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You may be able to better avoid heart attacks with this common snack, study says

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What's your go-to snack? If it's yogurt, you may be in luck because it may help lower your risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new report. » RELATED: You can avoid strokes and heart attacks with these two household fruits,…

Saturday, Feb 17

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Winn-Dixie, once iconic grocery chain, takes another hit

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Winn-Dixie once played a significant role in Atlanta's grocery scene, but the company has no more stores in the area. This photo from 1958 shows the Winn Dixie that was located on Piedmont Road in what was Broadview Plaza, a new shopping…

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Police: Mother accused of giving child hydrochloric acid, chlorine as autism 'cure'

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An Indianapolis mother is accused of feeding her child a dangerous homemade concoction in an attempt to "cure" the child's autism, police said. The woman's husband claims his wife placed drops of hydrochloric acid and a water purifying…

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Study: Common household chore just as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day

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Love to keep a tidy home? The chemicals in common cleaning sprays could be detrimental to your respiratory system, according to a new report. >> Read more trending news. Researchers from universities in Norway recently conducted a study,…

Friday, Feb 16

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Study: This common household chore is as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day

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Love to keep a tidy home? The chemicals in common cleaning sprays could be detrimental to your respiratory system, according to a new report. » RELATED: Just one cigarette can lead to daily smoking, study says. Researchers from…

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Officials: N. Fulton student arrested after Snapchat threats

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Centennial principal Kibbey Crumbley sent a message to parents Thursday night saying the school was aware of the threatening post and said the school would have extra security on Friday. A metro Atlanta student was arrested Friday after he…

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Man takes wife's ashes to restaurant for Valentine's Day lunch

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A man is seated at a table in a Texas restaurant, weeping into his napkin. It's Valentine's Day, and while at first glance he appears to be alone, an ornate bottle across from him is filled with the ashes of his late wife. The photo, taken…

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Teen arrested, charged after bringing gun to Gwinnett school

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A 15-year-old was arrested after officials say he brought a gun to a Gwinnett County school. A 15-year-old faces a weapon charge after he brought a gun to a Gwinnett County school, district officials said. The student was arrested after…

Thursday, Feb 15

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NO DEAL: Senate hits immigration deadlock on DACA, Dreamers

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Unable to find an acceptable middle ground on the politically explosive issue of immigration, and the future of well over a million illegal immigrant “Dreamers,” Senators of both parties on Thursday voted to filibuster a pair of plans from…

Chemicals in nonstick pans could be causing weight gain, study says

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Nonstick pans were created to make cooking a little easier. However, they may be causing more harm than good, because they have been linked to weight gain, according to a new report. » RELATED: Lack of sunlight in the winter could cause…

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McDonald’s removes cheeseburgers from Happy Meal menu as a part of new health plan

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Do your kids love Chicken McNuggets and the crispy fries that come with them? Those foods could become more nutritious, because McDonald’s has pledged to make balanced kids meals. The company announced the news Thursday in a press release,…

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Documents: Student in Washington school shooting plot: 'I need to get the biggest fatality number'

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Police say an 18-year-old Everett student was arrested on attempted murder charges after they read excerpts from his journal that said he was planning to attack his high school with a gun and explosive devices. (Photo: Screengrab via KIRO7…

Tuesday, Feb 13

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3 Applebee's employees in Missouri fired over racial profiling allegations

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Three employees at an Applebee's restaurant in Missouri were fired after a Facebook video was posted that alleges two African-American women were racially profiled while dining at a location in Independence, WDAF reported. >> Read more…

Monday, Feb 12

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DeKalb Schools student dies from flu virus

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A DeKalb County School District student died from the flu on Sunday, school officials said Monday. The 15-year-old was a student at Cross Keys High School. A note from Principal Jason Heard informed staff of the teen's passing Monday…

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Church compensates Outback server who lost job, stiffed on $735 order

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The church that stiffed an Outback server on a $735 order compensated the woman who ended up losing her job at the restaurant after complaining on social media about not getting a tip. >> Read more trending news. Tamlynn Yoder said Monday…

