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  1. Rocker Chris Cornell has died at age 52Read the original story

    May 18, 2017 | 680News

    Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs on stage at Fox Theater on May 3, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. GETTY IMAGES/Paul R. Giunta Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died at age 52, according to his representative.

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  2. Super Bowl-style halftime coming to College Football PlayoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | 680News

    The College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime show to the national championship game without bumping the marching bands. ESPN and the College Football Playoff say that a musical guest will perform at halftime of this season's title game in Atlanta on Jan. 8, 2018, and the performance will be aired on ESPN.

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  3. 'Tremendous' traffic impact expected after bridge collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | 680News

    Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate routes or ride public transit for the foreseeable future after a massive fire caused a bridge on Interstate 85 to collapse, completely shutting down the heavily travelled highway. Georgia's top transportation official said there's no way to tell when the highway, which carries 250,000 cars a day, can be safely reopened to traffic in either direction following the collapse, which happened Thursday afternoon during rush hour.

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  4. Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | 680News

    Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology. Atlanta would become one of the largest urban areas for testing self-driving vehicles if plans come together for a demonstration as early as September. 1 comment

  5. Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Patriots QB Tom BradyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | 680News

    More than a week after the Falcons fell victim to the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, an Atlanta zoo has named a cockroach after Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Zoo Atlanta says on its Facebook page that it had a bet with Rhode Island's Roger Williams Park Zoo that called for the loser to name a baby animal after the winning team's star quarterback.

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  6. Lewis receives 4 literary awards for 'March: Book Three'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | 680News

    The American Library Association announced Monday that the Georgia Democrat received four prizes for "March: Book Three," the last of a graphic trilogy about his civil-rights activism and winner last fall of the National Book Award. The latest honours for "March," a collaboration among Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, include the Coretta Scott King award for best children's book by an African-American and the Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in children's literature.

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  7. Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather daysRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | 680News

    Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. On average, Earth will have 10 fewer days of mild and mostly dry weather by the end of the century, the researchers estimate.

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  8. Trump's America: Rural-urban divide in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | 680News

    Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in the north Georgia town of Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just outside Atlanta.

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  9. Julie Dash's landmark 'Daughters of the Dust' is rebornRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | 680News

    Julie Dash's 1991 film "Daughters of the Dust" was the first film directed by an African American woman to get a nationwide theatrical release. When it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, its director of photography, Arthur Jafa, won best cinematography.

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