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Protesters in Atlanta oppose Ferguson decision, arrests made | PHOTOS

Protesters marched and rallied in Atlanta Tuesday to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

Activists plan Atlanta protest of Ferguson ruling

Activists plan to rally in downtown Atlanta in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Georgia emergency management head Charley English replaced

English became the public face of the state's weak response to a January snowstorm

The head of Georgia's emergency management agency has been demoted to a deputy position, months after becoming the public face of the state's weak response to a January snowstorm that trapped motorists on highways in metro Atlanta for hours.

Ga. fire chief in trouble over homosexuality book

Atlanta's fire chief has been suspended after city officials say he violated policy by self-publishing a book that describes homosexuality as a "perversion."

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Jason Carter reflects on loss, party work in Georgia

Carter: Campaign victim of Republican wave

Jason Carter said his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, suggested he reconnect with family after a grueling campaign schedule.

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Lawmaker wants Georgia schools to go digital by 2020

State Sen. John Albers, a Roswell Republican, said the details of his bill are still in the works but pledged not to force local school districts to cover all costs of moving to digital materials.

State details project list of affordable housing

State officials have unveiled a list of 30 projects that will receive $22.4 million in federal housing tax credits to build or rehab affordable housing properties across the state.

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Georgia senators oppose immigration action by President Obama

The plan outlined by the president Thursday would affect an estimated 5 million people

Georgia’s senators and senator-elect say President Obama overstepped his powers with the executive action he announced.

Emory, Georgia Tech to build joint library service center

Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology plan to break ground soon on a new joint library project.

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Ga. weighs funding for $1B in transportation needs

A panel must soon submit recommendations for funding an extra $1 billion in transportation infrastructure needs.

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Ethics complaint over new Braves stadium dropped against Cobb Co. chairman

A resident has dropped an ethics complaint against the chairman of the Cobb County commission over stadium negotiations with the Braves.

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Ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue defends "Go Fish" center in Perry

Despite criticism, former Gov. Sonny Perdue says he's proud of his efforts to support fishing, including committing the state government to borrow $14 million for an aquarium in rural Georgia.

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After epic snowjam, is Atlanta ready for winter? | PHOTOS

Nearly a year ago, a few inches of snow in metro Atlanta triggered an epic traffic jam as motorists fleeing the city were trapped overnight on clogged interstates. Children slept at school or on stranded buses as parents tried desperately to reach them.

Temperatures drop into teens for 2nd straight day

Temperatures sunk as low as 14 degrees in at least one Georgia town as near-record cold gripped the state for a second straight day.

Some in House reject GOP warning against shutdown

op Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.

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