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Exclusive poll: Tight races for governor, Senate — (WXIA) -- Two weeks before Election Day, the races for governor and Senator are still too close to call. A new SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for 11Alive News shows the top candidates for both positions in tight races. Democrat Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn holds 46 percent of the vote, while Republican David Perdue has 44 percent.
Oct 22, 2014

The latest Georgia Senate poll shows Nunn is still up against Perdue with two weeks to go.…

Oct 22, 2014

W/ runoffs in La & Ga, late votes in AK, polls closing at 10 in Colo, don't expect to know Sen control for awhile.…

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UGA will request reinstatement for Todd Gurley — The University of Georgia will file a reinstatement request with the NCAA on behalf of suspended running back Todd Gurley, the school said Wednesday morning in a statement. Gurley, one of the leading Heisman Trophy contenders, has been suspended since Oct. 9 when the school acknowledged it was looking into a possible violation of NCAA rules.

Nina Pham's dog tests negative for Ebola — DALLAS - The dog of a Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus. When Nina Pham was diagnosed with Ebola earlier this month, her King Charles Spaniel named Bentley was placed in quarantine with Dallas Animal Services. Bentley was seized from Pham's apartment on Oct.
Oct 22, 2014

Some happy Bentley news RT @11AliveNews: Nina Pham's dog tests negative for Ebola

Police release video of smash and grab burglaries — It has been more than a week since two men burglarized eight businesses on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. They smashed their way into each business through the front door. 11Alive News SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (WXIA) -- It has been more than a week since two men burglarized eight businesses on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @StopCrimeATL: Police have released surveillance footage of the two suspects that burglarized eight businesses on Roswell Road...

Pumpkin thieves targeting NW Atlanta neighborhoods — ATLANTA -- Residents of at least two neighborhoods in NW Atlanta, where many of the homes and yards are decorated for Halloween, are frustrated and aggravated. Someone is going door to door, stealing pumpkins. Sunday night, and again Monday night, throughout the Wildwood and Springlake neighborhoods off of Howell Mill Rd., the thief or thieves carted off dozens of pumpkins from outside the homes.
Oct 22, 2014

Great line by @jonshirek--Police will catch 'em, orange-handed: "Pumpkin thieves target NW Atlanta neighborhoods"

Deadly spider found in family's bananas — The last thing you'd expect to find lurking in your bananas is a creature whose Greek scientific name means "murderess." But that's exactly what one London family found after a grocery delivery from the Waitrose supermarket chain, the Daily Mail reports.

Join Make A Difference Day - Oct. 25 — Saturday, October 25th 2014 is National Make a Difference Day, the national day of community service. 11Alive employees and our partner company employees will join forces on the Atlanta Beltline as a day of service. What are you doing in your community to make a difference October 25th?