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Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face
Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey ...
June 29, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doctors on skinny jeans: Don’t squat
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat - at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after experiencing muscle damage, swellin...
June 29, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A life in memoir: Author’s newest class to help guide writers tell their untold stories
Marietta Daily Journal Columnist and author Lauretta Hannon will offer her Memoir Master Class this summer. Fresh from the world premiere of a documentary based on her story, she sat down with us t...
June 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Promise dedicates house
Family Promise of Cobb County and Kirkwood Presbyterian Church USA dedicated the Kirkwood Promise House, which will serve as transitional housing for a family who was once homeless, on May 31. “God...
June 27, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sacred on display: Catholic shrines team up to draw pilgrims during pope visit
Four Roman Catholic shrines, including one featuring the glass-enclosed body of a saint wearing his bishop’s vestments and a wax mask so lifelike he appears ready to share a blessing, have joined f...
June 27, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campus News
Check out the accomplishments of local students in college.
June 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Run supports schools: 5K raises $20,000 for Marietta City Schools’ Graduate Marietta initiative
The Kiwanis Club of Marietta's first Light the Way 5K successfully raised $20,000 in May for Marietta City Schools' Graduate Marietta initiative. More than 60 volunteers and 600 runners participate...
June 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miss Cobb County wins second runner-up at Miss Georgia contest
Miss Cobb County Patricia Ford was awarded second runner-up at the Miss Georgia pageant on June 20. Ford came in third after first runner-up Miss Capital City Adeline Kenerly, and Miss Warner Robin...
June 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reel fun at Mable House: Arts center’s amphitheater to screen movies til Aug. 2
Want something fun and inexpensive to do with the family? Go see the featured movie “Penguins of Madagascar” tonight. The feature is part of the Free Moovies at the Mable Movie Series at the Mable ...
June 26, 2015 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in...
June 29, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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iFit: Fitness trackers are hot, but do they really help?
Sales of fitness trackers are climbing, and the biggest maker of the gadgets, Fitbit, made a splashy debut on the stock market Thursday. But will the devices really help you get healthier? Experts ...
June 29, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheeler graduate earns Gates Scholar title
Wheeler Magnet 2015 graduate Lilah Evans has been honored as a Gates Millennial Scholar. With this honor, Evans received a scholarship to Howard University where she will continue her education. Ev...
June 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shiloh Hills plans concert today
Shiloh Hills Baptist Church has scheduled Freedom Quartet, Jeff Stice and Peace Family in concert today at 6 p.m. Nationally acclaimed pianist, Jeff Stice has been voted “Musician of the Year” for ...
June 27, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church celebrates women on Sunday
Greater Community Church of God in Christ will celebrate its 45th Annual Women’s Day program on Sunday at 11 a.m. The public is invited to worship. The theme for this occasion will be the “Right Ha...
June 27, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mt. Bethel adds pre-k program
One year after adding a second East Cobb campus to house its new high school program, Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is growing again with the addition of a prekindergarten program for young fives. “...
June 27, 2015 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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World won’t improve until we turn to Christ
Q: I know Jesus promised to come again someday and straighten out everything that’s wrong with the world, but why does He delay? The world sure doesn’t seem to be getting any better, does it? -- Mr...
June 27, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Writer's personal story stranger than fiction
As a girl growing up in Voronezh, Russia, Lena Mikado loved the Southern classic novel, "Gone with the Wind." Of course, she was reading it in her native language — Russian.
June 26, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music
Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.
June 26, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students attend EarthCare challenge
Twenty-first Century Leaders, in partnership with Georgia Power, welcomed more than 80 students for its leadership program, EarthCare: The Leadership Challenge for the 21st Century from June 7 to 1...
June 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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