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Atlanta educators under fire for alleged abuse

Atlanta educators under fire for alleged abuse

A day after alarming videotapes surfaced that appear to show paraprofessionals assaulting students, Atlanta Schools superintendent Erroll Davis said he is “profoundly apologetic,” about what allegedly happened in a classroom at Harper-Archer Middle School.

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Mississippi 2-year-old girl could be in Georgia

Mississippi 2-year-old girl could be in Georgia

After their infant daughter was found dead, two Mississippi parents are accused of leaving their home along with their 2-year-old daughter, according to police.
Leading protest over Army rules

Black women’s hair and the U.S. Army

When it issued new rules on personal grooming among soldiers, the U.S. Army crashed headlong into a fraught and complicated relationship: that between black women and their hair.
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Indepth: Atlanta Test Scores

See how your school stacks up in the latest state report card: Get scores, analysis and perspective from the AJC education news team.

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December 15, 2013

Falcons to open season at home against Saints

The Falcons’ offseason grit-and-toughness campaign will get tested early by the 2014 schedule, which was released by the NFL on Wednesday night.

Each NFL team’s 2014 schedule

All Times Eastern (x-Subject to Change) AFC Baltimore Ravens Sept. 7 Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Sept. 11 Pittsburgh, 8:25 p.
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Idol's top 6 perform

Find out how your favorite contestant did on Wednesday's episode of American Idol! | Power rankings: American Idol's top 6

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'Bachelorette' hunk dies

A contestant on the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" with Atlanta's Andi Dorfman has died in a paragliding accident.

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Jodie Foster weds artist

Foster wed girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, a 44-year-old photographer, over the weekend. | Photos: Celeb weddings of 2014

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Goodbye to Kenya, Porsha?

Will Bravo drop stars from "Real Housewives" after their reunion brawl? | Reunion recapNeNe on 'DWTS'

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Future talks Ciara, music

The Atlanta rapper discusses his new album and baby on the way. | Video: Future speaks | Willie Nelson postponed | New Coldplay

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Simpsonwood neigbhors say church tried to “bully” them

A group of Peachtree Corners neighbors who filed a lawsuit to block the sale of Simpsonwood, a 227-acre property along the Chattahoochee River owned by the Methodist church, say the church has attempted to bully and intimidate them into dropping the case.
Mississippi 2-year-old girl could be in Georgia

Mississippi 2-year-old girl could be in Georgia

After their infant daughter was found dead, two Mississippi parents are accused of leaving their home along with their 2-year-old daughter, according to police.

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How to get free admission to top Atlanta attractions

Atlanta has a lot of great attractions, but seeing them all can get expensive. While deals and discounts are sure to pop up periodically, there are some paths to free admission that are always available.

Cognizant acquiring Atlanta tech firm itaas

Itaas, a Johns Creek-based company that helps cable TV, telcos and other clients deliver interactive content, live streaming and video services on digital platforms, will be acquired by Teaneck, N.

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Hillary Clinton dares women to compete

Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.

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Homeowner: 2 teens shot were 'vermin,' not human

Homeowner: 2 teens shot were 'vermin,' not human

A Minnesota man who killed two teenagers who broke into his home can be heard on an audio recording talking to himself for hours after the shooting and at one point, apparently describing the slain teens as "vermin.
Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boy

Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boy

It's a boy for Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. A spokeswoman for the "Tron: Legacy" actress confirms the couple welcomed son Otis Alexander on Sunday.

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Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to end crisis

Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to end crisis

Top tourism officials in Nepal are on their way to Mount Everest's base camp to negotiate with Sherpas who want to abandon the climbing season after an avalanche killed 16 of the mountain guides.
Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in 2009 that the plan could jeopardize the two countries' diplomatic relations.

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New barbecue joint shows promise

How many of you weekend warrior barbecuers have heard this before?“Wow, you missed your calling, you should open up a barbecue place!

Criterium takes to the streets of Roswell

Atlantans are no strangers to the sport of bicycle racing. In three Atlanta Olympic competitions — mountain, road and track cycling — biking was one of the most watched and attended events.