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Governor signs controversial gun bill into law Video included

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A few hundred gun rights advocates gathered for Wednesday's bill signing in Ellijay with top officials including House Speaker David Ralston and bill sponsor Rep. Rick Jasperse. More>>

Man leads Rockdale Deputies on 100mph chase

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A South Carolina man fleeing from deputies crashed his car and had to be pulled from the wreckage after it burst into flames. More>>

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Falcons 2014-2015 schedule released

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The NFL has released the 2014-2015 season schedules and the Atlanta Falcons slate of games provides plenty of intrigue. Here are a few items of interest. Week 1 will be a rematch of last year’s season opener, only this time, the New Orleans Saints come to the Georgia Dome. The Falcons play the Detroit Lions in London in Week 8. It’s a game fans will have to get up early to watch. It airs at 9:30 a.m. EST. More>>

GBI issues amber alert for two-year old girl

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a Levi’s Call, Georgia’s Amber Alert. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is on the lookout for 2 year old Maliah Harris. Harris is believed to have been abducted in from Caledonia Mississippi Wednesday morning. Harris is described as a white two-year-old female with blonde hair. Authorities said Harris was possibly abducted by Donald Boyd Harris. Boyd is described as a 34-year old 5’11” white male with brown hair and blue eyes. Authorities believe th... More>>

Police identify suspected gym 'locker thief'

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Peachtree City Police say they have identified a man wanted for stealing wallets in at least three local gyms in metro Atlanta. .Police say Brian Gordon had almost a perfect cover story.
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Viral video shows TSA agents patting down young children

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In a video that is quickly going viral, a shocked father recorded TSA agents giving his young children full-body pat-downs. His son was just two years old, while his daughter was six years old. More>>

Manchester High evacuated over 'text message' bomb threat

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Students at Manchester High School were evacuated from the building late Wednesday morning following a reported bomb threat. More>>

Use of force 'not justified' in officer shooting of Bartow teen Video included

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A Bartow County Grand Jury has stated that the use of deadly force in the February shooting of a teen was 'not justified'. Christopher Roupe, 17, was fatally shot by Euharlee officer who claimed the teen answered the door with a gun.
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NYPD Twitter hashtag backfires Video included

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A NYPD plan intended to better connect with the community seems to have backfired a bit. The police department asked its twitter followers to share pictures of themselves with New York City police officers using the hashtag "myNYPD." Some did share nice pictures, but others not so much.Some of the first pictures posted showed regular citizens standing with very friendly looking police officers.
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  • Ga. woman, 2 grandchildren drown in farm pond

    Ga. woman, 2 grandchildren drown in farm pond

    Authorities in northwest Georgia say a woman and her two grandchildren drowned on a farm in Catoosa County.
    Authorities in northwest Georgia say a woman and her two grandchildren drowned on a farm in Catoosa County.
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    Falcons 2014-2015 schedule released

    Falcons 2014-2015 schedule released

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:13:59 GMT
    The NFL has released the 2014-2015 season schedules and the Atlanta Falcons slate of games provides plenty of intrigue. Here are a few items of interest. Week 1 will be a rematch of last year’s season opener, only this time, the New Orleans Saints come to the Georgia Dome. The Falcons play the Detroit Lions in London in Week 8. It’s a game fans will have to get up early to watch. It airs at 9:30 a.m. EST.
    The NFL has released the 2014-2015 season schedules and the Atlanta Falcons slate of games provides plenty of intrigue. Here are a few items of interest. Week 1 will be a rematch of last year’s season opener, only this time, the New Orleans Saints come to the Georgia Dome. The Falcons play the Detroit Lions in London in Week 8. It’s a game fans will have to get up early to watch. It airs at 9:30 a.m. EST.
  • GBI issues amber alert for two-year old girl

    GBI issues amber alert for two-year old girl

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:46:51 GMT
    Maliah Harris Maliah Harris
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a Levi’s Call, Georgia’s Amber Alert. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is on the lookout for 2 year old Maliah Harris. Harris is believed to have been abducted in from Caledonia Mississippi Wednesday morning. Harris is described as a white two-year-old female with blonde hair. Authorities said Harris was possibly abducted by Donald Boyd Harris. Boyd is described as a 34-year old 5’11” white male with brown hair and blue eyes. Authorities believe th...
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a Levi’s Call, Georgia’s Amber Alert. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is on the lookout for 2 year old Maliah Harris. Harris is believed to have been abducted in from Caledonia Mississippi Wednesday morning. Harris is described as a white two-year-old female with blonde hair. Authorities said Harris was possibly abducted by Donald Boyd Harris. Boyd is described as a 34-year old 5’11” white male with brown hair and blue eyes. Authorities believe th...
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    Cheap vs. Frugal

    Cheap vs. Frugal

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:15:25 GMT
    There is nothing wrong with saving a buck, but can you cross the line? There is a difference between being cheap and being frugal.
    There is nothing wrong with saving a buck, but can you cross the line? There is a difference between being cheap and being frugal.
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    Save on Vacation

    Save on Vacation

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:56:05 GMT
    Thinking about vacation is a lot of fun. Thinking about what it'll cost you is not so fun. Here are some ideas for cutting costs.
    Thinking about vacation is a lot of fun. Thinking about what it'll cost you is not so fun. Here are some ideas for cutting costs.
  • Get Financially Fit: A Step-By-Step Plan

    Get Financially Fit: A Step-By-Step Plan

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:15:13 GMT
    April is Financial Literacy Month, so it's time to think about getting financially fit.  Let's start with two questions. Do you know how much you spend each month?  How much of your check should you save?
    April is Financial Literacy Month, so it's time to think about getting financially fit.  Let's start with two questions:  Do you know how much you spend each month?  How much of your check should you save?
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  • Wednesday's Child: Michael

    Wednesday's Child: Michael

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:42:49 GMT
    Michael is an outgoing, friendly, and energetic teen who enjoys playing video games, reading and bowling. Happy, engaging and sociable, he also likes being around animals, learning about cars and spending
    Michael is an outgoing, friendly, and energetic teen who enjoys playing video games, reading and bowling. Happy, engaging and sociable, he also likes being around animals, learning about cars and spending
  • Wednesday's Child: National Sibling Day

    Wednesday's Child: National Sibling Day

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:09:30 GMT
    Doriana, "Dori", Doriate, and Doriantica, "Nautica" are nice siblings who enjoy spending time together.
    Doriana, "Dori", Doriate, and Doriantica, "Nautica" are nice siblings who enjoy spending time together.
  • Wednesday's Child: Stephanie

    Wednesday's Child: Stephanie

    Thursday, April 3 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-03 19:24:54 GMT
    Stephanie is an optimistic and hard-working teen who enjoys playing sports, reading and listening to music. She also likes to watch TV, color and have a good time with her many friends. Stephanie is
    Stephanie is an optimistic and hard-working teen who enjoys playing sports, reading and listening to music. She also likes to watch TV, color and have a good time with her many friends. Stephanie is
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