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Man sentenced for killing Atlanta firefighter, dad of triplets

Man sentenced for killing Atlanta firefighter, dad of triplets

Life wasn’t about relaxing for Frank Guinn. Run 30 miles a week? Sure. A 56-mile bike ride? No problem.
Jurors ask to leave after Burrell Ellis trial deadlock

DeKalb CEO Ellis jury going home at 5

4:46 p.m. —The jury hearing the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis has told the judge they want to go home at 5 p.

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Real people: Life of sexagenarian centers around poetry

Ask Dan Veach what he does for a living and he quickly replies, “Starving poet.” It’s a vocation he’s pursued since he was a self-described “Harvard radical” in his ’20s.
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Two men killed inside Coweta County home identified

Two men found shot to death Monday afternoon inside a Coweta County house may have been killed hours earlier, the sheriff’s office said.
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5 Questions with top UGA WR recruit

WR Christian Owens (247sports.com) Christian Owens was the first commitment for UGA’s 2015 football recruiting class, pledging to the Bulldogs more than 18 months ago.

Five observations from 117-114 OT win over Hornets

Five observations from the Hawks 1117-114 overtime exhibition win over the Hornets Monday night at Philips Arena: 1.
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'Chrisley' renewed

Is it the man or the network who knows best? Either way, U.S.A has ordered another season. | Athens woman scores on 'Shark Tank'

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Royal expectations

Prince William, Princess Kate expecting second child in April. | Prince George visits zoo  | Royals ban: SF radio won't play Lorde song

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'Walking Dead' weekend

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Bethenny will be back

"Real Housewives of New York" star confirms return to show for its seventh season. | Changes to Atlanta cast

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Game celebrates two years

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Man sentenced for killing Atlanta firefighter, dad of triplets

Man sentenced for killing Atlanta firefighter, dad of triplets

Life wasn’t about relaxing for Frank Guinn. Run 30 miles a week? Sure. A 56-mile bike ride? No problem.
Milton shooting victim remembered

2 get life in prison for killing for gold chain

Two men convicted of killing a 19-year-old Milton man to get his gold chain were sentenced to life in prison, plus five years Monday.

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Wood Partners project

Construction starts on Midtown mixed-use project

Construction is underway on a $100 million residential and retail community in Midtown Atlanta. Wood Partners said Monday it has started 33 Peachtree Place, a 369-unit apartment development along West Peachtree Street near the headquarters of AGL Resources and the Midtown MARTA station.
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The US is about to have a new best-selling liquor

Lack of color, and some would say flavor, didn’t stand in the way of vodka ruling the hooch market for years.

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CDC Issues New Ebola Guidelines After Criticism

CDC revamps Ebola guidelines after criticism

Following severe criticism from politicians, pundits and health care workers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued stricter guidelines about how health care workers should protect themselves from the Ebola virus.

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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Georgia partisans feud over voter registration

Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over the handling of as many 50,000 voter registration forms as the Nov.

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Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk

Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk

The head of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when his corporate jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.
Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing

A judge began announcing Oscar Pistorius' sentence Tuesday at the climax of a months-long trial of the disabled Olympic runner for the killing of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.

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Buy in bulk, freeze in portion sizes

Buy in bulk, freeze in portion sizes

Cooking and shopping for two can be a challenge when many things are sold in larger quantities. And if you find a deal on something like bacon, you don’t want to freeze it and then have to thaw a whole pound when you need only a couple strips.
Prep for Halloween

Prep for Halloween

‘Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook’ The flavor of the season, a mix of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, nutmeg and mace, runs through the recipes in Stephanie Pedersen’s “The Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for Sweets, Treats, and Other Autumnal Delights” (Sterling, $12.