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Atlanta news update

A Ringling Brothers train was spotted on E. College Avenue (Decatur Metro) Dr. Amber Dermont, professor of creative writing at Agnes Scott College, had her new novel Starboard Sea reviewed in The New York Times  for the Sunday Book Review [...]

March 5, 2012 Atlanta
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CA Proposition 8 ruled unconstitutional

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the 2010 California Bill Proposition 8 (Prop 8) -- which attempted to define marriage as between a man and a woman, a response to the previous court decision to legalize gay marriage [...]

February 7, 2012 World
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Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeeshop closes its doors

Due to a failing economy, Midtown Atlanta’s iconic Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse declared that its doors would be closing to the public, effective on Thursday, Jan. 26. Storeowner Philip Rafshoon held an interview at the store on Wednesday, Jan. 25, during [...]

February 7, 2012 Atlanta
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Gabrielle Giffords Resigns from Congress

by Michelle Williams Staff Writer    Arizona congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords announced her resignation from Congress Sunday Jan. 22, a year after being shot and wounded in an assassination attempt in Tucson, Arizona. She stated in a video posted on her [...]

February 6, 2012 World
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Georgia trial questions Obama’s presidential eligibility; Obama fails to show for court

Obama failed to attend his own trial on Jan. 26, despite a Georgia court’s subpoena requiring his presence. Five Georgian citizens, represented by attorneys Orly Taitz, Van Irion and Mark Hatfield, have filed charges against Obama which bring into question [...]

February 1, 2012 World
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Atlanta Schools To Repay $363,000 For Cheating

On Jan. 20, Georgia state officials reported that Atlanta Public Schools intend to return upward of $363,000 awarded to the district due to cheating during testing. [...]

January 31, 2012 Atlanta
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For Superbowl XLVI, Giants and Patriots go head to head

This Sunday the New England Patriots and the New York Giants will be going head to head is the Sixty-Sixth Annual Superbowl. Two high-caliber teams led by quarterbacks Tom Brady and Eli Manning respectively have been gearing up for [...]

January 30, 2012 Entertainment
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Liveblog: The Florida Republican Presidential Debate

Hey, cats and kittens, the Literary Omnivore subbing in for your usually much more informed coverage. Keep refreshing for updates until… oh… about ten? About ten. 8:18 PM: I do love candidates complaining about vicious media while perpetuating it. 8:19 PM: …someone's [...]

January 26, 2012 World