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  1. In Loving Memory of James Edward Turro, Sr., 77Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    James Edward Turro, Sr., 77, of Decatur, Georgia, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015. Born February 11, 1938, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Peter and Ruth Turro and husband to the late Kathleen Anne Norris Turro.

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  2. WOW House: "Amazing" Home Has Gourmet Kitchen, Owner's Suite, Covered Patio, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Amazing custom built home in the heart of Decatur! This home features a family room with a beautiful fireplace, a formal dining room, an open concept gourmet kitchen with granite island, and a secondary bedroom with full bath all of the main level! The second level features a dramatic Owner's Suite you will have to see to believe, 3 secondary bedrooms, and 3 secondary bathrooms. Completing this magnificent home are a 3-car garage, covered patio, and a very large, private backyard! What's the asking price? This home located at 326 S Columbia Drive # 2, Decatur, is listed at $879,900.

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  3. Flavor of Georgia Flavor of Georgia Contest businesses responsible...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Georgia Faces

    From cheeses to chutneys, craft chocolate to chorizo, the annual Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest-hosted by the University of Georgia Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development-celebrates Georgians' creativity and craftsmanship by highlighting the best value-added products in the state. The contest will celebrate its 10th year in 2016.

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  4. Former Decatur VA Worker's Appeal DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The former VA Police Services employee was sentenced to 13 months in prison for using a government purchasing card for personal expenses. A former secretary at the Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur who was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to charges of theft of government funds and making false statements for misusing a government-issued credit card will remain behind bars after her latest appeal was struck down earlier this week.

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  5. Best Bets: from school lunch box to business lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Seeing school supplies on sale has us waxing nostalgic for the start of a new school year. Remember those cardboard pencil boxes, real chalkboards, and the elusive thing called recess? Even more powerful are the memories of the lunchroom and those items we stuffed into our Star Wars or Strawberry Shortcake lunch boxes.

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  6. DeKalb Unemployment Rate IncreasesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    More DeKalb County residents inside and outside the City of Atlanta were out of work in July than June, according to figures released by the Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday. Dekalb County's unemployment rate inside city limits increased by one-half of one percent to 5.2 percent, according to the preliminary unemployment figures for July.

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  7. Sentencing delayed for man awaiting punishment in FAMU caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A former Florida A&M University band member who's been awaiting his punishment for more than two years for his role in a drum major's hazing death has had his sentencing postponed for a second time. Caleb Jackson was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday after an initial postponement last month.

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  8. July Jobless Rate Up in PTC, But Still Among State's LowestRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The unemployment rate rose slightly in July in many places in metro Atlanta, including Gwinnett County, according to state labor department data released Thursday. Gwinnett County's rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point, rising from 5.5 percent in June to 5.6 in July.

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  9. Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WTVC

    A former Florida A&M University band member who's been awaiting his punishment for more than two years for his role in a drum major's hazing death is set to be sentenced. Caleb Jackson is scheduled to be sentenced today after it was postponed last month.

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  10. Latest Georgia news, sports, business and entertainmentRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WTVC

    Members of a small Baptist church in southwest Georgia where former President Jimmy Carter frequently teaches Sunday school lessons are capping the number of people who can attend. Church representatives said in a statement that starting this Sunday, seats win the church will be limited to 400 people.

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  11. Time and Place: Confederate ShadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On Saturday, Aug. 22, local activists filled two large balloons with helium and lifted a banner high into the air , partially obscuring the controversial carving of three Confederate generals carved into the world's largest exposed granite monolith. According to a petition launched by organizers , the activists were protesting Coca-Cola's sponsorship of Stone Mountain Park, which features several Confederate-era themed attractions.

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  12. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    A former Florida A&M University band member who's been awaiting his punishment for more than two years for his role in a drum major's hazing death is set to be sentenced.

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  13. First Slice 8/27/2015: Cagle wants Planned Parenthood funding cutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... and improper counseling practices might have contributed to the suicide of a teen serving time in a DeKalb County juvenile detention center. MARTA Police will be testing their disaster response abilities in September. On Sunday the 13th, MARTA ...

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  14. Do Black Lives Matter to the Federal Reserve?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The American Prospect

    With black communities nationwide far from recovered, a grassroots coalition wants the Fed to know that an interest rate hike could be disastrous. his week, Dawn O'Neil has traveled from her home in south DeKalb County, Georgia, to the Federal Reserve's annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with a simple message for Fed leaders: Don't raise interest rates.

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  15. Fmr. Band Member Awaits Sentence In FAMU Hazing Death CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  16. The benefits of the Flames' proposed new arena are likely less than the costsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Environmental Economics

    I remember going to the Flames games growing up in Tucker, GA in the early 1970s : The Calgary Flames' plan for a new $890 million arena/stadium complex would require the public to pay $690 million of it, and that doesn't include the potential $300 million cleanup of a creosote contamination . Don't do it, Calgary! What are they gonna do, move to Atlanta? I wonder where the team name came from, Sherman's March ? After a bit of research , the answer is yes! Odd .

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  17. Defendant Awaiting Punishment in FAMU Case Set to be SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    A former Florida A&M University band member who's been awaiting his punishment for more than two years for his role in a drum major's hazing death is set to be sentenced. Caleb Jackson is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday after it was postponed last month.

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  18. News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A former Florida A&M University band member who's been awaiting his punishment for more than two years for his role in a drum major's hazing death is set to be sentenced. Caleb Jackson is scheduled to be sentenced today after it was postponed last month.

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  19. 5 Things to Know in Florida for August 27Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Caleb Jackson is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday after it was postponed last month. The 26-year-old pleaded no contest to manslaughter and hazing in 2013 for his role in the 2011 death of Robert Champion, who was from Decatur, Georgia.

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  20. OSU's Henderson plays key role in recruitingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Drive about four hours in any direction from Boone Pickens Stadium and you're in the heart of Oklahoma State's recruiting base, a focus area reflected by the high volume of Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas natives on the Cowboys' roster.

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