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AT&T picks Georgia to test 'gigabit' internet over power lines

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Part of AT&T's Project AirGig system is seen on a utility pole. Photo provided by AT&T. Telecom giant AT&T has picked Georgia to test a new technology to distribute super-fast internet signals via power lines. AT&T said its Project AirGig…

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North Korean 'ghost ships' are turning up at alarming rates

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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, a wooden boat is seen off Matsumae town, Hokkaido northern Japan. Twenty-eight of the vessels, dubbed “ghost boats,†were detected in November, up from just four in November last year. Usually,…

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Having more older brothers increases men’s odds of being gay, study confirms

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Gay men have, on average, a greater number of older brothers compared with their heterosexual counterparts. » RELATED: Black, gay and proud: one man’s quest to thrive The pattern, referred to as the fraternal birth order effect, isn’t new…

Tuesday, Dec 12

GHSA facing backlash from road teams after decision on state title games

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Story Highlights Games moved from the neutral site of Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Some coaches have called the GHSA’s decision ‘a joke’, ‘a tragedy’ and ‘sad’. The Georgia High School Association’s decision to move six postponed state ...

Monday, Dec 11

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Alabama Senate race live updates: Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore

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MOBILE, Alabama – Democrat Doug Jones won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama in a sharp blow to President Trump that narrows the GOP’s majority in the Senate to two. He beat Roy Moore, a former chief justice of the state Supreme…

Sunday, Dec 10

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Former Florida WR Antonio Callaway moving in with Atlanta-based agent to train, repair NFL stock

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — By signing with an agent, suspended wide receiver Antonio Callaway made it official this week that he won’t play another game at Florida. As for securing an opportunity in the NFL, he’ll now try to maximize these next…

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Update: APS says all power restored after snow storm, will reopen Monday

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December 9, 2017 Atlanta: A worker spreads salt while a plow works to clear the road in front of the Georgia World Congress Center after a second round of snow fall on Saturday, December 9, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com…

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When it comes to Dan Mullen vs. Willie Taggart, Florida beat Florida State in coaching search

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After one year, Willie Taggart left Oregon to accept the coaching job at Florida State. Normally, a Florida State coaching search would be of passing interest for me. Certainly it wouldn’t be worth writing a column about. But these aren’t…

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Wisconsin basketball: 5 things we learned from Badgers’ loss to Marquette

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MADISON, Wis. — Marquette defeated Wisconsin 82-63 on Saturday afternoon at the Kohl Center, continuing one of the most-difficult stretches for the Badgers in recent memory. It would have been a tough task to keep pace with the Golden…

Delta Air Lines, MARTA running with minimal delays

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Planes line up on the tarmac as snow falls delaying travel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Atlanta. Delta Air Lines delayed 53 flights Sunday morning, and nine flights were canceled, which is…

Saturday, Dec 9

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Canola oil linked to dementia, study says

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Memory loss and confusion are common symptoms of dementia. Now scientists are linking canola oil to the disease in a new report. » RELATED: Inability to smell peppermint linked to dementia, study says. Researchers from Temple University…

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Atlanta weather: Friday’s traffic no SnowJam, but painful all the same

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Metro Atlanta averted another traffic disaster from a few inches of snow — but just barely. Friday’s winter storm had all the ingredients for a sequel to the region’s “Snowjam ‘14,” when a mere 2.6 inches of snow paralyzed the region and…

Bodybuilder warned that he'll lose chemical-filled arms to amputation

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Kirill Tereshin, 21, of Pyatigorsk, Russia, made headlines when footage of his massively swollen biceps spread across the web, but according to doctors, he may not have them for much longer. Doctors warned the ex-soldier that his regular…

Friday, Dec 8

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Georgia medical board easy on opioid violators

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Dr. Nevorn Askari started out as a pediatrician, not a drug dealer. But after getting busted for Medicaid fraud, this Emory University-trained doctor chose another path. She accepted a part-time job at a “pain clinic” operating out of a…

School's open, metro Atlanta systems waiting for weather

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Winter storm warning, advisory issued ahead of metro Atlanta snow threat

