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Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital

Two American aid workers discharged from an Atlanta hospital after being treated for Ebola pose no health risk to the public, an Emory University Hospital doctor said.

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Garth Brooks breaks Philips Arena performance record with seven consecutive shows

Garth Brooks announced two additional performances on his World Tour at Philips Arena, bringing the total up to seven shows in Atlanta.

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Kenny Rogers' Buckhead home listed for sale | PHOTOS

Kenny Rogers’ Buckhead home hit the market and is listed at $4.8 million

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Tracy Morgan's lawyer says '30 Rock' star is 'struggling,' gives Walmart lawsuit update

Tracy Morgan has spent most of the last two decades on NBC airwaves, but it was his lawyer who took his place on the "Today" Show on Monday morning.

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Chambliss: CIA interrogation tactics helped get bin Laden

Republicans on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release a report asserting the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques helped bring down Osama bin Laden and disrupt terrorist plots.

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"American Idol" finalist Michael Johns dies at 35

Singer and "American Idol" finalist Michael Johns has died at the age of 35, the music program said on Saturday. No official cause of death was given.

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U.S. aid worker infected with Ebola to be moved to Atlanta hospital

A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa is coming back to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Parents sue Georgia school after teen found dead in gym mat

The parents of a Georgia teenager whose body was found in a rolled-up wrestling mat in his school gym are suing school officials for failing to stop bullying by classmates who may have beaten their son to death, their attorney said on Tuesday.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Discount chain Dollar Tree will buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, in a surprise deal that will help it fend off increasing competition from big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Georgia man killed in Florida beach plane crash on wedding anniversary

A man was killed and his daughter injured on Sunday when a small plane crash-landed on a Florida beach.

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Misspelled highway sign points to Georgia college

Georgia Gwinnett College’s name is misspelled on a new sign leading the way to the school off Georgia Highway 316.

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Ga. Walmart evacuated after child starts fire trying to open toy

A child trying to open a toy with a lighter caused a Gwinnett County Walmart to be evacuated Wednesday afternoon.

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Police seek life insurance records in Georgia toddler's death in hot car

Police in suburban Atlanta are seeking medical and life insurance records for a toddler who died last month after his father left him in a hot car for more than seven hours, according to search warrants released on Monday.

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Georgia man charged with murder of son in hot car to remain jailed

A suburban Atlanta man charged with murder after his 22-month-old son died from being left in a hot car for seven hours was having marital and work problems and wanted to live a child-free life.

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Gregg Allman film director, two others indicted after on-set crash

The director of a movie about singer Gregg Allman and two others working on the project were indicted on Thursday on involuntary manslaughter charges prompted by a deadly train crash on the film's set in southeast Georgia.