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an employee of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Ga., waiting for the front gate to be opened so she can enter.
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Southern Poverty Law Center lawyers say a large immigration detention center in South Georgia is violating detainees' rights to due process.

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This March 2, 2014 file photo shows Idina Menzel performing during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
John Shearer / associated press file

This weekend, Atlanta's halls and clubs play host to orchestral rock, garage bands and a bona fide Broadway diva. Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead with Mara's Music Mix.

Mike Groll / Associated Press

Georgia students made some progress on math and language arts tests, according to state officials. The Georgia Department of Education released the results of the 2017 Georgia Milestones assessment Thursday.

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A group of teenage boys from New York is in Atlanta this summer, planting flowers and weeding gardens. They’re interns with a Nature Conservancy program called LEAF, which pays high schoolers to work on conservation projects.

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APS Receives $16.4M Grant To Encourage STEM Education

Jul 20, 2017
Ada Montgomery / WABE

Atlanta Public Schools accepted a $16.4 million grant today to encourage "STEM" education on the city's Westside through the Westside Future Fund.

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The target neighborhoods are English Avenue, Vine City, Ashview Heights and Atlanta University Center.

The Westside Future Fund is a nonprofit organization with the mission of helping the quality of life in Atlanta’s historic Westside neighborhoods.