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DeKalb School Board Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green
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A Georgia middle school music teacher who assigned homework featuring explicit rap lyrics has been suspended.

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Crishana Wright, the parent of a student at Bethune Middle School in DeKalb County, told WSB-TV on Tuesday that her daughter brought home a worksheet that contained expletives, violence and sexually suggestive lyrics.

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Tuesday was a celebration of sorts for state officials and business people who came together at one of the tech headquarters that's already in Atlanta: Honeywell corporation’s software division.

Many in the crowd were those who help bring new businesses to Georgia. They’d love to celebrate Amazon next, but the companies they’ve won for the state look almost microscopic in comparison.   

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Georgia Tech Students Divided After Classmate's Death

Sep 19, 2017
Georgia Tech students gather to write notes to Scout Schultz's family and the Georgia Tech Police Department at a "come together" event on campus Tuesday.
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In the daylight, it was a much quieter and subdued Georgia Tech campus.

Last night, a vigil for Scout Schultz, the student who was shot and killed by campus police on Saturday, erupted into a violent protest, with a police car being set on fire from a flare.

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A Guide To Understanding The Tiny House Movement

Sep 19, 2017
Tiny House Atlanta

Less space doesn’t have to mean less style, declares HGTV’s “Tiny House Hunters,” a show about families seeking to downsize their living spaces to under 600 square feet.

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Georgia regulators will decide next February whether or not to continue with a troubled nuclear plant expansion project. The future of two new nuclear reactors has been up in the air since the lead contractor went bankrupt earlier this year.

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On Tuesday, the Georgia Public Service Commission voted to approve the schedule for a round of hearings on spending at Plant Vogtle. This is routine, every six months the utility presents its costs to the regulators.

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