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Henry County man to sculpt MLK statue for Ga. Capitol — ATLANTA -- Henry County-based sculptor Andy Davis has been selected to create a statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the Georgia Capitol grounds, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday. Davis has worked as a full-time sculptor since 1999, and forms his creations at the Andy Davis Studio inside the Hood Street Art Center in McDonough.

Ga. unveils medical marijuana registry — ATLANTA -- Patients who are eligible for medical marijuana can now legally receive it in Georgia. Tuesday, the Georgia Department of Public Health will unveil its Low THC Oil Registry, a secure database of people authorized to have cannabinoid oil.

Bus stop murder suspect expected to plead guilty — DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The man accused of gunning down a woman at a MARTA bus stop last year is expected to plead guilty. Christopher Merritt faces the death penalty for the murder of 19-year-old Marcaysia Dawkins. He will appear in DeKalb County court Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Dawkins died Nov.

Prison guard sentenced for smuggling drugs to inmates — ATLANTA -- A former corrections officer at Atlanta's federal prison has been sentenced for accepting bribes to smuggle contraband to inmates. Dirk Antonious Engram Jr., 27, pleaded guilty in March to the charges against him. He was sentenced to two years and four months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

Ga. Supreme Court to decide homeless shelter's fate — ATLANTA -- The Georgia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next week from nine appeals relating to the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, the shelter at the corner of Peachtree and Pine streets. The Task Force and its executive director, Anita Beaty, have been involved in litigation in Fulton County for nearly five years.

Gwinnett Braves player charged with rape in Ohio — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gwinnett Braves shortstop Elmer Reyes was arrested in Ohio over the weekend on rape and kidnapping charges. According to a report from Franklin County (Ohio) Municipal Court, the victim met Reyes, 24, while attending a minor league baseball game at Huntington Park in Columbus on May 22.

Georgia Mystery: Was drowning death suicide or murder? — SAINT SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A coastal Georgia commissioner was found dead after playing poker with friends. His death was ruled a suicide, even though his hands were bound. Loved ones refuse to accept that Tom Sublett would kill himself. His case remains a Georgia mystery.

School director fired after racial graduation comment — STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- The private school principal who gained national attention for a racially charged comment she made during a graduation ceremony has been fired.

New law could bring ridesharing to Atlanta airport — ATLANTA -- There is never a slow day at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It's the busiest airport in the world, and travelers are always coming and going. But how they arrive and leave has gotten Atlanta Police Maj. Lane Hagin's attention. Hagin, the police department's airport commander, is the man responsible for cracking down on ridesharing.

Trial begins for men accused of killing Army Reservist — ATLANTA -- Two suspects accused of gunning down an Army Reservist the day after Christmas will go on trial this week. Zion Wainwright, 15, and Qutravius Palmer, 24, have been charged with murder, felony murder and aggravated assault in the Dec. 26, 2013 shooting death of 21-year-old Xavier Arnold.
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Jul 03, 2015

@14BRO I have no idea who's in charge of that crawl, honestly. But thanks!

Jul 03, 2015

The precursor to the "internal server error." That's OK -- I don't need email. How's YOUR #Friday morning going?

Jul 02, 2015

Did people really fall for this phony @Delta promotion? Everything about it screams fake. "Delta Airways?"

Jun 30, 2015

RT @NBCNews: Now's a great time for a bargain trip to Greece, but is it more hassle than it's worth?

Jun 30, 2015

Naturally, our awesome Facebook pitch contributed to its success.…

Jun 30, 2015

The bathroom is about 20 degrees warmer than the newsroom. WHY?

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