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  1. DeKalb County 6 Mins Ago Record high pollen counts causing allergies to flareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSB-TV

    BROOKHAVEN, Ga. - The spring-like temperatures are causing a record amount of pollen in the air across the Atlanta metro.

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  2. State colleges: Georgia State baseball team beats BYU on 10th-inning infield singleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Decatur, Ga. a The Georgia State baseball team beat BYU 3-2 in 10 innings on Monday, scoring the winning run on an infield single.

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  3. Atlanta to discuss decriminalizing punishment for potRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... marijuana. Council members decided to take more time to study the issue. Supporters want them to do what the DeKalb County city of Clarkston did last July. "It's still against the law, just like running a red light or turning right on red when you ...

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  4. Educating Democrats:Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    Still, how to use public funds to educate our young should also be a local decision, and freedom of choice shouldn't always mean equal access to government resources. Another American tradition, after all, is neighborhood schools.

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  5. Maryland Eastern Shore can't secure upset of North Carolina CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WMDT

    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore came back from a 13-point deficit in the first half to take the lead at the break against North Carolina Central in Saturday s Homecoming matchup. Then the Hawks rebounded from down as many as 19 points in the second half to within four before a momentum killing technical foul kicked off a 9-0 Eagles run and then an 82-69 loss.

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  6. Smyrna: No word from Google on high-speed internet rolloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    More than two years after Google announced it would bring its high-speed fiber optic internet service, Google Fiber, to the city of Smyrna, city officials say they have yet to receive word on when the technology would be offered locally.

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  7. Remembering the Truxtun and Pollux 75 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Western Star

    Rescuer Gus Etchegary with Terry Phillips, the son of the late Lanier Phillips, one of the men rescued that night in 1942. Residents of the town of St. Lawrence and surrounding areas gathered at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church Saturday, Feb. 18, to mark 75th anniversary of the Pollux and Truxtun disaster, which claimed the lives of 203 crew members.

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  8. Collection Sites Needed for HomeAid Atlanta Mother's Day Essentials DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    HomeAid Atlanta is currently seeking volunteers for collection sites to benefit their 16th Annual Mother's Day Essentials Drive. Simply volunteer an office or business as a location to collect essential items benefitting homeless mothers and infants in the Metro Atlanta area, just in time for Mother's Day.

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  9. Coastal Manor stages its first beauty pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Coastal Courier

    She is 63 and has resided at Coastal Manor since 2014. She was born in Midway and worked at the King and Prince on St. Simon's Island.

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  10. BioLogue STEM Events for Youth Ages 5 - 18 Returning in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PR.com

    BioLogue Laboratorium will host a hodgepodge of hands on explorations for youth ages 5 - 18 on March 25th, 2017 at Exchange Park Recreation Center in Decatur, GA. Workshops will include: Microscopy, Anatomy & Physiology, Genetics, Bridge Design an more.

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  11. Frustrating finale for VRRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Georgian

    Villa Rica guard Elijah Fluker gave his team a spark with a six-point flurry during the second quarter, but the Wildcats ended up on the wrong side of a 75-66 decision to Lithonia in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Saturday night. Villa Rica's Lattrel Swanigan defends a Lithonia player during the Wildcats' 75-66 first-round state playoff setback to the Bulldogs on Saturday night.

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  12. Dozens gather for immigration prayer vigil Organizers named the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WSB-TV

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  13. Newsome, Robert ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Lakeland Ledger

    Robert Thomas Newsome, born in Decatur, GA, to Paul and Katurah Newsome on July 15, 1942 went to be with our Lord on February 17, 2017. Robert attended the University of Georgia and graduated with a BS in Agricultural Business in 1965.

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  14. This Woman's Touching Story Is Exactly Why Lifting The Army's Dreadlock Ban Is ImportantRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Refinery 29

    When the U.S. Army lifted its ban on dreadlocks in January, many social media users weren't even aware that it existed. Though most were shocked to hear - because come on, it's 2017! - Jae Johnson, an E-5 Sergeant based in Georgia, had a different sentiment: relief.

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  15. RHINEHARDT hofRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Bob Reinhart didn't get to the Hall of Fame alone. He was taught the game of basketball in a state defined by it.

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  16. WBB Preview: Memphis at CincinnatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Down The Drive

    On Saturday Feb. 18, the Cincinnati Bearcats' women's basketball team will return home to Fifth Third Arena following a two-game road swing. At 3 p.m., they face the Memphis Tigers in a game that will be televised online on ESPN3.

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  17. Lady Cats journey into the tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Jaila Orozco and the Villa Rica High School girls' basketball team travel to Arabia Mountain for the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs this evening in Lithonia. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. Aliyah Hindsman and the Lady Wildcats enter the postseason as a No.

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  18. Day Without Immigrants: Protests held across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WSB-TV

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  19. Seven more qualify for Tom Price's District 6 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MDJonline.com

    ... yet qualified include Democrats Joshua McLaurin, a Roswell attorney, and former state Rep. Sally Harrell, D-DeKalb County. Marietta plumber Joseph Pond said he will run as an independent. The gang has until today to register and pay their $5,200 ...

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  20. Urban homesteading has potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Dispatch

    Urban homesteading is the transference of publicly owned and abandoned properties to new residents. Some cities have done the transfers for as little as $1.

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