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Ahead of a wintry mix expected to hit the metro area, The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for parts of north Georgia. The warning is in effect for Dawson, Fannin, Gilmer, Habersham, Lumpkin, Rabun, Towns, Union, and…

Thursday, Dec 7

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Backlog of Ga. prison medical requests may put inmates’ health at risk

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Thousands of Georgia prison inmates, including some who could be gravely ill, have yet to undergo recommended tests or consult with specialists because of a massive backlog in the Department of Corrections’ approval process, documents…

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Atlanta mayoral runoff: Bottoms claims victory; Norwood seeks recount

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GET THE FULL STORY: Find in-depth coverage on myAJC.com. SEE THE ELECTION RESULTS: Vote totals for Atlanta mayoral election, Fulton County Commission chairman, metro Atlanta mayoral elections and other runoff elections. 12:31 a.m.: Norwood…

Tuesday, Dec 5

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No easy answers in the search for my voice

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Over the last 18 months, hardly a day goes by without a listener or reader asking about my health and my voice, and when I will be back on the radio talking about politics, the Congress and President Trump. Even more questions came my way…

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5 things to know about CVS buying Aetna for $69B

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The future of health care as we know it could be changing now that CVS has announced plans to buy Aetna in a transaction valued at $69 billion. But what exactly does the CVS/Aetna deal mean for consumers? Here's what you need to know……

Monday, Dec 4

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City of Atlanta’s expansion to Emory and CDC approved

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The Atlanta City Council voted unanimously Monday to annex Emory University as part of the city’s largest expansion in 65 years. The city’s 744-acre addition covers Emory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Children’s…

Sunday, Dec 3

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Atlanta’s playoff has a Southern accent: Georgia, Bama and Clemson

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We’ve been the unofficial capital of college football for decades. For verification, all you need to do is take a spin around the Perimeter on an autumn Saturday. You’ll see cars bearing flags headed not just downtown to Bobby Dodd Stadium…

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Affidavit: Florida teen was afraid to leave country with former coach

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The 17-year-old was located safe Friday in central New York. Her former soccer coach Rian Rodriguez, 27, is currently in jail on a charge of interference with a child's custody. According to Rodriguez's arrest warrant affidavit, a friend…

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Georgia, Oklahoma with one loss entering national semifinal

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December 2, 2017 Atlanta: Georgia Bulldogs running back Nick Chubb (27), offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn (77), and running back Sony Michel (1) rejoice after the Bulldogs defeated Auburn 28-7 during the SEC Football Championship at Mercedes…

Saturday, Dec 2

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Canadian with eyeball tattoo that caused partial blindness is now considering eye removal surgery

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The Canadian woman who received an eyeball tattoo that left her nearly blind is now considering eye removal surgery. »RELATED: Can your tattoos leave behind toxic ink that could affect your immune system? Caitlin Gallinger, 24, revealed…

Friday, Dec 1

Waffle House customer cooks his own meal after finding staff sleeping

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A hungry, slightly inebriated man knew just what to do when he stopped by a South Carolina Waffle House early Thursday only to find the restaurant's staff snoozing: He cooked up his own meal, snapping selfies along the way. >> Read more…

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Doctors and the opioid crisis: An AJC National Investigation

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After Dr. Hasan Babaturk was fired from a medical practice for his erratic behavior, he took his prescription pad and came up with a new business model. He met patients in parking lots, shopping malls and motels, where they paid him $250…

Thursday, Nov 30

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Study: Here’s why marriage is linked to a lower risk of dementia

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Want to lower your chances of getting dementia? Getting married might do the trick, according to a new study. Researchers from universities in London recently conducted an experiment, published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and…

Tuesday, Nov 28

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ET? Russian cosmonaut believes he discovered bacteria that could be from aliens

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Wondering if there is life in outer space? One astronaut certainly thinks so after discovering possible extraterrestrial bacteria on a space craft. »RELATED: Georgian astronaut captures picture of Atlanta from outer space. Cosmonaut Anton…

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THE LATEST: Search continues for man who shot and killed postal worker on the job

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A postal worker was shot in the head while on the job. She later died from her injuries. Story Highlights; DeKalb County police hope cameras from a nearby laundromat can help them identify the shooter. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter Google+…