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2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled
UPDATE: A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are ...
September 17, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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14-year-old from Marietta learns how to bake ‘fudgy’ moist cake from grandmother
Fourteen-year-old Ashley Cranfill learns the joy of cooking from her maternal grandmother, Sandra Johnson. The Marietta resident shares her favorite recipe from her grandmother for the Best Chocola...
September 16, 2014 10:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lauretta Hannon: Meet the buzz killers
Q: Your last column about how to “grow your joy” was excellent. Can you cover some things that actually prevent one from experiencing great joy? A: As I said last week, this topic is so vast that I...
September 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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For fans, college football poses wedding dilemma
Emily Younker isn't getting married until next year but she's already made sure the date doesn't conflict with college football and sent one invitation: To Big Al, the elephant mascot of the Univer...
September 15, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA
Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white compa...
September 15, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh from the outfield - San Francisco Giants fans find new experience in edible garden
Only a few feet beyond the outstretched glove of Giants centerfielder Angel Pagan, over the outfield fence at AT&T Park, is a hidden gem unlike any other in big league baseball. This special space ...
September 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appalachian journey - Best-selling Christian author to visit Marietta
New York Times best-selling Christian author Lisa Wingate will visit Marietta on Monday and Woodstock on Tuesday to discuss her newest novel “The Story Keeper.” The award-winning author has set her...
September 14, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Creepers Car Club’s love affair with classic vehicles going strong since 1960
“We are just guys that love old cars,” said Acworth resident Darwin Stanfield, who has been a member for five years and is the president of the club. He owns a 1965 Mercury Comet Caliente, a 1966 F...
September 13, 2014 07:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shiloh Hills concert to feature Randall Franks
Shiloh Hills Baptist Church will play host to an acoustic and bluegrass gospel concert today at 6 p.m. featuring artists Randall Franks, The Watkins Family and Les Butler. Franks, a TV/film star, c...
September 13, 2014 12:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter Fonda's 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction
UPDATE: The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.
September 17, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on
Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females.
September 17, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Stem Wine Bar
Where : 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 516, in Merchant’s Walk, Marietta. Phone : (678) 214-6888 Prices : $10 to $30 Serves : Wines by the glass from Italy, Spain, France and the U.S. and small pla...
September 16, 2014 10:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Calendar for September 16
Seniors ♦ Blood Pressure Check, 1 p.m., Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt Road SW, Smyrna, 30082. (770) 801-3400. ♦ Billiards, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hu...
September 16, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cat Stevens announces brief US concert tour
New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road.
September 15, 2014 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Happy red cup leads to happy new Miss America
Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup. For her talent performance, Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams' "Happy" while sitting cross...
September 15, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medical program begins Oct. 13
Students enrolled in Kennesaw State University’s Medical Assisting Certificate program will have access to a state-of-theart classroom. The next course begins Oct. 13 and is offered through KSU’s C...
September 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breast cancer treatment offers new hope
As a surgical oncologist focused on treating breast cancer, I see daily how devastating a breast cancer diagnosis can be. But I also see daily how new and often cutting-edge treatments give women t...
September 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy Scouts traverse rugged terrain on U.S./Canadian border
Nine members of Boy Scout Troop 554 from Whitefield Academy in Smyrna recently went on a high-adventure canoe trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area on the U.S./Canadian border. The trek lasted six...
September 13, 2014 07:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stephen’s yard sale will be today
St. Stephen United Methodist Church will have a yard sale today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations will be accepted between 1 and 5 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the church. Hot dogs will be available on Saturd...
September 13, 2014 12:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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