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Six Flags looking to hire 400 zombies, singers and dancers

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Six Flags Over Georgia is getting ready for Halloween and their annual Fright Fest. The amusement park is looking to hire about 400 people for the event. This is more than twice the number of people hired last year. More>>

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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff Video included

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Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in a Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn. More>>

Marietta man guilty of faking allergy test results

Federal prosecutors say the owner of a metro Atlanta allergy testing lab has pleaded guilty to filing fake allergy test results. More>>

Cobb County to install guardrail along troublesome road Video included

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Cobb County DOT will install a guardrail around Mabry road in Roswell. Residents say its needed after an SUV left the road and fell 100 feet onto a house below. More>>

U.S. consumer bureau sues Cobb Co. 'lawsuit mill,' seeks compensation

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has sued Frederick J. Hanna & Associates and its partners for operating what it called a "debt collection lawsuit mill."
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State Superintendent grants waiver to schools from new federal snack guideline Video included

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State Superintendent John Barge and State Board of Education Chair Helen Rice granted some leeway for schools Friday, in response to the new federal snacks at schools guideline prohibiting the sale of many popular foods. More>>

Family tours nation doing other people’s chores

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A family of eight from Arizona is stopping in the Atlanta area this week on their summer-long, nationwide tour in which they do complete strangers' chores as a way to learn about helping others. More>>

Federal bureau advises consumers file complaints if wronged by 'lawsuit mill'

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The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau recommends Georgians who believe they were wronged by troubled law firm, Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, file a complaint with the federal agency. 
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Attorney for Leanna Harris releases statement; Compares her to Richard Jewell

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The attorney for Leanna Harris released a statement Tuesday afternoon addressing her child's death. More>>

Man allegedly makes threats to commit suicide, goes missing with child

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A man who allegedly made threats to commit suicide went missing Tuesday afternoon with his 9-year-old son. More>>

Cobb County commissioners approve zoning for Braves mixed-use stadium plan Video included

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Cobb County commissioners sent in a unanimous vote, 5-0, in favor of re-zoning the land around the site of the new Braves stadium. The re-zoning will allow the team to develop retail, hotel, and residential projects around the stadium, in addition to extra parking. More>>

Legal expert: Leanna Harris could testify against husband

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Georgia law allows prosecutors and judges to compel spouses to testify against their husbands and wives, leaving open the possibility Leanna Harris may be called to testify against her husband, Justin Ross Harris. More>>

Security guard wounded in FedEx shooting released from hospital Video included

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Christopher Sparkman spent 73 days in the hospital, took 21 trips to the operating room, and has suffered more than many of us will in our lives. More>>

Man shot at bar, later dies; police searching for suspect

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A man who was shot at a Kennesaw bar has died and now police are looking for a suspect. More>>

Safe Kids organization raises awareness about hot car deaths Video included

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During the hustle and bustle of shopping and daily life, many parents like Joanne McRae still have a major concern on their mind. More>>

FedEx guard who was shot released from hospital

Chris Sparkman and his wife Jamie Lynn Chris Sparkman and his wife Jamie Lynn
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A spokesperson from Wellstar hospital confirmed to CBS46 that the security guard shot during a rampage at the FedEx facility in Kennesaw in April, has been released. They say Chris Sparkman left the hospital Thursday. More>>

Financial support for Harris family wanes, donors get refunds

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People who donated to the family of Cooper Harris after the 22-month-old boy died in the back of a hot car will get their money back, if they paid through PayPal. A company spokeswoman confirmed Friday that the refund was already underway. More>>

Legal expert: Prosecutors may target Leanna Harris, mom of boy who died in hot car Video included

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Investigators may target the mother of a boy who died inside a sweltering car. In the meantime, she hired a lawyer. More>>

Home Depot fires dad in Cobb County toddler death case

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The Home Depot says it has fired a Georgia man who faces a murder charge in his son's death in a hot SUV. More>>

Toxicology report on Cooper Harris, child left in hot car, comes back negative Video included

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The toxicology report on the Cobb County child who died as a result of being left in a hot car came back negative, according to the Cobb County Police Department. More>>

DA investigators retrace steps of Cobb County father Video included

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Investigators from the Cobb County District Attorney's Office have retraced the steps of Justin Ross Harris, the father charged with leaving his 22-month-old son to die in a hot car last month. More>>

Computer expert: Recovering Justin Harris' data may be a challenge Video included

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Investigators probe computer and online searches of a father accused of leaving his son a hot car to die, but a cyber expert said that may prove challenging. More>>

Search for 27-year-old woman heats up after 10 months; Police dig up yard Video included

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The search for a missing woman in Cobb County heats up again, after nearly a year as a cold case. Marietta police detectives spent most of Tuesday digging up the backyard of a home on Elkhart Circle. More>>

Psychologist: What was father's state of mind when baby died? Video included

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An expert psychologist told CBS46 News Justin Harris' state of mind the day he left his son to die in a hot car is important in his murder case. Harris told Cobb County Police he accidentally left his son in his car while he went to work. More>>

Moving truck hits car and pole in Cobb County

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A moving truck hit a car and power pole in Cobb County Tuesday afternoon, according to Cobb County dispatch. More>>

Suspect shot, officer injured in multi-county police chase

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Two people were injured in a multi-county police involving three suspects that started in Fulton and ended in Cobb County Monday. More>>

Warrants: Police seize father's electronics, son's medical records Video included

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Warrants were released on Monday indicating that Cobb County Police plan to search electronic devices of Justin Harris, the father accused of leaving his son to die in a hot car last month. More>>

Judge hears arguments for, against Braves stadium bond validation Video included

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A Cobb County judge heard arguments Monday afternoon by people for and against the proposed financing plan for a new Braves stadium.
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New motion in fight over funding for new Braves stadium

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A Cobb County governmental watchdog group is trying to get a judge to deny the county's bond validation request and halt the building of a new Braves stadium. More>>

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Metro Atlanta celebrates July 4; Watch Lenox Mall fireworks Video included

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Metro Atlanta celebrated Independence Day with a variety of fireworks shows Friday. Shows were held at Lenox Square Mall, Centennial Olympic Park and various other places in Atlanta. More>>

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