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National 'Tunnel to Towers' Foundation honors 9/11 first responders

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To honor our bravest first responders, fire fighters and military heroes who risked their lives on 9/11, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is hosting a stair climb at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta on Saturday, June 24.

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'Free Dentistry Day' event hosted in Alpharetta

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Residents in the Alpharetta community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Jones Bridge Dental Care on Saturday, June 24.

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1 dead, several others shot at SW Atlanta home

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One person is dead after several others were shot at a home in southwest Atlanta late Thursday night. 

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Man stabbed to death during home break-in Video included

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A Fayette County man died early Friday morning  as a result of a stab wound in his home.

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Marietta Police detective loses battle with cancer weeks after retirement

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A Marietta Police detective that served on the force for 22 years has passed away, just two weeks after retiring from the department. 

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Men robbed at gunpoint after bogus iPhone sale in Gwinnett County

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Gwinnett County Police are seeking tips in the identity of three suspects in an armed robbery. 

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Large Midtown Atlanta homeless shelter to close

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One of the Southeast's biggest homeless shelters is set to close by the end of the summer.

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5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it Video included

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. More>>

Human remains found in woods near I-85 in Banks County

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is seeking the public’s help in identifying human remains found near Interstate 85 in Banks County.

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Aggravated assault suspect taken into custody

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 19 year-old  Brown was arrested allegedly discharged a semi-automatic handgun some 18 times at a woman on June 21.  

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Fulton County Schools invites faith leaders to create partnerships at fifth annual faith summit

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 This free event will take place on Tuesday,June 27, at the Buckhead Church beginning at 10 a.m. Participants will learn ways to offer assistance and provide resources that benefit schools and places of worship.  

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Police searching for man who shot, pistol-whipped victims

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Clayton County Police are searching for man accused of shooting a victim multiple times and pistol-whipping another at a home on June 3.

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Cities in Georgia with the most violent crimes

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According to the FBI, almost 1,250,000 violent crimes happened in the United States in the past year. Check out the Top 20 cities in Georgia with the most violent crimes.

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No biological threat in suspicious letters sent to Karen Handel, news outlets

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The Georgia Department of Public Health has determined that the white powder sent to Karen Handel, several of her neighbors and various media outlets tested negative for any kind of biological threat agent. 

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Bond hearing held for man accused in drowning of adopted son

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A bond hearing is being held Friday for a man charged in the death of his 10 year-old adopted son.

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Man critically injured after being shot in the head

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A man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the head in southeast Atlanta early Friday morning.

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Tough day for driver's education student in Duluth

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A driver's education student had a tough day after driving into a building in Duluth on Wednesday.

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Universities prepare as campus carry law goes into effect

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Cobb County colleges and universities are preparing for a new way of life, teaching students who may be armed. 

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Georgia women's college apologizes for Klan connections

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A historic women's college in Georgia is apologizing for its past connections to racism and the Ku Klux Klan. 

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Johnny Depp: 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a President?'

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Even before Johnny Depp said it, the actor seemed to know that his comment would be controversial. 

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Police searching for brazen thief targeting iPhone 7 plus phones

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The FBI is teaming with police in Gwinnett County in hopes of tracking down an armed man accused of stealing several iPhone 7 plus phones from two different stores.

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Garth Brooks to headline Mercedes-Benz Stadium's first concert

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Garth Brooks will be joined by Trisha Yearwood in headlining the first-ever concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta. 

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    Sunny side up

    Monday, June 19 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-06-19 18:58:34 GMT
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    “Think different” was the theme of an advertising campaign created for Apple Computer Corporation in 1997.  

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    The Shrinking SNAP

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-06-13 12:24:01 GMT
    Joyce OscarJoyce Oscar

    If you add a work requirement to the food stamp program a miracle happens, lots of people find jobs and get off food stamps.  

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    If you add a work requirement to the food stamp program a miracle happens, lots of people find jobs and get off food stamps.  

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    American History

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-06-06 15:22:54 GMT
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    The city of New Orleans is in the process of removing four Confederate monuments largely due to the discrimination and oppression such symbols represent.  

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    The city of New Orleans is in the process of removing four Confederate monuments largely due to the discrimination and oppression such symbols represent.  

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