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Atlanta weather | Slight risk of severe storms Friday – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta weather | Slight risk of severe storms FridayAtlanta Journal ConstitutionMetro Atlanta‘s wild February weather will continue early Friday, when there’s a slight risk of severe storms. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop ahead of a cold front and push across north and central Georgia, forecasters said. A squall … …read more Source: Atlanta […]

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Atlanta

2-year-old girl struck, killed by daycare van in Atlanta identified – Atlanta Journal Constitution

2-year-old girl struck, killed by daycare van in Atlanta identifiedAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office Wednesday identified the toddler struck and killed by a daycare van in southwest Atlanta Tuesday afternoon as 2-year-old Brandy Buffington. Investigators believe the van had dropped off children in the 700 …Day care van hit, kills 2-year-old in […]

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Entertainment

‘Gravity’: What makes the BAFTA winner a British film? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHow could a movie with a Mexican director, two American stars and the backing of a major U.S. studio be named outstanding British film at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards? That’s the question on many awards observers’ minds after …‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave’ win big at BAFTA awardsCNNBAFTA […]

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Entertainment

Will BAFTA winners predict the Oscars? – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 11: (L-R) BAFTA board member Sandro Monetti, actor Barkhad Abdi, and BAFTA board member Kara “KJ” Miller attend the BAFTA LA 2014 Awards Season Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills …’12 Years a Slave’ named best picture at British Academy Film Awards; […]

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Atlanta

2 accused of sexually assaulting Atlanta woman – Atlanta Journal Constitution

2 accused of sexually assaulting Atlanta womanAtlanta Journal ConstitutionAnyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online at www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters can remain anonymous. and more …read more Source: Atlanta News By Google

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News

Suspected Egyptian militants raise stakes in insurgency – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – The bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt by suspected Muslim militants marks a strategic shift to soft targets that could devastate an economy already reeling from political turmoil. The assailants, who killed two South Koreans and an Egyptian …Egypt: Suicide bomber caused deadly tourist bus blastUSA TODAYSinai attacks: Deadly bombing hits […]

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Atlanta

Teen shot in southwest Atlanta – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Teen shot in southwest AtlantaAtlanta Journal ConstitutionA teenager was shot and wounded in southwest Atlanta early Monday, reportedly after confronting a man he believed was trying to steal his mother’s car. The shooting happened about 1:15 a.m. just off Sylvan Road on Bridgewater Street, according to …17-year-old in critical condition after SW Atlanta shootingWSB AtlantaTeen […]

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Atlanta

‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ recap: You’re Cordially e-vited – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyI would like to specifically honor each and every one of you with my favorite quote from last night’s episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta: “I love me some…grilled hotdogs!” Alright, now that we’ve gotten all of the prestigious honors out of the …Real Housewives of Atlanta Charity FailThe Jewish Journal of Greater […]

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Sports

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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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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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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tech

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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tech

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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tech

Cat Parasite Infects Arctic Belugas, Experts Blame Climate Change For … – International Business Times

International Business TimesToxoplasma gondii, or T. gondii, is a parasitic protozoan that reproduces in the intestines of cats, but the parasite has recently been found in Arctic beluga whales. Experts fear that climate change could be to blame. Creative Commons. A parasite that normally …Cat Parasite Spreads To Beluga Whales; Could Global Warming Be Involved […]

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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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Atlanta

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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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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Sports

Jim Fregosi, 71, dies after stroke – ESPN

ESPNFormer major league manager Jim Fregosi died early Friday morning from complications of a stroke after being removed from life support at a Miami hospital, a former colleague confirmed to ESPN.com. Fregosi managed 15 years in the majors with the Los …Report: Jim Fregosi, former All-Star, longtime manager, dies at 71CBSSports.comJim Fregosi, Braves exec and […]

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Sports

Report: Jim Fregosi, former All-Star, longtime manager, dies at 71 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJim Fregosi, 71, died early Friday morning in Miami surrounded by family and friends, according to a report from MLB.com’s Tracy Ringolsby. Fregosi was hospitalized in Miami after suffering a stroke in the Cayman Islands last weekend while on an MLB …Jim Fregosi, Braves exec and former All-Star, dead at 71Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFormer manager, All-Star […]

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miami

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

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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Atlanta

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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Sports

Yankees captain Derek Jeter announces via Facebook that the 2014 season will … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt was the Facebook post read ’round the world. Yankees fans probably didn’t “Like” the news of Derek Jeter’s decision to retire after the upcoming season, but that’s precisely what the Captain announced Wednesday afternoon through his page on the social …to retire after 2014 seasonAtlanta Journal ConstitutionMark Teixeira on Derek Jeter’s […]

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Atlanta

Most Atlanta flights axed; cancellations top 9500 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLast update: Wednesday at 9:50 p.m. ET. Next update: Thursday, by 8 a.m. ET. The latest winter storm to snarl travel brought flights at the world’s busiest airport to a virtual standstill Wednesday and sent delays and cancellations cascading to all …Most Atlanta flights axed for Wednesday as cancellations soarKSDKWith thousands of flight cancellations, […]

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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 […]