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  1. 10 things you might find surprising about 'The Walking Dead'Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | ABC News

    Add The Walking Dead as an interest to stay up to date on the latest The Walking Dead news, video, and analysis from ABC News. 1. Raleigh Studios in Senoia, where most of "The Walking Dead" is filmed, is a 140-acre spread that is used exclusively by the show.

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  2. Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | ABC News

    This image provided by Emory University shows letters sent by future President Barack Obama to his college girlfriend Alexandra McNear and held by Emory University's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library in Atlanta. The university is making the letters available to researchers on Oct. 19, 2017.

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  3. Braves general manager Coppolella resigns amid MLB probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | ABC News

    FILe - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella speaks during a baseball news conference at Turner Field in Atlanta. Coppolella has resigned from his position, the Braves announced on Monday afternoon, Oct. 2, 2017 The Atlanta Braves say John Coppolella has resigned as general manager after it was learned that he was the target of a Major League Baseball investigation into a violation of rules in the international player market.

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  4. Police vehicle set on fire, 3 arrested at Georgia Tech during 'violent protests'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | ABC News

    Police block off streets in front of a police station at Georgia Tech where protests happened earlier and at least one police car was burned on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Atlanta.

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  5. Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | ABC News

    In this photo taken Sept. 17, 2017, mourners hug at a memorial for Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz in Atlanta, Ga.

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  6. What to know about the new affordable BRCA genetic mutation testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | ABC News

    A new genetic testing kit that hits the market today is the most affordable, and arguably one of the simplest, ways for women to find out if they have an increased risk of developing breast cancer . Here is what women should know about BRCA gene mutation testing, including how it works, who should actually consider getting it and the new convenient test that one woman already credits for helping detect her cancer early.

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  7. Trump action on young immigrants divides some GOP districtsRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | ABC News

    Anthony Pham immigrated to the United States in 1982 from Vietnam and became a citizen five years later, after President Ronald Reagan signed an immigration law that sped the legalization process for millions of new Americans. Now a business owner and proud Republican in Georgia's staunchly conservative 10th Congressional District, Pham says he supports maintaining legal status for young immigrants living in the United States illegally who were brought to the country as children.

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  8. Alabama vs Miami in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | ABC News

    Alabama will play Miami to open the 2021 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, their first meeting since a memorable national title game in 1993. Officials in Atlanta made the announcement on Tuesday, continuing the trend of matching teams from the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference.

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  9. Stadium formerly known as Turner Field begins a new chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | ABC News

    From Olympic track and field to major league baseball to, now, college football, this place has undergone plenty of changes since it broke ground less than a quarter-century ago. "It feels like a football stadium" said Panthers cornerback Chandon Sullivan, looking ahead to the next life for this ever-changing structure in the shadow of the downtown Atlanta skyline.

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  10. Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | ABC News

    The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens.

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  11. Students surprised by cheers and encouragement on 1st day of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | ABC News

    Some lucky Atlanta students got a huge surprise last week. Mentors encouraged them as they walked into school for the very first time this year.

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  12. Falcons RB Devonta Freeman gets 5-year contract extensionRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | ABC News

    The Atlanta Falcons and two-time Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman have agreed on a five-year contract extension the team announced Wednesday. Freeman, a 2014 fourth-round draft pick out of Florida State, was moving into the final year of his rookie contract and originally scheduled to make almost $1.8 million this season.

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  13. Lawsuit: Atlanta arena security measures based on raceRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | ABC News

    A former security manager at the arena where the Atlanta Hawks play says white entertainers performing there were allowed to bypass security measures while similar requests by black entertainers were denied. Alleging racial discrimination, Samuel R. Hayes III filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against Atlanta Hawks LLC, which operates the arena.

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  14. 8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left in the tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | ABC News

    At 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard says his best basketball is ahead of him. Wearing a teal suit with black trim, a smiling Howard insisted Monday he can return to being a dominant center with the Charlotte Hornets, where he will be reunited with coach Steve Clifford and play for one of his childhood heroes, team owner Michael Jordan.

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  15. Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | ABC News

    Returns from absentee and early voting show the tight race that is expected in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, where Republicans are trying to stave off a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. The first returns from the northern Atlanta suburbs have Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff seesawing around 50 percent.

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  16. In Georgia, a Democratic upset depends on a balancing actRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | ABC News

    Watch Atlanta television long enough and you're bound to see a young congressional candidate pledging to cut "wasteful spending" and make "both parties in Washington" be "accountable to you." Yet follow Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District and you'll see the 30-year-old Democrat joining fellow millennials for happy hour, convening a group of women's health advocates and hosting specific minority groups across Atlanta's northern suburbs. 188 comments

  17. Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | ABC News

    Mosquito bites aren't just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year. A new study published today in the Nature Communications journal reports that mosquitoes might be even more adept at spreading disease than previously thought.

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  18. Atlanta officer fired after tourist is shot on streetRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | ABC News

    Documents show that an Atlanta police officer who shot a tourist who was in town to attend a motocross event at the Georgia Dome has been fired. WSB-TV reports that it obtained documents that Sgt.

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  19. High hopes for new high-tech Atlanta stadium despite delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | ABC News

    Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta's reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent highway collapse and subsequent shutdown from a fire, and chronic traffic and public transportation woes. Now, the city's new $1.5 billion stadium - touted as a state-of-the-art facility that can help transform downtown - is facing construction setbacks with its key feature, a retractable roof that will open and close like a camera lens.

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  20. Super Bowl-style halftime coming to College Football PlayoffRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | ABC News

    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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