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Driver charged after pedestrian killed on I-285 shoulder

Driver charged after pedestrian killed on I-285 shoulder

A driver is facing charges after a pedestrian was struck and killed early today on the shoulder of I-285 south of Langford Parkway.
Braves, Cobb detail stadium timeline

Cost of Braves stadium deal rises $18 million

Cobb County political leaders last fall assured taxpayers that their financial commitment toward a new Atlanta Braves stadium would be capped at $300 million to build the stadium and another $35 million for 30 years of capital maintenance.

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Police ID victim, suspect in Duluth homicide

Gwinnett police released the names today of the man found dead at a Duluth apartment complex and the person suspected of killing him.

Clear skies Easter Sunday

The heavy rain that marred the first half of the weekend is over. Here are the top things to know for Sunday.
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Minor likely to start Saturday vs. Reds

NEW YORK – Their starting rotation has been the best in baseball through the season’s first three weeks, and now the Braves are set to welcome back the pitcher who led the team in innings pitched and strikeouts in 2013.

Hawks-Pacers postgame quotes

What they said after the Hawks’ 101-93 Game 1 victory over the Pacers Saturday night:“Defensively, we’ll look at the film and there are areas where we can clean up and improve and there are areas where our activity and our togetherness were good.
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'Pizza cake', anyone?

A Canadian pizza chain hopes to add the new item to its menu. | Oreos get limited-time flavor: fruit punch | More Access Atlanta

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'Devious Maids' returns

The Atlanta-shot TV show continues its snarky, and often hilarious ways in its second-season debut |  More Radio & TV Talk

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AJC food writer John Kessler takes a look at the 25 new classic dishes around Atlanta. | Photos | Readers favorites | Questions?

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Police ID victim, suspect in Duluth homicide

Gwinnett police released the names today of the man found dead at a Duluth apartment complex and the person suspected of killing him.
Driver charged after pedestrian killed on I-285 shoulder

Driver charged after pedestrian killed on I-285 shoulder

A driver is facing charges after a pedestrian was struck and killed early today on the shoulder of I-285 south of Langford Parkway.

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Are wristband trackers data handcuffs or handy helpers?

Why did Nike fire most of its Nike FuelBand team?

Nike has fired "as many as 55 people" from its Digital Sport team, according to a new report by CNET.
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SeaWorld attendance takes a dip

SeaWorld is sinking. The marine mammal theme park has seen a drastic decrease in visitors. "The killer whale show has long been SeaWorld's most popular attraction, but so far this year, park attendance has been decreasing, down 13 percent.

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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

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Miss America: Rethink suspension over prom query

Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Gunmen kill police captain, conscript near Cairo

Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president

Egypt's election commission said Sunday only two presidential hopefuls, one of them the powerful former military chief who nine months ago ousted the country's first democratically elected leader, have submitted their papers to run in next month's polls.
Shootout in eastern Ukraine leaves 1 dead

Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state television stations aired pictures of supposed proof of their involvement in the attack that left at least three people dead.

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Only racism can explain some attacks on Obama

I have a question for George Will.If he can’t answer it, maybe Brit Hume can. Both men were recently part of a panel on “Fox News Sunday” to which moderator Chris Wallace posed this question: Has race played a role in the often-harsh treatment of President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder?

Braves quotes after Saturday’s win against Mets

NEW YORK — Braves quotes from Craig Kimbrel, Justin Upton, Ervin Santana, Jordan Schafer and manager Fredi Gonzalez after Saturday’s 7-5 win against the Mets.