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Eagle’s Landing cityhood could doom Stockbridge, lawyers tell court

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Attorneys for Stockbridge, Eagle's Landing plead their case in cityhood battle for Henry County town

Monday, Sep 24

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Biden postpones trip to Georgia to boost Abrams

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Former Vice President Joe Biden has rescheduled his visit to Georgia to campaign for Democrat Stacey Abrams.

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Georgia Gwinnett College’s president announces retirement

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Officials plan national search for replacement

Sunday, Sep 23

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2 Veeps in 2 weeks: Pence to stump for Kemp on Oct. 11

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Vice President Mike Pence is set to make a second trip to Georgia to stump for Republican Brian Kemp’s campaign for governor on Oct. 11, rescheduling a visit that was scrapped earlier this month due to Hurricane Florence.

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Candidates for top GA posts pledge sexual harassment reform

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Major party candidates for governor and lieutenant governor say that they will change how government employee complaints about sex harassment are handled.

Saturday, Sep 22

She said she’d been sexually harassed. Then she got fired for it.

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After bungling a sexual harassment complaint and firing the woman who complained, the state paid a $200,000 settlement.

Friday, Sep 21

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Atlanta home sales down again, prices rise

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Atlanta home prices rise, spark worry about affordability.

Biden to campaign with Abrams in Georgia next week

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Former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign with Democrat Stacey Abrams in Georgia next week.

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Atlanta University Center opens finance lab

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Lab will be housed at Robert W. Woodruff Library

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State’s weak response to sexual harassment makes reporting risky

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Georgia state government's haphazard system for handling complaints of sexual harassment can discourage victims from speaking out, especially when the abuser is high ranking.

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Walton Foundation gives Spelman College $5.4 million for arts education

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Money will be use to increase diversity in arts museum leadership

Thursday, Sep 20

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Georgia jobless rate dips below U.S. average

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The jobless rate dipped from 3.9 percent in July to 3.8 percent in August.

Wednesday, Sep 19

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Junk food linked to higher risk of cancer, study says

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It's no secret junk food is bad for your health. In fact, too much of it can increase your risk of several diseases, including cancer, according to a new report. » RELATED: Sugar causes cancer cells to multiply, study says ...

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Kemp unveils school safety plan

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Georgia gubernatorial candidate wants to make schools safer from shootings and other threats. Offers no clear way to pay for it

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4 injured, including gunman, in shooting at Wisconsin software company

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At least four people were injured Wednesday morning when a person opened fire at an office building outside of Madison that houses software company WTS Paradigm, according to multiple reports. >> Read more trending news ...

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Georgia governor urges Atlanta to approve Gulch incentives

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Gov. Nathan Deal urged the Atlanta City Council to break an impasse over an incentive package that could be worth $1.75 billion to redevelop the derelict Gulch in downtown Atlanta.

Tuesday, Sep 18

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Federal judge rejects paper ballots for 2018 Georgia election

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A federal judge has denied a request to end use of electronic voting machines in Georgia. She ruled against a motion for preliminary injunction in a lawsuit seeking to switch Georgia to hand-marked paper ballots.

Monday, Sep 17

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Delta pilot accused of lying about mental health issues to keep flying

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FAA says Delta Air Lines pilot, who received VA help for depressive disorder," lied about mental health.

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Taco Bell employee refuses to serve customer who doesn't speak Spanish

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A Taco Bell employee was fired after refusing to serve a customer who did not speak Spanish. >> Read more trending news. Alexandria Montgomery went to a Taco Bell drive through around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday hoping to get a two chalupas…

Wednesday, Sep 12

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Ga. prisons shorted 1,200 officers on overtime pay

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The Georgia Department of Corrections violated federal labor laws by shorting more than 1,200 of its corrections officers on overtime pay, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution found.

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Trump warns Georgia: ‘Be prepared’ for Hurricane Florence

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President Donald Trump warned Georgians to “be ready, be prepared” for Hurricane Florence as the latest projections show the Category 4 storm shifting slightly to the south.

Monday, Sep 10

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Court says bar office needs to try again in military spouse case

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The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday ordered the state Board of Bar Examiners to give specific reasons why it declined to allow the wife of a U.S. Army infantry captain stationed in Columbus to practice law in Georgia.

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Voter registration deadline approaches for Georgia election

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Georgians who want to participate in the Nov. 6 general election must be registered to vote by Oct. 9.

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Podcast: Analyzing results of a Georgia voter poll

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Host Greg Bluestein and The AJC's Tamar Hallerman analyze the results of a recent poll of Georgia voters and discuss what those results mean for the next two months leading up to the November election.

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Georgia colleges score top marks on prestigious national rankings list

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Three Georgia schools make top 50 on U.S. News list; Spelman top-ranked HBCU

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Latest on Obamacare lawsuit: Five things to know

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The opposition to Obamacare got a breath of new life last week in a federal courtroom in Texas.

Friday, Sep 7

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Why now is a good time to get your flu shot

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Under blue skies and a blazing sun with temperatures getting up to 89 degrees, the DeKalb County Board of Health set up a drive-thru flu vaccination clinic Friday outside the Northlake Mall. From noon to 6 p.m., one car after another…

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DEAD EVEN: AJC/Channel 2 poll shows Georgia governor’s race is tied

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An Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Channel 2 Action News poll showed Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp deadlocked in the governor's race.