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Lifeline Animal Project waives adoption fees for "Clear the Shelter" event

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The "Clear the Shelter" event hopes to attract hundreds of adopters by waiving adoption fees for all dogs over 25 lbs and all cats. 

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Atlanta animator launches fundraiser to bring superheroes with disabilities to the screen

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Team Supreme is not your average super hero crew. 

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Burglary suspects target Georgia Aquarium parking lot Video included

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Authorities are investigating a string of car break-ins at one of Atlanta's most popular tourist destinations. 

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Chandra Levy's mother pushes for Cold Case Act Video included

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Chandra Levy's murder case rocked the nation 17 years ago, and now her mother is pushing for a new national act pertaining to murder cases gone cold. 

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BETTER CALL HARRY: My dog ate my money order

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“The dog ate my homework” is one of the poorest excuses of all time. But what if it did?

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Questions remain after mother of 5 was shot, killed in Atlanta

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Colleagues of a mother who was shot and killed on her way home from work made an emotional plea for help. They want the killer behind bars. 

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Roswell Fire Department to host free CPR classes

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Free CPR classes will be offered by the Roswell Fire Department (RFD). The classes will be held at Fire Station 7 on Saturday, September 8 which is located at 8025 Holcomb Bridge Road in Alpharetta, GA.  

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Reality star, singer Kandi Burruss to open restaurant at Philips Arena

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Kandi and her husband Todd opened the first Old Lady Gang in Castleberry Hill in honor of Kandi's mother and her two aunts who shared their family recipes with the family.  

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Concerns over Georgia's election security grows

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Concerns over Georgia's election security are growing as November's election draws closer. To advocate for you, we asked for a sit-down with the man running Fulton County's elections.

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FBI says serious hacking threat could result in millions stolen from ATMs

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The FBI is warning banks about a serious hacking threat that could result in millions of dollars being stolen from ATMs.

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Woman believes she and friends were escorted out of restaurant because of race Video included

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The woman tells CBS46 she and five friends were enjoying themselves at a birthday celebration at Overdrive Lounge inside the Solis Hotel when things took a turn for the worse.

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Hospital specializing in eating disorders opens in Dunwoody Video included

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A one-of-a-kind hospital in metro Atlanta is dedicated to treating children with a serious and sometimes secret problem.

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APD investigating Peachtree Street shooting

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Atlanta Police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened at the intersection of Peachtree Street and MLK Drive.

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Police fire shot at possible robbery suspect

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An officer responding to a pedestrian robbery call fired a shot at a man matching the description of the suspect. 

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Several children transported to hospital after getting sick at swim meet

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Several children were taken to a hospital after they became sick while in an outside pool at Life Time Fitness Pool.

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Frontier and unaccompanied minors

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Jacque Mckenzie's son Davontae is tall for his age and looks older than he is. But he's only 14, which is a minor. He was traveling as an unaccompanied minor Sunday, August 5 heading home to Atlanta from Orlando. 

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Neighbors help neighbors after storm damage

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One week after storms damaged homes in southeast Atlanta, neighbors joined forces to help each other rebuild. 

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Students, parents say CAU dropped the ball with campus housing Video included

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The 2018-2019 school year begins Wednesday, and some students at Clark Atlanta University are already unhappy with their living situation. 

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Computer coding bootcamp opens in midtown

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 Flatiron School, a computer coding bootcamp, opened inside of We-Work at Colony Square. 

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Police to canvas area where teen girl was sexually assaulted on MLK Boulevard Video included

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Atlanta Police say they will be canvassing the neighborhood Tuesday afternoon in an effort to move the investigation forward.

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Roswell residents in opposition to proposed tennis facility

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From cow bells to honking cars, Roswell residents voiced their concerns with the plan to construct a 135-tennis court facility on 60 acres of land in Big Creek Park.

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Family of Atlanta Hawks player helps family of woman killed in Bahamas Video included

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It's been a month and a half since a boat explosion in the Bahamas killed Maleka Jackson, leaving behind her injured husband and her 12-year-old son.

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Increased security at GSU following shooting at campus dorms Video included

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Authorities are beefing up security at Georgia State University following a weekend of campus violence. 

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Motorcyclist killed in morning accident on I-85

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Atlanta Police say the victim was traveling southbound on I-85 when he veered into another vehicle's lane hitting the driver side door of a car.

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Restaurant Report Card: Chili's - 59U; 4 Rivers Smokehouse wins Golden Spatula Award

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A major metro Atlanta restaurant chain failed to make the grade this week when the health inspector showed up. The popular restaurant received a score in the 50's on a surprise inspection.

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Police search for motorcycle rider committing car thefts in east Atlanta

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Atlanta police need your help finding a motorcycle rider who has broken into a number of cars in east Atlanta.

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Teen shot in abdomen, alleged shooter is 39-years-old per police

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Witnesses say a 13-year-old male was shot in the abdomen in the 3000 block of Landrum Street after he and the suspect got into an altercation.

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Georgia State University student shot outside of dormitory

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GSU Police say the victim was possibly shot twice at 5 a.m. while inside the vehicle outside of student housing in the 100 block of Piedmont.

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Report documents human rights violations at the Atlanta Detention Center Video included

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A metro Atlanta non-profit has released a scathing report about the Atlanta Detention Center. The 106-page report documents multiple human rights violations.

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Free yoga at Park Tavern

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Westside Yoga's founder Amber Barry will host the event August 14 at 6:30 p.m. 

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National Bowling Day celebrated in Atlanta

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National Bowling Day is August 11 and several bowling alleys are offering specials for those interested in celebrating. 

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Two struck by vehicle during music video shoot

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Two people are recovering after being struck by a vehicle during the filming of a rap music video in northeast Atlanta early Friday morning. 

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New policy on pledge of allegiance at school creates outcry

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Students at a charter school in Atlanta will no longer say the pledge of allegiance in the morning. Since the announcement to parents on Tuesday, there has been a massive outcry.

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Organizations say Kemp should resign position in gubernatorial run

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Several organizations are calling on Secretary of State Brian Kemp to resign his position as he continues his run for governor of Georgia. 

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