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Restaurant owner sued over strip-searches

BY : | 2008

The former owner of a Georgia restaurant is being sued by the federal government on behalf of former employees who say they were strip-searched.The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit on behalf of three black employees at...

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NHL: Vancouver 2, Atlanta 1

BY : | 2008

Roberto Luongo made 27 saves Thursday to help bring the slumping Vancouver Canucks a 2-1 decision over Atlanta.It was only the second win in 10 games for the Canucks, who got goals from Daniel Sedin and Alexandre Burrows in the third period.Pascal...

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Merger talk could spread to more airlines

BY : | 2008

A Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines merger under discussion could trigger a domino effect with other carriers following suit, it was reported Thursday.Continental's Chief Executive Officer Larry Kellner told The New York Times a Delta-Northwest...

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NBA: Atlanta 98, LA Lakers 95

BY : | 2008

Joe Johnson hit four free throws in the last 23 seconds Wednesday, lifting Atlanta to a 98-95 decision over the Los Angeles Lakers.Johnson scored 28 points and Josh Smith added 17 to help the Hawks win their third straight game. Al Horford had a...

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NHL: Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 2

BY : | 2008

Steve Downie scored a late third-period goal Tuesday, delivering the Philadelphia Flyers a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.Mike Richards had a goal and an assist for the Flyers, who have won four of their last five games.The Flyers improved...

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Obama, as expected, takes Georgia

BY : | 2008

U.S. Democrat Barack Obama, as expected, was the apparent winner in Georgia's Super Tuesday presidential primary, considerably outdistancing Hillary Clinton.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said immediately after the polls closed that there was no...

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NBA: Atlanta 96, Philadelphia 91

BY : | 2008

Josh Childress had 21 points and six rebounds Monday as the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 20-point first-quarter deficit to beat Philadelphia 96-91.Josh Smith added 19 points, nine blocked shots, nine assists and six rebounds for the Hawks. Smith tied a...

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Economy in Southeast feels the drought

BY : | 2008

Drought in the U.S. Southeast could affect more than pool companies and landscapers, as economists said continued dry weather could hurt the region's economy.The Southeast has been largely spared the nation's economic woes, economists said but the...

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Report: Woman killed, NFL player injured

BY : | 2008

A pregnant woman was killed and New Orleans Saints defensive end Charles Grant was stabbed in the neck in an incident in Georgia, it was reported Sunday.Shots were fired outside a bar in Early County shortly after midnight, killing the woman, who...

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Natural causes suspected in Atlanta deaths

BY : | 2008

Atlanta police suspect the recent deaths of four people, thought to be homeless individuals, were caused by natural causes or inclement weather.The discovery of the four bodies in northwest Atlanta Saturday led authorities to suspect the potentially...

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McCain, Obama ahead in Georgia

BY : | 2008

Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama hold 6 point leads in the races for their party's U.S. presidential nominations in Georgia, a poll indicates.Among the Republicans running for the White House, the Arizona senator has a 6 point lead...

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NBA: Atlanta 104, New Jersey 92

BY : | 2008

Marvin Williams (24), Josh Childress (23) and Josh Smith (23) combined to score 70 points Saturday to lead the Atlanta Hawks over New Jersey 104-92.Atlanta started its victory with a 25-18 lead after the first quarter, built it to 55-38 at the half...

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