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Looking for something to do? Check out weekend events

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If you are looking for something to do this weekend, check out our list of weekend events.
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Downtown Atlanta road to be closed this weekend

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If you plan on driving to Downtown Atlanta this weekend be aware of a construction project that will close a major road. More>>

New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

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Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens... More>>

DNR shows off body cameras for rangers

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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has roughly 160 video cameras that all of their field officers wear on their lapel or front shirt. More>>

Roadside signs demand Mayor Reed curb drug crime

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A roadside-sign campaign demands Atlanta mayor curb drug crimes in a northwest Atlanta neighborhood. More>>

Intruder shot by 73-year-old woman he tried to rob in her home Video included

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Gwinnett County police said an elderly woman shot a robber who forced his way into her Lilburn home this month. Police said Hilda Douglas, 73, heard the doorbell ring then the sound of glass shattering. More>>

Ice Bucket Challenge makes big splash in Georgia

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As of Friday, the Ice Bucket Challenge had raised more than $53-million for ALS research across the country, and that support is making a big splash locally. More>>

Gilmer Co. wildlife sanctuary faces closure, animals may be euthanized Video included

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Leaders at the Ellijay Wildlife Sanctuary fear they will have to close early next year if they do not see a significant jump in donations, on which they rely heavily to maintain daily operations. More>>

Innocent bystander shot during manhunt near school is recovering Video included

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Fulton County police are still looking for a man involved yesterday in a manhunt More>>

Tornado confirmed in far North Georgia on Aug. 20

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A tornado touchdown has been confirmed in far north Georgia by the National Weather Service. More>>

The UPS Store security breach update Video included

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The UPS Store is definitely watching out for their customers, and taking similar steps Target took after that huge breach eight months ago.
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Six Flags Over Georgia holds Fright Fest casting call

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Six Flags Over Georgia is holding a Fright Fest casting call Saturday and Sunday. More>>

Residents in drought-stricken state take Dirt Bucket Challenge

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When your state is experiencing a severe drought, taking the Ice Bucket Challenge may not be allowed. More>>

Arson to blame for two fires at Gwinnett County apartment complex

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Gwinnett County Fire investigators are working to solve two fires ruled arson and burglaries. More>>

Sister praised for saving toddler from choking Video included

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A teen is being praised for saving her brother from choking. 

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Director arrested in case of bizarre band room bondage

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A Georgia high school band director has been arrested after police said he engaged in a "sex act" at a school he previously worked at in Alabama.

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

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The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors. More>>

Marietta man convicted of abusing wife for the ninth time

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On Thursday, a Cobb County jury convicted a Marietta man accused of beating his wife, leading to his fourth stay in state prison. More>>

Savannah 'Purge' rumor causing stir on social media

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A Hollywood horror movie based on the idea of 12 hours without laws has led to an online threat of a real life purge in Savannah.

   
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Motorcyclist crashes, flips onto the top of car

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A dash cam video from a car on a Russian freeway shows a motorcycle crash turn from horrific to amazing in about three seconds. More>>

2 men shot, 1 dead in Clayton County

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Two men were shot and one was killed in Clayton County on Thursday. More>>

New leadership chosen for Georgia transportation board

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Three new officers have been elected to lead the Georgia State Transportation Board. More>>

Remains of MH17 passengers return to Malaysia Video included

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 The bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of the crash in Ukraine arrived in their home country.  

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  • Hamas chief backs International Criminal Court bid

    Hamas chief backs International Criminal Court bid

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:24:58 GMT
    A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >
    A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >
  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:35:13 GMT
    The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >
    Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...More >
  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:17:46 GMT
    The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about...More >
    More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.More >
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