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Baltimore Sun
How cellphones are changing 911In Dundalk's Harbor View community — another Baltimore County neighborhood alon
How cellphones are changing 911
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
In Dundalk's Harbor View community — another Baltimore County neighborhood along the city line — 911 calls have been answered by the city "for as long as I can remember," Georgia Bartrum said. "Every time I call 911, I get Baltimore City," she said.... Read more
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ajc.com
Gigabit services taking root, prices droppingEd Venglik has built the mancave of his dreams — five big-screen smart TVs, App
Gigabit services taking root, prices dropping
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
Ed Venglik has built the mancave of his dreams — five big-screen smart TVs, Apple TV streaming boxes, DVD players, Sonos music system, an Xbox, a Wii and remote-controlled lighting. To run it all, Venglik is dumping his already beefy download speed... Read more
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ajc.com
Take a driving tour of the Northside's neighborhood highlightsIf you’re in the mood to do something different on a quiet Saturday morning or
Take a driving tour of the Northside's neighborhood highlights
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
If you’re in the mood to do something different on a quiet Saturday morning or Sunday afternoon, take a straight-line excursion up the road from Buckhead to Milton Along the way, you have a choice of several different types of eateries, galleries,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Customers help stop attempted robbery at video game storeSandy Springs police want to find a woman shown in surveillance video trying to
Customers help stop attempted robbery at video game store
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
Sandy Springs police want to find a woman shown in surveillance video trying to rob a video game store. The woman walked into the GameStop on Roswell Road on January 21, posed as a legitimate customer. She offered to pay for thousands in games and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Ernie Johnson Jr. Captivates McCallie Classic Luncheon CrowdErnie Johnson Jr., the popular host of “Inside the NBA” on TNT, tipped off the
Ernie Johnson Jr. Captivates McCallie Classic Luncheon Crowd
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Ernie Johnson Jr., the popular host of “Inside the NBA” on TNT, tipped off the inaugural McCallie Classic on Friday with a riveting speech before a large crowd at the school’s Sports and Activities Center. The rest of the two day event, which... Read more
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ajc.com
Connect with Latino culture in North FultonThe St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church community has helped Nadia Zuniga stay c
Connect with Latino culture in North Fulton
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
The St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church community has helped Nadia Zuniga stay connected to her Mexican roots since she was a child. In the late 1990s, a nun made weekly visits to the Roswell apartment complex where Zuniga lived with her parents, and... Read more
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ajc.com
Three Northside couples share their love storiesIt’s true, romantic love changes. It evolves as time goes by, and those in last
Three Northside couples share their love stories
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
It’s true, romantic love changes. It evolves as time goes by, and those in lasting relationships learn to accept each other in new ways, hopefully finding humor in their differences. Recently, three Northside couples reflected on how they met — and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Northwestern freshman to compete in 'Jeopardy' college tournamentNorthwestern University freshman Amanda Rosner said she's reached her peak achi
Northwestern freshman to compete in 'Jeopardy' college tournament
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Northwestern University freshman Amanda Rosner said she's reached her peak achievement with her appearance in the "Jeopardy" College Championship. Rosner, who hails from Sandy Springs, Ga., faces Sam Deutsch, of the University of Southern... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How did Northwestern freshman fare in 'Jeopardy' college tournament?Amanda Rosner will likely remember this moment in history. The Northwestern Un
How did Northwestern freshman fare in 'Jeopardy' college tournament?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Amanda Rosner will likely remember this moment in history. The Northwestern University freshman came in third place in Wednesday's quarterfinal round of the "Jeopardy" College Championship, but she's not out of the game yet. Rosner, who hails from... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Police investigate drive-by shooting that nearly injured childSandy Springs police are investigating a drive-by shooting that nearly injured
Police investigate drive-by shooting that nearly injured child
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
Sandy Springs police are investigating a drive-by shooting that nearly injured a child. The shooting was reported Sunday night at the Winding River Village condos on Winding River Village Drive. Tony Ayala told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik that he... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
