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  1. July 4 crowds ignore call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park over Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Raw Story

    ... Representative LaDawn Blackett Jones this week urged people to stay away from the park 10 miles (16 km) east of Atlanta because it flies three flags of the pro-slavery Confederacy alongside the U.S. and Georgia state flags. Bobbie Smith of ...

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  2. Atlanta's Peachtree Road Race goes on despite rain delayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSFO AM 560

    Bad weather did not put a damper Saturday on the world's biggest 10K, which saw a rain and lightning delay for thousands. About 60,000 registered for the 2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, which attracts people of all ages and abilities.

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  3. Team Africa wins Peachtree Cup at AJC Peachtree Road RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Team Africa beat Team USA to win the Peachtree Cup in an annual 10-kilometer run in Atlanta. The first-place finish by Daniel Salel and a strong showing by Team Africa's three female runners cemented its win Saturday in the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

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  4. Hawks "strong candidates" to acquire Wesley JohnsonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Peachtree Hoops

    Aside from L.A. teams, Atlanta is a strong candidate for free agent Wesley Johnson, league sources tell RealGM. He's awaiting right deal.

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  5. Fortress Builders Offers Available Homes in Ranch Condominium CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    ... sales center at 678-658-0322, email madisonglen@builtbyfortress.com or visit www.builtbyfortress.com . Searching for Atlanta New Homes? Get the REal scoop here. From news of Atlanta's home builders, new homes and communities to the latest Atlanta ...

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  6. GT Family lost another great oneRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | GT Sports Talk

    This is a discussion on GT Family lost another great one within the Georgia Tech Football forums, part of the Georgia Tech Sports Message Boards category; Jimmy Southard passed away Thursday. Atlanta native and QB under Bobby Dodd in the late '40's.

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  7. Letter: My wish for a MRCP program at LaGrange hospitalRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... And on a scale of 1 to 9 of mortality, I was a 7, meaning it is a miracle that I am alive after transport to Emory Atlanta with MRCP/ERCP certified technicians (and) physicians, excellent medical testing (and) treatments - both therapeutic as well ...

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  8. Uribe's HR lifts Teheran, Braves to 2-1 win over PhilliesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Teheran threw seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night. Teheran allowed one unearned run and seven hits in seven innings.

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  9. Dick YarbroughRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times

    ... Dick Yarbrough is a North Georgia resident whose column regularly appears Saturdays. Contact him at P.O. Box 725373, Atlanta, GA 31139; via his website ; or Facebook .

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  10. Security heightened for Fourth activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Emergency responders are planning an increased presence at the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta and more than 100 other events throughout the state during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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  11. Phils Edged By Braves 2-1 In Series OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out at second base in the fifth inning by shortstop Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves after Hernandez tried to stretch a single into a double during the game at Turner Field on July 3, 2015 in Atlanta, ...

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  12. Braves land 2 16-year-old prospects from Domi...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Flash Flood Watch issued July 2 at 6:59PM EDT expiring July 4 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Washington Areal Flood Watch issued July 2 at 5:57PM EDT expiring July 4 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Washington ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with two 16-year-old players - shortstop Derian Cruz and outfielder Cristian Pache, both of the ... (more)

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  13. Olympic Park Bombing Fast FactsRead the original story

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    Facts: Two people died as a result of a terrorist bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, and more than 100 others were injured. Eric Robert Rudolph was convicted of placing the 40-pound bomb, filled with nails and screws, in Centennial Olympic Park.

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  14. Security heightened for Fourth of July events, travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRDW-TV Augusta

    Emergency responders are planning an increased presence at the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta and more than 100 other events throughout the state during the holiday weekend. Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Jim Butterworth says the agency is working with local, state and federal officials to monitor potential security threats during Fourth of July weekend.

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  15. Zoo Atlanta acquires bald eagle from Auburn Raptor CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRDW-TV Augusta

    Zoo officials say the eagle is being kept out of public view for now during its quarantine period, but is expected to be on display for the public in mid-July. The zoo's President and CEO Raymond King says the eagle has been rehabilitated and would not have been able to live independently in the wild.

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  16. Georgia newspaperman, radio and TV personality Billy Dilworth diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... "I was sadden by the news." Dilworth also worked as a writer for the Anderson (S.C.) Independent and a paper in Atlanta. He was profiled for his radio work in "The Nashville Sound" a book by Paul Hemphill and published in 1970. "I can never finish ...

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  17. Epic Development Prepares to Close Two Homes in Riverside Walk CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    Award-winning Atlanta-area home builder, Epic Development, is excited to announce that it will be closing on two homes in its newest community, Riverside Walk. The closings are scheduled to take place this month and potential new homeowners can still buy in this highly sought-after area, as there are still homes available for purchase in the community.

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  18. Why we should keep reading 'Gone With The Wind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... like common sense. Why, she'd never even seen a factory, or known anyone who had seen a factory." At a bazaar in Atlanta, Scarlett recognizes in a flash that "The Cause didn't seem sacred to her. The war didn't seem to be a holy affair, but a ...

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  19. Nosh on this: Gluten-free shopping and dining in Atlanta - July 3, 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... and window seating, as well as refining their organic, plant-based cafe menu. Earth Fare will open its second Atlanta location on July 8 at Emory Point, 1578 Avenue Place. An opening celebration will begin at 7 a.m. with giveaways, demonstrations, ...

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  20. Thoughts on Heritage and Flags this 4th of July WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peach Pundit

    ... and served in the Georgia General Assembly. Colonel George Washington Scott settled down first in Savannah and then Atlanta, became a successful businessman, and provided the money for a women's college in Decatur which was named for his mother, ...

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