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    AT&T suing MARTA and City of Atlanta over streetcars
    AT&T Georgia tried for two years to reconcile millions of dollars in losses when MARTA and the city of Atlanta ordered the company to relocate utilities…
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    Black unemployment about to fall below 10 percent
    Three consecutive months of seeing the economy adding more than 25,000 jobs has economists optimistic that the black unemployment rate could dip below 10 percent by…
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    Supporters of fired fire chief pack Georgia state capital
    Supporters of ousted Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran packed Georgia’s Capitol Rotunda to protest what they consider unjust persecution he has suffered for expressing his…
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    Delta cancels 600 flights; airlines combined cancel 2500 nationwide
    Delta Airlines has announced they have cancelled up to 600 flights in anticipation of the extreme winter weather in the upper Northeast coming on Monday…
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    BUSINESS

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    US Consumer Confidence Jumps To 7 1/2-Year High In January
    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007. The Conference Board reports that its consumer confidence…
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    NCR Corp. relocating to Atlanta, creating thousands of jobs
    Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced that the technology firm NCR Corp. will move it’s headquarters from the north suburbs into the city and bringing thousands of jobs…

    SPORTS

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    Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl Patriots and Seahawks
    Super Bowl XLIX is gearing up to be an all-time classic; it not only features the two most dominant teams of the 2014-15 NFL season, but…
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    Super Bowl XLIX gospel celebration announces headliner for 2015 extravaganza
    On Friday, January 30th, the 16th Annual Super Bowl GospelCelebration will help kick off Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, AZ. The concert event and Super…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    FAB FINDS: 25 Of The Best Stylish Snow Boots Because…Winter Is Here
    When the ground is covered in a blanket of ice or freezing snow, most people pull out a pair of dusty yet durable snow boots…
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    AM BUZZ: Is Beyonce Performing At The Grammys?; NeNe Leakes Serves Kenya Moore & More
    Beyonce Performing At The Grammys Ready for round 2? They beyhive is buzzing and it looks, Queen Bey might be performing at the 2015 Grammys.…
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    Young Scooter – ‘Jug Season’ (Mixtape) [MUSIC]
      Young Scooter is back to flood to web with his latest project, ‘Jug Season‘.   The 19-track mixtape features Lil Boosie, Future, Gucci Mane,…
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    Sly Stone wins millions in lawsuit after being nearly homeless
    Legendary funkmeister extraordinaire Sly Stone (pictured left), the former front man of the iconic ’60s/’70s group Sly and the Family Stone (pictured), has struck it rich, after…
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    POLITICS

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    Gay Alabama lawmaker threatens to ‘Out’ adulterous politicians
    Alabama’s only openly gay lawmaker is threatening to expose state politicians who have extramarital affairs but say gay marriage is immoral or bad for children.…
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    Mayors To File Brief In Support Of Obama On Immigration Actions
      WASHINGTON — A group of mayors led by New York’s Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles’ Eric Garcetti are coming to the defense of…

    ATL BLOG

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    Mimi Faust’s porn tape partner Nikko’s wife coming on ‘Love and Hip Hop Atanta’
    “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s” Mimi Faust, who gained national fame — or rather infamy — for producing the “shower-curtain-rod” sex tape, has confirmed that…
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    13 facts that will blow your mind about Whitney Houston
    Whitney Houston had the voice of gold and the career to show it. Lifetime’s biopic will take us through the rise and plateau of Whitney,…

    COMMUNITY

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    Luck is Not a Health Plan – Get Covered and Stay Healthy
    They’re young, they’re wild, they’re free – they’re the millennials. And though we encourage them to take risks and follow their dreams, some risks aren’t…
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    Cop Gets Reprieve From Firing After Throwing Black Professor To Ground, Says He’s Been A “Minority” [VIDEO]
    An Arizona State University Police Officer has been granted a reprieve from being fired for throwing an African American professor to the ground after stopping her for…

    PRAISE

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    Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches
    Leaders in nation’s largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be…
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    Rickey Smiley, David, Tamela Mann to host Stellar Awards; Nominations Announced
    *The 2015 Stellar Awards nominations were announced as well as the hosts for the ceremony David and Tamela Mann, and Rickey Smiley. Erica Campbell and Ricky Dillard lead with 10 nominations a piece. For Campbell, this is a big deal being that she released her first solo effort last year, “Help.” “I am grateful to the Stellar Awards […]

    EDITORS PICK

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    Savannah Attorney Lester Johnson Appointed to Judicial Qualifications Commission
    State Bar of Georgia President Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker has announced the appointment of Attorney Lester B. Johnson III of Savannah to serve on the Georgia…

    FEATURES

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    Georgia’s first Asian American Superior Court judge makes mark in history
    The Hon. Meng H. Lim became the first elected Asian American Superior Court judge in Georgia on July 22. Judge Lim was sworn in as…
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    Holder’s Nation of Equals
    After his departure, America will perhaps not have another attorney general like Eric Holder in a long time. Maybe the standard he set at the…
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    #AliveWhileBlack Response to #CrimingWhileWhite
    Last night, in the midst of protests in reaction to the non-indictment of Daniel Pantaleo, the Staten Island cop responsible for choking and killing Eric…

    VIEWPOINTS

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    Should Black Americans be Liberals?
    Should Black Americans be Liberals? The concept is one of the many deceptions that have been perpetuated against blacks and other minority groups for some…
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    The Courts Can Outlaw Racist Policies, But They Can’t Eliminate Racism [OPINION]
    Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, education inequalities still exist. What did we really achieve through integration and how do we…
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