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Carter 'thankful' year after revealing cancer

In an interview with The AJC, the former president spoke about everything from the responsibility of being the “face” of cancer to the number of games he might attend when his beloved Braves start playing in Cobb County.

Neuman sentenced in Dunwoody day care murder retrial

Neuman sentenced in Dunwoody day care murder retrial

One more time, DeKalb County deputies approached Hemy Neuman and clicked on the cuffs. The former GE Energy executive, 53, was convicted Tuesday in a retrial over the 2010 murder of Rusty Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody day care.
Atlanta man missing on Lake Lanier 'had love all around him'

Atlanta man missing on Lake Lanier 'had love all around him'

Troy Harden was one of those people who changed a room when he walked into it. He was young (29), athletic (basketball) and full of charisma — "random" but "funny," with a penchant for small pranks.
Delta, pilots still well apart on pay

Delta, pilots still well apart on pay

Almost five months after seeking federal mediation in contract talks, Delta Air Lines and its pilots union remain at odds on pay, vacation and other issues.
How to find the best schools in Georgia

How to find the best schools in Georgia

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Ultimate Atlanta School Guide brings you inside information on every school in metro Atlanta and the rest of Georgia.
NCR to open new research hub at Midtown headquarters

NCR to open new research hub at Midtown headquarters

NCR, the Fortune 500 financial technology company, said Tuesday it plans a new global research and development hub at its future headquarters now under construction in Midtown Atlanta.
Sterling enters race for Atlanta mayor, expanding already crowded field

Sterling enters race for Atlanta mayor, expanding already crowded field

Another hat has entered the ring in the fight to succeed Kasim Reed as Atlanta’s mayor. Michael Sterling, the 34-year-old former head of the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, announced in a Tuesday morning tweet and slick campaign video that he was running for mayor.
Divided America: Diverse millennials are no voting monolith

Divided America: Diverse millennials are no voting monolith

America's oldest millennials — nearing 20 when airplanes slammed into the World Trade Center — can remember the economic prosperity of the 1990s, and when a different Clinton ran for president.
Foundation complicates Clinton’s bid

Foundation complicates Clinton’s bid

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated more than $10 million. Through a foundation, so did the son-in-law of a former Ukrainian president whose government was widely criticized for corruption and the murder of journalists.
Trump, claims of ‘rigged’ vote and issues of racial politics

Trump, claims of ‘rigged’ vote and issues of racial politics

As he seeks to revive his embattled candidacy, Donald Trump has seized on a new argument to rally his supporters and to explain away a possible defeat in November: that Democrats are preparing to exploit weak voter identification laws to win a “stolen election” through fraudulent voting.
Bill Torpy at Large: Emory wants to move into Atlanta?

Bill Torpy at Large: Emory wants to move into Atlanta?

Word that Emory University wants to join up with Atlanta came out of nowhere last week and brought together a room full of DeKalb County neighborhood leaders trying to figure out what the heck was going on.
Watch out for venomous caterpillars

Watch out for venomous caterpillars

Q: I discovered four saddleback caterpillars while deadheading my Knockout roses. I want them gone! Should I get rid of the roses?
Newton County mosque fight might draw federal scrutiny

Newton County mosque fight might draw federal scrutiny

The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing a request to investigate Newton County for alleged discrimination in its handling of a planned mosque and Islamic cemetery, according to the Georgia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations.
Will Turner Field be Eden for Georgia State?

Will Turner Field be Eden for Georgia State?

Trent Miles presides over a college football program that played in a bowl game last season and didn’t fire its head coach, a combination that puts Georgia State ahead of both Georgia and Georgia Tech.
Film on belugas criticizes Georgia Aquarium

Film on belugas criticizes Georgia Aquarium

A documentary on the treatment of beluga whales in a Russian capture operation — purportedly the same type of operation used to capture whales for the Georgia Aquarium — presents the viewer with disturbing images and raises difficult questions.
Collins to see extensive action before suspension

Collins to see extensive action before suspension

Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins will receive extensive action over the final two exhibition games before he serves his four-game suspension for using performing enhancing drugs.
Donald Trump, with bare-bones campaign, relies on GOP for vital tasks

Donald Trump, with bare-bones campaign, relies on GOP for vital tasks

Donald Trump is leaning heavily on Republican Party organizations to provide crucial campaign functions such as getting out the vote, digital outreach and fundraising, at a time when some leading Republicans have called for party officials to cut off Trump and focus instead on maintaining control of Congress Despite an influx of campaign cash from small donors in July, Trump’s operation still largely resembles the bare-bones outfit he rode to victory during the primary season, more concert tour than presidential campaign, according to interviews and documents filed with the Federal Election Commission through Saturday night.
Pro-Clinton groups launch new ads targeted at female millennials

Pro-Clinton groups launch new ads targeted at female millennials

Outside groups that back Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday plan to expand their targeting of female millennial voters online with a scathing and snarky viral advertising campaign against GOP rival Donald Trump.
Trump’s empire: A maze of debts and opaque ties

Trump’s empire: A maze of debts and opaque ties

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, has sold himself as a businessman who has made billions of dollars and is beholden to no one.
Segregation, the neighbor that won’t leave

