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Episode Leaven: Olympic Impact (And Doctors)

Twenty years ago, the Olympics came through and gave Atlanta a global identity. How has the city benefited? Greg and Zettler rap about the scene then and the current legacy of the Games. 61 more words


WATCH: Olympic Games Chairman And CEO Billy Payne Joins The Morning Show

Billy Payne joined the Morning show to talk about the Olympic event they are having this weekend, which is a 20-year celebration of the Olympics here in Atlanta. 56 more words


The Greatest: Muhammad Ali 1942-2016

By Lon Maxwell, Reference Department

Muhammad Ali is a legend. Even though he has passed on he will forever be a legend in the present tense. 852 more words

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McDonald's Guerilla Marketing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games

For the International Olympic Committee, the “Clean Venue” policy has been inviolate. No advertisements or hint of commerce is allowed to be seen on or within the Olympic stadium. 605 more words


The Summer of My Somersaulting Frenzy

I think now would be a good time to bring up my relationship with somersaults.

My youth in regards to the somersault is rather muddled up until a point when I must have not tucked my head in enough, putting too much pressure on my neck and resulting in a rather painful somersault and my swearing off of them forever because I would end up paralyzed. 405 more words


this day in crime history: july 27, 1996

On this day in 1996, a bomb was detonated at the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA during the 1996 Summer Olympics. One person was killed by the blast. 437 more words

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