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Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

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Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

- NEW YORK (AP) — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan this week with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos tacos, Mac n' Cheetos and even Cheetos cheesecake. "I worked hard to incorporate Cheetos into every dish and not just say, 'Oh here's a dish with a sprinkle of Cheetos on top,'" said spiky-haired celebrity chef Anne Burrell, who was given the task of coming up with the menu for The Spotted Cheetah
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Former U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon to open Chicago office of Atlanta law firm

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Former U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon to open Chicago office of Atlanta law firm

- Chicago's recent U.S. attorney who oversaw the prosecution of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has joined the current FBI director's old law firm. Atlanta-based King & Spalding announced Wednesday that Zachary Fardon will become a partner and open a new Chicago office. The firm recently reported annual revenues of $1 billion. That translated into $2.5 million for each partner. King & Spalding employs around 1,000 lawyers globally
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Terry Dickson: Age doesn’t slow mail for Brunswick man

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Terry Dickson: Age doesn’t slow mail for Brunswick man

- BRUNSWICK, GA. | Neither snow nor rain, nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Add age to that list because you can bet that if the Brunswick post office is open and it’s 72-year-old David Williams’ shift, he’ll be behind the counter, as he has been since Aug. 25, 1969. His first government job had an APO, one of those overseas addresses he got during a three-year enlistment in the Army that started in 1965
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St. Vincent will direct a new adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray

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St. Vincent will direct a new adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray

- St. Vincent is set to direct a new film adaptation of 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'. The 34-year-old musician - whose full name is Anne Erin 'Annie' Clark - has turned her hands to the movie industry with her upcoming project, which will see her assist with the creative process of the Lionsgate production, The Hollywood Reporter has reported. David Burke is on hand to adapt Oscar Wilde's 1890 classic novel, which depicts a selfish male who sells his soul in order to keep his beauty, although a portrait of him begins to age and show the signs of maturation, which his physical body cannot experience
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'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is speaking to students with an L.A. congressman today but we can't tell you where

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'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is speaking to students with an L.A. congressman today but we can't tell you where

- Aug. 17, 2017, 3:00 a.m. 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is speaking to students with an L.A. congressman today but we can't tell you where "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will be talking with high school students in the San Fernando Valley Thursday, a day after the hit Broadway musical opened at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre. The appearance alongside Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Los Angeles) is being billed as a "town hall" on civic engagement and Miranda is expected to take questions from the students
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Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland

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Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland

- "He's a friend," Rosario said before Wednesday's rainout forced a doubleheader Thursday at Target Field. "He's Puerto Rican. When I do well, he's happy for me. When he does a good job, I'm happy for him too." Maybe it's the fact Rosario spends his winters playing back home for Los Indios de Mayaguez and the mere association reminds him of a time when hits flow easily from his potent bat
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Duluth-Superior aviation employment grew 39 percent since 2007; more workers needed

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Duluth-Superior aviation employment grew 39 percent since 2007; more workers needed

- "We are the envy of the aerospace industry because of the quality of the work that gets done in our shop and the shops that supply us in this region," Bill King, director of business development at Cirrus, said at an event Wednesday. "We have got a workforce that is second to none." A new report by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development says aviation puts $646 million in the regional economy and directly supports 3,451 jobs here
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Permit for KKK cross burning atop Georgia's Stone Mountain denied

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Permit for KKK cross burning atop Georgia's Stone Mountain denied

- A Ku Klux Klan group has been denied a permit to hold a cross burning atop Georgia's Stone Mountain near Atlanta later this year.
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‘I’ll Believe You’ With Thomas Gibson And David Alan Basche A Rare And Delightful Treat [Video] [Opinion]

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‘I’ll Believe You’ With Thomas Gibson And David Alan Basche A Rare And Delightful Treat [Video] [Opinion]

