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Founder, former director of Atlanta school to spend next 10 years in prison

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The founder and former director of the Latin Academy in Atlanta will spend the next 10 years behind bars after he was sentenced for stealing more than a half-millions dollars from the school.

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1 injured, 15 displaced in Sandy Springs apartment fire

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One person was injured in an apartment fire in Sandy Springs Tuesday evening. The fire occurred at the Parc at Dunwoody Apartments on Pitts Road.

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2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

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A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school.

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Georgia adoption bill faces hurdles

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has made his voice heard on another issue at the State Capitol -- the state's adoption policy. He's commending the Senate for passing a bill to improve the system, but he warns he has concerns, and he's not the only one.

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Mostly sunny, 50's in Atlanta Wednesday

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Expect mostly sunny skies in Atlanta Tuesday with cold afternoon temperatures in the 50's.

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Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

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69-hour shutdown: Trump signs bill re-opening government after lawmakers agree to a deal giving immigration, other issues their day in Senate. More>>

Firefighters honored after rescuing more than 100 from apartment fire in DeKalb County

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A breathtaking fire rescue caught on camera, and seen around the country, received special recognition in DeKalb County Tuesday.

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Cherokee County Schools to make up weather days in February

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Snow days are fun. Making them up? Not so much. Cherokee County Schools announced it plans to make up missed school days during a February break.

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Are millennials less racist than previous generations?

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We've seen numerous examples and various degrees of young people making written and verbal racist comments on social media recently. We're digging deeper to find out why, and whether the idea that millennials are less racist than previous generations is a myth.

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Feds: Man threatened to kill CNN employees

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A Michigan man was arrested after an FBI investigation, accused of threatening to travel to Atlanta to commit mass murder at CNN headquarters.  

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Roadway reopens after fatal crash closes I-20 for several hours

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One person is dead and several others were injured following a fatal crash on the eastbound lanes of I-20 in Fulton County.

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Detectives investigate shooting at home of Atlanta police sergeant

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Detectives are investigating a shooting that happened inside the home of a sergeant with the Atlanta Police Department.

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Officials vote to relocate Confederate monument on Decatur Square

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DeKalb County officials voted Tuesday morning to move the Confederate monument on Decatur Square.

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Murder trial starts for mother who gave her baby a lethal dose of codeine

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A mother was arrested and charged with murder after police say her 2-year-old child died due to a lethal dose of codeine.

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French manufacturer to move headquarters to Atlanta

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French company Groupe PSA, who specializes in the manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, has announced they'll be moving their headquarters to Atlanta. 

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APD officers rescue dog from fire at apartment complex

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A puppy has several Atlanta Police officers to thank after being rescued during a fire at an apartment complex. 

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Tsunami warnings, watches canceled after powerful Alaska quake

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The National Tsunami Center has canceled a tsunami warning that was triggered by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Alaska.

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Motorcyclist fatally struck by passing vehicle

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The driver of a motorcycle is dead after being struck by a passing vehicle following a crash in Gwinnett County early Tuesday morning. 

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Students transported to hospital following school bus accident in Gilmer County

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Seventeen students suffered non-life-threatening injuries and have been transported to local hospitals following a school bus wreck in Gilmer County.

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SNL pokes fun at Atlanta's pitch to get Amazon

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This weekend, the writers on Saturday Night Live were poking fun at Atlanta's pitch to get Amazon.

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Homeowner fights with DeKalb County over drainage issue

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For the past three months, Melissa Thackery and her neighbors have been up a creek without a paddle. Flood water damaged retaining walls next to the creek where they live on Francine Drive in DeKalb County. But workers walked away from the job when Thackery began to complain about the workmanship.

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Flu continues to be problem this season, especially for children

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As children go back to school after last week’s winter weather, there are continued concerns about the flu.

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