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After epic snowjam, is Atlanta ready for winter? | PHOTOS

Nearly a year ago, a few inches of snow in metro Atlanta triggered an epic traffic jam as motorists fleeing the city were trapped overnight on clogged interstates. Children slept at school or on stranded buses as parents tried desperately to reach them.

Temperatures drop into teens for 2nd straight day

Temperatures sunk as low as 14 degrees in at least one Georgia town as near-record cold gripped the state for a second straight day.

Some in House reject GOP warning against shutdown

op Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.

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Ga. flags fly at half-staff to honor Gov. Sanders

Gov. Nathan Deal says flags at state buildings and grounds will fly at half-staff to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders, who died at age 89.

Severe wind chills, freezing temperatures in Ga.

Temperatures plunged into the 20s in many parts of Georgia -- and dropped to 13 in one spot in the mountains -- as cold air settled over the state.

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Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders dies at 89

Sanders one of first New South governors elected

Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, one of the first “New South” governors elected during the Civil Rights movement and known for his work on education and in the state’s legal community, died Sunday.

Fire in large barn near DeKalb County kills at least 4 horses, cow

Authorities say a fire in a large barn outside Atlanta claimed the lives of at least four horses and a cow.

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Ga. lawmakers press forward on medical marijuana

While an effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to Georgia garnered bipartisan support during the most recent legislative session, hurdles remain as lawmakers prepare to make another attempt at passing the legislation next year.

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Ga. car dealer, son charged with alleged odometer, title fraud | PHOTOS

The owner of a Forest Park used car dealership was arrested Thursday morning and warrants issued for his son for alleged odometer and title violations.

GBI reviewing death of Ga. sheriff's recruit

DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann has requested a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation into the death of a county sheriff's recruit.

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Insurance official offers cold weather damage tips

Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner says homeowners may be able to get financial help through their homeowners' policies if their homes are damaged by cold weather.

Ga. men convicted in militia plot to be sentenced

A federal judge is set to sentence two north Georgia men convicted of plotting to make the poison ricin in what prosecutors described as a plot against federal government officials.

74 Emory University students stricken by illness

Emory University officials say dozens of students have been stricken by gastrointestinal illnesses in recent days.

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Star-studded rock lineup honors Lynyrd Skynyrd at Fox Theatre in Atlanta

A star-studded lineup of young and seasoned rockers took to the stage of Atlanta's venerable Fox Theatre Wednesday night to honor Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band that fomented the Southern rock genre and was a 1970s radio staple.

Ga. inmates offered diploma completion program

A newly created partnership between the Georgia Department of Corrections and a north Georgia charter school is expected to help some prison inmates earn their high school diplomas.

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