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  1. Trump's America: Rural-urban divide in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    A woman heads to a yoga class as dusk falls in East Atlanta, Ga., in Dekalb County, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The county is a Democratic stronghold east of downtown Atlanta.


  2. Secondhand smoke during childhood may boost miscarriage riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Fox News

    Nonsmoking women who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children may have an increased risk of a miscarriage, a Chinese study suggests. Although they had never been smokers themselves, women in the study who lived with two or more smokers as a child had a 20 percent higher risk of miscarriage, and those who were exposed to smoke five or more times per week had a 14 percent greater risk of losing a pregnancy, compared to women not exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood.


  3. Hundreds of flights cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | Fox News

    Delta Air Lines and Southwest have cancelled hundreds of flights as Winter Storm Helena continues to spread across the Southeast. According to , conditions are likely to get worse with more snow and ice expected to move up the coast over the weekend.


  4. Facebook post inspires mother of 2 to donate kidney to strangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Fox News

    Kelley Bundick has donated her kidney to Mychel Armour, a 17-year-old teen in North Carolina. A chance posting on a Facebook page led a stranger to volunteer as a kidney donor for a 17-year-old in desperate need of a new organ.


  5. Historians seek reparations for Californians forcibly sterilizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Fox News

    Hundreds of Californians who were forcibly sterilized based on eugenics laws in the last century might still be alive and deserve an apology and financial reparations, a new study concludes. In a Sacramento government office, historian and lead author Alexandra Minna Stern stumbled across a filing cabinet containing about 20,000 recommendations for eugenics-motivated sterilizations dating from 1919 through 1952.


  6. Deputy US marshal shot, killed in Georgia, FBI reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Fox News

    A deputy U.S. marshal was shot and killed while executing a search warrant in southeastern Georgia Friday morning, a senior law enforcement official told Fox News, as investigators told local media a suspect was in custody. The shooting unfolded at the Spring Creek Mobile Home Park in rural Long County, Fox 28 reported .


  7. Police: Man shot fleeing stolen car in suburban AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Fox News

    Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles says the incident the occurred around 11 a.m. Sunday after Cobb County police officers responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle and learned it was stolen. One of the men exited the vehicle and tried to run from police before the officer shot him in the leg after a short chase.


  8. Furry farewell: Panda twins leave Atlanta for ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Fox News

    Bao Bao, a 44-pound female panda bear cub, is seen in the panda exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington The zoo says Mei Lun and Mei Huan left Atlanta early Thursday bound for a panda research center in Chengdu. Two Zoo Atlanta staff members are accompanying the furry pair.


  9. Shaq's game changing buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Fox News

    On Monday, Krispy Kreme announced that Shaq is now officially the owner of a downtown Atlanta franchise. The doughnut shop on Ponce de Leon Avenue opened more than 60 years ago .


  10. Autopsy results revealed in death of Atlanta businesswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Fox News

    A medical examiner says a bullet damaged several organs of a prominent Atlanta businesswoman who died from a gunshot wound to the back as she rode in a car near Piedmont Park. Local news media reports the Fulton County Medical Examiner said Wednesday the bullet entered through the left, middle back of 63-year-old Diane McIver.


  11. Witness believes father not sincere in Georgia hot car death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Fox News

    A witness testified Wednesday that a Georgia man showed grief after his toddler son died inside a hot SUV, but she didn't think his tears were sincere. Atiyka Eastland said Justin Ross Harris' tears were "on and off" after the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper, news media outlets reported.


  12. Species goes extinct in Atlanta garden after rare frog diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Fox News

    Authorities say a rare tree frog - the last known living member of the species in captivity - has died at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the dead Rabbs' fringe-limbed tree frog was found dead in its enclosure during a routine daily inspection on Monday.


  13. Investigator: Businesswoman shot in back while riding in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Fox News

    A death investigator says a prominent Atlanta businesswoman died from a gunshot wound to the back as she rode in a car near Piedmont Park. Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones says 63-year-old Diane McIver was in the passenger seat with people she knew when a gun was discharged inside the vehicle.


  14. It may not be a boy when dad's been exposed to dioxinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Fox News

    Men exposed to dioxin, a chemical once common in herbicides, may be less likely to father boys than peers who didn't come in contact with this toxin, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied men and women who were employed between 1969 and 1984 at a plant in New Zealand making what's known as phenoxy herbicides, chemicals sprayed on plants to prevent uncontrolled growth.


  15. E-cigarette users view smoke-free areas as okay for vapingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Fox News

    The majority of e-cigarette users have "vaped" in a smoke-free environment and most don't view use of the devices as harmful to themselves or others, according to a U.S. study. Nearly three quarters of users opposed banning e-cigarette use in public spaces that are designated as non-smoking, and younger users are most likely to consider all spaces acceptable for vaping, surveys found.


  16. Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo killed in fiery car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Fox News

    Fulton County police Cpl. Maureen Smith said the car struck a couple of trees and burst into flames before dawn Wednesday on Interstate 285 near the exit to Cascade Road.


  17. Zoo Atlanta's giant female panda gives birth to twins, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Fox News

    Zoo Atlanta said in a news release Saturday that giant panda named Lun Lun delivered the twin cubs at 7:20 a.m. and 8:07 a.m. Saturday morning. It's Lun Lun's second pair of twins.


  18. Wife proves perfect match for husband in need of a kidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Fox News

    A Georgia man who spent three years looking for a kidney was shocked to learn the organ he needed was right next to him throughout his entire journey. Victor Gotell, who was diagnosed with kidney disease three years ago and placed on dialysis, received a kidney from his wife, Sharon, after doctors determined she was the perfect match, Fox 5 Atlanta reported.


  19. US heart group sets limit on sugar for kids and teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Fox News

    The vast majority of children and teens should have less than six teaspoons of added sugar in their diet each day, according to the American Heart Association. Until age 2, children should consume no added sugars at all, and between ages 2 and 18 they should limit added sugars to 25 grams per day, the organization says.


  20. Civil rights groups defend mosque, cemetery outside AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Fox News

    A proposal to build a mosque and Muslim cemetery has so angered some residents of Newton County outside Atlanta that their commissioners have temporarily banned all building permit approvals for religious institutions. The moratorium prompted the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the NAACP to request a federal civil rights investigation in Newton County.


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