S.C. technical college presidents speak to lawmakers about financesCOLUMBIA — South Carolina's technical college system appears to be popular with
S.C. technical college presidents speak to lawmakers about finances
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBIA — South Carolina's technical college system appears to be popular with state leaders, but it remains to be seen if that popularity will translate into more money for Tri-County Technical College and its 15 sister schools in next year's state... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Faithful or fearful? Local polygraph tester says most clients are worried couplesThe man was suspicious that his girlfriend was having an affair. The girlfrien
Faithful or fearful? Local polygraph tester says most clients are worried couples
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
The man was suspicious that his girlfriend was having an affair. The girlfriend insisted she wasn't. Despite the fact they were married to other people, the man strongly suspected his girlfriend had taken on a third sexual partner. So he asked her... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Middle school students try their hands at city planning - MARIETTA — Some of today’s middle-schoolers might just be tomorrow’s city planners architects engineers and scientists. About three dozen teams of sixth- seventh- and eighth-graders from Co...Middle school students try their hands at city planning MARIETTA — Some of tod
Middle school students try their hands at city planning - MARIETTA — Some of today’s middle-schoolers might just be tomorrow’s city planners architects engineers and scientists. About three dozen teams of sixth- seventh- and eighth-graders from Co...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Middle school students try their hands at city planning MARIETTA — Some of today’s middle-schoolers might just be tomorrow’s city planners, architects, engineers and scientists. About three dozen teams of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders from... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
New buildings on Tri-County, Clemson wish listsClemson University and Tri-County Technical College will ask state legislators
New buildings on Tri-County, Clemson wish lists
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Clemson University and Tri-County Technical College will ask state legislators next week for extra money to fund some priorities in their upcoming budgets, starting a process that won't end until the state's new budget is set in late June. Clemson... Read more
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Orange County Register
Firestorm erupts around Georgia lawmaker after remarks on KKK, ConfederacyATLANTA – Some of Georgia state Rep. Tommy Benton’s Republican colleagues Frida
Firestorm erupts around Georgia lawmaker after remarks on KKK, Confederacy
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
ATLANTA – Some of Georgia state Rep. Tommy Benton’s Republican colleagues Friday sought to distance themselves from his controversial comments about the Ku Klux Klan and slavery, while Democratic activists called on House Speaker David Ralston to... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Buttermilk Sky Pie to open new Georgia shopKnoxville-based Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop will expand to Georgia. Buttermilk Sky
Buttermilk Sky Pie to open new Georgia shop
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 9 days ago
Knoxville-based Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop will expand to Georgia. Buttermilk Sky Pie announced on Facebook that they will open shop in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The new store will serve up a limited menu of pies until their grand opening on February... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas among top 5 states with highest number of completed foreclosuresTexas is among the top five non-judicial states with the highest number of comp
Texas among top 5 states with highest number of completed foreclosures
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
Texas is among the top five non-judicial states with the highest number of completed foreclosures, according to CoreLogic. The research firm just released its latest national foreclosure report, which details housing market data from November 2015.... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
FREDERICK BRUNEYFred was born to the late Arthur J. Bruney and Eula (Mozena) Bruney on December
FREDERICK BRUNEY
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 13 days ago
Fred was born to the late Arthur J. Bruney and Eula (Mozena) Bruney on December 30, 1931 in Martins Ferry, OH. He married his childhood sweetheart, the late Louise (Freeman) Bruney in 1953, and shared 60 years of marriage with Louise before her... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Sandy Springs industrial park plans unveiled at forumAttendees of an economic development forum Friday got a first look at a master
Sandy Springs industrial park plans unveiled at forum
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Attendees of an economic development forum Friday got a first look at a master plan for Anderson County's industrial park in Sandy Springs. The project includes plans for a 300,000-square-foot speculative building and another that measures 100,000... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Wintry mix leaving many in the darkThe winter weather moving through the area is causing tree limbs to break, snap
Wintry mix leaving many in the dark
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 16 days ago
