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Video: Patriots LB Harvey Langi sees wife for first time after accident

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US Embassy Disappointed about Absence of Consensus over Constitution

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School named after  Confederate president to be renamed after Barack Obama

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Man avoids death penalty in shooting of retired priest

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Gwinnett school fired Muslim woman who asked for time to pray

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UPDATE: Buford Highway open after emergency repairs

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Georgia board to review Kennesaw State’s handling of cheerleader protest

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Video: Patriots LB Harvey Langi sees wife for first time after accident
New England Patriots linebacker Harvey Langi, and his wife Cassidy were jin a terrible car accident on Friday night. They both suffered significant injuries, but it appears that they will be alright. Langi’s wife posted on Instagram that she blacked out on impact, and the last time her husband had seen her, it was looking over her while she was unconscious and bleeding   Read More ...
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Ford recalls 1.3 million trucks for door latch issue
DEARBORN, Mich. In a Wednesday news release, the company said a water shield needs to be added to door latches. Without the shield, the latches could freeze and cause the door to not close or open correctly. “Should a customer be able to open and close the door with these conditions, the door may appear closed, but the latch may not fully engage the door striker with the potential that the door could open while driving, increasing the risk of injury,” Ford said   Read More ...
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Zach’s Mail Stack: Which Tampa tackle will Florida land?
“Zach’s Mail Stack” is a weekly mailbag with SEC Country reporter Zach Abolverdi, who has covered Florida Gators recruiting since 2010. This week Abolverdi analyzes Florida’s chances with Richard Gouraige, Nicholas Petit-Frere and Brendan Radley-Hiles. Do we end up with Gouriage or Petit Fere? Heard they were favoring Clemson and OSU now? Abolverdi: There’s no doubt that Richard Gouraige and Nicholas Petit-Frere are priorities for the staff   Read More ...
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Blac Chyna sues Kardashian-Jenner family for damaging her career
LOS ANGELES People reported that, in the filing, Chyna, 29, whose real name is Angela White, claims she has suffered “significant damages” because of photos posted online by her former fiance, Rob Kardashian. In July, Kardashian went on an Instagram rant -- that later moved to Twitter -- and claimed Chyna cheated on him, used him for money and abused alcohol and drugs   Read More ...
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Former Governor Zell Miller retires from public life, undergoing treatment for Parkinson's
ATLANTA - Former Georgia Governor and former U.S. Senator Zell Miller has officially retired from public life and is undergoing treatment for Parkinson's disease, according to the Miller Institute. To continue his legacy, The Miller Institute is launching a leadership program for young professionals in Georgia. "My grandfather devoted his entire life to serving the people of Georgia and bringing progress to the state he loves," said Bryan Miller, the chairman, and CEO of the Miller Institute   Read More ...
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Motorcyclist struck, killed in crash on East-West Connector
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday afternoon when a driver slammed into him on the East-West Connector near Lipson Drive in Austell, Cobb County police said. Cook was on his yellow 1996 Honda CBR 600 motorcycle traveling westbound on the East-West Connector when police say Frances L. Swann, 80, of Powder Springs crashed her 1999 white Ford Taurus into Cook while making a left turn   Read More ...
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Driver threatened to kill deputy over year-old traffic stop
Harrison, 42, was convicted this week of terroristic threats made against the deputy, Douglas County District Attorney spokesman David Emadi said in a news release. Harrison was pulled over Jan. 8, 2016, for various violations, Emadi said. He didn’t have a license on him but gave his name, allowing the deputy to confirm Harrison didn’t have one at all in Georgia   Read More ...
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Georgia Tech investigating possible food poisoning outbreak
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech officials are conducting an investigation of possible food poisoning after students began reporting violent illness on Saturday, Oct. 14. A spokesperson for the school told FOX 5 Atlanta that Health Department officials and the school's environmental staff are continuing an investigation. About 75 students have reported symptoms including diarrhea and vomiting. Georgia Tech student Tony Zhaocheng Tan said that he began to experience stomach pain a few hours after eating lunch at Tech's North Avenue dining hall   Read More ...
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Teacher who told students to remove Trump shirt resigns
She was put on administrative leave shortly after a video of her request that two students wearing “Make America Great Again” T-shirts turn them inside out, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. She said she was motivated to ask the students to remove the slogan because it had been used by neo nazis during the violent Charlottesville rally. “After attacks on my character and threats on my life, I have made the decision to resign from my teaching position at River Ridge High School,” Orletsky said   Read More ...
