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Winkler rejoins Braves after ‘miracle’ recovery from 2nd major elbow surgery

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Dan Winkler was in the Braves’ clubhouse at SunTrust Park for the first time Monday, whereupon he showed a long, thickened L-shaped scar on the inside of his right elbow. Actually, it’s the melding of two scars, one from Tommy John surgery…

Monday, Aug 21

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Why the Braves might call up Ronald Acuna … or not

Today we come to you with the biggest question on the minds of many Braves fans during these dog days of a season that spiraled in recent weeks: Will the Braves bring up phenom Ronald Acuna before the end of the season? He ain’t the savior…

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Judge shot in ambush outside courthouse; 1 suspect killed, officials say

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A man suspected of ambushing an Ohio judge outside the Jefferson County Courthouse on Monday morning died after a court probation officer returned fire, according to multiple reports. >> Read more trending news. Jefferson County Common…

Sunday, Aug 20

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Solar eclipse 2017: If you can't get glasses, here's what to do to watch Monday's eclipse

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If you have not gotten a pair of glasses to view Monday's solar eclipse, you are not alone. Retail stores and online outlets across the country have reported that supplies are low or nonexistent in the hours before the 2017 solar eclipse.…

Saturday, Aug 19

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Charlottesville victim's mother won't take Trump's call

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Susan Bro, mother to Heather Heyer, speaks during a memorial for her daughter, at the Paramount Theater on Wednesday. The mother of the woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend said she does not want to hear from President…

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Solar eclipse 2017: What time does it start; how long does it last; glasses; how to view it

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While most of the country will see a partial eclipse, in which the sun is only partially blocked by the moon, other areas will go into total darkness as the moon moves in between the sun and the Earth. What will it look like where you are?…

Friday, Aug 18

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Six Flags will now only fly American flag, report says

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Six Flags Over Texas park officials confirmed that the six different flags that had previously flown over the park, including the Confederate States of America flag, will be replaced by six American flags, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram…

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New treatment could be the end of peanut allergy, study says

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Allergic to peanuts? There could be new treatment that would eliminate that allergy for up to four years, according to recent research. Scientists from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia, conducted a study, which…

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Secret Service investigating Missouri lawmaker's post

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The Secret Service is investigating comments made on social media by a Missouri state senator who reportedly said she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated, CNN reported. >> Read more trending news. Democratic State Sen.

Thursday, Aug 17

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Lyft to be partner of Atlanta United, Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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The ceiling of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the new home of the Atlanta Falcons football team and the Atlanta United soccer team, is seen in Atlanta, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. The stadium will open to the public for the first time at an Aug.…

Wednesday, Aug 16

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KKK's request to burn cross on Stone Mountain denied

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Joseph Andrews, one of a small group with the Rock Stone Mountain rally, waves a confederate battle flag towards a mass of counter-protesters more than 100 yards away at Stone Mountain Park on Saturday afternoon April 23, 2016 where a…

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Let’s admit Brandon Phillips has been a revelation at third base

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DENVER – Brandon Phillips hasn’t been a serviceable third baseman since being asked at the beginning of the month to move to that position, which he had played for just one game in Double-A in 2001 and never since. He’s not been…

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'March on Google' in Atlanta, other cities called off

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A group protesting Google as an “anti-free speech monopoly” has postponed protest marches in nine cities, including Atlanta. The “March on Google” was to have taken place Saturday afternoon in Midtown Atlanta. Marchongoogle.com said in a…

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Georgians hit by Obamacare subsidy uncertainty

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Georgia Obamacare customers already feeling the pain of rate hikes could be in for even worse if Washington doesn’t get its act together, researchers in the nation’s capital and Georgia said. President Donald Trump and Republicans in…

Tuesday, Aug 15

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Can't find eclipse glasses anywhere? Make these DIY pinhole cameras, projectors instead

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If you're having trouble finding NASA-approved eclipse glasses online or around town, you're not alone. » RELATED: The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August. Local retailers are running out of stock ahead…

Monday, Aug 14

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Young players auditioning make these Braves dog days interesting

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DENVER – The Braves were a long shot to win a wild-card berth even after getting their record to a high-water mark of 45-45, but 18 losses in the next 24 games pretty much turned those chances from slim to none. Still, that doesn’t mean…

Saturday, Aug 12

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Will a lucky Georgian win $356M Powerball jackpot?

