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Officer working traffic wreck struck by another vehicle

Officer working traffic wreck struck by another vehicle

A Sandy Springs police officer at the scene of a wreck on Ga. 400 was involved in a second wreck when he was hit by another car.

Covington officer shoots sword-swinging suspect; man identified

A veteran Covington police officer shot a sword-carrying man in the chest Wednesday after the man made an “aggressive move” toward him, Lt.

AJC Election Results: July 22 runoff

Get the latest returns in the US Senate election, plus results from Atlanta-area runoffs, three runoffs for Congress and the Georgia State Superintendent race.

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Athens police get caught up in reality TV filming

Two Athens-Clarke County police officers got caught up in a reality TV bit Monday evening. According to a report in the Athens Banner-Herald, someone called police saying there was a naked man dancing in the street near an adult-themed entertainment club.
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UGA defensive lineman Jon Taylor dismissed

Jonathan Taylor, the sophomore defensive lineman who was arrested on Tuesday on an aggravated assault/family violence charge, was dismissed from the team Wednesday afternoon, just hours after being released from jail.
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Autry decision could be forthcoming

Georgia Tech signee Myles Autry may attempt to part ways with the school following his brother’s dismissal for a conduct code violation.

Uggla gets a hit in first Triple-A game

Former Braves second baseman Dan Uggla had a hit and an RBI for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies Wednesday night in his first game since being released by the Braves.
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Big move for Cyclorama

The Civil War diorama is moving from Grant Park to a new home in Buckhead. | Twitter:  Atlantans react | Photos of the Cyclorama

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Duran Duran vs. fan club

Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club, claiming breach of contract. | More music news and updates

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NeNe vs. Wendy

The "Real Housewives" star and talk show host throw shade at each other during a Twitter feud. | Williams to star in Aaliyah biopic?

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Back-to-school savings

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Cool off with ice cream, see reptiles, watch movies and more this weekend. | Avett Brothers in town | Fright Fest auditions

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Israel rally could slow traffic on Spring Street in Midtown

Israel rally could slow traffic on Spring Street in Midtown

A rally in Midtown during the evening commute Wednesday could have traffic implications.The WSB Traffic Center is keeping an eye on the 1400 block of Spring Street between 6 p.
Officer working traffic wreck struck by another vehicle

Officer working traffic wreck struck by another vehicle

A Sandy Springs police officer at the scene of a wreck on Ga. 400 was involved in a second wreck when he was hit by another car.

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Equifax faced ‘headwind’ in second quarter; earnings up 2.5 percent

Equifax said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 2.5 percent compared to the year-earlier period, to $92.
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Solar panel maker Suniva adding second plant

Norcross-based Suniva, which makes solar panels for consumer and commercial use, said it will add a second manufacturing facility, in mid-Michigan.

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Arizona high court allows execution to proceed

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.

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Funeral held for man who died in NY police custody

Funeral held for man who died in NY police custody

An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.
Arizona high court allows execution to proceed

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.

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Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead

Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying Thursday to the small Taiwanese island where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48 people.
UN says civilians make up most of Gaza deaths

Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.

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Braves quotes after 6-1 victory over Marlins

—Quotes compiled by Michael Cunningham and Erica A. Hernandez**FREDI GONZALEZ**On early offense and manufacturing a run making a difference“Absolutely.

Santana powers Braves to victory over Marlins

When Donovan Solano’s line drive glanced off shortstop Andrelton Simmons’ glove for a hit in the eighth inning Wednesday, Braves pitcher Ervin Santana smacked his glove and hopped in the air.