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  1. 2 officers shot near Atlanta; gunman soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police investigate the scene of an apartment complex where authorities say two officers were shot leading to a neighborhood search for the suspected gunman, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Decatur, Ga. DeKalb County police Capt.

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  2. Gift Guide: Small, smart stocking techie stuffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 photo shows the ASUS S1 digital projector, in Decatur, Ga. The projector has a built-in rechargable battery, HDMI input port and weighs less than a pound.

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  3. Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This product image provided by Amazon shows the Amazon Fire TV stick. The Fire TV Stick is a small stick that connects to the HDMI port on your HDTV for instant access to movies, TV shows, music, photos, apps, and games.

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  4. Gift Guide: Help your selfie with some add-on gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 photo shows the Satechi Smart Selfie Extension Arm Monopod, in Decatur, Ga. The item is a telescoping pole that can extend to three feet and hold a smartphone while operating the phone's camera controls via Bluetooth-connected buttons on the grip of the pole.

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  5. 150 years on, Sherman's March to Sea still vividRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this undated photo provided by the Library of Congress Gen. William T. Sherman poses for a photo.

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  6. Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing. Dante Martin , 27, was the first to stand trial in the November 2011 death of 26-year-old Robert Champion aboard a band bus parked outside a football game where the well-regarded Marching 100 band had performed.

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  7. Jury could start deliberating in Fla. hazing trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Attorneys are set to give closing arguments in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten on a band bus during a hazing ritual. Prosecutors called eight witnesses, including former band members who identified 27-year Dante Martin as orchestrator of the ritual known as "crossing Bus C" after a football game in Orlando in 2011.

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  8. Closings set in Florida A&M hazing trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A former Florida A&M University band member told a judge Thursday he will not testify on his own behalf in his trial on manslaughter and hazing charges in the November 2011 death of a school drum major. "I wish to remain silent and not testify," Dante Martin told Judge Renee Roche in an Orlando courtroom.

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  9. Witnesses: FAMU hazing suspect led ritual on busRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Florida A&M band member being tried on hazing charges in the death of a drum major was the ring leader and decided who could participate in the initiation ritual, two former band members said Wednesday. Former band member Lizette Sanchez testified that Dante Martin decided who was allowed to participate in the hazing ritual known as "crossing Bus C." She said she initially decided she wasn't going to take part her sophomore year in 2011, but changed her mind in an effort to end shunning from older band members who called her a "bad upperclassman" for not having done it.

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  10. Hazing trial starts for 4 FAMU band membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Nov. 19, 2011 file photo, Robert Champion, a drum major in Florida A&M University's Marching 100 band, performs during halftime of a football game in Orlando, Fla. The trial for four band members charged in the hazing death of Champion begins Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in Orlando, Fla.

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  11. Hazing trial starts for 4 FAMU band membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 23, 2012 file photo, Pam Champion, right, and Robert Champion, Sr., left, hold a photo of their son, Robert, a Florida A&M University drum major who died in a hazing incident, as they are photographed in their attorney's office following a press conference in Atlanta. The trial for four band members charged in the hazing death of Champion begins Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in Orlando, Fla.

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  12. Hazing history allowed at Florida A&M trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A history of hazing among Florida A&M band members can be mentioned by prosecutors in the trial of four ex-members charged in a drum major's 2011 death, but the judge said Wednesday there should be no mention that the student killed was gay. Judge Rene Roche also denied defense motions to drop manslaughter charges against the four defendants, and one challenging the constitutionality of Florida's anti-hazing law.

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  13. Defense argues FAMU hazing death was 'contest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major's death said Tuesday that the state's anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus can be considered a contest, not hazing. Fifteen former band members were charged with manslaughter and hazing in the November 2011 death of Robert Champion , of Decatur, Georgia.

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  14. Former 'SNL' cast member Jan Hooks diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The 57-year-old Hooks died Thursday in New York, according to The New York Times . The newspaper confirmed the death through Hooks' agent, Lisa Lieberman .

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  15. A Closer Look: Stream-box gaming is a mixed bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 photo shows the Amazon Fire TV, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition, in Decatur, Ga.

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  16. FAMU band member's family settles with bus companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died after being hazed has reached a settlement with the owner of the bus on which the hazing took place. An attorney for the family of Robert Champion said Wednesday that he would file a motion this week dismissing the negligence lawsuit against Fabulous Coach Lines and a bus driver.

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  17. Thousands attend Chick-fil-A owner's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Andrew Cathy, grandson of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy reads scripture during the funeral service for Cathy, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at First Baptist Jonesboro in Jonesboro, Ga.

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  18. Trial for FAMU hazing defendants set for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Orlando trial of the four remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major was postponed until October on Tuesday. Defense attorneys and State Attorney Jeff Ashton agreed to reschedule the start of the trial to Oct. 27, and they expect it to last less than two weeks.

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  19. Timeline of fatal police shooting of Michael BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    These images provided by the Ferguson Police Department show security camera footage from a convenience store in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014, the day that Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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  20. Guide to developments in Missouri police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Protesters hold up signs, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in front of a convenience store that was looted and burned following the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by police nearly a week ago in Ferguson, Mo.

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