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Gwinnett students salute veterans
Baptists take on woman pastors
New policy provides the Georgia Baptist Convention the ability to refuse donations from entities out of sync with Southern Baptist beliefs. The only church that currently falls into that category is the 2,700-member Decatur First Baptist headed by the Rev. Julie Pennington-Russell.

Kennesaw liquor permit killed by Facebook
A Kennesaw restaurant had its license to serve alcohol revoked after pictures of underage drinkers were posted on Facebook, the popular social networking Internet site.

NAACP opposes moving Clayton graves
The Clayton County NAACP and a neighborhood association implored the county Tuesday to not allow 311 historic African-American graves to be dug up and reburied. The abandoned graves near the Atlanta airport date to the 1880s and may include former slaves.

Gwinnett students salute veterans
At precisely 9:30 a.m., 230 fifth-graders filed into the Sycamore Elementary School gymnasium. They wore red, white and blue T-shirts with their Sugar Hill school's name emblazoned across their chests in the form of an American flag. With song and the recitation of history, with certificates of honor and gold medals bearing an eagle, a school and a community came together to observe Veterans Day.
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Buckhead facing real estate 'bloodbath?'
The Urban Land Institute, a national organization of developers, presented its annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report Tuesday, and once again Atlanta is portrayed as overbuilt and not a particularly attractive place to invest.
$285M hotel/condo still planned | Critics say feds' mortgage plan lacking

Private Quarters
Allyson and Mark Watson's Vinings home reflects their love of Adirondacks lodges.

Nunn to aid Obama in defense shift
President-elect Obama has hired former Senate Armed Services Committee chairman Sam Nunn to help shepherd his Pentagon transition. Nunn, a former Georgia senator and veteran Democratic defense adviser, was once rumored as a potential Obama running mate.
Ga. early voting time may get shorter | Broun regrets Marxist Obama remark
Special Obama section | T-shirt | Obama daughters on 'Hannah Montana'?

$15 to check first AirTran bag
The airline's new $15 first checked bag charge will go into effect for new bookings starting today for travel Dec. 5 or later. Those who bought tickets Nov. 11 or earlier will not be charged the new fee.

California gays reeling after marriage ban
The state's gay-rights movement has been beset by infighting and finger-pointing since the defeat of gay marriage at the ballot box, with some activists questioning the campaign's mild tactics, including the decision not to show same-sex couples in ads.

Granny has daughter's babies
A 56-year-old Ohio woman who gave birth to her triplet granddaughters a month ago is recovering from a Caesarean section and hopeful that one of the girls will be home from the hospital by Saturday.

Oklahoma to debut new ambulance siren you can feel
Oklahoma's largest ambulance company will become the first ambulance service in the nation to outfit its entire fleet with new Howler sirens, designed to emit low-frequency tones that penetrate objects within 200 feet - such as cars - to alert drivers.

Horford dominates in Hawks' win over Bulls
Atlanta's second-year center/forward makes himself at home on the Chicago Bulls' home court, imposing his will early and often (27 points, 17 rebounds, 5 blocks) as the 6-0 Hawks battle their way to a 113-108 victory.
UGA players defend defensive coordinator | Ex-arena player bites off officer's fingertip

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