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From limited resources to becoming first black woman to own studio in Georgia

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With limited resources and financing for TV and film production, Tammy Williams took a leap of faith in 2010. She became the first black woman to own her own studio and post production facility in Georgia.

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CDC: Flu season could soon be reaching it's peak Video included

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Twenty-two more cases of children dying from flu related causes have been confirmed. 

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Clark Atlanta’s band director makes history Video included

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In less than a year, new band director Tomisha Brock has turned the group around while making history as the university’s first female band director. 

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Sandy Springs student in custody, accused of posting violent online threat

Police say the threat was made by a Sandy Springs Charter Middle School student. Police say the threat was made by a Sandy Springs Charter Middle School student.
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A Sandy Springs boy is accused of posting a violent online threat that rattled the nerves of students and parents in two Fulton County communities.

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Better Call Harry: Who pays when police smash your car?

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A Georgia State patrol car pursues a suspected stolen vehicle into a northwest Atlanta neighborhood. 

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How long will increased patrols last following robberies of Georgia Tech students?

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After a series of armed robberies of Georgia Tech students in neighborhoods around campus, Atlanta police vowed to stop the troubling crime trend.

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Tips on getting help from the VA

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Pamela Parker's story of getting raped in the Marines, and living out of her car on-and-off for decades after, stunned viewers. But it didn't come as a surprise to other veterans who are dealing with similar issues.

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VIDEO: Couple steals dog from Fulton County Animal Shelter

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Authorities are searching for two suspects they say stole an adopted Yorkshire Terrier from the Fulton County Animal Services Shelter, and the incident was caught on surveillance video. 

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Womans' body found near Atlanta Heights Charter School

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Police are trying to determine what happened after a woman's body was found near Atlanta Heights Charter School early Wednesday morning.

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Atlanta Hawks' "Swipe Right Night" couple to tie knot at Philips Arena

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Ben McCleskey and Avery Armstrong will say their vows in the same arena where their romance began. 

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African penguins celebrate 27 years of love at Georgia Aquarium

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Charlie and Lizzy from the Georgia Aquarium celebrated 27 years of love by taking a stroll through the aquarium Wednesday.

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Fairburn

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A busy Fulton County roadway is shut down after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning. 

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Exclusive: Two more deaths at Fulton Co. Jail following Bulldog investigation

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Two more inmates have died at the Fulton County Jail, in just the new year, the CBS46 Bulldog learned exclusively Tuesday. 

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Burkhart's Pub closes for good Video included

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Joshua Rackliffe's apartment could double as his dressing room. For the last three years, he's performed as a drag queen at Burkhart's Pub under the stage name Brigitte Bidet. 

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Hartsfield-Jackson employee with autism missing over a week

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Police are searching for a missing woman with autism who hasn't been seen since leaving her job at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on February 4. 

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1 dead after double shooting in northwest Atlanta

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One person has died following a double shooting in northwest Atlanta Sunday morning. 

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Music producer shot, killed in northwest Atlanta Video included

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Police say a man was shot and killed in northwest Atlanta Saturday night.

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Man crashes, dies after being shot by trooper following chase in Atlanta Video included

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A man died Friday afternoon in a crash after he was shot by a trooper following a chase in Atlanta.

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Abducted Texas child found safe in Alpharetta

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A young girl who was abducted in Texas is back home with her mother after she was found safe in Alpharetta. 

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Missing 11-year-old found safe in Atlanta

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Police say they've found an 11-year-old reported missing in Atlanta late Thursday. 

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Suspect shot by Atlanta police officers following chase Video included

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A man was shot by Atlanta police officers Thursday afternoon after leading authorities on a chase.

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Marijuana soon could be a non-arrestable offense in Fulton County

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Officials in Fulton County are trying to reduce the jail population and they think making the punishment for possession of marijuana a non-arrestable offense may help in their efforts to do just that.

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Irene Dobbs Jackson: First black citizen to receive a library card

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In the early 1900's, activists in Atlanta's black community said it was time they had access to the city's library or one of their own. 

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APD releases sketch of sexual assault suspect

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The Atlanta Police Department needs the public's help identifying a man accused of sexual assault.  

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BLM president claims racist, homophobic slurs used by alleged APD officer

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An investigation is underway after a video surfaced showing an alleged Atlanta Police officer calling the president of the Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta a racist and homophobic slur.

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Atlanta Fed and your money Video included

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is this big white building that takes up an entire city block of Peachtree between tenth and 11th.  

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GDOT looks to build "truck only" interstate

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Thousands of trucks travel through metro Atlanta every day and they may soon have their own highway. 

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