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2 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Lucid FC twins say goodbye to ATL

It's fitting that Chet and Betts DeHart's favorite film is the French classic The Red Balloon .

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Related Topix: Laboratory Institute of Merchandising, Atlanta, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

KBS Real Estate to buy Atlantic Station tower for almost $133 million

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust has agreed to buy Atlantic Station's 171 17th Street - the Wells Fargo tower - for about $133 million.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Business Journal

Lawsuit: Westminster Schools discriminated against older, white teachers

Three former long-time teachers at The Westminster Schools claim Atlanta's second-largest private school fired them "in favor of a younger, more diverse faculty."

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Council hears pitch for tax measure on November ballot

For more than two hours Tuesday morning, Columbus Council listened to three experts from Atlanta outlining the advantages of Tax Allocation Districts, an economic development tool that allows newly created tax revenue to be plowed back into specially designated areas for infrastructure improvements to encourage redevelopment.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Columbus, GA

Business Journal

Newell Recycling to merge with Blaze Recycling

Financial terms were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close in August and the newly combined company will be named Newell Recycling Southeast.

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Related Topix: East Point, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Norcross, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Three things Monday Night Brewing learned in three years

From 5-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Monday Night Brewing will celebrate three years of business .

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Atlanta, GA

GPB.org

EPA Holds 'Clean Power Plan' Hearings in Atlanta

An estimated 400 people will officially weigh in on the EPA's proposed "Clean Power Plan" in Atlanta over the next two days.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Atlanta, GA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Four children left in SUV: Woman charged after runaway car hits 4 children

Atlanta police have charged a mom who allegedly left four children in hot SUV and DPS have charged a woman whose runaway vehicle struck four children.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

The Times-Herald

Armed robbery suspect sought by Peachtree City authorities

In the early morning hours of July 27, Peachtree City Police officers responded to a residence on Abrell Woods Court after a reported armed robbery.

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Related Topix: Peachtree City, GA, Fayette County, GA, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Union City, GA

Business Journal

Roswell's Canton Street scores new location of The Big Ketch

The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill, a concept from Atlanta-based Southern Proper Hospitality, is planning a new location at 1105 Canton St. The roughly 5,000-square-foot restaurant would be the second location of The Big Ketch.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Roswell, GA

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Long-jumping dogs make a splash in dock diving contest

More than 150 dogs made a splash at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta, competing to qualify for the "Dock Dogs" World Championship.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Business Journal

Tampa man looking for love on 'Bachelorette' reveals fate tonight

A Tampa native is one of two contestants remaining on "The Bachelorette," which airs its three-hour season finale tonight on ABC.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

The Times

Student, professor examine Lanier, Flat Creek for water quality

Particularly drawn to Flat Creek, Melba Horton spent the early part of the summer checking the water quality at Lake Lanier.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Michigan Technological University, McNeese State University, Atlanta, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MDJonline.com

Author to give talk on history of Rich's Department Store Aug. 3

Author Jeff Clemmons will give a talk on "Rich's: A Southern Institution," his first book on the recently published history of Rich's Department Store, at 3 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Smyrna Library, 100 Village Green Circle in Smyrna.

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Related Topix: Smyrna, GA, Cobb County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Star-Telegram.com

New museum in Cleburne remembers Scarlett, Rhett

It changed her life forever. After 30 years of amassing a 6,000-piece collection including a rare, signed first printing of the novel, Rogers began to share her treasures earlier this month with the grand opening of the Gone with the Wind Remembered Museum and gift shop.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Home, Home Listing

NBC12

Education Editorial: Standardized tests and cheating

In Fulton County, Georgia, Atlanta, thirty-five educators, including the former superintendent, were indicted for a cheating conspiracy that covered nearly sixty schools.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Opinion

The Macon Telegraph

Civil War re-enactors honor role of black soldiers

It's similar to the uniform his ancestors wore before him. A history major, Greer, 27, has traced eight of his relatives to federal regiments during the War between the States.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College, African-American, Dekalb County, GA, US Military, US Navy, University of Georgia West Georgia State

Dalton Daily Citizen

Plan could cut flooding, stormwater damage in Dalton

On a recent day, McClellan Creek flowed gently through Harlan Godfrey Civitan Park.

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Related Topix: Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Examiner.com

Man shot to death: Family and friends seek answers after woman killed by police

Atlanta police are investigating the murder of a man and GBI is investigating the deadly shooting of a armed and distraught woman by Henry County police.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Atlanta, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

McPherson killed after refusing to surrender outside Atlanta

LIBRARY OF CONGRESSJames McPherson was killed during fighting around Atlanta. McPherson mistakenly road into a host of Confederates.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

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