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Southern Company to acquire Atlanta Gas Light's parent for $12B


Former Morris Brown dorm heavily damaged in fire


South Fulton County Economic Development to host career expo

South Fulton County Economic Development to host career expo

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Job seekers, get ready! The Unincorporated South Fulton County Economic Development Initiative will host a Career and Resource Expo on Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Georgia Aquarium fights in court to acquire belugas


ATLANTA -- Representatives from the Georgia Aquarium appeared in federal court Friday to continue the fight to bring belugas from Russia to the United States.

The aquarium argued that the belugas would thrive at its facility and that bringing the whales to Atlanta will benefit the species.

Tuberculosis drives latest push to close downtown homeless shelter


ATLANTA -- The mayor of Atlanta is vowing to shut down an embattled homeless shelter but for a brand new reason. He says its a breeding ground for a dangerous strain of tuberculosis that's gone nationwide.

Falcons interest in stadium hotel pitched


ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The Atlanta Falcons appear to be interested in getting into the hotel business -- and the hotel would be right next to their new one-and-a-half billion dollar stadium, due to open in 2017.

The hotel would be built just a few steps away. The Georgia World Congress Center has been planning the hotel for months. But the partnership with the Falcons is a new wrinkle, revealed when the state quietly issued paperwork seeking proposals from developers to build what the state envisions as a gleaming high rise hotel northeast of the stadium.

Scramble to avoid Falcons traffic nightmare Friday


ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The Atlanta Falcons will make their preseason debut Friday night, and they'll play alongside what may be the city's biggest construction zone -- for the new Falcons stadium.

Traffic will be a mess regardless, because both Martin Luther King Drive and Spring Street are closed. The question is what will happen on Mitchell Street. It normally carries a lot of Georgia Dome traffic, but has been closed for months, thanks to stadium construction. It's supposed to open by Friday – unless it doesn't.

A drive from the state capitol to the Georgia Dome has become a circuitous route, with construction blocking access at the stadium site, leading to a meandering detour through the narrow streets of the adjacent Castleberry Hill community.