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Hip-hop star Yasiin Bey took the stage at the ONE Musicfest in Atlanta for what appeared to be the last performance of his career.

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But the rapper also known as Mos Def said in a backstage interview with The Associated Press on Saturday night, he'll continue creating and will return to the public spotlight in the future. He performed for more than an hour at the eighth annual ONE Musicfest, performing popular songs from "The New Danger," ''UMI Says" to "Black Radio."

Bryan Mulligan, president of Applied Information, shows off how the semi-autonomous Tesla P100D navigates North Avenue.
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The city of Atlanta unveiled North Avenue as its first "Smart Corridor" on Thursday.

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The "Smart Corridor" is the first in the city to collect data from cars, bikes and pedestrians to adjust the traffic lights and send information back to people on the street.

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Friday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

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Before Tropical Storm Irma hit Atlanta full force last Monday, metal panels were already falling off 34 Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta.

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The 32-story office tower is sandwiched between Woodruff Park and Broad Street. And the top of it has metal panels protecting the building's mechanical equipment.

The Creative Group owns the building and David Barrett is the building manager. He said the owner wasn't aware of any issues with the panels until Sunday.

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The Lakewood neighborhood in southeast Atlanta fits most descriptions of a food desert. The closest grocery stores are two, three miles away.

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But now the residents there are getting a new place to find fresh produce: the city’s first official food forest.

On a recent afternoon, Atlanta’s urban agriculture director Mario Cambardella showed off the 7-acre greenspace off Browns Mill Road.

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