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Candidates vying to shape future of Atlanta Public Schools

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When the voting takes place, 30 candidates are vying to shape the future of Atlanta Public Schools. Improved test scores for students are proof change is possible.

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More than 37,000 gallons of raw sewage spills in DeKalb County

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More than 37,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled behind another DeKalb County neighborhood causing concern for many homeowners. 

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Supermarket closing creates food desert

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The Memorial Drive corridor is one of the busiest areas in DeKalb County. And with so much to choose from in the area, it’s hard to believe there are so few options when it comes to the essentials.

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Impact of potential Amazon move to Atlanta

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Amazon's decision to seek a second headquarters location is inspiring cities to dream big.

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Atlanta new business

A major midtown Atlanta employer says it's doubling size and creating 800 new jobs at Technology Square. 

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Former Georgia governor sues Equifax over massive breach

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A former Georgia governor and now practicing attorney Roy Barnes filed a lawsuit against Atlanta-based Equifax following a massive cyberattack impacting millions of Americans.

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Can Atlanta afford Amazon?

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Your tax dollars could be on the line for bringing a huge new corporate headquarters to town. 

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Proposed development ban on DeKalb County churches lifted

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A proposed development ban for places of worship on a busy stretch of Memorial Drive has been removed.

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Storm damaged area pulls together in time of need

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The damage from Irma is widespread in metro Atlanta, but Hall County is one of the most devastated areas.

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Georgia's agriculture impacted by Irma

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CBS46 has shown you power outages and downed trees due to Irma. But now we're seeing new devastation to Georgia's agriculture.

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Georgia Power activates social media center for storm updates

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All eyes are on Hurricane Irma inside Georgia Power’s Social Media Center in Downtown Atlanta.

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Florida evacuees arrive in metro Atlanta

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With a full tank of gas and plenty of supplies, Bob and Renee Hatlelid decided to ride out Hurricane Irma in Atlanta.

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Fight over Atlanta ethics board continues

The fight over the future of the Atlanta city ethics board continues. The debate over who should pick the members of the board is in its seventh hour. 

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Alleged drunk school bus driver failed to report accident at prior job

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A Walton County school bus driver arrested for DUI failed to report an accident while working in Gwinnett County. 

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CBS46 gets action for community with flooding issue

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When it rains, it floods near the entrance of the Danforth subdivision at the intersection of Lavista Road and Richard Stokes Drive in DeKalb County. It's a problem neighbors have complained about for months.

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School bus driver arrested for DUI fired from prior job

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Many parents in one metro Atlanta community expressed outrage on Thursday with the Walton County School District after a school bus driver was arrested for driving under the influence. 

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Proposal to boost economic development bans churches

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A plan to boost economic development on Memorial Drive bans places of worship in certain areas.

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Heavy traffic delays expected for solar eclipse

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In late August, you might want to steer clear of traffic on North Georgia interstates. The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect significant delays north of I-20.

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Attempted robbery caught on cam; Community fights back

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One metro Atlanta community found a way to crack down on crime in their neighborhood. 

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City of Statham sued over DUI arrests by former police officer

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City of Statham sued over DUI arrests by former Police Officer Marc Lofton.

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Investigators close to solving 34-year-old cold case

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The brutal murder of Timothy Coggins happened more than a quarter of a century ago about an hour south of Atlanta in Spalding County. Now investigators are close to solving the crime.

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DeKalb County sheriff back at work after suspension

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DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann returned to work Monday after serving a 40-day suspension ordered by the Governor.

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Critical gaps that could put families in mobile homes at risk during storms

Mobile homes are often left vulnerable in bad weather. CBS46 investigative reporter Sally Sears spent months challenging authorities about the inspection process and the critical gaps that could put Georgia families at risk. 

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Police union says video of officer beating woman doesn't tell whole story

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A spokesperson with the DeKalb Fraternal Order of Police says viral video of a DeKalb County police officer beating a woman inside a store doesn't tell the whole story.

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Warning issued on high tech credit card scam called shimming

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The Better Business Bureau is issuing a warning on a new high tech credit card scam called shimming. 

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INVESTIGATES

Investigation finds safety violations with mobile homes in severe weather

CBS46 is working to keep you safe during severe weather. Our months-long investigation found troubling evidence of safety violations, specifically involving the growing mobile home industry in Georgia. 

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Controversial cop accused of false DUI arrests gets new job

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Nestled in the mountains of north Georgia, there’s a new deputy in Dahlonega and to some he’s no stranger.

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DeKalb County Schools to spend $85,000 on marketing campaign

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The DeKalb County School District launched a new billboard marketing campaign to change the perception of the school system.

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