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Tex McIver murder trial delayed until March
The murder trial of Atlanta attorney Claud “Tex” McIver was delayed Wednesday until March 5, and the judge cleared the way for McIver to leave jail until then. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney late Wednesday set several conditions for McIver’s release. They include a $750,000 bond, of which McIver will only provide $75,000; house arrest at McIver’s Buckhead condo; an ankle monitor; and sharp restrictions on his ability to leave home   Read More ...
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US Embassy Disappointed about Absence of Consensus over Constitution
The United States (US) Embassy in Georgia has released a statement regarding the recent developments over the constitutional amendments in Georgia, saying they share the recommendations of the Venice Commission. “The Embassy places strong weight on the opinion of the Venice Commission, and supports its recommendations,” the statement reads. The Embassy also stressed that they are disappointed that the sides involved in the process could not reach consensus   Read More ...
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School named after Confederate president to be renamed after Barack Obama
JACKSON, Miss. A Mississippi school that was named after a Confederate president is to be renamed next year after former U.S. President Barack Obama after an Oct. 5 vote by the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees. Davis IB Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi, has operated for years under the namesake of Confederate president Jefferson Davis. But by the time the 2018-2019 academic year rolls around, the school will be renamed Barack Obama Magnet IB Elementary School   Read More ...
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Atlanta will host 2018 MLS All-Star game
Atlanta was one of several cities being considered by the league to host the event, which in the past few years has matched MLS players against some of the world’s best club teams. The All-Stars, featuring Atlanta United players Miguel Almiron, Michael Parkurst and Greg Garza, hosted Real Madrid in Chicago in August with more than 61,000 tickets sold. In previous years, the All-Stars have hosted Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Manchester United, Roma, Chivas, Celtic, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Everton, Fulham and West Ham   Read More ...
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Man avoids death penalty in shooting of retired priest
A man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the deadly shooting of a Florida priest in east Georgia, according to a prosecutor’s spokeswoman, which will allow him to avoid the death penalty. Steven Murray, 30, made the plea in Burke County Superior Court, according to Natalie Paine of the Augusta Judicial Circuit. The Waynesboro courthouse is near where Murray said he shot to death the Rev   Read More ...
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Cornelia Bailey, Champion of African-Rooted Culture in Coastal Georgia, Dies at 72
Photo Cornelia Bailey, a vivid storyteller who fought to protect a vanishing slice of African-American culture on Sapelo Island, off the coast of Georgia, died on Sunday in Brunswick, Ga. She was 72. Inez Grovner, president of the Sapelo Island Cultural and Revitalization Society, which Ms. Bailey helped found and where she was vice president, confirmed the death. The cause was not announced   Read More ...
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About Sgt La David Johnson: US soldier killed, Trump call with widow
The mother of fallen U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson said Wednesday that during a call with her son’s widow, President Donald Trump said the soldier “knew what he signed up for.” Trump has since denied he said those words and told members of the Senate Finance Committee, “I had a very nice conversation with the woman, with the wife, who sounded like a wonderful woman   Read More ...
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Gwinnett school fired Muslim woman who asked for time to pray
A Gwinnett County custodian was accused of falsifying her job application and then fired after asking supervisors to accommodate her prayer schedule, a federal lawsuit alleges. Penny Deams filed the lawsuit against Gwinnett County Public Schools on Monday. She previously worked at Ferguson Elementary School in Duluth. Deams also previously filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint related to her termination, but the commission “found insufficient evidence to support her claim of discrimination,” said Sloan Roach, a spokeswoman for Gwinnett County Public Schools   Read More ...
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UPDATE: Buford Highway open after emergency repairs
A portion of Buford Highway that was closed Wednesday due to a water main break is open again, according to DeKalb County officials. The part south of Beverly Hills Drive in Chamblee was blocked so crews could repair damage from the 8-inch break, which occurred Monday, officials said in a statement. Two plates down - more coming? Buford Highway shut down in both directions for emergency repairs -tinyurl   Read More ...
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Georgia board to review Kennesaw State’s handling of cheerleader protest
