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  1. Crash releases dozens of dazed cows onto metro Atlanta interstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Atlanta metro area is known for its traffic problems, but early Monday morning there were backups on one major Atlanta interstate for a bizarre reason. Authorities tried to round up dozens of cows roaming the roadway after a tractor trailer hauling cattle overturned on Interstate 285.

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  2. Pressure increases as Vogtle vote nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    One day after 20 state lawmakers pushed for a cap on the cost of construction , representatives from JEA in Florida made the trip to Atlanta to try to turn up the heat on the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia. MEAG, which has a 22.7 percent stake in the Vogtle project, represents dozens of city utilities, including Thomasville and Moultrie.

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  3. USG announces creation of Georgia FinTech AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Chancellor Steve Wrigley and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia announced Tuesday the formation of the Georgia FinTech Academy. The academy is a statewide initiative to create a talent pipeline for Georgia's fast-growing financial technology business sector.

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  4. Off-duty Georgia officer shot during attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    An off-duty Georgia police officer was shot during an attempted robbery in Atlanta but managed to return gunfire and wound the two suspects. Atlanta police tell news outlets that the officer was with a group of people leaving a lounge early Saturday when two men tried to rob him.

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  5. 'Giant' birthday celebration for the only giant panda twins in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Two giant furry panda twins turn two and were honored at two early birthday celebrations on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Ya Lun and Xi Lun are turning two on September 3 which is also Labor Day and what better way than to have an amazing birthday celebration at Zoo Atlanta.

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  6. Restaurant Report Card: IHOP- 62U; Hattie B's wins Golden Spatula AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The DeKalb County Health Department busted a major Metro Atlanta restaurant chain this week for having food at unsafe temperatures and a serious problem with insects. But it's not all bad this week, as we visited a spot where the chicken is hot and the health score is perfect.

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  7. Lawmakers explore taking control of Atlanta Airport from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Talks have begun about the possible transfer of power at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport, which the City of Atlanta currently operates. Who operates the airport is an issue front and center for some lawmakers, Atlanta city officials and others who filled a room under the State Capitol on Wednesday.

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  8. Father calls injured daughter a hero for saving mom from oncoming MARTA trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Milwaukee man says his wife wouldn't be alive if it hadn't been for the quick actions of his daughter who saved her mom from an oncoming MARTA train Sunday. Jerry Wenszell told Milwaukee television station WDJT his wife Sue and four of their daughters were visiting Atlanta last weekend.

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  9. New fight for Peoplestown residents to stay in homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Another battle is brewing in the eminent domain saga between the City of Atlanta and some hold-out homeowners in Peoplestown. The city already took the homes of about two dozen of their neighbors wanting to build a retention pond, saying there was a flooding issue.

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  10. Police investigate fatal shooting in downtown AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to authorities, a male victim was shot in the head in the 300 block of West Peachtree Street. The victim died as a result of his injuries.

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  11. GBI investigating 58th officer-involved shooting in southwest AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    What started as a domestic situation escalated to a suspect being fatally shot in the early morning hours on Sunday in southwest Atlanta. The man then pointed a gun at officers.

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  12. GBI investigating 50th officer-involved shooting in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    What started as a domestic situation escalated to a suspect being fatally shot in the early morning hours on Sunday in southwest Atlanta. The GBI says 33-year-old Jeremiah Perdue threatened his either his mother or his grandmother with a gun at a residence in the 1000 block of Metropolitan Parkway.

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  13. Clayton Co. Police: Off-duty Irwin Co. detention officer shot, killed in metro AtlantaRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to Clayton County police, Amber Wilson, 27, a detention officer in Irwin County, was shot and killed while off-duty Sunday inside an apartment complex in Clayton County. The Clayton County Police Department said Wilson had gone to the apartment to get her stuff after an argument involving a possible break-up with Young.

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  14. Police search for motorcyclist committing car thefts in East AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Witnesses say a 13-year-old male was shot in the abdomen in the 3000 block of Landrum Street after he and the suspect got into an altercation. Witnesses say a 13-year-old male was shot in the abdomen in the 3000 block of Landrum Street after he and the suspect got into an altercation.

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  15. Source: WGCLRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Georgia State University student is in surgery following a shooting that took place Saturday morning outside of the University Commons in downtown Atlanta. GSU Police say the victim was possibly shot twice at 5 a.m. while inside the vehicle outside of student housing in the 100 block of Piedmont.

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  16. Police search for motorcycle rider committing car thefts in east AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Atlanta police need your help finding a motorcycle rider who has broken into a number of cars in east Atlanta. Atlanta police need your help finding a motorcycle rider who has broken into a number of cars in east Atlanta.

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  17. Restaurant Report Card: Chili's - 59U; 4 Rivers Smokehouse wind Golden Spatula AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A major metro Atlanta restaurant chain failed to make the grade this week when the health inspector showed up. The popular restaurant received a score in the 50's on a surprise inspection.

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  18. Korean War soldier's remains finally return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    It's been a long wait for a north Georgia family as the remains of a U.S. serviceman killed during combat will return to the state Thursday. The remains of Corporal Terrell Junior Fuller arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport at 7:15 a.m. before heading to Stephens County, which is the corporal's final resting place.

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  19. Investigators: Officer runs stop sign, kills moped driver in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A moped driver was killed while Wednesday after being struck by a the rider was hit by an Atlanta police officer. The incident occurred around 4:15 p.m., at the intersection of Washington Place and Newcastle Street in southwest Atlanta, one block from Booker T. Washington High School.

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  20. Rapper 21 Savage issues statement following Zone 6 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Atlanta Police say the "Zone 6 Day" event took place at Coan Park in the 1500 block of Woodbine Avenue. Fellow Atlanta rappers Future and Big Bank Black participated in the hosting the East Atlanta community event geared towards activities for children and families.

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