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Shootout in Marietta sends two people to the hospital

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Marietta Police are investigating a shooting that injured two men at the Roadway Inn on Delk Road.

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Woman left without tag after car dealership goes bankrupt Video included

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What do you do when you buy a car and the dealership doesn't process the paperwork for your tag?

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Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

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A Georgia lawmaker says Scrappy the Owl, the mascot at the university where five cheerleaders have been kneeling during the national anthem, had no business leading students in a march through campus to support the cheerleaders.

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Man accidentally drives vehicle into building in Marietta

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Police say a man accidentally drove a vehicle into a building in Marietta Tuesday.

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Seasonal hiring spree at Best Buy

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Best Buy locations around metro Atlanta are gearing up for the holiday season by holding hiring fairs Oct. 18.

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Students protest at Kennesaw State following cheerleaders' absence from field

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Some students at Kennesaw State held a protest after the cheerleaders were absent once again from the field during a football game over the weekend. 

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Man in serious condition after moped collides with car

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According to authorities, 19-year-old Briauna Harris  and 62-year-old Herbert Bailey collided near Powder Springs Street and Chestnut Hill Road when Bailey failed to yield to Harris. 

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Fight inside apartment leads to stabbing

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Police have taken a juvenile into custody following a domestic dispute that injured another man. 

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Pet store in legal trouble after selling thousands of sick puppies

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Petland Puppies in Kennesaw is under fire after a lawsuit was filed alleging the store sells sick puppies.

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Students at Kennesaw State University earn academic recognition

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Seven members of the Kennesaw State softball program managed to dominate on the field and earn All-American Scholar Athlete honors for the 2016-2017 academic year. Each of the students – Katie Cannington, Taylor Denton, Abigail Green, Katey Lynch, Haylie Shope, Andrea Summery, and Logan Viers – earned grade-point averages of 3.5 or higher. Head Coach Pete D’Amour says he is proud of each of the students’ commitment to academics. “They all have represen... More>>

Overnight road closures expected on I-75 as express lanes construction continues

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Motorists traveling southbound on Interstate-75 will be met with nightly lane closures and detours between Oct. 14 – 21 as the Georgia Department of Transportation continues work on Northwest Corridor express lanes.

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Graffiti suspect charged with multiple felonies

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William Carswell faces one county criminal damage, fourteen counts of criminal interference with government property, and one count of criminal trespass damage. 

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District leaders to vote on pushing back start of Cobb County school year

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Leaders of the Cobb County school district will vote Wednesday on a plan to push back the start of the year after parents and students complained of an early start. 

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Mom says son was called slave at school during 'Civil War Day' Video included

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A Cobb County school board member is responding strongly after a mother says her African American son was called a slave during "Civil War Day."

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5 year-old Cobb County boy sets up lemonade stand to help Vegas victims

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A Cobb County boy is doing what he can to help out the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, where 59 people were killed and 527 were injured on October 2. 

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Parent outraged over school's Civil War activity

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A mother of a child at a Cobb County school is upset after her son was allegedly called a slave during an activity called "Civil War Dress Up Day."

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Teacher says she saw cougar, officials say it was a house cat

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A teacher walked out of the front door of her Powder Springs home to go to work and says she came within yards of what she thinks is a cougar.

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Chase Massner laid to rest Monday

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The family of Chase Massner were finally able to say goodbye to their loved one as the Army veteran was laid to rest on Monday.

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Family of seven displaced following Cobb County fire

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A family of seven is looking for a place to stay after a fire caused the roof of their house to collapse early Tuesday morning. 

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Cause of death of Chase Massner undetermined, funeral plans announced

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While the family of 26 year-old Chase Massner can now have a funeral for their loved one, they'll have to do so without knowing exactly how the Iraq War veteran, husband and father of two died.

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Metro Atlanta helps Hurricane Maria victims

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Georgia is now helping Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Maria.

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Autopsy shows Chase Massner had history of heroin abuse

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An autopsy released in the death of Chase Massner shows he had a history of heroin abuse and also revealed that he had traces of meth and morphine in his system at the time of death. 

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Better Call Harry: Illegal renter Video included

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A Marietta woman found the perfect condo online, signed a lease and moved in. 

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Suspect in murder of Smyrna woman arrested in Texas

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A man wanted in connection to the shooting death of a Smyrna woman on September 19 is in police custody after being arrested in Dallas, Texas.

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Local high school football team presents opponent with check for $3,600

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Tears flowed on Friday at an area high school football game as players and coaches at McEachern High School presented their opponents with a check for $3,600 to help with damage caused by Hurricane Irma. 

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Drunk driver sentenced after killing Marietta firefighter

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A Powder Springs family says justice was served.

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Dozens displaced following fire at Marietta apartment complex

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As many as 32 residents of an apartment complex in Marietta have been displaced following a fire late Wednesday evening. 

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Former Georgia governor sues Equifax over massive breach

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A former Georgia governor and now practicing attorney Roy Barnes filed a lawsuit against Atlanta-based Equifax following a massive cyberattack impacting millions of Americans.

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