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Craig Kimbrel agrees to $42 million contract with Braves – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Braves added to their extensive wave of long-term deals with their young stars on Sunday by agreeing to a $42 million, four-year contract with All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel. Kimbrel, 25, avoided salary arbitration. He was …Busy Braves lock up closer KimbrelChicago TribuneCloser Craig Kimbrel and Atlanta Braves agree […]

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tech

Toxoplasma gondii discovered in Arctic whale – Healio

HealioA research team from the University of British Columbia discovered for the first time an infectious form of Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic Beluga, which may have serious public health consequences for indigenous hunters and consumers of Beluga whale …Cat Parasite Infects Arctic Belugas: ScientistsFrench TribuneDeadly cat parasite attacks beluga whales, humans may be next, […]

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Flappy envy: Google, Apple block games with ‘flappy’ titles – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFlappy Pig. Flappy Super Hero. ​Flappy Plane. Call it Flappy Fever, but numerous games with “Flappy” in the title are cropping up in app stores and it looks like Google and Apple aren’t having any of it. Take Flappy Doge, for example. Although not on the …Apple, Google rejecting gaming apps with ‘Flappy’ […]

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Kickstarter hacked, urges users to change passwords – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionPopular crowdsourcing site​ Kickstarter should think about crowdfunding some tighter security. The site notified users Saturday their personal information may have been compromised due to a hacking incident. In an email sent to Kickstarter users, company …Kickstarter hacked, user names and encrypted passwords accessedComputerworldChange that Kickstarter password — crowdfunding website gets hit by […]

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Parasite found in house cats showing up in Arctic whales – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA parasite often found in house cats has started showing up in beluga whales in the Arctic. The phenomenon was discovered by researchers from the University of British Columbia. The parasite, toxoplasma gondii, can cause sickness, and even blindness, …Arctic Whales Infected With Domestic Cat Parasite!The Utah People’s PostOh good, a freaky brain […]

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Atlanta

No problems at Georgia Power nuclear plant after 4.1. quake – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionTremors were felt all over metro Atlanta, from Gwinnett to Paulding counties and areas south. Dozens of people used Twitter to ask The Atlanta Journal-Constitution what caused the tremors, which some described as powerful enough to shake walls.Earthquake Felt in AtlantaWABE 90.1 FMEarthquake rattles Georgia and South Carolina, startling thousandsWGCL AtlantaSouth Carolina earthquake […]

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Earthquake northeast of Augusta shakes metro Atlanta – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionTremors were felt all over metro Atlanta, from Gwinnett to Paulding counties and areas south. Dozens of people used Twitter to ask The Atlanta Journal-Constitution what caused the tremors, which some described as powerful enough to shake walls.Earthquake Today 2014 Hits South Carolina, East of Atlanta, GeorgiaLALATE all 63 news articles …read more […]

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Metro Atlanta outages nearly all restored, but the troubles in Augusta drag on – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionWith Augusta representing the lion’s share of outages remaining, Georgia Power has promised to have electricity restored to 99 percent of its metro Atlanta customers by noon. That includes Clayton County, which had more than its share of troubles …Hundreds Of Thousands Still Without Power In GeorgiaCBS LocalBlack ice keeping Georgia roads treacherousWGCL […]

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Fregosi taken off life support at Miami hospital – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBraves official Jim Fregosi, who suffered multiple strokes Sunday while on a Cayman Islands cruise, was reportedly in critical condition Thursday night after being taken off life support at a Miami hospital. Fregosi was flown to Miami on Wednesday …Former manager, All-Star Fregosi suffers strokeAnchorage Daily News all 112 news articles …read more […]

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Atlanta weather | Thaw continues as things creep back to normal – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta weather | Thaw continues as things creep back to normalAtlanta Journal ConstitutionPower outages: Areas south of Atlanta were among the hardest hit by power outages, and thousands remained in the dark late Thursday. For some, it could take days before power is restored. At the worst, about 383,000 customers were without power … …read […]

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Long waits greet fliers as they return to Hartsfield-Jackson – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta-based Delta canceled nearly all of its flights in Atlanta Thursday morning but started rebuilding in the afternoon, a process that will continue into Friday and could be complicated by stormy weather in the northeast. Delta has extended its …Hundreds more flights cancelled at Atlanta airportOnline AthensFlight cancellations top 12000; most DC flights […]

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tech

Flappy Bird Windows Phone version appears on website – BBC News

BBC NewsFlappy Bird, the popular screen-tap game for mobile devices, has appeared on the Windows Phone website, despite the developer saying he has not built a version for the platform. The official version, created by Vietnam-based creator Dong Nguyen, …Goodbye, Flappy Bird?Atlanta Journal Constitution‘Flappy Bird’ Creator Says He’s Taking The Game DownForbesFlappy Bird Developer to […]

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Atlanta weather | Abandoned cars can be retrieved Thursday – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta weather | Abandoned cars can be retrieved ThursdayAtlanta Journal ConstitutionIf you left your vehicle on an Atlanta interstate, you’ll need to head to one of two spots Thursday at 10 a.m. so various state agencies can get people back to their vehicles, a Georgia Department of Transportation spokeswoman said late Wednesday. and more …read […]

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Mid-day school closures create problems for parents and students – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mid-day school closures create problems for parents and studentsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionPublic school systems in the city of Atlanta, Fulton County, DeKalb County, Cobb County, Cherokee County and Henry County sent children home early, but Gwinnett County didn’t. “We’re trying to ensure the safety of our students and staff,” said Atlanta … and more …read more […]

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Entertainment

Rapper Young Jeezy arrested … again – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Less than three weeks after Young Jeezy turned himself in after allegedly beating up and threatening to kill his teenage son, the rapper has been arrested again. Alpharetta, Georgia, police spokesman George Gordon confirmed the new arrest to …Young Jeezy Arrested for Police ObstructionAceShowbizTroubled rapper Young Jeezy booked for obstructing police… just two […]

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How Moms And Selfies Can Change The Course Of Social Media’s ‘Beauty Story’ – Huffington Post

How Moms And Selfies Can Change The Course Of Social Media’s ‘Beauty Story’Huffington PostWhen Dove launched its “Campaign for Real Beauty” 10 years ago, the campaign was a reaction to the unattainable beauty standards set forth by Hollywood and Madison Avenue. Now, in 2014, impossible standards persist while social media provides a new …Dove’s ‘Selfie’ […]

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US ambassador “deeply concerned” about Japanese dolphin hunt – Reuters

ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – In an unusual move, U.S. ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy has expressed deep concern over the traditional dolphin hunt in western Japan, where local fisherman corral dolphins in a secluded bay before killing many for meat.Group: Stressed, bloody dolphins await slaughter in Japan’s Taiji CoveCNNJapanese dolphin hunt spurs social media outrageUSA TODAYInsatiable […]

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Atlanta football star cleared to play at Georgia Tech – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta football star cleared to play at Georgia TechAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)One of Atlanta’s top high school football players began classes at Georgia Tech on Tuesday after being approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Travis Custis is an All-State running back from Lovejoy High School who initially signed with Georgia Tech last … …read more Source: […]

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Celebs turnout for Britney spears Vegas show debut – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal Constitution​Britney Spears is back — the 32-year-old star kicked off her Las Vegas “Piece of Me” show at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Friday night, and in case you missed it, ABC has a clip. The 24-song, Cirque du Soleil-esque show was loaded with acrobatics, …Miley Cyrus passionately kisses female backing dancer at […]

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Boy arrested in shooting death of Army reservist in Atlanta – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA boy has been arrested in connection with the death of college student and Army reservist Xavier Arnold, who was shot to death during a robbery attempt in Atlanta‘s Kirkwood community Thursday night, a police spokesman said. No information about the …Police: arrest made in fatal shooting of Army reservistWGCL AtlantaArmy soldier killed, […]

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College student, Army reservist shot to death during robbery attempt – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThursday night, Arnold, his girlfriend and another friend were on a bike trail in the Kirkwood community when shots were fired during a robbery attempt, Atlanta police said. The trio had planned to take pictures of graffiti on the trail when they were …Army soldier killed, friend injured in Kirkwood shootingMyFox AtlantaUPDATED: Two […]

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49ers Hold Off Falcons – ESPN

ESPN… farewell for Candlestick Park. Bowman returned an interception 89 yards for a touchdown with 1:10 remaining, and the 49ers clinched a playoff spot with a wild 34-24 victory against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night in the likely final game at The …Falcons vs. 49ers 2013 score update: Atlanta up 10-3 at halftimeSB NationFalcons […]

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Atlanta

Ex-president of Atlanta synagogue killed in city plane crash – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Ex-president of Atlanta synagogue killed in city plane crashJewish Telegraphic AgencyPeter Mallen, 67, the founder of a high-tech textile company and president of The Temple in Atlanta from 2004 to 2006, was piloting the plane when it went down and exploded into flames last week near Interstate 285, the Atlanta Journal Constitution … and more […]

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Entertainment

‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson suspended for comments about gays – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson has been suspended indefinitely by A&E Networks following controversial remarks about homosexuality, Variety reported Wednesday. “We are extremely disappointed to have read Phil Robertson’s comments in GQ, which …‘Duck Dynasty’ star calls homosexuality a ‘sin’ and ‘illogical’Salt Lake TribuneDuck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Spews Anti-Gay Comments in GQ ProfileTV Guide‘Duck […]