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Emory Healthcare to treat Ebola patient

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Emory University Hospital is expected to receive a patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus within the next several days, the university announced Thursday. It's unclear when exactly the patient will arrive, according to a statement from Emory. The Clifton Road hospital has a specially-built isolation unit to treat patients exposed to certain serious infectious diseases.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @moneyries: Atlanta's Emory University Hospital is getting an #ebola patient in the next couple of days ajc.com/news/news/brea…

Jul 31, 2014

Doc: “I wouldn’t be worried to sit next to someone with Ebola virus on the Tube as long as they dont vomit on you..." ajc.com/news/news/brea…

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Emory University Hospital in Atlanta is expected to receive a patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus ajc.com/news/news/brea…

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Giraffe dies after hitting its head on highway bridge

ajc.com — A giraffe in South Africa was killed after hitting its head on a low bridge on a highway. Two giraffes were traveling in an open truck bed when the vehicle approached an overpass. "All we can ascertain at this stage is severe head trauma.

Former first-round pick Peria Jerry to retire

atlantafalcons.blog.ajc.com — By D. Orlando Ledbetter FLOWERY BRANCH - Former first-round draft pick Peria Jerry, a defensive tackle, has decided to retire after five seasons in the NFL on Thursday. Jerry, who re-signed with the team instead of venturing in free agency over the offseason, had an injury-plagued career.

David Perdue reportedly pledges to be a ‘team player’ for Mitch McConnell

politics.blog.ajc.com — David Perdue had to run against Washington and its dreaded "career politicians" in order to capture his party's U.S. Senate nomination. But he needs them to win in the fall and become an effective senator, which is why he made the rounds Wednesday on Capitol Hill for a series of pos...
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David Perdue reportedly tells Mitch McConnell he'll be a "team player" as he tries to settle down Washington GOPers. on-ajc.com/1ACNhWp

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Braves trade for Cubs’ versatile Bonifacio, lefty reliever...

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution LOS ANGELES - The Braves filled both of their trade-deadline priorities with one deal Thursday, acquiring left-handed reliever James Russell and versatile veteran Emilio Bonifacio in exchange for minor league catcher-third baseman Victor Caratini.

Wall Street admits its guilt in billions of ways

ajc.com — A federal judge in Manhattan Wednesday ordered Bank of America to pay almost $1.3 billion in penalties for knowingly selling bad mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during the runup to the Great Recession. The bad mortgages were originated through a program called "High Speed Swim Lane," known internally by its acronym "HSSL", or Hustle.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @jaybookmanajc: Wall Street admitting its guilt in economic meltdown in billions and billions of ways; bit.ly/JBookWallSt

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Wall Street admitting its guilt in economic meltdown in billions and billions of ways; bit.ly/JBookWallSt

Facing Kershaw, Braves need Teheran at his best

atlantabraves.blog.ajc.com — LOS ANGELES - Julio Teheran faces Clayton Kershaw tonight in a matchup of aces in the Braves-Dodgers series finale. Needless to say the Braves need Teheran to pitch like the pitcher he's been most games this season, not the pitcher he's been in most games on the West Coast, includi...
Jul 31, 2014

Facing Kershaw, #Braves need Teheran at his absolute best and not "West Coast form". DOB blog. John Lee Hooker atlantabraves.blog.ajc.com/2014/07/31/fac…

Falcons Training Camp: Day 6

ajc.com — Falcons coach Mike Smith on the physical practice and on Peria Jerry's unexpected retirement. Video by D. Orlando Ledbetter
Jul 31, 2014

VIDEO: #Falcons Training Camp: Day 6 - Smith says it was Peria Jerry's decision to retire. shar.es/LCxv7

West Coast software firm plans 200 jobs in not over-saturated...

ajc.com — California-based Marketo, which officially opened its East Coast hub in Buckhead this week, blogged about lessons it learned in the hunt for a new location. The provider of marketing software now has about 40 employees locally, including engineering and sales people. But the company is predicting it will grow to 200 jobs in Buckhead over the next two years.
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Falcons practice at Archer High to include ‘real football’

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The first half of the Falcons' practice at Archer High School on Friday night will feature drills and some controlled plays from scrimmage with no tackling. Things will heat up from there. "After our cheerleaders perform and we have our 'halftime,' we are going to go out there and play real football," Falcons coach Mike Smith said.
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#Falcons "Friday Nights Lights" practice at Archer High to include ‘real football’ shar.es/LCwgl

4-star safety flips from UGA to Alabama

recruiting.blog.ajc.com — By Michael Carvell One of UGA's top football recruits has flipped to Alabama, according to multiple reports. Rico McGraw, a 4-star defensive back from Nashville, Tenn., had committed to UGA last January, one day after getting an offer from new Bulldogs defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt.

Falcons line drill 7-31

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Bulldog Nation confidence check: All over the place

ugafans.blog.ajc.com — The level of confidence on the part of fans as Mark Richt's Georgia Bulldogs report for preseason camp today varies greatly. There are those who think a healthy offense loaded at tailback and receiver will be unstoppable despite a change in quarterbacks, and that the defense can't help bu...

Falcons LB Pat Angerer out with concussion

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Falcons linebacker Pat Angerer has yet to be cleared through the league's concussion protocol after suffering a head injury during practice on Tuesday, coach Mike Smith said. Angerer was able to walk off the field with team trainer Marty Lauzon after suffering the injury.

Falcons safety Dez Southward (knee) to miss a week

ajc.com — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Falcons rookie safety Dezmen Southward suffered a knee injury and will miss a week of practice, coach Mike Smith said Thursday. "He has a knee injury but it's nothing serious," Smith said. "He's just going to be out about a week and (then) we anticipate he will be ready to go."
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