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BB&T customers unable to access accounts due to technical issues

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Customers with accounts at BB&T bank are currently unable to access some of the banking services provided due to an equipment malfunction at one of the company's data centers. 

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2 arrested after police find SUV connected to random road shootings Video included

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Police say they believe they've recovered the SUV linked to random road shootings in Atlanta Thursday morning.

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Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story Video included

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The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99. More>>

Shooting reported on Louisiana college campus; 2 injured

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Southeastern Louisiana University says two people were injured after gunshots were fired on campus in an incident involving "several individuals."

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Two West Forsyth HS students arrested for alleged threats made via social media Video included

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Two students at West Forsyth High School have been arrested for allegedly making threats of violence related to a school shooting.

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Amber Alert for missing Florida girl canceled, suspects in custody

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An Amber Alert issued in Florida and extended into Georgia has been cancelled after police found the missing 8 year-old girl.

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Man accused of killing son had bizarre prior arrest Video included

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CBS46 is learning new information about a bizarre prior arrest involving a man accused in the gruesome murder of his 5-year-old son.

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Bill would allow agencies to deny adoptions based on religious beliefs

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The State Senate is expected to vote on a controversial bill Friday that would allow adoption agencies the right to deny an adoption based on religious beliefs. 

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Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrest

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Longtime U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights. 

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Inmate gets 18 more months for running inmate taxi service

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Authorities say a federal inmate in Atlanta has been sentenced to serve an additional year and a half in prison for running a taxi service that ferried escaped inmates to restaurants, hotels and homes. 

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State lawmaker falls victim to "slider" crime

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It's happened again and this time it's a state lawmaker who has fallen victim to a "slider" crime. 

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African-American hair products locked up at Sandy Springs pharmacy

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After a California woman filed a lawsuit against Walmart for locking up hair and skin products used by African-Americans, CBS46 discovered a local pharmacy was doing the same thing. 

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Battle over property taxes in Fulton County far from over

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The battle over the expensive tax bills from property owners in Fulton County is far from over after the state says a loophole found by county commissioners intended to give people relief is illegal.

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Life on hold: Mom waits nine months for proof of citizenship

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Nicole Harris became a U.S. citizen 20 years ago.

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Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA Video included

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Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. More>>

Controversial plan to split up Stockbridge in hands of Georgia House

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The controversial plan to break apart the city of Stockbridge to form a new city is in the hands of the State House of Representatives. 

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Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

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In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting inside a school, Trump says that if one of the victims had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.". More>>

Recovering heroin addict talks about reality of opioid epidemic Video included

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Here’s the story of one young man who became addicted to painkillers when he was a teenager and is now living with the consequence.

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KSU rocked by more executive turmoil

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After months of scandal and disobeying his bosses at the state level Olens left earlier this month. 

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Report: Atlanta VA has over 37,000 claims to review

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According to the VA's "Monday Morning Work Load" report, right now the Atlanta VA has 37,751 claims to review. That number includes disability claims, benefit claims and burial claims, but what it doesn't include are appeals claims. 

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Wife arrested in connection to elderly husband's death

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A 58-year-old Kingston woman in now in custody following a fatal shooting in Bartow County, February 21. 

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Hands-free legislation heads to House after passing committee

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After some communities in the state passed legislation making it illegal to use your cell phone while driving, the entire state may soon follow suit. 

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Woman seriously injured after being stabbed by boyfriend

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A woman is recovering after she was stabbed by her boyfriend during a domestic dispute at a home in southwest Atlanta early Thursday morning. 

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Man found shot to death in vehicle with children inside

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Police are trying to figure out what happened after a man was found dead inside his vehicle in front of a DeKalb County apartment complex. 

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Georgia Senate united in renaming 'Runaway Negro Creek'

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The Georgia Senate has called on the federal government to change the name of a small body of water known as Runaway Negro Creek. 

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Georgia nurses indicted on murder, neglect charges

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A Georgia grand jury has indicted two nurses and an aide in the death of an elderly patient. 

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Woman charged with arson after several Hiram homes destroyed by fire Video included

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Police have arrested a woman and charged her with 14 counts of arson after multiple homes in a Hiram community were destroyed by a Sunday morning fire.

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AT&T names Atlanta as one of first three cities to get its ultra-fast 5G network

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The promise of faster mobile service is finally getting on the map later this year -- and it's headed south. AT&T announced it will first roll out 5G to three locations.

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Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws Video included

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Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now. More>>

Federal prosecutors crack down on suppliers who fuel opioid addiction Video included

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Federal prosecutors are starting to focus more on enforcement and prosecution.

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Atlanta entertainment venue aids Puerto Rico

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The road to recovery is still a long one in Puerto Rico. City Winery general manager William Baber recently returned from Puerto Rico, where more than a dozen of his employees helped rebuild farms in the central region of the country. 

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    Friday, February 23 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-23 16:17:58 GMT
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