Sunday, Feb 11

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Couple's life savings sink away 2 days into boating adventure

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Tanner Broadwell holds his dog with Nikki Walsh at Madeira Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. The couple who abandoned their workaday lives to buy a sailboat for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure instead lost almost everything when it…

Saturday, Feb 10

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‘American Idol’ notes: Scotty McCreery interview, Kelly Clarkson

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Scotty McCreery was a mere 17 years old when he competed on “American Idol,” a neophyte in the music business who moved to Nashville and has spent the past seven years learning to pen songs, build his vocal chops and gain the respect of…

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Infertility 'breakthrough': Human eggs fully grown in lab for the first time

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A group of scientists are touting an infertility "breakthrough" after human eggs have been grown in a lab from their earliest stages to the point of potential fertilization for the first time. »RELATED: New, affordable at-home fertility…

Friday, Feb 9

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Officer, 26, killed in Henry County shooting; suspect identified

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Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox was shot and killed Friday while providing backup to a call. He was 26 and was expecting his second child with his wife in a matter of days. Story Highlights; The officers were serving an arrest…

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JUST IN: 1 dead in veterans nursing home shooting in Augusta; shooter at large

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One person is dead after a shooting at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta. One person has been killed in a shooting at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta, according to multiple reports. RCSO just clarified -…

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Trump signs budget deal, government to reopen

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President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were home in bed and most…

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Nicole Eggert reveals alleged abuse by Scott Baio almost drove her to suicide

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'Baywatch' star Nicole Eggert is pictured here at the Discovery Communications TCA panel on July 9, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Eggert has revealed she almost committed suicide as a teenager after alleged…

Thursday, Feb 8

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Omarosa on Trump White House: 'It's gonna not be OK'

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TV personality Omarosa Manigault shared some of her experience in the Trump White House while on “Celebrity Big Brother.” She's currently a contestant on the reality show. Omarosa Manigault Newman shared some of her experience in the Trump…

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Is it too late to get a flu shot?

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With weeks left in the flu season, doctors say it's not too late to get your flu shot. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Chief Medical Officer Dr. Daniel Salinas and other doctors and experts here and across the country say the flu vaccine…

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Migos star in hilarious Tasty video for new ‘Stir Fry’ song

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On the heels of the release of their latest record, “Culture II,” Migos has teamed up with Buzzfeed’s Tasty for a lively, mouthwatering cooking video featuring their “Stir Fry” single. » RELATED: Here's what Atlanta thinks of the new Migos…

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2017 Atlanta radio ratings: good years for WSB, the River, WABE, Majic, Rock 100.5

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News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB ran the tables in 2017, finishing at No. 1 by a wide margin overall among Atlanta radio station, repeating its 2016 performance. Other stations that saw significant ratings bumps year over year: 97.1/The River, 90…

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Harley-Davidson recalls 175K motorcycles for failing brakes

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The new recall (Harley-Davidson recall number 0171) affects every Touring, CVO Touring, and VSRC motorcycle built in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 with antilock brakes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That…

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Georgia coach Kirby Smart’s thoughts on the new Bulldogs and more

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The Georgia Bulldogs finished off the No. 1 class Wednesday on National Signing Day when they added six players to their 2018 class. That group is made up of defensive backs Tyson Campbell and Otis Reese, linebacker Quay Walker, wide…

Wednesday, Feb 7

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Who needs a man? All-female mutant crayfish taking over the world, scientists say

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The self-cloning marbled crayfish is a relatively new species, but the all-female crew is quickly multiplying. » RELATED: Dozens of crawdads crawl through New Mexico neighborhood. According to National Geographic, the asexual creatures all…

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Meet Lucas: Georgia baby named Gerber's first spokesbaby with Down syndrome

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With a winning smile and contagious giggle, 1-year-old Lucas Warner of Dalton became Gerber's first spokesbaby with Down syndrome this week. Absolute favorite story of the day. First Gerber Baby with Down Syndrome. Amazing. Congrats Baby…