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Braves lose one of their top prospects for the season

A couple of days ago, I talked about top prospect Braden Shewmake leaving a game with an injury after a nasty collision with Travis Demeritte. Shewmake was carted off the field, and it’s now been discovered that he tore the PCL in his left knee. That actually sounds a lot worse than it is. Shewmake should make a full recovery in about two months. However, that does mean he will miss the remainder of the season.
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Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Young Thug, who’s accused of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s RICO Act and participation in a criminal street gang, is facing six new felony charges along with four others linked to the case. A new indictment was filed in Fulton County Superior Court last week against the artist, whose real name is Jeffery Williams. He now faces additional charges of participation in criminal street gang activity, violation of the Georgia controlled substances act, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a machine gun and drug charges, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The new charges stem from what investigators found during Williams’ arrest on the original May 9 indictment at his home in Atlanta’s upscale Buckhead neighborhood, authorities said. The initial indictment contained 56 counts against 28 people for alleged involvement in crimes committed on behalf of the Young Slime Life street gang. The updated indictment now contains 65 counts, six of which apply to Williams.
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3 Great Burger Places in Georgia

While it is true that's is not recommended to eat fast food on a regular basis, it's perfectly ok to have some nice, crispy fries and a good burger, from time to time. It's truly all about balance. So if you are eating mostly healthy food, and are looking for good burger spots in Georgia where you can go out with your friends occasionally, then you are in the right place because that's what this article is all about: three amazing burger places in Georgia that you should absolutely visit if you love a good burger. All of these places are known to serve delicious food, made with fresh and high-quality ingredients, so make sure to check them out.
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Arizona man walks across country to raise awareness about human trafficking

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – An Arizona man is walking across the country to raise awareness about human trafficking, and he stopped in Jackson on Wednesday. My Sister’s Keeper Walk is a Phoenix-based nonprofit. Frantz Beasley, who is the founder, has walked more than 2,000 miles, crossing state lines to raise awareness of human trafficking. “It’s […]
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Morrow police chief dies at 47

Former Morrow Police Chief James "Jimmy" Callaway passed away unexpectedly Monday while in Savannah for a GGIA conference. He was 47.
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NFC Notes: Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers, Saints, Taysom Hill

The Athletic’s Greg Auman notes the Buccaneers are considering using CB Ross Cockrell at safety. Auman points out that Cockrell spent time at safety in last year’s training camp and also lined up in the nickel role this offseason. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport notes Buccaneers C Robert Hainsey...
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Lawyer: Giuliani won't testify Tuesday in Ga. election probe

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani will not appear as scheduled Tuesday before a special grand jury in Atlanta that’s investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, his lawyer said. A judge last month had ordered Giuliani, a Trump lawyer and former New York City mayor, to appear before the special grand jury Tuesday. But Giuliani’s attorney, Robert Costello, told The Associated Press on Monday that Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney, who’s overseeing the special grand jury, had excused Giuliani for the day. Nothing in publicly available court documents indicates that Giuliani is excused from appearing, but McBurney has scheduled a hearing for 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to hear arguments on a court filing from Giuliani seeking to delay his appearance. In a court filing Monday, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis asked the judge to deny Giuliani’s request for a delay and to instruct him to appear before the special grand jury as ordered.
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'I just can't wait': KSU move-in day sees thousands of students arrive

KENNESAW — About 5,900 Kennesaw State University students are arriving this week to live on campus, with incoming freshmen saying how excited they are to begin college. Lines stretched from the elevator inside the new 508-bed freshman dormitory, The Summit, all the way to the back side of the building Wednesday. Booths surrounded the front entrance, with areas for families to check in and a space to rent moving containers. Families waited to be guided to the rooms next to scattered suitcases and bins filled...
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Police investigate shooting at Canton car dealership

CANTON, Ga. - One person was injured in a shooting at a Canton car dealership on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Canton Police arrested a 30-year-old Covington man, Kevon Phillip Duffus, for two counts aggravated assault. The shooting happened just after 1 p.m. at a Hyundai dealership along Liberty Boulevard. Canton...
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Falcons 2021 second-round pick trending in right direction

The Falcons are going to be heavily reliant on their young players, particularly those from the 2021 draft class taking a significant step forward in their second season. Kyle Pitts is already one of the best tight ends in the game, and Ade Ogundeji looks to have the inside track at starting opposite Lorenzo Carter. But it’s not all roses.
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