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  1. Trapped: Deaths inside freezers can be prevented, but how?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Republic

    Trapped in a walk-in hotel freezer with subzero temperatures, Carolyn Robinson Mangham knocked so desperately on the door that the skin on her knuckles had worn away, her husband said in a lawsuit. When the door finally opened 13 hours later, the coroner said, the 61-year-old kitchen worker was lying on the metal floor, wearing her black shoes and pants, a white cook's shirt and a black apron.

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  2. Witness says father not sincere in hot car death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Republic

    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.

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  3. Species likely extinct after rare frog dies in AtlantaRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2016 | The Republic

    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.

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  4. Atlanta rapper-activist Killer Mike honored by Driller MikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Republic

    Grammy-winning rapper Killer Mike always wanted to see his name on a street sign, but a tunnel-boring machine will have to suffice for now. Driller Mike was chosen for the massive 400-foot-long tunnel-boring machine that will eventually enable Atlanta to store a month's supply of water underground, city officials announced Wednesday.

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

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Republic

    Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo was killed in a fiery car crash on a freeway near southwest Atlanta, authorities confirmed Wednesday. The 2016 Audi struck a couple of trees, overturned and burst into flames before dawn Wednesday on Interstate 285 near the exit to Cascade Road, Fulton County Police Cpl.

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  6. Alabama governor praises pipeline companya s response to leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Republic

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said gas prices in parts of the state rose 20 cents over the weekend after a pipeline leak, but he didn't consider that price gouging. Bentley toured Colonial Pipeline's emergency response center, in a luxury resort hotel about 12 miles from the pipeline breach, and spent much of a news conference Monday praising the company's response.

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  7. Black doctora s conflict: Saving officers, distrusting policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Republic

    When officers who'd been shot by a sniper in downtown Dallas started showing up at Parkland Memorial Hospital, trauma surgeon Dr. Brian H. Williams went to work, pushing aside the inner conflict he faces every day as a black man who's fearful when encountering police. He sees the news about black men dying at the hands of police.

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  8. Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | The Republic

    In the days after the shooting deaths of two black men by police, celebrities are doing more than just expressing frustration. They're demanding action, and in some cases, leading it.

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  9. a Portrait: The Bangladesh siege victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | The Republic

    The 20 hostages who died in the siege had reasons to be in the developing South Asian nation. They were construction consultants from Japan, working on a Japanese government-funded infrastructure project.

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  10. Ali returned to ring with ex-Georgia senator in his cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Republic

    But there may not have been a triumphant second act to Ali's career without Leroy Johnson in his corner. The former Georgia state senator was the driving force in Ali's return to the ring on Oct. 26, 1970 in Atlanta.

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  11. Cincinnatia s pioneering gorilla exhibit now common in zoosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Republic

    The Cincinnati Zoo, where a gorilla was shot and killed over the weekend after a 3-year-old boy climbed over a fence and fell into its enclosure, has an open viewing area that was among the first of its kind and is now common in many zoos around the country. The exhibit was at the forefront of zoos moving away from cages in favor of more realistic living environments and adopting a range of exhibits, from natural habitats behind glass walls to jungle-like settings separated from the public by hedges and bamboo fences.

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  12. Column: NFL version of 3-card monte: the Super Bowl ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Republic

    It goes something like this: Hey, if you'll dole out hundreds of millions of dollars to build a new football stadium, we'll give you a shot at hosting our biggest game and reaping an outlandish economic impact for your city. In order to play, the city had to fork over at least $200 million of the taxpayers' money to help the Falcons finance a $1.4 billion retractable roof stadium that wasn't even needed .

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  13. Suspect arrested after Georgia deputy shot during in faceRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | The Republic

    A suspect was arrested after a sheriff's deputy was shot in the face during a traffic stop south of Atlanta, Georgia authorities said. Joe Lee Garrett, 24, was arrested just hours after the shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor told WTVM-TV .

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  14. Record-holding symphony bassist, 87, collapses onstage, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Republic

    Jane Little, an Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist whose career spanned a world-record 71 years with a single orchestra, has died at age 87 after collapsing onstage during a performance. Little collapsed Sunday during a performance of "There's No Business Like Show Business," the orchestra said.

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  15. Lauryn Hill will 'make it up' to fans after short concertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The Republic

    Musician Lauryn Hill says she will 'make it up' to fans angry that she arrived over two hours late to an Atlanta concert Friday night and performed for fewer than 40 minutes. Hill wrote on her Facebook page Sunday that she doesn't show up to shows late because she doesn't care, but because of the artistic process.

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  16. The Latest: State Patrol identifies students killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Republic

    The Georgia State Patrol is identifying the four University of Georgia students killed in a car crash, all of whom were from the Atlanta suburbs. State Patrol Capt.

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  17. 4 University of Georgia students killed in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Republic

    Four female University of Georgia students have been killed and another student critically injured in a car crash on a two-lane road south of the Athens campus, authorities said. The crash occurred Wednesday night when two mid-sized sedans, one driving northbound and the other southbound, collided just after 9 p.m. on Georgia State Route 15 just outside Watkinsville, Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry told local news outlets.

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  18. Patient leaves ambulance, runs on freeway, is killed by carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Republic

    A patient bolted from an ambulance, ran across five lanes of traffic and was struck and killed by cars, shutting down early morning traffic Monday on one of metro Atlanta's busiest interstates. The ambulance was transporting the patient to Grady Memorial Hospital for an evaluation shortly before 4:45 a.m. when he became agitated and removed his restraints, police said.

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  19. Museum invites visitors into colorful world of Eric CarleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Republic

    Atlanta's High Museum of Art is inviting visitors into a colorful world populated by playful animals and imaginative children. "I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle" opens Saturday and features more than 80 collages from 16 books by the author of children's favorites like "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "The Grouchy Ladybug."

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  20. Sea lion exhibit set to make a splash in Atlanta this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Republic

    The sea lions come from California's Marine Mammal Center, which put out a call for aid during a mass stranding of sea lions on beaches. Last year was a bad one for sea lions, said Will Elgar, director of the aquarium's animal training for pinnipeds, the term for fin-footed marine mammals.

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