- Thomas Gibson and David Alan Basche star in I’ll Believe You. It’s a little-known film that got virtually no attention when it was released in 2006, but 2017 is a great time to see this funny, intelligent, yet utterly goofy comedy sci-fi. See it below. I’ll Believe You is a comedy, science fiction, and thriller combo. This hilarious film with Thomas Gibson and David Alan Basche is a story about a small town, late night radio show called I’ll Believe You, that offers viewers a chance to call in and reveal their alien sightings, conspiracy theories, and other odd eye witness accounts
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Here’s what happens to your body when you don’t get enough sleep

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Here’s what happens to your body when you don’t get enough sleep

- Most everyone feels great after a good night's sleep. But people tend to underestimate the negatives of not getting enough sleep. The dangers of poor sleep go far beyond feeling groggy for a few hours. Medical experts at the University of Georgia remind adults that sleep isn't just a time filler or passive activity. Sleep restores our energy, fights off illness and fatigue by strengthening our immune system, and helps us think more clearly and creatively, according to Georgia's student health center blog
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Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101

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Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101

- FLORENCE, Ore. – A missing Dallas mother was found alive off of Highway 101 on Wednesday, nearly four days after she last talked with her family on the phone. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter helped rescue Heather Mounce (Davison) after she was found at about 1:45 p.m., Dallas Police officials said. Heather was reported as missing after family members hadn’t heard from her since Saturday
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379 Foreigners Ask for Asylum in Georgia This Year

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379 Foreigners Ask for Asylum in Georgia This Year

- 379 citizens of different countries have asked for the asylum in Georgia over a six month period this year. The statistics of the Ministry of Refugees and Accommodation of Georgia reads that majority request asylum from Iraq (67), Turkey (41), Egypt (40), Iran (38), India (24) and Russia (22). This year Georgia has refused asylum to 169 seekers. The case was dismissed on the basis of a personal statement in 121 cases
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Chris Columbus proud of Gremlins 3 script

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Chris Columbus proud of Gremlins 3 script

- Chris Columbus is "really proud" of the script for 'Gremlins 3'. The 'Harry Potter' filmmaker helmed the first comedy horror back in 1984 but was absent for the 1990 sequel, however, Warner Bros. were confirmed to be working on a third instalment of the franchise, though it's yet to be given a release date. The 58-year-old director has teased that the plot is as "twisted and dark" as the first movie
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KKK application denied to hold cross burning in Georgia

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KKK application denied to hold cross burning in Georgia

- STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A Ku Klux Klan group's request to burn a cross atop Stone Mountain in Georgia has been denied. The Stone Mountain Memorial Association on Monday rejected the application from the Sacred Knights of the Ku Klux Klan to hold an Oct. 21 "lighting" ceremony. The application was submitted May 26. The ceremony was proposed to commemorate a November 1915 cross burning on top of Stone Mountain that marked the KKK's revival
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NFL News: Atlanta Falcons’ New Stadium Has A Chick-Fil-A And It Still Won’t Be Open On Sundays

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NFL News: Atlanta Falcons’ New Stadium Has A Chick-Fil-A And It Still Won’t Be Open On Sundays

- The Atlanta Falcons are looking forward to playing in their brand new stadium this NFL season and they even have some great food locations in it, but one won’t be put to much use. Chick-Fil-A does indeed have a location inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but it is going to be open for just one regular season game this entire season. What many may not remember is that Chick-Fil-A closes all restaurants on Sundays due to religious reasons
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Spray-on electric rainbows: Making safer electrochromic inks

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Spray-on electric rainbows: Making safer electrochromic inks

- Anyone who has a rear-view mirror that automatically dims blue in reaction to annoying high-beam headlights glaring from behind has seen an electrochromic film in action. Now, chemists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new method to more safely and, by extension, easily produce these shear films, which change their color with the help of a tiny electric current
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Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

jacksonville.com

Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

- NEW YORK — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos tacos, Mac n’ Cheetos and even Cheetos cheesecake. “I worked hard to incorporate Cheetos into every dish and not just say, ‘Oh here’s a dish with a sprinkle of Cheetos on top,’” said spiky-haired celebrity chef Anne Burrell, who was given the task of coming up with the menu for The Spotted Cheetah
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Man held in Rome after sis's hacked-up body found in trash