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Hamid Rafie, who works at Akers Mill Food Mart, holds a Powerball ticket. Is it the winner? SHEILA POOLE / SHEILA .POOLE@AJC.COM. Story Highlights; The Powerball drawing is Saturday night. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit Email.…

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World's oldest man, Auschwitz survivor dies at 113

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A picture taken on January 21, 2016, shows Yisrael Kristal sitting in his home in the Israeli city of Haifa. Yisrael, an Israeli Holocaust survivor, died Friday at the age of 113. HAIFA, Israel. Yisrael Kristal, a survivor of the Auschwitz…

Thursday, Aug 10

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Applebee's, IHOP to close up to 160 restaurants

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DineEquity Inc. announced Thursday that as many as 160 Applebee's and IHOP locations will close. DineEquity is the parent company of each restaurant. GLENDALE, Calif. DineEquity Inc., the parent company of Applebee's and IHOP, is planning…

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In new threat, Trump demands NKorea 'get their act together'

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President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Thursday, demanding that Kim Jong Un's government "get their act together" or face extraordinary trouble. He said his previous "fire and fury" warning to Pyongyang might have…

Wednesday, Aug 9

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How will your pets react to the solar eclipse?

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The August 21 Great American Solar Eclipse will be the first total solar eclipse to stretch coast to coast in the continental United States in 99 years. Humans are expected to react with amazement when the thin path of totality, or total…

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Why is North Korea threatening Guam?

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Following a warning Tuesday by President Donald Trump to stop threatening the United States, North Korean officials said early Wednesday they were considering using intermediate-range ballistic missiles near Guam, home to strategic U.S.…

Tuesday, Aug 8

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Must-see: Mom's hilarious 'first day of school' photo goes viral

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According to WTVM, Jena Willingham's children – Wrangler, Emmy and Sykes – headed back to Beulah Elementary School in Valley on Monday. Willingham celebrated the occasion by sharing a photo of herself lounging in the pool, drink in hand,…

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Home run king Bonds says he wishes he'd played one more year

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FILE - This March 22, 2017 file photo shows Barry Bonds responding to a question during a news conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bonds so badly wanted to play one final season in 2008 and believes he would have hit 800 home runs or come very…

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Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington remembered at Los Angeles memorial

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Hundreds of fans gathered in downtown Los Angeles Sunday evening to remember Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. Bennington, 41, died in a suicide last month, found hanged at his home in Palos Verdes Estates near L.A. The tribute in…

Monday, Aug 7

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Rapper's family asks for privacy after he's killed near police station

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A local rapper was shot Sunday night outside Urban Pie, a pizza restaurant in Atlanta's Kirkwood neighborhood. Story Highlights; All over social media, hip-hop artists and friends have identified the victim as Yung Mazi. 'God made me…

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TV best bets: Princess Diana, ‘The Bachelorette,’ series finale of ‘Orphan Black,’ Ray Romano

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This was posted on Sunday, August 6, 2017 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog It’s been nearly 20 years since Princess Diana’s tragic death and ABC has produced a two-night look at her life Wednesday and Thursday,…

NASA responds to 9-year-old's application for planetary protection job

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A New Jersey fourth grader and self-proclaimed “Guardian of the Galaxy” applied for a highly publicized position as NASA's planetary protection officer, and got a response from the space agency. The position, one NASA has had since the…

Sunday, Aug 6

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GM recalls nearly 700000 trucks for steering defect

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A glitch in the power steering of certain GM vehicles could cause drivers to lose control of the steering wheel, increasing the risk of crashing. >> Read more trending news. GM is recalling almost 700,000 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and…

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Nursing home with most sex offenders shut down for repeat violations

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A Columbus nursing home that housed the most sex offenders of any facility in the state, and has been plagued by health and safety violations, is closing after the federal government terminated its Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. The…