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1 in 10 parents will track kids with apps on Halloween — (WXIA) -- One in 10 parents will track their kids using apps this Halloween. New research from mobile app testing company SOASTA says men are three times as likely to use the tracking technology than women.

Georgia graduation rates up 3rd year in a row — ATLANTA -- High school graduation rates are up slightly in Georgia to 72.5%. Last year, the rate was 71.5%. The numbers were released by the Georgia Department of Education Thursday morning. It's up for the third consecutive year. In a press release from State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge, he called the numbers "something to celebrate".

Douglasville Police search for missing girl — DOUGLASVILLE (WXIA) -- Douglasville police confirm they are actively searching for a missing 9 year old girl. Arianna Gross was last seen around 9 p.m. Wednesday. Police say Arianna left her house wearing a black jacket, pink shirt and blue jeans. Police are currently in the area of Hillview Ln.

Diet craze sends 'miracle' supplement flying off shelves — ATLANTA -- Americans spend $4 billion on weight loss supplements every year. Now, another "miracle drug" has hit the shelves, and health food stores are having a hard time even keeping it in stock. When 11Alive's Kaitlyn Ross started making calls on Garcinia Cambogia, it was sold out at stores across metro Atlanta.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @BethWXIA: My mother swears by garcinia cambogia, but I have my doubts. Is it really a miracle drug? #AtlantaAlive

Oct 30, 2014

My mother swears by garcinia cambogia, but I have my doubts. Is it really a miracle drug? #AtlantaAlive

Oct 30, 2014

RT @11AliveNews: Diet craze sends 'miracle' supplement flying off shelves

Shake Puppies — Carli Davidson created the adorable Shake Puppies video.

Mouth painter meets Pierce Brosnan — (WXIA) -- Mariam Paré paints with her mouth. She became a quadriplegic 18 years ago after being hit by a stray bullet while driving. Paré's work is growing in popularity. She even recently made a trip to Malibu to present actor Pierce Brosnan with a painting she did of him as James Bond.

Avalon mixed-use development holding grand opening — ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Wednesday is a big day for a major new development in Alpharetta. Avalon, an 86-acre mixed-use project just off GA 400 on Old Milton Parkway, will hold its grand opening. The development features 65 retailers, 12 restaurants, 101 town homes and 250 apartments.
Oct 30, 2014

We have a list online of the retailers and restaurants opening today at Avalon:...

Store clerk threatened with a bomb — PAULDING COUNTY, Ga -- A suspect who robbed a store and told the clerk he had a bomb may be connected to a second robbery. The robberies happened a day apart in Paulding County. In one of the robberies he said he had a gun and a bomb.

UGA's Gurley eligible to play Nov. 15 — A decision has been made by the NCAA regarding University of Georgia running back Toddy Gurley. Gurley, who accepted more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia and other items over two years, must sit a total of four games, or 30 percent of the season.