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Georgia ranks as one of worst states for women's equality

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Georgia placed in the bottom 10 of all states when it comes to women's equality. Do you agree with Georgia's placement on the list?

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Woman sues MARTA after man charged with indecent exposure Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Michael Hollis, the man who allegedly exposed himself, was arrested when he got off the train. He was charged with indecent exposure.

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Fight to save homes in Peoplestown

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The City of Atlanta is in a legal battle with a few residents in the Peoplestown community as they try to take the remaining homes to build a retention pond and park. 

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President, CEO of Atlanta BeltLine steps down

Source: Paul Morris via Facebook Source: Paul Morris via Facebook
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Paul Morris, the President and CEO of the Atlanta BeltLine, will step down from his position. His departure is effective September 11, 2017.

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John Eaves resigns as Fulton County Commission Chairman

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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John Eaves has resigned his post as Fulton County Commission Chairman to focus on his run to be the next mayor for the city of Atlanta. 

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Airport employees, volunteers take to the runway to clear debris

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Nearly 100 employees and several volunteers at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport are helping to clear debris off of runways at the facility as part of the 16th annual ATL Foreign Object Debris Walk.

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Roswell couple's love inspires non-profit Video included

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CBS46 has a story we can't stop sharing about a Roswell couple whose story of love inspired a non-profit called "Do it for the Love."

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Bullet hits 9-year-old after drive-by shooting in Atlanta

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A 9-year-old girl had to be taken to the hospital late Tuesday after a stray bullet hit her in southwest Atlanta.

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Nearly 300 forced to transition out of homeless shelter

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A crucial countdown is starting for some of the poorest among us. Soon, northeast Atlanta's Peachtree-Pine Homeless Shelter will start winding down.

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Workshop held to address Beltline concerns

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Neighbors near Mercedes-Benz Stadium are bracing for this weekend's opening. Their worries include traffic and rising home values, but programs created to help are causing confusion.

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Looking at eclipse could cause eye damage if you weren't careful

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Monday's solar eclipse was amazing, but it also could have caused lasting damage to your vision if you weren't careful.

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Man who uncovered Georgia's voter data speaks out

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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The man who sounded the alarm about Georgia's voting system sat down with CBS46 for a one-on-one interview. He tackles the question of whether your vote is safe.

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Candidates to make it official in Atlanta mayoral race

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Candidates running to be the next mayor of the city of Atlanta will make it official as Tuesday is the first day of qualifying. 

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1 suspect in custody, another sought in series of Fulton Co. armed robberies

Source: Fulton County Police Source: Fulton County Police
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Residents are on high alert as police search for a suspect accused of committing multiple armed robberies in several cities across Fulton County. 

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Fernbank Museum of Natural History sells out of last minute solar eclipse glasses

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Four school districts -- Fulton, Cobb, DeKalb, and Gwinnett -- dismissed students later than usual Monday to provide a safe viewing experience of the solar eclipse.

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Man shot in stomach in SW Atlanta

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Police say a man was shot in the stomach in southwest Atlanta late Monday.

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Suspect, possible witness sought after hit-and-run

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Police say they're looking for the person who hit a pedestrian in College Park.

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Driver killed in collision on GA 400

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Sandy Springs authorities say one person was killed in a two vehicle accident on GA 400, south of Northridge. 

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Man killed in house fire

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One man was injured and another was killed in a house fire in Fairburn. 

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Hundreds gather for anti-white supremacy march in Centennial Olympic Park Video included

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Hundreds of protesters gathered at Centennial Olympic Park Saturday in a demonstration of unity in response to last weekend's deadly march in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

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Driver killed after crashing into apartment building

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A driver of a vehicle that crashed into the side of an apartment building was killed en route to the hospital. 

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Metro Atlanta woman invents gloves designed for safety

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It's always dangerous when police officers stand in the middle of the road directing traffic, but a metro Atlanta woman has invented a product that hopes to help keep those officers safe. 

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Ambassador Andrew Young speaks out on confederate protests

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Ambassador Andrew Young sees the actions happening in Charlottesville, Virginia and around the country as similar to the civil rights marches of his day.

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GDOT warns drivers about eclipse viewing

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Not everyone is preparing to watch Monday's eclipse. But Georgia Department of Transportation is warning people, especially drivers, to make a plan. 

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Ambassador Andrew Young: "We should learn from history" Video included

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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In an exclusive interview, Ambassador Young told CBS46 anchor Amanda Davis he is not interested in condemning any group or organization. He says the bottom line is to know history.

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Georgia NAACP demands removal of Confederate statues, monuments

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The Georgia NAACP is demanding the immediate removal of Confederate statues and monuments across Georgia. 

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Legend Hank Aaron talks race relations during event at CAU

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron shared his experiences of growing up in the segregated South during an event at Clark Atlanta University on Thursday. 

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The eclipse and wild animal behavior changes

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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People are getting ready for the eclipse on Monday. But they aren't so sure wild animals are ready.

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Woman found inside home with head injury dies at hospital

Source: Fulton County Police Source: Fulton County Police
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Joya Chester, 45, was found at a residence on White City Road August 3. She died on August 11 at Grady Memorial Hospital. 

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Multiple people injured in I-75 crash near Langford Parkway

Source: Atlanta Fire Rescue Source: Atlanta Fire Rescue
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Atlanta Fire and Rescue are on the scene of a two car accident on I-75 northbound near Langford Parkway.

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Man wanted for allegedly exposing himself to young girls

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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The Johns Creek Police Department is searching for a man accused of following two young girls home from school and then exposing himself to them at their front door. 

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Admission to Georgia Tech guaranteed to Georgia high school valedictorians, salutatorians

Source: Georgia Tech via Facebook Source: Georgia Tech via Facebook
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Graduating seniors at accredited Georgia schools will now be guaranteed a spot at the Georgia Institute of Technology for 2018. 

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Two crashes, one fatal on I-285 backs up traffic for miles

Source: GDOT Source: GDOT
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Two separate crashes along I-285 in Fulton County, one involving a fatality, backed up traffic for miles in each direction on Thursday but the scenes have been cleared.

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Police release surveillance video of armed robbery at local gas station

Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
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Atlanta Police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery that took place at a gas station on Metropolitan Parkway, August 8. 

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Yellow app being called Tinder for teens

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The app is described as a way to "meet new friends and have fun with them"  but some fear using it could lead to a lot more.

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Suspect accused of arson after house fire in Atlanta

(Source: WGCL) (Source: WGCL)
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A suspect is in custody following a house fire in southwest Atlanta Monday. The fire occurred at the corner of Cascade Avenue SW and Rogers Avenue SW. 

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