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Trucker charged in Human-Trafficking Case resulting in 10 Deaths.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey. 782 more words

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I-85 Ribbon Cutting Held To Celebrate Reopening

This time last week, Atlanta motorists were wondering just when a portion of Interstate 85 would reopen. It was closed on March 30, after a massive blaze under it caused steel beams to giveway, bringing down the raised section of the roadway. 154 more words

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I-85 Ribbon Cutting Held To Celebrate Reopening

This time last week, Atlanta motorists were wondering just when a portion of Interstate 85 would reopen. It was closed on March 30, after a massive blaze under it caused steel beams to give way, bringing down the raised section of the roadway. 154 more words

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Ten APS Seniors Named 2017 Posse Foundation Scholars

Ten Atlanta Public Schools (APS) students are receiving scholarships from the Posse Foundation, Inc. According to APS, the high school seniors have been awarded four-year, full-tuition leadership and merit scholarships worth approximately $210,000 each from four of the foundation’s partner colleges and universities, including Bard College, Brandeis University, The George Washington University and Texas A&M University. 170 more words

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10 APS Seniors Named 2017 Posse Foundation Scholars

Ten Atlanta Public Schools (APS) students are receiving scholarships from the Posse Foundation, Inc.

According to APS, the high school seniors have been awarded four-year, full-tuition leadership and merit scholarships worth approximately $210,000 each from four of the foundation’s partner colleges and universities, including Bard College, Brandeis University, The George Washington University and Texas A&M University. 170 more words

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Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry Tells Maria Boynton Why City Is Limiting Compliance With Immigration Rules

As the Trump Administration cracks down on illegal immigration, a metro Atlanta city is limiting its cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It all started, according to Clarkston, Georgia Mayor Ted Terry, when the federal government rounded up some Somali nationals and attempted to return them to their home country of Somalia. 107 more words

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Longtime Publisher Remembered For Maintaining Atlanta Inquirer Legacy

It was February 1961 when John B. “J.B.” Smith, Sr. became editor of the Atlanta Inquirer Newspaper. That was less than a year after the first edition rolled off the press. 221 more words

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