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Georgia Aquarium Welcomes New Family Member

May 28, 2020

The Georgia Aquarium welcomed a new addition to their family last Sunday, May 17.  Whisper, the aquarium’s 20-year old beluga resident, finally gave birth to a healthy calf weighing 174 pounds and measured at 5 feet and 4 inches. Whisper’s labor was reportedly longer than average, but thanks to onsight medical teams and staff, it […]

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Restaurants Commit To Keeping Closed Despite Kemp’s Decree

April 29, 2020

As quarantine rolls into the month of May, many states began the conversation about reopening their economies. Some actually did. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced restaurants, among other businesses closed by social distancing orders, could reopen on Monday, April 27. The controversial move garnered significant criticism. Even President Trump, who previously supported protests in states […]

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Tornadoes Sweep Southeast Over Easter Weekend

April 13, 2020

The necessary combination of weather elements coalesced across southern states over the weekend to batter residents with deadly tornadoes. The National Weather Service ultimately reported a total of 25 different tornado touchdowns on Easter Sunday. At least 7 deaths results. One of the many tornadoes ripped through southern Mississippi. It traveled for nearly 100 miles. […]

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Rifle Toting Politician Incites Controversy Over “Hordes” Remarks

April 8, 2020

Republican congressional candidate Paul Broun incited controversy after suggesting citizens use the AR-15 rifle to protect themselves against “looting hordes from Atlanta.” Paul Broun’s new political ad features the former congressperson stalking through a field wielding an AR-15 rifle. In what could be considered a dual ad for both his candidacy and the rifle itself, […]

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Quarantine At Camp Ends For First State Park Patient

March 18, 2020

On Sunday, after a 6-day quarantine at the Hard Labor Creek State Park, one man returns home to Canton. Prior to his state park quarantine, Joey Camp, a Waffle House cook and former Georgia National Guardsmen, began to feel ill earlier in the month. By March 5, his chills, aches, and fevers prompted him to […]

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Voter Purge At Center Of DeKalb County Lawsuit

February 26, 2020

Accusations of a voter purge in one Georgia county rest at the center of a new lawsuit filed against the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections. It argues actions that resulted in the removal of registered voters from the rolls violates the National Voter Registration Act. The ACLU, along with the Lawyers’ Committee for […]

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Murder From 2015 Results In Life Sentence For Gunman

February 5, 2020

A 24-year-old received a life sentence for his actions in a slew of homicides and robberies across Fulton County. The convicted, Denzel Atkins, stood trial for a murder committed in 2015. That incident took place on December 22 of that year. It began when Atkins’s friend, Harold Foster, travelled to Atlanta to meet up and […]

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Nonprofit Healthcare Company Aliera Denies Child With Brain Tumor

January 14, 2020

A family in Georgia faces a hefty healthcare bill after their insurance provider refused to pay for their daughter’s brain surgery. The cost they now shoulder? $325,000. On September 11 of last year, Ashley and Wesley Segars became alarmed when their daughter, Lola Grae, 10, suffered from extreme headaches. Following her repeated complaints, they took […]

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Marijuana Testing For New Drivers

December 19, 2019

ATLANTA GA – Marijuana detection technology will be issued to Atlanta Police. The goal is to be able to detect possible DUI’s and increase safer roads. Marijuana Breathalyzer Technology The device is simple. A 3-D printed breathalyzer will be used to detect trace amounts of cannabis within the driver’s system. It will then tell the […]

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Roommate Murder Suspect of Alexis Crawford Denied Bond

November 22, 2019

ATLANTA, GA – A judge has denied bond for Clark Atlanta University student, Jordyn Jones, for the murder of her roommate, Alexis Crawford. Jordyn Jones and her boyfriend, Barron Brantley were accused of strangling 21-year-old Alexis Crawford and dumping her lifeless body in Dekalb County Park. Furthermore, her body was found Friday, Nov. 8 after […]

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