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  1. Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | SavannahNow

    Confederate flag supporters demonstrate atop Stone Mountain as they protest what they believe is an attack on their Southern heritage during a rally at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Ga., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT Confederate flag supporter Jerry Gray of Conyers, Ga., is held back by a fellow supporter as he yells at Ku Klux Klan members to go home, while he and others protest what they believe is an attack on their Southern heritage during a rally at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Ga., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.

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  2. Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Carson Kimsey, 23, and wife Nikki Kimsey traveled over 30 miles from Elbert County, Ga., to Abbeville, S.C., where they hoped to buy a Confederate flag, only to learn that the store had sold out. Confederate flag supporters march past the Stone Mountain Park's Confederate memorial carving as they make their way to the top in protest of what they believe is an attack on their Southern heritage during a rally at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Ga., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.

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  3. Back for the 5th time: the Back to School JamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... program is the 5th consecutive year of holding this key community-based event taking place in the Decatur/DeKalb County community. Free book-bags and supplies, free haircuts, a health-fair, and other activities are part of the lineup for the ...

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  4. Good Times At Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Talking Points Memo

    Save articles to read later In a hurry? Bookmarks allow you to save an article to read later at your convenience. There isn't a limit, either, so you can store your favorites, too.

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  5. Man shot to death in Hyatt Place hotel outside AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    DeKalb County police say they were called to the Hyatt Place near the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia around 3 a.m. Sunday.

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  6. First Slice 8/2/15: Confederate flag fans rally at Stone Mountain,...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    First Slice 8/2/15: Confederate flag fans rally at Stone Mountain, remind rest of world that Georgia can be a weird and sad place

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  7. Confederate flag supporters rally in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fox News

    Hundreds of Confederate battle flags were waving in a Stone Mountain, Ga., parking lot on Saturday, at a rally in support of the controversial symbol. Some supporters danced to the tune of "Dixie" and others cheered as they stood atop pickup trucks.

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  8. Tensions flare as Confederate flag supporter reaches for gun when...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Independent

    Michael Segalov is a freelance journalist based in London. He writes regularly for The Independent, VICE, BuzzFeed, and a number of other publications.

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  9. Twenty-Two MS-13 Members Sentenced for Violent CrimesRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2013 | The Family Badge

    ... one in the back and another in the hip and arm. The evidence also demonstrated that, while at a nightclub in DeKalb County, Georgia, on July 20, 2008, Espinoza and other members of MS-13 engaged in a fight with persons they suspected were members of ...

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  10. Supporters of Confederate flag rally in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    L.C. Thornton, a tall black man in a ball cap and sunglasses, trained his camera Saturday across a sea of waving Confederate flags attached to the beds of hundreds of pickup trucks and SUVs. "Normally, I'm a birder.

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  11. Rallying to the top of Stone Mountain in Today in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Confederate flag supporters climb Stone Mountain to protest of what they believe is an attack on their Southern heritage during a rally at Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Ga., on Saturday. Large images of endangered species are projected on the south facade of The Empire State Building, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in New York.

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  12. Race relations in America: Making a case for mutual respectRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Slaves came to America in chains, shackled side by side in the dark, stinking bellies of sailing ships that ferried them across the Atlantic. Given up to a strange land, robbed of human dignity, they were forced to labor from sunrise to sunset with no real prospects but bondage - and no hopes but the shriveled, vestigial hope of eventual freedom.

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  13. Hundreds rallied in different states today in support of the Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Hundreds gathered at Georgia's Stone Mountain Park today for a Confederate Flag rally, and others followed suit around the country. Stone Mountain is historic in that it bears a carving of Confederate leaders from the Civil War.

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  14. Hundreds Rally to Support Confederate Flag at Stone Mountain MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    On Saturday, hundreds upon hundreds of people from Georgia arrived at Stone Mountain, the nation's largest Confederate memorial, to show their support for the Confederate flag. The Southern Poverty Law Center reported that some of the attendees were armed: they tweeted a photo of one attendee openly carrying an AR-15 style rifle as he walked around.

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  15. 4-star LB Elysee Mbem-Bosse puts Rebs in top sevenRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Red Cup Rebellion

    Four-star inside linebacker Elysee Mbem-Bosse has released his top seven schools and Ole Miss made the cut. The 6'2, 228-pound Ellenwood, Ga. native is highly sought after and is obviously a big target for the Rebs with linebacker being a big-time position of need.

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  16. Angry protests as civil rights leaders clash with Confederate flag...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Angry protests as civil rights leaders clash with Confederate flag supporters at rally in the shadow of huge sculpture glorifying Civil War leaders Police had to step in to hold back protesters who started yelling obscenities at a large group of 'heritage not hate' marchers at Stone Mountain Park in central Georgia. The clash came against the backdrop of the world's largest pro-Confederate memorial - an enormous sculpture of rebel leaders carved into the mountain, measuring a total of three acres.

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  17. Confederate Flag Supporters Rally At Theme ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Refinery 29

    "We're treating it like the Fourth of July," Stone Mountain spokesman John Bankhead told the Atlanta newspaper in regard to park tightening security for the event. A photo tweeted by the Southern Povery Law Center shows attendees weren't arriving with just flags in tow, either: Besides, "leave your guns at home" wasn't among the event's rules.

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  18. Stone Mountain rally about 'heritage', not hate, participants sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

    Joel Colston and Dike Young pose for a photo with a friend at a Confederate flag rally at Stone Mountain Park on Friday, August 1, 2015. DANIEL FUNKE / [email protected] Rally-goer Tommy Westbrook chats with U.S. Representative Hank Johnson at Saturday's Confederate flag event at Stone Mountain Park.

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  19. SFA Gardens Lecture Series to feature Georgia plant explorerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gilmer Mirror

    Stephen F. Austin State University's SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at Scott McMahan, owner of McMahan Nursery in Atlanta, will present "Climbing Asian Mountains, Fording Rivers and Fighting the Elements: Moments from a Plant Hunter's Diary." A resident of Decatur, Georgia, McMahan is an extreme plant enthusiast.

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  20. GA Wow Houses: French Country, 'Lovingly Designed,' Elegant on 7th Green, Awesome LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... local news, events and pics. Safety Tips for Taking an End of Summer Vacation with Your Pets, and Meet our DeKalb County Pets of the Week Meet a wiggly, kissy, treat-motivated girl, and a handsome people-pleaser who is up for anything! Adopt either ...

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