The Georgia Board of Regents will conduct a special review of how Kennesaw State University handled the decision by five African-American cheerleaders to kneel during the national anthem in silent protest of police misconduct and racial inequality. “The University System of Georgia is conducting a special review to look into recent allegations raised about athletic processes at Kennesaw State University,” the board said in a one-sentence statement after a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon   Read More ...
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Popeyes’ chicken served here, but it isn’t the fast food chain serving up the meals
LONG BEACH, Calif. A California restaurant is serving fried chicken, without having to pay for a deep fryer. They have another source for their crispy chicken, the Popeyes down the street. And the owner isn’t apologizing for a thing. Kimberly Sanchez said she tried other chicken, but when she went to Popeyes for some chicken for home, she said, “This is the best chicken I’ve ever had,” The Long Beach Post reported   Read More ...
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Texas A&M fans and regents, this is the apology to Kevin Sumlin you need
We’ve all said or written things we regret. Sometimes, in the heat of the moment after a huge disappointment, too much fire tumbles off the tongue or fingertips. Sometimes, after weeks pass and perspective is gained, we realize our initial feelings were way wrong. These days, Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin has earned the right to dish out piping-hot Grade A crow   Read More ...
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Rick Pitino speaks, declares he had ‘no knowledge’ of Louisville recruiting scandal
Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has broken his silence. The Hall of Fame coach who was officially fired by Louisville on Monday spoke in his first interview since the findings of an FBI investigation were released on Sept. 28. The FBI alleged that Louisville provided at least one basketball recruit with $100,000 from apparel sponsor adidas in exchange for a commitment to the school   Read More ...
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Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protest
KENNESAW, Ga. — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's open records act. Kennesaw State University cheerleaders were told they'd be kept off field during pregame activities after five knelt to protest racial injustice at a game Sept   Read More ...
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Dan Quinn says the Falcons know Patriots WR Brandin Cooks better than they do
New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks will go up against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Oct. 22. Falcons coach Dan Quinn isn’t too worried that the Patriots’ speedy new receiving weapon is going to be a problem. “Quinn on Brandin Cooks: ‘We’re probably more familiar with Cooks than you are,’” wrote Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston. “Saw him twice a year in the NFC South   Read More ...
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Father of man accused of killing 6-year-old calls son 'gentle giant'
The father of the 19-year-old man who is accused of killing 6-year-old Dayvid Pakko and leaving his body in a dumpster in Lynnwood, Washington, spoke from Texas on Tuesday. Randy Henckel said he is grieving the death of his grandson, Dayvid, and trying to make sense of the arrest of his son, Andrew Henckel, in connection with it. Randy Henckel described his son as a gentle giant who is more than 6 feet tall, weighs 200 pounds and has been diagnosed with autism   Read More ...
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Despite hurricanes, Caribbean still a popular travel destination
It’s been about a month since a trio of hurricanes barreled through the Caribbean and Florida, destroying many popular vacation spots. A travel group just produced a video called “One Caribbean Family” which drives home the theme that the islands are still beautiful and welcoming. “Aruba, Jamaica,” Blundo said. “You have places like Trinidad and Tobago that were virtually untouched. There’s Curacao   Read More ...
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Things are so rough, is Arkansas capable of pulling an upset?
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Few coaches in college football have had a rougher go of things in the 2017 season than Arkansas’ Bret Bielema. The Razorbacks have not had the year most projected. Most. The South Carolina game ended in massive disappointment and dejection. Austin Allen’s injury dampens his legacy. Alabama never gave Arkansas a chance. TCU put them away with a flurry in the late rounds   Read More ...
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Trent Woods carries on ‘Big Dawg’ family tradition with pride, heavy heart
For the many fans that came to Athens for Georgia’s season opener in early September against Appalachian State, and for the thousands of fans that watched at home, the day was a mark of a new beginning, a new season. It was a day many had been looking forward to. It was a day of celebration. But for one family in Athens, the day of celebration was laced with a little sadness and grief   Read More ...
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Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protest
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's open records act. Kennesaw State University cheerleaders were told they'd be kept off field during pregame activities after five knelt to protest racial injustice at a game Sept   Read More ...
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Chicago fires two security officers involved in United dragging incident; another quits
