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WALB Albany
Another cheating investigation for Atlanta Public SchoolsAnother cheating investigating is hurting Atlanta Public Schools, but this time
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Another cheating investigating is hurting Atlanta Public Schools, but this time it's not the teachers or the principals. It's the school police. Seventeen officers and a dispatcher are all being investigated for cheating on a test involving... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Another cheating investigation for Atlanta Public SchoolsAnother cheating investigating is hurting Atlanta Public Schools, but this time
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
Another cheating investigating is hurting Atlanta Public Schools, but this time it's not the teachers or the principals. It's the school police. Seventeen officers and a dispatcher are all being investigated for cheating on a test involving... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Crews knock down Georgia DomeMonday. CBS46 has learned the father of a child in need of kidneys is set to b
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Monday. CBS46 has learned the father of a child in need of kidneys is set to begin psychological counseling Monday. Some Atlanta Public Schools employees to stay home without pay during holidaySome Atlanta Public Schools employees to stay home... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Georgia Dome imploded in downtown AtlantaMonday. CBS46 has learned the father of a child in need of kidneys is set to b
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Monday. CBS46 has learned the father of a child in need of kidneys is set to begin psychological counseling Monday. Some Atlanta Public Schools employees to stay home without pay during holidaySome Atlanta Public Schools employees to stay home... Read more
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Boston Herald
17 Atlanta school police admit test cheating, investigator findsATLANTA — Atlanta Public Schools is dealing with another cheating investigation
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
ATLANTA — Atlanta Public Schools is dealing with another cheating investigation. A quarter of the police officers in the district’s recently sworn-in force admitted receiving answers on a state-administered test. Disciplinary proceedings are coming... Read more
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ajc.com
At Issue: Should school dress code change to reflect today’s fasweren’t monikers along the lines of “class clown” and “most likely to succeed.”
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
weren’t monikers along the lines of “class clown” and “most likely to succeed.” But it’s a different world now. Atlanta Public Schools is considering a change to its dress code in response to a student petition protesting the out-of-date... Read more
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ajc.com
APS to pursue disciplinary proceedings against 18 police officersThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution HYOSUB SHIN / AJC/hshin@ajc.comRonald Applin
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution HYOSUB SHIN / AJC/hshin@ajc.comRonald Applin is sworn in as Atlanta Public Schools police chief before Chief Magistrate Judge Cassandra Kirk in 2016. He recently requested an investigation of his police officers... Read more
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ajc.com
7 APS campuses ranked among best in Georgia for student successEarly College high school in Atlanta ranked among the best in Georgia for stude
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
Early College high school in Atlanta ranked among the best in Georgia for student success. Seven Atlanta Public Schools were recognized for generating some of the best student achievement statewide in 2017, Governor Nathan... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Another cheating scandal: APS police chief disciplines 17 officers, dispatcherATLANTA - A tip from Channel 2 Investigative Reporter Richard Belcher has led t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
ATLANTA - A tip from Channel 2 Investigative Reporter Richard Belcher has led to the discovery of more cheating at Atlanta Public Schools. This time it involves the district's police department. Belcher says APS acknowledges that a quarter of its... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
5th grader challenges dress code calling leggings a 'distraction'ATLANTA -- A determined 5th grade student is challenging Atlanta Public Schools
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 6 days ago
ATLANTA -- A determined 5th grade student is challenging Atlanta Public Schools to update its 10-year-old dress code after she said it is unfair for the policy to call leggings "a distraction." Falyn Handley, 10, is a Springdale Park Elementary... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta school evacuated after pipe bursts in cafeteriato another location, according to Atlanta Journal-Constitution photographer Joh
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
to another location, according to Atlanta Journal-Constitution photographer John Spink, who is on the scene. 9:04 a.m.: Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Latisha Gray released this statement: “This morning there was an issue with an air... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Mother says son with autism was sprayed with Lysol by teachernever sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R.
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 7 days ago
never sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R. sneezed in her face. Willis also contacted Atlanta Public Schools over the allegations. In a statement, they confirmed that “Ms. Noland resigned in lieu of termination... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Mother says son with autism was sprayed with Lysol by teachernever sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R.
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
never sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R. sneezed in her face. Willis also contacted Atlanta Public Schools over the allegations. In a statement, they confirmed that “Ms. Noland resigned in lieu of termination... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Mother says son with autism was sprayed with Lysol by teachernever sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R.
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
never sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R. sneezed in her face. Willis also contacted Atlanta Public Schools over the allegations. In a statement, they confirmed that “Ms. Noland resigned in lieu of termination... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Mother says son with autism was sprayed with Lysol by teachernever sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R.
