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What exactly is a solar eclipse? And how's it different from a lunar eclipse? Click to find out!

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University of Georgia's newest students shattering records

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A freshman class with record academic qualifications, culled from a record number of applications, is likely to push University of Georgia's enrollment to another high mark as fall semester classes began Monday.

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How to make a solar eclipse viewing device

What should you do if you want to enjoy the upcoming solar eclipse but don't have any glasses? Our CBS46 meteorologist Jennifer Valdez has the answer.

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Driver killed after crashing into apartment building

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A driver of a vehicle that crashed into the side of an apartment building was killed en route to the hospital. 

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2 men critically injured during gas station dispute Video included

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A dispute between a group of people at a gas station causes two men to be critically injured. 

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Iconic entertainer Jerry Lewis dies at 91

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Iconic actor, comedian, and singer Jerry Lewis was found dead in his Las Vegas home on Sunday morning according to multiple reports.

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Hundreds gather for anti-white supremacy march in Centennial Olympic Park Video included

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Hundreds of protesters gathered at Centennial Olympic Park Saturday in a demonstration of unity in response to last weekend's deadly march in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory, from the upcoming documentary film "Soul Food Junkies," poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles, AP) In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory, from the upcoming documentary film "Soul Food Junkies," poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles, AP)
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Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.

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Snellville woman reported missing by her niece

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Lea Smith was last seen in the area of 229 Peachtree Street August 16, 2017. 

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Here's where you can pick up your eclipse glasses

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With support from NASA, Google, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Space Science Institute's STAR Net initiative has distributed more than 2 million ISO-compliant safe solar eclipse glasses to more than 6,900 libraries all across the U.S.

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Gainesville protesters divided on "Old Joe" Confederate statue Video included

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In the town square, protesters were fighting about the fate of an old statue of "Old Joe," a Confederate soldier. 

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Here are the best solar eclipse viewing locations in Atlanta

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CBS46's Tracye Hutchins shows us the best places to watch the solar eclipse throughout metro Atlanta.

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    Protecting despicable speech

    Protecting despicable speech

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-08-16 15:49:57 GMT
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    Like most good people, I watched in horror the video coming out of Charlottesville, Virginia. We saw ignorance on full display. 

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    Like most good people, I watched in horror the video coming out of Charlottesville, Virginia. We saw ignorance on full display. 

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    Waste Not

    Waste Not

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:47:25 GMT
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    Perhaps nothing is more irritating than wasteful people.  Wasted time, wasted energy and wasted material items come to mind. 

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    Perhaps nothing is more irritating than wasteful people.  Wasted time, wasted energy and wasted material items come to mind. 

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    Teach your children

    Teach your children

    Thursday, July 13 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-07-13 14:46:34 GMT
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    As you prepare to send your students off to college in a few weeks, you may want to question them about their involvement in student organizations on campus.

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    As you prepare to send your students off to college in a few weeks, you may want to question them about their involvement in student organizations on campus.

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