma and Georgia fans alike are upset after one man referenced the Oklahoma City bombing when trash-talking ahead of the Rose Bowl game between the Sooners and the Bulldogs. 

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Dozens displaced following fire at Clayton County apartment complex Video included

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As many as 65 residents of a Clayton County apartment complex have been displaced after fire ripped through the building on Wednesday. 

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PBS suspends distribution of Smiley show for misconduct

(Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it has suspended distribution of Smiley’s talk show after an independent investiga... (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it has suspended distribution of Smiley’s talk show after an independent investiga...
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PBS said Wednesday it has indefinitely suspended distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovered "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host.

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  • 168,000 ceiling fans recalled due to impact injury hazard

    168,000 ceiling fans recalled due to impact injury hazard

    Thursday, December 14 2017 2:53 PM EST2017-12-14 19:53:51 GMT
    (Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission)(Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission)

    168,000 ceiling fans have been recalled after discovering the instruction manual instructs consumers to install the light globe incorrectly.

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    168,000 ceiling fans have been recalled after discovering the instruction manual instructs consumers to install the light globe incorrectly.

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    FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

    FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

    Thursday, December 14 2017 1:45 PM EST2017-12-14 18:45:41 GMT
    Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    The change also gets rid of consumer protections, bars state laws that contradict the FCC's approach, and largely transfers oversight of internet service to another agency, the Federal Trade Commission.

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    The change also gets rid of consumer protections, bars state laws that contradict the FCC's approach, and largely transfers oversight of internet service to another agency, the Federal Trade Commission.

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  • 'The Simpsons' predicted Disney would buy Fox...20 years ago

    'The Simpsons' predicted Disney would buy Fox...20 years ago

    Thursday, December 14 2017 1:17 PM EST2017-12-14 18:17:34 GMT
    In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    "The Simpsons" totally predicted that Disney would take over Fox -- almost 20 years ago.

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    "The Simpsons" totally predicted that Disney would take over Fox -- almost 20 years ago.

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    Trump Wall Update

    Trump Wall Update

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:42 PM EST2017-11-17 17:42:03 GMT
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    If you are supporter of the President Trump’s Border Wall here is something to give thanks for this Holiday Season, it may happen.  

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    If you are supporter of the President Trump’s Border Wall here is something to give thanks for this Holiday Season, it may happen.  

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    Moving Confederate Statues - A Distraction and A Waste

    Moving Confederate Statues - A Distraction and A Waste

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-10-25 16:15:46 GMT

    Last week, the commission established by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to explore what to do about the numerous monuments, markers and streets bearing Confederate names…held its first meeting.  Now what?

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    Last week, the commission established by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to explore what to do about the numerous monuments, markers and streets bearing Confederate names…held its first meeting.  Now what?

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    Mixed Up World

    Mixed Up World

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:32:57 GMT
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    So, an audio tape emerges of Donald Trump making a sexist, nasty comment and he is chastised, reviled and deemed a sexual predator. 

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    So, an audio tape emerges of Donald Trump making a sexist, nasty comment and he is chastised, reviled and deemed a sexual predator. 

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