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Man held in Rome after sis's hacked-up body found in trash

- ROME (AP) — A man in Rome confessed to authorities Monday to killing his sister, whose hacked-off legs were accidentally found in a city trash bin while her head and remaining body parts were later discovered in a garbage container on another street, police said. Maurizio Diotallevi, 62, was questioned at police headquarters by an investigating magistrate, a statement from police headquarters said
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  • Former U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon to open Chicago office of Atlanta law firm
    Former U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon to open Chicago office of Atlanta law firm

    , chicagotribune.com

    Chicago's recent U.S. attorney who oversaw the prosecution of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has joined the current FBI director's old law firm. Atlanta-based King & Spalding announced Wednesday that Zachary Fardon will become a partner and open a new Chicago office. The firm recently reported annual revenues of $1 billion. That translated into $2.5 million for each partner. King & Spalding employs around 1,000 lawyers globally
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Politics & Government

  • This Trump real estate deal looks a lot like criminal tax fraud
    This Trump real estate deal looks a lot like criminal tax fraud

    , ajc.com

    President Donald Trump clearly doesn't want to release his income tax returns to the public. Members of the public and commentators have progressed through stages of outrage, speculation and acceptance that they'll never see the goods, while others have made attempts to pry the documents free (such as proposed legislation in New York and other states that would require presidential candidates to release their returns)
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Sports

  • Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win
    Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win

    , ajc.com

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn't think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship. And at age 24, he couldn't think of a better time. Youth is taking over the highest level of golf, and there were times Thomas felt left behind. Rory McIlroy already had four majors when he was 25
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Business

  • Great Recession so deep that people don't trust long-term investments, Atlanta Fed president says
    Great Recession so deep that people don't trust long-term investments, Atlanta Fed president says

    , cnbc.com

    "If it winds up at 3 [percent] at the end of the calendar year, that's great. But I want us to have an environment where business can make a profit and they can serve customers and growth will follow," he said. Bostic said he's worried about why inflation is so low and said the Fed doesn't have a single model that explains why
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Technology

  • Computer-crime charges dropped against ex-UGA official
    Computer-crime charges dropped against ex-UGA official

    , ajc.com

    Felony charges have been dropped against a former University of Georgia diversity organization officer who had allegedly tried to change passwords to several accounts, the Athens Banner-Herald reported Thursday. Charges of computer trespass and criminal attempt to commit computer trespass against Rouhollah Aghasaleh were dropped for “the interests of justice,” according to information filed in Clarke County Superior Court. Aghasaleh was a communications officer for GLOBES, which was under the direction of UGA’s Office of Institutional Diversity, the newspaper reported
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Health

  • Back to school: Vaccine requirements for Georgia students
    Back to school: Vaccine requirements for Georgia students

    , ajc.com

    Are vaccinations on your back-to-school checklist? If a child is entering daycare, Head Start, pre-K/kindergarten, middle school, college or enrolling in a Georgia school for the first time, a completed Certificate of Immunization will need to be on file at the school within 30 days of enrollment. A temporary medical exemption can be granted for up to one year for specific vaccines
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Family & Parenting

  • Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101
    Missing Dallas mom found alive along Highway 101

    , katu.com

    FLORENCE, Ore. – A missing Dallas mother was found alive off of Highway 101 on Wednesday, nearly four days after she last talked with her family on the phone. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter helped rescue Heather Mounce (Davison) after she was found at about 1:45 p.m., Dallas Police officials said. Heather was reported as missing after family members hadn’t heard from her since Saturday
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Society & Culture

  • KKK application denied to hold cross burning in Georgia
    KKK application denied to hold cross burning in Georgia

    , cbsnews.com

    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A Ku Klux Klan group's request to burn a cross atop Stone Mountain in Georgia has been denied. The Stone Mountain Memorial Association on Monday rejected the application from the Sacred Knights of the Ku Klux Klan to hold an Oct. 21 "lighting" ceremony. The application was submitted May 26. The ceremony was proposed to commemorate a November 1915 cross burning on top of Stone Mountain that marked the KKK's revival
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Atlanta church holds Pink Trap House-themed service to ‘make church relevant again’
    Atlanta church holds Pink Trap House-themed service to ‘make church relevant again’