The Chicago Department of Aviation fired two security officers involved in dragging a 69-year-old passenger off a United Airlines flight for refusing to give up his seat, the city’s inspector general said Tuesday. The passenger, David Dao, suffered a concussion, broken nose and the loss of two teeth in the April incident at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, as he was removed from a flight bound for Louisville   Read More ...
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Georgia is one of the top states in the nation for fraud | Talk of the Town
The Equifax data breach which surfaced last month, has everyone on edge, but it is just one of 1080 data breaches in 2017 which exposed the records of 171,114,261 Americans, according to data from the Identity Theft Resource Center. The ITRC defined a data breach as an event which puts a name and social security number, driver’s license number, medical record or financial records at risk after an electronic or paper exposure   Read More ...
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Easy Gumbo Recipe by Tony Chachere
The seasons are changing and the temperatures are cooling down, and in Louisiana that means it’s time for Gumbo. Gumbo is a staple in Louisiana kitchens and this recipe is the only one you need. With it you can easily add all the flavor without any hassle! It takes just a few greens, meat of your choice, and, of course, Tony Chachere’s Instant Roux Mix, Tony Chachere’s Original Creole Seasoning and Tony Chachere’s Gumbo Filé   Read More ...
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Manager of Gwinnett animal shelter resigns
County officials have credited Harrell, who was hired to lead the shelter in March 2016, with helping the shelter’s euthanization numbers continue their march toward all-time lows. Overall euthanizations went from 3,238 in 2012 to 514 in 2016. But Harrell, a former police officer and teacher, was also found guilty in March of criminal contempt of court, a charge tied to the euthanization of a court-protected dog   Read More ...
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McIver murder trial delayed until March
The murder trial of Atlanta attorney Claud “Tex” McIver was delayed Wednesday until March, and McIver may be freed from jail until then. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney was to issue bond conditions later Wednesday. Those conditions are not yet known, and it remains unclear whether McIver can fulfill them. The delay will “ensure that both sides have sufficient time to to review the evidence and prepare for trial,” according to McBurney’s order   Read More ...
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The Morning Jolt: Fox News says Alabama Senate race is a dead heat | Political Insider
It’s not just the state that raises the eyebrows. It’s the news organization behind the poll. A survey conducted by Fox News and released Tuesday shows anti-establishment Republican Roy Moore tied with Democrat Doug Jones, a former federal prosecutor, in the race for U.S. Senate in scarlet Alabama. They’re tied at 42 percent. Nearly one year ago, Donald Trump took the state by 28 points   Read More ...
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UCF makes financial move in attempt to keep coach Scott Frost
As the Scott Frost to Nebraska talk heats up, Central Florida does not want to lose its head coach. UCF announced Tuesday it would try to raise $1.5 million from donors for its “Football Excellence Fund,” according to Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel. Bianchi says that most of the money raised would likely go to pay Frost and his staff of assistants   Read More ...
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Analyst says the Packers could sign Tony Romo if they wanted him
The Green Bay Packers lost quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a broken collarbone, but one analyst thinks former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo could be their next option. If they want him, anyway. “Things get interesting with Romo. Again, if Romo says there’s no way he’s returning and the Packers say they are sticking with Brett Favre, er, Brett Hundley, don’t necessarily believe that   Read More ...
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School cancels Halloween parade, some say it goes too far
WALPOLE, Mass. Parents in Walpole are not happy over what they call a controversial decision to end a longtime Halloween tradition at Boyden Elementary School. According to parents, one concern principal Brendan Dearborn raised was that the parade isn’t inclusive of all students and their beliefs. “That's the part that especially the parents and the students are having a hard time understanding,” parent Julie Lowre said   Read More ...
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LB Josey Jewell racking up midseason honors; Nate Stanley not happy with his play at QB
Iowa football is always the main topic in Iowa Breakfast Club, Land of 10’s daily Hawkeyes notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Hawkeyes sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Iowa football, recruiting, basketball and more. Midseason honor roll There is a long way to go in the season, but linebacker Josey Jewell is positioning himself for some significant postseason honors   Read More ...
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Gwinnett employee suspended after referencing racial slur during event
The incident involving community services manager John Register is just the latest in a recent string of racially charged controversies to spring up within Gwinnett’s government. According to the suspension letter sent to Register on Monday by Tina Fleming, the director of the county’s Department of Community Services, Register emceed part of the team’s annual “service award meeting” on Oct. 6   Read More ...
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