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  • 80 trips to find the perfect house

    80 trips to find the perfect house
    Eighty houses. In about a year, my wife and I had toured 80 homes — hundreds more if you count online searches. If you're not an insurance salesman, cat burglar or (like us) first-time home buyers in a wacky Atlanta housing market, you've probably...
  • Eugene Patterson dies at 89; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

    Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89. Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
  • James A. Hood dies at 70; fought segregation at University of Alabama

    James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
  • News of the Weird: Jails Need Locks Too?

    News of the Weird: Jails Need Locks Too?
    “Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
  • Virginia isn't living in past heading into big N.C. State matchup

    Virginia isn't living in past heading into big N.C. State matchup
    Prior to last season's ACC men's basketball tournament, North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried left little doubt about how he thought his team looked alongside Virginia coach Tony Bennett's squad when comparing NCAA tournament resumes. In an...
  • Exec accused of slapping toddler on flight loses job

    Exec accused of slapping toddler on flight loses job
    A company president accused of slapping a crying child on a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta has been let go, a spokesman for his parent company confirmed to The Associated Press Sunday. Joe Rickey Hundley, president of Unitech Composites and Structures...
  • Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards

    Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards
    The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals. Among the awards is...
  • Usher's ex-wife seeking custody after son's near-drowning in pool

    Usher Raymond's ex-wife, Tameka Foster Raymond, is reportedly pursuing custody of her two sons with the performer after a swimming pool accident Monday in Atlanta in which the older of the boys nearly drowned. Tameka Raymond filed Tuesday for an...
  • Georgia elementary evacuated after shots fired at school

    An elementary school in Georgia was evacuated after shots were reportedly fired at the school, and police have a suspect in custody, according to local media reports. There were no casualties immediately reported at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery...
  • Wednesday's college and local roundup: VMI chooses Case Western's Diles as new athletic director

    Colleges: Dave Diles will become Virginia Military Institute’s new athletics director, Superintendent Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III announced. An athletic administrator with more than 20 years of experience, including serving as head athletics...
  • Intersections: Finding ways to monitor that sinking feeling

     Intersections: Finding ways to monitor that sinking feeling
    Sometimes when friends and I are feeling nostalgic, we'll recount our earlier days together, particularly when we were first introduced to the Internet, that wonderful tool that changed everyone's lives forever. "Remember when you had to disconnect your...