The winter weather moving through the area is causing tree limbs to break, snapping power lines in the process and leaving several Georgia Power customers in the dark as a result. A large pocket of outages is being reported south of Adairsville.... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Some in Sandy Springs wary of new skyscraperSome Sandy Springs neighbors say they're concerned about the traffic that ould
Some in Sandy Springs wary of new skyscraper
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 18 days ago
Some Sandy Springs neighbors say they're concerned about the traffic that ould come if a developer builds several skyscrapers. The project would be built at the corner of Peachtree Dunwoody and Perimeter Center West. "It will have lovely office... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson County approves $4 million land buy for industrial parkThe Anderson County Council approved spending $4 million Tuesday for Sandy Spri
Anderson County approves $4 million land buy for industrial park
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 18 days ago
The Anderson County Council approved spending $4 million Tuesday for Sandy Springs land that will become the site of an industrial park, while Chairman Tommy Dunn pledged that the purchase would not lead to a tax increase. The approved site consists... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Court to decide the value of a dog in Atlanta caseLola was a little hound of questionable pedigree who slept like a human, her he
Court to decide the value of a dog in Atlanta case
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
Lola was a little hound of questionable pedigree who slept like a human, her head on the pillow and her body under the covers. She was jealous of laptop computers because she was a lap dog. The mixed-breed dachshund was 8 years old when she died of... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Court to decide the value of a dog in Atlanta caseLola was a little hound of questionable pedigree who slept like a human, her he
Court to decide the value of a dog in Atlanta case
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 19 days ago
Lola was a little hound of questionable pedigree who slept like a human, her head on the pillow and her body under the covers. She was jealous of laptop computers because she was a lap dog. Elizabeth Monyak poses for a photo with her husband Robert... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Homeowner battling Fulton County over sewage leakGail McLaurin says her sewer problems started just after Thanksgiving. “My hus
Homeowner battling Fulton County over sewage leak
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
Gail McLaurin says her sewer problems started just after Thanksgiving. “My husband called and said there was an issue with sewage coming up in our front yard,” the Sandy Springs resident said. McLaurin told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik her home is... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Abdullah posts strong performance at UAB Vulcan Invitational - Bilal Abdullah broke his own school record in the long jump with a leap of 26 feet-2.25 which earned him a victory and the second longest jump in the world this indoor season at the UA...Abdullah posts strong performance at UAB Vulcan Invitational Bilal Abdullah br
Abdullah posts strong performance at UAB Vulcan Invitational - Bilal Abdullah broke his own school record in the long jump with a leap of 26 feet-2.25 which earned him a victory and the second longest jump in the world this indoor season at the UA...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Abdullah posts strong performance at UAB Vulcan Invitational Bilal Abdullah broke his own school record in the long jump with a leap of 26 feet-2.25, which earned him a victory and the second longest jump in the world this indoor season, at the UAB... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Panel to vote on buying Sandy Springs industrial park landLater today, an Anderson County finance committee is expected to vote on a mult
Panel to vote on buying Sandy Springs industrial park land
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Later today, an Anderson County finance committee is expected to vote on a multimillion-dollar agreement to buy land in Sandy Springs for an industrial park. In early November, the County Council authorized spending $4 million on the property, which... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bill to limit liability for noise and passenger injuries at proposed Camden County space port is a concern, lawyers sayATLANTA | Legislation to limit liability for noise and passenger injuries began
Bill to limit liability for noise and passenger injuries at proposed Camden County space port is a concern, lawyers say
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
ATLANTA | Legislation to limit liability for noise and passenger injuries began to raise concerns among lawyer groups Wednesday. The bill is part of the groundwork for development of a commercial space port in Camden County where experts say the... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
German company to invest $35 million in Hart CountyA German company's plans to invest $35 million and to create 200 jobs in Hart C
German company to invest $35 million in Hart County
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 26 days ago
A German company's plans to invest $35 million and to create 200 jobs in Hart County, Georgia, underscores the need for neighboring Anderson County to create an industrial park as quickly as possible, Upstate officials said Tuesday. Linde +Wiemann,... Read more

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