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Ga.'s female death row inmate's last meal request — GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- The only female prisoner on Georgia's death row has made her last meal request. Kelly Renee Gissendaner is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.

Georgia's only female death row inmate to be executed — GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A Gwinnett County judge has signed an execution order for Kelly Renee Gissendaner, Georgia's only female death row inmate. The order, which was issued Monday, requests Gissendaner be executed on a date between Feb. 25 and Mar. 4.

State of the City: Atlanta 'a place of prosperity' — ATLANTA -- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said in Wednesday's State of the City address that he hopes to see Atlanta become a world-class city where talented people from all walks of life choose to plant their roots. Reed delivered his speech, "Bring and Build Your Dreams in Atlanta," during a breakfast event at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Church thief takes selfies with stolen iPad — ATLANTA -- Atlanta police have a very important clue that may help them track down a thief -- clear selfies of the suspect. The man is accused of stealing electronic equipment and an iPad from the media room at Church of the Apostles in the 3500 block of Northside Parkway in Buckhead.

Friend with gun saves dog breeder from robber, kills thief — STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - A man who answered an online ad to buy a dog was killed Friday after attempting to rob the sellers, police said. Walter Gonzalez, a breeder from Winder, Ga., and his friend came here to sell an English bulldog to a man who answered their ad, but the 40-year-old buyer pulled out a gun and tried to steal the dog, said Capt.

Zoo Atlanta to hold 2 job fairs — ATLANTA -- Zoo Atlanta is preparing to hire for seasonal positions. The zoo is looking for "dependable, enthusiastic and independent job seekers" to work as cashiers, sales associates, ride attendants, education instructors and more. Zoo Atlanta will host two jobs fairs later this month. The first will be Tuesday, Jan.

State of the State highlights transportation, education — ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal said during Wednesday's State of the State address that he aims to "give Georgians a state that's even better tomorrow than it is today." The governor unveiled plans to improve transportation, decriminalize cannabis oil and rescue troubled schools.

UGA student shot to death — ATHENS, Ga. -- A 21-year-old University of Georgia student was shot to death Tuesday. Min Seok Cho was taken by private vehicle to Athens Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Athens-Clarke County police said a preliminary investigation revealed Cho was likely shot by people he met with to exchange marijuana.

Gov. Deal releases child welfare reform recommendations — (WXIA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal has released his final report of recommendations from the Child Welfare Reform Council, which was formed to improve the state's Division of Family and Children Services. The recommendations address the child welfare system's challenges in three key areas -- permanency, safety and well-being.

Mayor wraps investigation into Atlanta fire chief — ATLANTA -- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has concluded his investigation into Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran. Cochran received a month-long suspension without pay in November for publishing a book, Who Told You That You Were Naked? The book contains homophobic content, including referring to homosexuality as a "sexual perversion."
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Feb 27, 2015

.@GregorRossino is singing a song about #TheDress to the tune of "Do You Hear What I Hear?" I want to go home.

Feb 27, 2015

Just aced the #SittingRisingTest -- twice. Can you do it? #AtlantaAlive (Pro tip: Use the sides of your feet!)

Feb 27, 2015

RT @CrashClark: @BethWXIA Here, have a Snickers you're not you when you're hungry.

Feb 27, 2015

Let's talk for a second about how much I HATE the phrase "broke the Internet." Your "viral" image didn't break ANYTHING. #irrationalanger

Feb 26, 2015

Cheez Whiz or a Kraft Single -- what on earth does @WaffleHouse put in its omelets?

Feb 26, 2015

RT @JulieWolfe: Sleepy & slap-happy, @GregorRossino accepted the challenge to only sing for the rest of his shift. Cubicle neighbor @BethWX…

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