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A more than 3-year-old voter registration fraud inquiry by the office of candidate for governor, and Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp shifted course Wednesday. Investigators revealed publicly for the first time that their original target, an organization focused on registering voters of color and young people, was effectively cleared in the case.

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When former President Barack Obama signed an executive order creating DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — in 2012, I was a sophomore at Cross Keys High School, a DeKalb County high school located in a majority immigrant community.

Conversation about immigration and the threat of deportation was constantly present. I always heard stories of people who had been deported from neighbors and members of the community.

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Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

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Georgia Tech says one of the three people arrested during a protest following a vigil for a student killed by campus police is a student at the university and the other two are not.

An officer fatally shot 21-year-old Scout Schultz late Saturday. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has said Schultz called 911 to report an armed suspicious person.

The school identified those arrested Monday night as Vincent Castillenti, Jacob Wilson and Cassandra Monden. Fulton County jail records identify the third person arrested as Andrew Xavier Monden.

Annual Tiny House Festival Returns To Decatur

Sep 20, 2017
Tiny House Atlanta

The second annual Tiny House Festival is coming to Georgia to educate attendees about microliving, sustainability and downsizing. The festival will be held in downtown Decatur from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.

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The festival was organized by the city of Decatur and Tiny House Atlanta, a nonprofit that educates and brings awareness to the tiny house movement. It will offer a weekend full of sessions, workshops and tiny house tours.

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