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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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AP photographer Dave Martin collapses at Chick-fil-A Bowl, dies – USA TODAY

AP photographer Dave Martin collapses at Chick-fil-A Bowl, diesUSA TODAYATLANTA (AP) — Dave Martin, a longtime Associated Press photographer based in Montgomery, Ala., died after collapsing on the Georgia Dome field after the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Tuesday night. Martin, 59, ran onto the field immediately following Texas A&M’s … and more …read more Source: Sports […]

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Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M rally from 21 down to beat Duke 52-48 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA — If this was Johnny Manziel’s final college game, it was everything his career has been: Unpredictable, volatile and so, so entertaining. It also couldn’t have been a sweeter goodbye. BOX SCORE: Texas A&M 52, Duke 48. COACHING CHANGE: …Johnny Manziel, Aggies rally, edge Duke in Chick-fil-A BowlESPNRecap: Texas A&M vs. DukeKansas City […]

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Atlanta Hawks’ Al Horford needs season-ending surgery – USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford will have season-ending surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn chest muscle. Horford, the Hawks’ leading scorer and rebounder, tore his right pectoral muscle in the first overtime of Thursday night’s 127-125 …Al Horford (torn pec) out for seasonESPNHawks’ Al Horford to have season-ending surgeryFanSidedHawks’ Horford […]

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Hawks pull away to top cold-shooting Kobe, Lakers – USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA (AP) — DeMarre Carroll shadowed Kobe Bryant from one end of the court to the other, leading Atlanta’s defensive effort that eventually wore down the Lakers and their star. Carroll’s strong defense and Kyle Korver’s three 3-pointers in Atlanta’s …Hawks 114, Lakers 100 (Updated)Atlanta Journal ConstitutionHorford, Hawks handle LakersChicago TribuneLakers fall apart in […]

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Atlanta civil rights leaders remember Mandela – USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA — There was no other city in America closer to post-apartheid South Africa than Atlanta. The civil rights movement here informed the civil rights movement there; and in a city of legendary leaders, Nelson Mandela’s presence inspired awe even …World mourns Mandela, struggles to find the wordsWGCL AtlantaAtlanta area leaders mourning Nelson MandelaAccess […]