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Group steps up to provide backpacks for students in need

Summer break is winding down and children will be headed back to school. CBS46's Gurvir Dhindsa takes a look at a special group helping to provide backpacks for students in need.

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Cherokee nonprofit gets kids back-to-school ready Video included

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Summer’s almost over, which means back-to-school shopping is in full swing. According to the National Retail Federation, families will spend an average $684 on school supplies, per kid. 

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Pet influencers make it big on social media Video included

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Dogs, parakeets – even a bearded dragon are gaining big followings as pet influencers. 

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Jail gardening program helps inmates gain new skills Video included

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From California to Connecticut, a growing number of jails are starting gardening programs including one here in Gwinnett County. 

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Bridging the farm to table gap for kids

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For many families, access to fresh fruit and vegetables is challenging. Often times, low-income families live in food deserts and have to rely more on processed foods, than fresh produce. 

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Atlanta animator creates superheroes with disabilities Video included

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From 'Black Panther' to 'A Wrinkle in Time' film studios have shown a recent commitment to diversity in cast and characters.  

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Summer program offers free swim lessons to underserved kids

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The kids at Horizons Atlanta spend six weeks learning about math and tech, among other things. 

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Jail dog program gives inmates, dogs second chances Video included

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For the last years eight year, inmates and shelter dogs inside Gwinnett County Jail have been getting a second chance.  

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"Moms of Black Boys United" aims to improve relationships between police, black men Video included

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Some black mothers in Atlanta are scared their sons could be killed by police during a traffic stop because of their skin color. 

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Elevating women entrepreneurs

Black women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in this country, but are the least funded and often, have a hard time finding support. 

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Three tips for becoming a millennial entrepreneur

Want to be your own boss?  You’re full of ideas but don’t know where to start? CBS46 anchor Karyn Greer speaks with teen wunderkind Maya Penn, who runs Mayasideas.com, about what it takes to become a millennial boss.

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