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A momentous day for Braves at Hall of Fame induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Hank Aaron received the longest ovation among 55 returning Hall of Famers introduced at before Saturday’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and an impromptu tomahawk chop and chant started among thousands of Braves fans as commissioner Bud Selig introduced Bobby Cox.
Fans thank Bobby Cox

Fans thank Bobby Cox

Bobby Cox made sure to appreciate the fans in the stands at Turner Field during his Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech at Cooperstown, N.

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Doing Good: festival raises money for farmers and hospitality industry

A yearly festival that showcases the South’s most renowned chefs and local farmers brought over 1,500 people to The Goat Farm on Sunday to raise money for two causes that are close to Atlanta’s restaurant industry and the local community .

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Former Braves have range of emotions

Former Braves have range of emotions

JOHN SMOLTZ‘Lived up to hype’On what the day was actually like vs. expectations“It lived up to all the hype.
La Stella, Simmons continue friendship in big leagues

La Stella, Simmons continue friendship in big leagues

Tommy La Stella may be a rookie, but the Braves second baseman has performed more like a seasoned pro.
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'Bachelorette' finale

After countless dates and heartbreaks, Andi has one final decision to make. Who will she pick? | Men Tell All

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Weekend photos

Hot weekend called for ice cream and celebrating heritage, while dogs took a swim, too. | Queen + Adam Lambert review

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Avett Brothers 'soulful'

The Avett Brothers displayed a strong blend of upbeat and sweet anthems Friday night. | Photos:  Luke Bryan in Atlanta

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ESPN host under fire

Stephen A. Smith made insensitive commments regarding domestic violence. | PhotosFamous celebrity apologies

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'Walking Dead' trailer

Comic-Con attendees were the first to see the trailer for season 5. Now, Rodney Ho has it for you. | TV best bets for the week ahead

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GWTW? Frankly, my dears, this writer doesn’t give a damn

For 75 years, the movie “Gone With The Wind” has captivated the world — and Atlanta — as a tale of the glorious Old South, where men fought for “The Lost Cause” and women wore big dresses to big parties and skillfully manipulated their men as they sipped punch under stately oaks.

 Man shot dead on University Avenue in Atlanta identified

Atlanta police have identified the man shot to death off University Avenue Saturday afternoon as 29-year-old Claude Dickerson, according to Channel 2 Action News.

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Russia has major beef with McDonald's

There are few things more American than a meal at McDonald's — which might be bad news for the restaurant's 418 Russian locations.

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Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

Man dies after lightning hits California beach

A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.

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Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths

Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn. homes, no deaths

Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.
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Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.

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Syria's Assad prays as his troops suffer high toll

Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.

Abu Sayyaf gunmen kill 19 Filipinos in road attack

Abu Sayyaf gunmen attacked Filipino civilians traveling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families on Monday, killing 19, including five children, in a brazen road attack that was the bloodiest in recent years by the violent militant group, police and military officials said. »

This Atlanta writer is “Done With The Wind”

This Atlanta writer is “Done With The Wind”

I have a confession. Until last week I had never seen “Gone With The Wind.” I have lived in Atlanta since 1997 and have constantly been reminded of this so-called cinematic classic, considered by many to be a masterpiece.

PolitiFact: Tax savings aren’t nearly as big as Brookhaven flier claims

When Brookhaven became Georgia’s newest city in December 2012, supporters promised a local government closer to residents and their needs.