Segregation, the neighbor that won’t leave

MILWAUKEE — Their daughter was sick and they needed family around to help care for her, so JoAnne and Maanaan Sabir took an unexpected detour.
Newton County mosque: Hundreds turn out to say no way

Newton County mosque: Hundreds turn out to say no way

Hundreds of Newton County residents packed the historic courthouse in Covington Monday evening for public hearings on a planned mosque and Muslim cemetery that has sparked fierce opposition.
Wilds running his way to roster spot

Wilds running his way to roster spot

Brandon T. Wilds had professional football choices while growing up in Blythewood, S.C. To the North, the Carolina Panthers.
Clayton agrees to pay $750,000 to ex-sheriff department officers

Clayton agrees to pay $750,000 to ex-sheriff department officers

Clayton County has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a nearly three-year-old federal lawsuit brought by three former veteran sheriff’s department officers who accused Sheriff Victor Hill of creating a hostile workplace and discriminating and retaliating against them.
MARTA’s ‘Spoke’ aims to boost ridership, revenue

MARTA’s ‘Spoke’ aims to boost ridership, revenue

MARTA and city of Atlanta leaders on Monday marked the start of the system’s newest “transit-oriented development,” the first of a series of new generation developments at its stations to boost ridership and drive urban development.
New lawsuit alleges same conspiracy in Valdosta gym mat death

New lawsuit alleges same conspiracy in Valdosta gym mat death

The parents of Kendrick Johnson, facing a court order to pay the attorneys’ fees of parties named in a wrongful death lawsuit they withdrew earlier this year, have filed new legal action pushing the same massive conspiracy that already threatens to cost them nearly $1 million.
Theater review: Bigger isn’t always better in Atlanta Lyric’s ‘Shrek’

Theater review: Bigger isn’t always better in Atlanta Lyric’s ‘Shrek’

Under the enterprising guidance of Brandt Blocker (now in his 10th season as managing artistic director), Atlanta Lyric Theatre has built its reputation on the sort of gargantuan musical productions more commonly associated with those national touring shows that frequently visit the Fox.
Advice for the Braves: Stay strong, keep going

Advice for the Braves: Stay strong, keep going

Such a season would try the faith of a saint. Perhaps coincidentally, John Coppolella and John Hart, architects of the Braves’ massive rebuild, are named after one.
Atlanta airport restaurant prices to be monitored

Atlanta airport restaurant prices to be monitored

If the prices at airport restaurants seem high to you, you’re not alone.A city of Atlanta audit found that while Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is generally effective in managing its concessions, it hasn’t been consistent in checking restaurant prices to ensure they comply with the airport’s standards.
Georgia prisons: Gangs, rising violence, thousands of cellphones

Georgia prisons: Gangs, rising violence, thousands of cellphones

A surge in violence in Georgia prisons over the past few weeks has left at least two inmates dead and dozens of others injured, put staff in danger and forced the lock-down of as many as eight of Georgia’s 33 prisons.
Layoff warnings up despite falling jobless rate

Layoff warnings up despite falling jobless rate

Even as the state’s jobless rate declines, companies continue to shut down or shed operations in moves that affect thousands of Georgia employees.
A better road to efficiency

A better road to efficiency

President Barack Obama's administration announced this week groundbreaking rules on heavy trucks, promising that by 2027 the vehicles that move massive amounts of freight across the country will be as much as 25 percent cleaner.
Clinton allies say they're ready for rough campaign after Trump shake-up

Clinton allies say they're ready for rough campaign after Trump shake-up

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton's campaign team is bracing for what Donald Trump's campaign shakeup portends: a political fight that that could drag out every Clinton family drama, tabloid scandal and conspiracy theory of the past three decades.
Republicans worry a falling Trump tide will lower all boats

Republicans worry a falling Trump tide will lower all boats

Donald Trump’s struggling candidacy has become a direct threat to Republican control of Congress, significantly increasing the likelihood that Democrats will take control of the Senate and cut substantially into the House Republican majority next year.
Clinton's powerful and unreliable coalition

Clinton's powerful and unreliable coalition

Election Day is more than two months away, but the continued inability of Donald Trump to run a minimally competent campaign, or demonstrate a threshold level of relevant knowledge, has left Hillary Clinton in a remarkably strong position.
Economist who never met Trump is key adviser

Economist who never met Trump is key adviser

He's never met Donald Trump or talked with the Republican nominee on the phone. Yet Peter Navarro, a 67-year-old University of California, Irvine professor who ran unsuccessfully four times for public office as a Democrat, is now one of the leading voices on Trump's economic advisory team.
Retiring Georgia ports chief leaves with boatload in compensation

Retiring Georgia ports chief leaves with boatload in compensation

Curtis Foltz recently retired as executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority and walked away with $2 million in salary, bonuses, pension and other fees, according to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Newton County in uproar over planned mosque

Newton County in uproar over planned mosque

Hundreds of residents of Newton County, concerned about a Muslim community’s plans to build a mosque and cemetery there, are expected to gather Monday for town hall meetings.
Falcons’ 53-man roster starting to take shape

Falcons’ 53-man roster starting to take shape

With the Falcons set to go through their regular-season dress rehearsal against Miami at 8 p.m. Thursday at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, the 53-man regular-season roster is starting to take shape.
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