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  • Atlanta Catholics ending support for Komen charity

    October 8, 2012 9:06 AM

    ATLANTA (AP) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta has told its parishes, schools and other organizations to end their support for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity over a lingering abortion dispute. The directive criticizes grants given by some Komen officials to Planned Parenthood to... more »
  • Atlanta airport terminal to be city's 'front door'

    March 30, 2012 10:21 AM

    ATLANTA (AP) - The new $1.4 billion international terminal at the world's busiest airport will be a sleek launching pad for millions of passengers that's designed to help Atlanta grab a growing share of the lucrative market for global travelers. Its wavy lines, expansive windows and eye-catching artwork offer a... more »
  • 1st of 2 SCLC conventions underway in Atlanta

    August 9, 2010 9:16 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is determined to carry on its social justice agenda despite a distracting public feud. Its board members battered and its fate still up to a judge, the group's split board is having two conventions this week. Bernice King, who was elected president... more »
  • Ferdinand Nickles held on $2M bond

    November 24, 2009 9:59 AM

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - A man accused of killing a 20-year-old man, then torching a pickup truck with the body in it, is being held on $2 million bond in the Vermilion Parish jail. Deputies brought 29-year-old Ferdinand Nickles to Abbeville over the weekend from Atlanta, where U.S. Marshals arrested... more »
  • Saints improve to 7-0 with 35-27 win over Falcons

    November 3, 2009 12:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Every time Drew Brees and the Saints' potent offense stumbles, New Orleans' resurgent defense is right there to pick up the slack. The Saints intercepted three Matt Ryan passes, with Jabari Greer returning one 48 yards for the club's sixth defensive touchdown this season, and New... more »
  • Louisiana graduation rate falls

    October 19, 2009 8:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A new report says Louisiana suffered the biggest drop in its public high school graduation rate of any state in the Southern region over a five-year period. The study says 13 of 16 Southern states reviewed showed graduation gains between 2002 and 2006, a big... more »
  • Police arrest 4 in counterfeit ticket case

    October 13, 2009 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU Police have arrested four people from Atlanta and booked them with the selling of counterfeit tickets to the Tigers' football game against the University of Florida. Detective Jason Bettencourtt said several people filed reports Saturday that tickets they had purchased from people on campus... more »
  • Rio de Janeiro To Host 2016 Summer Olympics

    October 2, 2009 2:39 PM

    UPDATE: Chicago was the first city eliminated in the competition for the 2016 games. About 10,000 people gathered in Chicago's Daley Plaza, hoping for the best.The International Olympic Committee voted between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Madrid, Spain in the final vote. Rio de Janeiro was ultimately chosen to host... more »

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