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GBI: Food that sent 28 middle school students to hospital contained THC

ATLANTA - A lab test conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found THC in at least one food sample from Sandtown Middle School, where 28 students were sent to local hospitals last week after eating Valentine’s Day treats.

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4th Annual Love Run Set For Saturday In Decatur

DECATUR, GA -- DeKalb District Attorney Sherry Boston is hosting the 4th annual Love Run 5K in commemoration of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. All proceeds will benefit the advocacy and prevention programs of the Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence.

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Emory University makes plans to review racist photos in past yearbooks

ATLANTA - Emory University in Atlanta says it's forming a commission to review racist photos that appear in past yearbooks. The school announced the commission Wednesday after a review of decades-old yearbooks uncovered portrayals of blackface.

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Lawmaker seek tax break for Georgia songwriters

ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers are pitching a tax break for songwriters, in an effort to jump start the state’s music industry. Some officials think it’s a natural fit with the state’s thriving moviemaking industry.

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Burglars caught on camera as DeKalb home robbed again

Investigators are searching for two people caught on camera burglarizing a man’s home which has been the site of three break-ins over the past year, DeKalb police said. According to incident reports obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, thieves have stolen thousands of dollars worth of elect

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Decatur-Avondale Estates Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

DECATUR-AVONDALE ESTATES, GA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flash Flood Watch for your area on Thursday, lasting from 2:14 pm to 7:00 pm. You can read more info from the National Weather Service here.

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Decatur's Marlay House Celebrating National Margarita Day

DECATUR, GA -- The Marlay House in Decatur is celebrating National Margarita Day on Friday, Feb. 22. The restaurant will be infusing tequila with jalapenos, as well as infusing tequila with mangoes.

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Lawmakers call for Georgia Power to clean south Cobb plant near Chattahoochee

State Rep. Mary Frances Williams, D-Marietta, says it’s time for Georgia Power to clean up its act in south Cobb. Williams introduced a resolution in the House this week urging the power company to remove 6.3 million tons of coal ash, a by-product of burning coal in power plants, from Plant McDonoug

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Popular radio host tased during traffic stop to sue city of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (CBS46) There's new developments in the case of an Atlanta radio host who was tased during a traffic stop and then later released. Qri Montague says she plans to sue the city of Atlanta.

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Three Sought In Atlanta Home Invasion, Homicide

ATLANTA -- Police have released surveillance video of three suspects sought in connection with a recent home invasion and homicide in SW Atlanta. The incident happened on Crumley Street.

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Young Nudy Granted Bond from Dekalb County Jail

On Wednesday, Young Nudy was released from jail after he was granted bond at Dekalb County. The bond put up by the rapper was for $100,000. If you can recall on Sunday, February 3 that 21 Savage and he went to jail at the same time but with different charges. 21 Savage was arrested by ICE, as not be

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Man shot moments after leaving church service in SW Atlanta

ATLANTA - Police are investigating after a man was shot after leaving a southwest Atlanta church service Wednesday night. Investigators told Channel 2 Action News that the victim saw someone trying to break into his car outside the All Nations Worship Assembly on Perkerson Road.

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JUST IN: New flood watch issued for parts of north Georgia

ATLANTA - If you're ready for an end to this rain -- you're going to have to wait a few more days. Light showers will continue throughout the day and more waves of rain will move through this evening and into tomorrow, with a focus over the north Georgia mountains.

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City Schools of Decatur promotes interim principals to lead Winnona Park, Clairemont

Want to shop local? Check out our new business directory! Click here to see what our advertisers have to offer. City Schools of Decatur decided to stick with interim principals appointed to lead Winnona Park and Clairmeont elementary schools last year.

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Greater Decatur resident says county slow to respond after sewer line found under her home

Georgia Hill made an unpleasant discovery while planting summer bulbs at her home on Clairmont Circle. She found a “sewage cavern” underneath her home about 10 feet deep and 6 feet wide under the front steps and corner of her home.

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$80K worth of cocaine found in figurines at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA, Ind. — Agents said three pounds of cocaine were found in decorative figurines at Atlanta's airport, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. The figurines were found Tuesday night in the bags of a 24-year-old traveler who arrived at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport f

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Delta builds world’s largest jet engine test cell

Delta Air Lines has constructed what it calls the world’s largest jet engine test cell, a facility next to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport that Delta says will help expand its engine maintenance business.

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FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast to televise six Braves spring training games in March

ATLANTA — FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast will televise six Atlanta Braves spring training games for the 2019 season, starting on Tuesday, March 5, at 1:00 p.m. ET against the New York Yankees on FOX Sports Southeast. The networks’ First Look at Braves baseball will also include one exhibi

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Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Learns Sex of Upcoming Baby in 'Ellen Show' Surprise

Florida Georgia Line member Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, recently announced that they are expecting their second child, and on Thursday, Ellen DeGeneres helped the couple find out whether they'll be welcoming a boy or a girl.

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Atlanta man jailed after allegedly exposing himself last Saturday

COVINGTON, Ga. - Covington police arrested a 24-year-old Atlanta man last Saturday after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman walking her dog. According to a Covington Police Department incident report, officers were dispatched to Conyers Street shortly before 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 on a report of ind

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