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Arrest made in beating death of teen from Forysth County

Police in southeast Georgia have made an arrest in the death of a Forsyth County high school graduate who was badly beaten and left unconscious outside a Statesboro bar early Thursday.

Three teens among four killed in northwest Georgia wreck

Three teenagers were among four people killed Thursday afternoon in a northwest Georgia wreck involving a pickup truck and a riding lawnmower.

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Communities in Schools of Atlanta names new executive director

Communities In Schools of Atlanta has named a new executive director, Frank Brown. Brown previously served as executive director of the Butler Street Community Development Corporation.

Gay Georgia man’s ‘intervention’ video goes viral

When Daniel Ashley Pierce told his family last October that he was gay, his stepmother seemed to be supportive, and his father had no response.
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Georgia-Clemson: It doesn’t get any better!

The play of John Theus and Georgia’s offensive line will be a key to a win over Clemson. (Jason Getz / AJC) “Are you ready for the new season?
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Cantor’s magic tallis has cure to Braves’ problems

Cantor Bruce Rockman of B’nai Tikvah in New Jersey has the answer to all of the Braves’ problems (one day a week).
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Chelsea quits NBC

Bill and Hillary's daughter is quitting her job as an NBC News reporter after three years. | Photos from her wedding

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Aerosmith does ATL

The rock stalwarts unleashed blistering rock at Philips Arena, along with tourmate Slash. | Talking with Joe Perry

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Jake the Snake's scare

The legendary Atlanta wrestler fell into a coma for 24 hours after passing out on an airplane. | Joan Rivers "resting comfortably"

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Ready for Dragon Con?

The fest celebrating all things sci-fi and pop culture starts today. | Where to eat | 34 can't-miss names | Ralph Macchio talks Con, "Kid"

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Georgia Civil War calendar of 150th events

A sampling of Civil War 150th anniversary events in the coming weeks. For more on the Civil War in Georgia, follow the AJC: http://www.

Gay Georgia man’s ‘intervention’ video goes viral

When Daniel Ashley Pierce told his family last October that he was gay, his stepmother seemed to be supportive, and his father had no response.

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EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with additional biting economic sanctions.

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Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.
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Military pilot in Virginia F-15 crash identified

The pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains has been identified as Lt.

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EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with additional biting economic sanctions.
WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing the disease to that country for the first time in an outbreak that has hit four other West African nations and killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday.

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Older rules might be worth a new try

As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared.

PolitiFact: Fox News pundit accurately quotes Sharpton on Brown case

Fox News has a major bone to pick with its left-leaning rival, MSNBC, and that bone is Al Sharpton.Bill O’Reilly, Howard Kurtz and Megyn Kelly are just some of the Fox hosts calling out Sharpton for, they say, crossing ethical lines and tarnishing MSNBC’s coverage of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo.