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Is it too late for Kiev to woo Russian-speaking Ukraine? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWith Russian military forces now in Crimea and the regional government claiming loyalty to impeached President Viktor Yanukovych, it looks as if the new government in Kiev may have already lost any influence it had in Ukraine’s southern regions. Skip …Kiev protests are sign Ukraine has turned to EU, says Georgia ministerThe GuardianGlobe […]

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Atlanta

Burger 21 opening more metro Atlanta locations – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Burger 21 opening more metro Atlanta locationsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionBy Christopher Seward. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Burger 21, a Tampa fast-casual restaurant chain that opened its first metro Atlanta location near the Mall of Georgia in Buford last summer, has signed franchisee deals for three more metro …Burger 21 Expands Presence in Atlanta with Signing of Two […]

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Entertainment

Justin Bieber’s Georgia fun interrupted; police find pot, pipes in limo search – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Police searching Justin Bieber’s limo found illegal drugs and paraphernalia Tuesday, a police report said. “Less than an ounce of suspected marijuana and two large glass smoking pipes containing suspected marijuana residue were found inside …Justin Bieber’s bodyguard granted bond; driver clearedAtlanta Journal ConstitutionJustin Bieber Weed Found in Seized EscaladeTMZ.comDriver, guard for Justin […]

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Entertainment

Justin Bieber not wanted in Atlanta neighborhood – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe people of Buckhead, Georgia are protesting Justin Bieber’s interest in their neighborhood, after the Canadian singer looked at a few houses in the area, according to NBC Atlanta. Buckhead residents fear Bieber would be a troublemaker in their …Atlanta’s Buckhead to the Bieb: Stay outCNNJustin Bieber reportedly cops plea with no […]

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Sports

FOX Fantasy Picks: Daytona 500 – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comWelcome to the 2014 FOX Fantasy Racing season! Be sure to create your team, join a group and get ready to kick things off with the season-opening Daytona 500. Throughout the entire season, we’ll help you along by providing our suggested picks for the …Denny Hamlin confident, Joe Gibbs nervous entering Daytona 500SportingNews.comJohnson hits the […]

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Atlanta

Christie to headline fundraiser in Atlanta with Gov. Deal – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Nathan Deal of Georgia–two governors associated with recent traffic controversies–will appear together at a fundraiser next month for the Republican Governors Association. Christie will continue his fundraising swing as RGA chairman, traveling to …A $10000 lunch with Chris Christie in AtlantaAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog) all 51 news articles …read more Source: Atlanta News By […]

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Entertainment

Media access to images of semi-clad Justin Bieber blocked for now – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesA Miami judge on Thursday temporarily blocked media access to any more video images of a semi-clad Justin Bieber filmed while the teenage pop singer was in police custody last month after his arrest for driving under the influence.Georgia police give Justin Bieber extra attention after pop star rents out mansion …Daily MailCourt ponders […]

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Atlanta

Aftershock felt 2 days after Valentine’s Day earthquake – MyFox Atlanta

MyFox AtlantaThe earth shook again on Sunday, two days after the Valentine’s Day earthquake just across the South Carolina border. Sunday’s event was a smaller aftershock gaining a 3.2 magnitude happening around 3:23 p.m. Exactly 41 hours earlier, a 4.1 earthquake …Aftershock confirmed Sunday near site of Friday’s earthquakeWGCL AtlantaNo problems at Georgia Power nuclear […]

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Atlanta

Another earthquake confirmed Sunday near site of Friday’s earthquake – WGCL Atlanta

WGCL AtlantaPeople reported feeling it as far west at Atlanta and as far north as Hickory, North Carolina. “It was not ‘heart attack’ scary, but more like ‘definitely got my attention’ scary….What’s coming next?” Jacquelyn Berry wrote on CBS Atlanta’s Facebook …No problems at Georgia Power nuclear plant after 4.1. quakeAtlanta Journal ConstitutionEarthquake Felt in […]

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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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Atlanta

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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New York

New York City may get up to 12 inches of snow on Thursday – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsRELATED: SNOW SLAMS NEW YORK CITY AREA AGAIN. Two more weather-related traffic deaths were reported in Mississippi. And in Georgia and South Carolina, icy wind gusts snapped powerlines and caused outages for more than 500,000 customers.Heavy snow as winter storm hits US east coast – live updatesThe GuardianCuomo declares state of emergency […]

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Atlanta

Atlanta’s Snowjam Disaster: How Much Was Sprawl to Blame? – Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)While some point the finger at Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed for lack of preparedness, Atlanta transit blog MARTA Rocks! says they don’t deserve the blame. After all, Reed and Deal were both major proponents of a …Politico article: Blame Atlanta storm mess on sprawl, bad decisionsAtlanta Business […]

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Atlanta News Social Media tech

Atlanta Uses Social Media To Help Those Impacted By Winter Storm Leon

Atlanta and Georgia’s governments were clearly not prepared for Winter Storm Leon, and the residents should have remained at home, to be sure. But that didn’t happen, and the result was thousands stranded and in many cases far away from home, out in the cold. Fortunately, social media – Facebook and Twitter primarily – have […]

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Atlanta

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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Atlanta

Was Atlanta asleep at the wheel? – CNN

Was Atlanta asleep at the wheel?CNNAtlanta (CNN) — We’re world-class, Greater Atlanta boasts. We’re home to the world’s busiest airport, to the Braves and Georgia Tech. To CNN and the Weather Channel. We’re a mecca for conventioneers. We hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics. Today, that …Atlanta’s ability to handle winter storms questionedUSA TODAYSnowed-in Atlanta: Drivers […]

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Atlanta

Snow, ice strand Atlanta commuters, school kids – USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA — The Georgia National Guard was out in force Wednesday to rescue motorists trapped all night in their cars on Atlanta’s icebound freeways from a harsh winter storm that forced many drivers to abandon their cars outright and left children to …Rare winter storm paralyzes Atlanta, strands thousands of schoolchildrenNBCNews.com (blog)Children Trapped in […]

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Atlanta

MLK Day events in metro Atlanta – WXIA-TV

WXIA-TV(WXIA) — Metro Atlanta residents are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in many ways Monday. Ambassador Andrew Young will join King’s family for a special service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, where bells will be rung for peace. Hosea …New MLK memorial planned for Georgia CapitolAtlanta Business ChronicleEbenezer Baptist Church hosts King Day serviceMacon […]

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tech

Chimpanzees Use Hand Gestures To Communicate, Researchers Say – Tottenham News

Tottenham NewsResearchers at Georgia State University’s Language Research Center understand how two language-trained chimpanzees communicated with a human experimenter to find food. “It allows the chimpanzees to communicate information in the manner of their …Chimpanzees Can Communicate With Hand GesturesGuardian Liberty VoiceChimps use gestures to communicate during food huntingANINEWSChimpanzees Communicate Through Gestures To Achieve Common […]

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Atlanta Entertainment News Sports Star Wars

Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA Makes First Political Error

Pinewood Studios Atlanta Fayetteville, Georgia – the near-300-acre movie studio complex slated to open this month as production of MARVEL’s Ant-Man with Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd gets underway – has already got off on the wrong political foot with the Fayetteville and Peachtree City community. And considering the excitement as reflected by the comments […]