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
never sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R. sneezed in her face. Willis also contacted Atlanta Public Schools over the allegations. In a statement, they confirmed that “Ms. Noland resigned in lieu of termination... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Mother says son with autism was sprayed with Lysol by teachernever sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R.
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
never sprayed any child, only sprayed in the air and sprayed herself after J.R. sneezed in her face. Willis also contacted Atlanta Public Schools over the allegations. In a statement, they confirmed that “Ms. Noland resigned in lieu of termination... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Are leggings distracting? Atlanta fifth-graders want dress code changesThe board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fa
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
The board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fairly enforced. Some Atlanta Public Schools students have complained the current rules target girls and want the new policy to drop the word “distracting.” “This is a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Are leggings distracting? Atlanta fifth-graders want dress code changesThe board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fa
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
The board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fairly enforced. Some Atlanta Public Schools students have complained the current rules target girls and want the new policy to drop the word “distracting.” “This is a... Read more
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ajc.com
Teacher sprayed autistic son with Lysol, mother says2 she never sprayed any child, only sprayed Lysol in the air and sprayed hersel
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
2 she never sprayed any child, only sprayed Lysol in the air and sprayed herself after J.R. Risby sneezed in her face. But Atlanta Public Schools told Channel 2 in a statement, “Ms. Noland resigned in lieu of termination as the result of an... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Are leggings distracting? Atlanta fifth-graders want dress code changeson an online petition. The board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize t
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
on an online petition. The board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fairly enforced. Some Atlanta Public Schools students have complained the current rules target girls and want the new policy to drop the word... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Are leggings distracting? Atlanta fifth-graders want dress code changesThe board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fa
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 7 days ago
The board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fairly enforced. Some Atlanta Public Schools students have complained the current rules target girls and want the new policy to drop the word “distracting.” “This is a... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Are leggings distracting? Atlanta fifth-graders want dress code changeson an online petition. The board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize t
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
on an online petition. The board is reviewing revisions that would emphasize the dress code must be fairly enforced. Some Atlanta Public Schools students have complained the current rules target girls and want the new policy to drop the word... Read more
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ajc.com
Are leggings ‘distracting’? Atlanta fifth-graders want dress code changestight” and “distracting.” The board is reviewing revisions that emphasize the
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
tight” and “distracting.” The board is reviewing revisions that emphasize the dress code must be fairly enforced. Some Atlanta Public Schools students have complained the current rules target girls and want the new policy to drop the word... Read more
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ajc.com
Mother says son with Autism was sprayed with Lysol by teacherNews Nightbeat at 11 p.m. Then the boy opened up and said his eyes, nose and t
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
News Nightbeat at 11 p.m. Then the boy opened up and said his eyes, nose and throat hurt, and he didn’t want to be sprayed anymore. Atlanta Public Schools confirmed that that an investigation found that the teacher had sprayed Lysol on st... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Abusing trust: Investigations of educator sex misconduct on the risetheir policies regarding the use of technology, ethics and teacher training on
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 10 days ago
their policies regarding the use of technology, ethics and teacher training on the subject. Only four districts responded: Atlanta Public Schools, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett Public School Districts. All confirmed policies in place related to... Read more
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ajc.com
Mom accused of beating teen at bus stop says he bullied her sonby the student. Through her attorney, Taza Danielle Harris, 44, told Channel 2
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
by the student. Through her attorney, Taza Danielle Harris, 44, told Channel 2 Action News she plans to turn herself in to Atlanta Public Schools police on charges of aggravated assault and cruelty to children. Harris denied using a weapon in the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Police search for woman, daughter accused of stabbing boy at bus stopATLANTA - A student, his mother, and sister are wanted after a child was attack
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
ATLANTA - A student, his mother, and sister are wanted after a child was attacked at a bus stop, police said. Atlanta Public Schools Police said the trio beat up and stabbed the middle school student with a knife last week on Mount Gilead Road in... Read more
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ajc.com
Police search for woman, daughter accused of stabbing boy at bus stopA student, his mother, and sister are wanted after a child was attacked at a bu
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
A student, his mother, and sister are wanted after a child was attacked at a bus stop, police said. Atlanta Public Schools Police said the trio beat up and stabbed the middle school student with a knife last week on Mount Gilead Road in southwest... Read more
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WALB Albany
Police search for mom, daughter after altercation with student on school busaltercation with a student on a school bus that resulted in the student being t
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
altercation with a student on a school bus that resulted in the student being taken to the hospital. A spokesperson with Atlanta Public Schools says the incident occurred on Nov. 3 on the steps of the school bus that was going to Bunche Middle... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Police search for mom, daughter after altercation with student on school busaltercation with a student on a school bus that resulted in the student being t
