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Georgia Sen. Jason Carter, D-Decatur, talks to members of the media after filing his formal candidacy papers to run for governor at the State Ethics Commission Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz)

Jason Carter to run for Ga. governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has been a solidly Republican state for much of the past decade and there has been little good news for Democrats until now, with Jason Carter launching a bid for governor […]

11/07/2013

This photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Dept. shows Tiffany Moss, charged with felony murder, cruelty to children in the first degree, and concealing a body. The father and stepmother of a 10-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash can at a metro Atlanta apartment complex have been charged with murder. (AP Photo/Gwinnett County Police Dept.)

Girl found in trash bin had tried to run away

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl whose malnourished body was found in a suburban Atlanta trash bin had tried to run away from home and showed up at school with bruises and welts on […]

11/04/2013

Dekalb County Police SWAT officers prepare at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy after reports of a gunman entered the school, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, in Decatur, Ga.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bob Andres)

Official: Ga. school suspect had assault rifle

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A teen was in custody Tuesday, accused of firing shots from an assault rifle at an Atlanta-area elementary school where dramatic television footage showed young students racing out of the building, […]

08/20/2013

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Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school. Michael Thurmond tells The Associated Press that school officials […]

08/20/2013

Bottle tops of Coca-Cola 8 oz. bottles are shown in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Coke to defend safety of aspartame in new ad

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners on Wednesday, a move that comes as the company looks to stem declining sales of diet soda. The […]

08/13/2013

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Chick-fil-a president deletes gay marriage remark

ATLANTA (AP) — The president of the fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has once again injected himself into the gay marriage debate, this time criticizing Supreme Court rulings. Dan Cathy posted a comment Wednesday on Twitter […]

06/28/2013

Dad finds lost son because of abuse scandal

ATLANTA (AP) – A father looking for his son since the mother took off 15 years ago has found the boy because of a Georgia child abuse scandal. In an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, […]

10/25/2012

Atlanta Catholics ending support for Komen charity

ATLANTA (AP) – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta has told its parishes, schools and other organizations to end their support for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity over a lingering […]

10/08/2012

Prior abuse report for alleged confined Ga. teen

ATLANTA (AP) – A Georgia couple accused of locking their teenage son in a bedroom for years with little food had previously been investigated for abuse. Paul and Sheila Comer were arrested last week after […]

09/27/2012

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