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INJURY REPORT: Douglas, Babineaux questionable

atlantafalcons.blog.ajc.com — LONDON -- Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas (foot) and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (foot) were listed as questionable on the team's final injury report of Friday. Douglas practice for the past two days.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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Q&A: Mike Smith upbeat before facing Lions

atlantafalcons.blog.ajc.com — LONDON - Falcons coach Mike Smith held his final press conference before the game on Friday. Here's what he had to say: Q: Are you please with how the practice week went over here in London? A: I think we've got a lot accomplished in terms of our game planning.

Fulton school superintendent’s contract extended for...

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Fulton County school board members have unanimously approved a one-year contract extension for Superintendent Robert Avossa. It's the third contract extension for Avossa, who came to Fulton schools June 2011 after serving in education leadership roles in North Carolina and Florida school districts.
Oct 24, 2014

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Roddy White on the Lions

ajc.com — Falcons WR Roddy White on how the team must play to beat the Lions. Video by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Cobb school board approves restoring 1 percent salary cut to...

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cobb County school board members have voted in favor of raising district employees' pay to restore 1 percent of salary that had been previously cut. The approval of the pay increase by board members at Thursday's meeting will return salaries to the level they were before being cut by 2 percent almost 4 years ago.
Oct 24, 2014

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Braves name Hart president of operations

ajc.com — The Atlanta Braves promoted interim general manager John Hart to president of baseball operations. The 66-year-old former GM of Cleveland & Texas discussed his vision for the club with the media.

Fulton tax chief gets another public subsidy

investigations.blog.ajc.com — By Lois Norder Arthur Ferdinand has a farm, and on that farm the state's highest-paid elected official collects federal subsidies, the AJC's Johnny Edwards reported earlier this year. That's not the only way the public helps support the Fulton tax chief's Chattahoochee Hills property.
Oct 24, 2014

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Does money make you smarter? Actually, yes

jaybookman.blog.ajc.com — Jay Bookman is a columnist and blogger at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues and state and local politics. Jay Bookman generally writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.
Oct 24, 2014

Does family money make you smarter? In some ways yes, it does; bit.ly/JBookSAT

Predictions: Jolly old loss for Falcons

jeffschultz.blog.ajc.com — By Jeff Schultz According to Thursday's London Mirror ("The Intelligent Tabloid"), under "Football" news, Tottenham was looking for a win over Asteras Tripolis, a Spanish goalie may rehab with Manchester United, and Balotelli threatened a woman who took pictures of his Ferrari.

UPS forecasts holiday shipping growth

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sandy Springs-based UPS reported a $1.2 billion quarterly profit, and said it expects 11 percent growth in December shipments during this year's holiday shipping season. UPS has spent much of the year working on improvements to recover from last holiday season's shipping delays, and plans to put an extra $175 million in operating expense and $500 million in capital expenditures to prepare for the holiday shipping season and expand.

Sounds like Georgia State and Georgia Southern have a rivalry

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Can two teams in the South truly have a rivalry if they've never played football against each other? It depends upon who you ask. Fans of Georgia State and Georgia Southern, who will meet for the first time in football on Saturday at the Georgia Dome, have used social media to espouse their dislike for each other, an always important part of a rivalry.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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Conversation with Hawks center Al Horford

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Al Horford is not ready to declare himself 100 percent following the torn right pectoral muscle that cost him most of last season. However, the Hawks center is close. He spoke to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in advance of the regular season about his health, expectations for the season and his future in Atlanta.
Oct 24, 2014

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Five reasons the Hawks could win 50 games

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Fifty wins is a significant total in the NBA. That would seem to be the case for the Hawks, who won 38 games and made the playoffs despite a below-.500 record last season. Here are five reasons that a 50-win season is not out of the question for the Hawks.

Photos: Watching the partial solar eclipse

ajc.com — DeKalb County has been lax in its oversight of spending by elected commissioners, and some officials frequently paid for items on their government debit cards without submitting required receipts, according to an audit released Thursday.
Oct 23, 2014

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Barack Obama: ‘If Michelle Nunn wins, that means … we can keep on doing some good work.’

politics.blog.ajc.com — Posted: 5:05 pm Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 By Daniel Malloy JACKSON - We told you earlier this week about President Barack Obama's call-in to V-103 in Atlanta to fire up Democratic base voters, in lieu of an in-person visit.
Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

Coming soon to an attack ad near you: Obama says if Nunn wins, "we can keep on doing some good work." wp.me/p3Xdqv-1Xj #GAsen

Oct 23, 2014

It took @Perduesenate about 3.4 seconds to start using that Obama quote on the trail: "The arrogance" politics.blog.ajc.com/2014/10/23/bar… #gapol #GASen

Oct 23, 2014

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A complicated event featuring Zell and Shirley Miller, Sam and Michelle Nunn

politics.blog.ajc.com — By Jim Galloway Young Harris, Ga. - This afternoon's dedication of the Zell and Shirley Library on the small but scenic campus of Young Harris College was a complicated occasion. Though formally a non-political event, it was stocked with multiple generations of Georgians who live and breathe electoral politics.
Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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