    , ajc.com

    Atlanta’s most talked-about temporary landmark just made its way back into the spotlight — on the sanctuary stage of , that is. In an effort to “Make the Church Relevant Again,” church leaders took a marketing tip from himself and decorated their sanctuary with a miniature , a pink stove and a pink toy car. The church shared its one-of-a-kind service led by Bishop William Murphy on Facebook Live and as of Monday morning, the post has garnered nearly 30,000 views
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Chris Columbus proud of Gremlins 3 script
    Chris Columbus proud of Gremlins 3 script

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    Chris Columbus is "really proud" of the script for 'Gremlins 3'. The 'Harry Potter' filmmaker helmed the first comedy horror back in 1984 but was absent for the 1990 sequel, however, Warner Bros. were confirmed to be working on a third instalment of the franchise, though it's yet to be given a release date. The 58-year-old director has teased that the plot is as "twisted and dark" as the first movie
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Education

  • 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is speaking to students with an L.A. congressman today but we can't tell you where
    'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is speaking to students with an L.A. congressman today but we can't tell you where

    , latimes.com

    Aug. 17, 2017, 3:00 a.m. 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is speaking to students with an L.A. congressman today but we can't tell you where "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will be talking with high school students in the San Fernando Valley Thursday, a day after the hit Broadway musical opened at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre. The appearance alongside Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Los Angeles) is being billed as a "town hall" on civic engagement and Miranda is expected to take questions from the students
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Travel & Recreation

  • Well-seasoned potatoes form the base of salad
    Well-seasoned potatoes form the base of salad

    , ajc.com

    I have a wonderful lunch at The Fickle Pickle which included their potato salad. I puzzled over the interesting flavor and couldn’t quite make out the ingredient that sets it apart for other potato salads I’ve had. The staff shared that tarragon was used in several of the restaurant’s salads. Would the chef share the recipe? — Darlene Clott, Marietta No tarragon in the potato salad although there was a good bit of tarragon in the restaurant’s chicken salad recipe we ran just before Mother’s Day this year
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Law & Crime

  • Former U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon to open Chicago office of Atlanta law firm
    Former U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon to open Chicago office of Atlanta law firm

    , chicagotribune.com

    Chicago's recent U.S. attorney who oversaw the prosecution of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has joined the current FBI director's old law firm. Atlanta-based King & Spalding announced Wednesday that Zachary Fardon will become a partner and open a new Chicago office. The firm recently reported annual revenues of $1 billion. That translated into $2.5 million for each partner. King & Spalding employs around 1,000 lawyers globally
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Life & Style

  • Gwinnett teacher quits amid 'inappropriate' student relationship claim
    Gwinnett teacher quits amid 'inappropriate' student relationship claim

    , ajc.com

    A Lanier High School teacher has resigned after Gwinnett County Public Schools began investigating allegations he had an “inappropriate relationship” with a student. Oji Perkins, a varsity girls’ basketball coach who also taught special education and math, resigned citing “personal reasons” on Friday, only four days after the new school year started, school officials said. Gwinnett County Public Schools will make a report to the Professional Standards Commission about the investigation into Perkins, Watson said
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Media & Information

  • For Delta and other companies, social media can be toxic minefield
    For Delta and other companies, social media can be toxic minefield

    , ajc.com

    It was the airline complaint heard ‘round the Twittersphere. Conservative pundit Ann Coulter paid $30 extra for more legroom in the exit row and pre-booked an aisle seat on a Delta Air Lines flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to West Palm Beach, Fla. Delta moved her from her preferred aisle seat to a window seat in the same row. On the cab ride from the airport, Coulter dispatched a rie of angry on the experience, featuring cameos of fellow passengers and a flight attendant that she photographed on the flight
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