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
altercation with a student on a school bus that resulted in the student being taken to the hospital. A spokesperson with Atlanta Public Schools says the incident occurred on Nov. 3 on the steps of the school bus that was going to Bunche Middle... Read more
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ajc.com
Family members accused of beating, stabbing middle school student at bus stopChelsea Monicque Harris, 24, both of Atlanta, began arguing with the other stud
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
Chelsea Monicque Harris, 24, both of Atlanta, began arguing with the other student. “They kept getting in his face,” Atlanta Public Schools police Officer J. Kozma wrote in his report, which was obtained by The Atlanta... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta schools to furlough select staffers in November but pay them for days off in JanuaryJournal-Constitution Bob Andres/bandres@ajc.comAttorney Charles Huddleston (le
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
Journal-Constitution Bob Andres/bandres@ajc.comAttorney Charles Huddleston (left) and Meria Carstarphen, superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, are all smiles after a judge on Friday agreed to allow Fulton County to collect tax money. The school... Read more
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ajc.com
Judge denies request from Atlanta school board candidate fighting to keep job if she wins racea supporter during a meet and greet before an election forum in August. Hutcher
ajc.com / Posted 15 days ago
a supporter during a meet and greet before an election forum in August. Hutcherson later filed a federal lawsuit against Atlanta Public Schools over a rule that would bar her from keeping her job at another metro school district should she win... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia’s persistently lowest-performing schools identifiedthe state is doing what they’re doing but we’ve already started our process,” s
ajc.com / Posted 18 days ago
the state is doing what they’re doing but we’ve already started our process,” said Meria Carstarphen, superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools. Her counterpart in Fulton County, Jeff Rose, said he will get all his schools off the state’s list... Read more
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ajc.com
Fulton, Atlanta schools cheer tax decision but warn targeted furloughs still possiblethat will allow tax revenue to begin trickling in but said finances through the
ajc.com / Posted 18 days ago
that will allow tax revenue to begin trickling in but said finances through the end of the year will still be tight. Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria Carstarphen said the district will pursue targeted furloughs for some employees... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lack of money could temporarily close Atlanta schoolsAtlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools are considering taking drastic
WALB Albany / Posted 20 days ago
Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools are considering taking drastic measures if they don't start to receive tax money from Fulton County. It could include district-wide furloughs that result in schools being temporarily closed. The... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Lack of money could temporarily close Atlanta schoolsAtlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools are considering taking drastic
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 days ago
Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools are considering taking drastic measures if they don't start to receive tax money from Fulton County. It could include district-wide furloughs that result in schools being temporarily closed. The... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Police arrest man sought in fatal carjacking near University of Utah and Colorado homicidepower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Corey Feldman Promises To Expose All Of His Hollywood Abuserspower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Driver discovers nearly 24 dead deer after making wrong turnpower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
WSB-TV has partnership to broadcast Georgia Dome implosion LIVEpower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
HENRY COUNTY RABIES ALERT! Henry County issues another 45-day rabies alertpower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Congress opens first hearing into Russia's social-media interference in US electionspower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Will Poulter dresses as Toy Story bully Sid to relay anti-bullying messagepower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
NYPD responding to shots fired near World Trade Center sitepower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
States seek to expand lawsuit against generic drugmakerspower utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges t
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
power utility Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwide Trade board urges tariffs, restrictions on solar imports Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WALB Albany
No money, no spending for Fulton Co. schoolsbudget comes from property tax revenue. The district is seeking legal relief b
WALB Albany / Posted 21 days ago
budget comes from property tax revenue. The district is seeking legal relief by joining Fulton County Government and Atlanta Public Schools in pursuing a Tax Collection order. A hearing is set for Nov. 3. Copyright 2017 WGCL-TV (Meredith... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
No money, no spending for Fulton Co. schoolsbudget comes from property tax revenue. The district is seeking legal relief b
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 21 days ago
budget comes from property tax revenue. The district is seeking legal relief by joining Fulton County Government and Atlanta Public Schools in pursuing a Tax Collection order. A hearing is set for Nov. 3. Copyright 2017 WGCL-TV (Meredith... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Whole Foods hiring 6,000 workers nationwidesolar imports Stocks edge up: S&P 500 closes in on eighth month of gains Astr
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
solar imports Stocks edge up: S&P 500 closes in on eighth month of gains AstraZeneca wins US approval for lymphoma drug Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Woman accused of DUI hit-run crash that injured 6-old girlsolar imports Stocks edge up: S&P 500 closes in on eighth month of gains Astr
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 21 days ago
solar imports Stocks edge up: S&P 500 closes in on eighth month of gains AstraZeneca wins US approval for lymphoma drug Atlanta Public Schools says it's running out of money Reports: UK police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein After... Read more
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