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ATLANTA | Tiger Woods returns to Tour Championship with share of lead

ATLANTA — The crowd at East Lake was larger and louder than it has been in five years, which was the last time Tiger Woods was at the Tour Championship. It was no coincidence. Woods played one of his best rounds of the year in his return to the FedEx Cup finale and caused the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Tiger Woods returns to Tour Championship with share of lead

ATLANTA | Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

ATLANTA— As Georgia’s top elections official runs for governor, a federal judge said the state has stalled too long in the face of “a mounting tide of evidence of the inadequacy and security risks” of its voting system. Secretary of State Brian Kemp, a Republican, is in the midst of a closely watched race against … Continue reading ATLANTA | Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

ATLANTA | Florence expected to become hurricane, take aim at Southeast

ATLANTA — Tropical Storm Florence swirled westward across the Atlantic on Sunday, and forecasters said it will strengthen into a major hurricane that could hit the East Coast toward the end of the week. Florence is expected to become a major hurricane by Monday, the National Hurricane Center said. The Miami-based center defines a major … Continue reading ATLANTA | Florence expected to become hurricane, take aim at Southeast

ATLANTA | MLS eager to show off Atlanta success story at All-Star Game

ATLANTA— The MLS All-Star Game is more than the league showing off its best players against Italian powerhouse Juventus. It’s a chance to flaunt one of its biggest success stories. The A-T-L. Atlanta United has shattered just about every MLS attendance record since joining the league in 2017 , which made it a natural choice … Continue reading ATLANTA | MLS eager to show off Atlanta success story at All-Star Game

ATLANTA  | Allegation clouds Bobby Brown’s plan for violence shelter

ATLANTA  — Singer Bobby Brown plans to build a shelter for domestic violence victims in honor of his late daughter despite allegations that he once hit his ex-wife Whitney Houston. Brown was set to receive a proclamation Monday from City of South Fulton Mayor Bill Edwards and other officials acknowledging his plans build the not-for-profit … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Allegation clouds Bobby Brown’s plan for violence shelter

ATLANTA | Braves’ Newcomb falls 1 strike short of no-hitter vs Dodgers

ATLANTA — Sean Newcomb came within one strike of pitching the first no-hitter by the Atlanta Braves since 1994, denied when Chris Taylor sharply singled in a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. Newcomb had a 2-2 count with two outs in the ninth inning when Taylor hit a hard grounder beyond … Continue reading ATLANTA | Braves’ Newcomb falls 1 strike short of no-hitter vs Dodgers

ATLANTA | Spokeswoman: Rep John Lewis, civil rights icon, hospitalized

ATLANTA  — Civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis remains hospitalized for undisclosed reasons. Lewis’ spokeswoman Brenda Jones told The Associated Press on Sunday that the 78-year-old Georgia congressman will stay in the hospital until doctor’s observations are complete. She says Lewis is “resting very comfortably” after he was admitted into the hospital Saturday … Continue reading ATLANTA | Spokeswoman: Rep John Lewis, civil rights icon, hospitalized

ATLANTA | Braves’ Newcomb has no-hitter thru 8 innings vs Dodgers

ATLANTA — Braves left-hander Sean Newcomb is throwing a no-hitter through eight innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Newcomb retired his first 15 batters Sunday before walking Yasiel Puig in the sixth. Newcomb has struck out eight, walked one and thrown 117 pitches at SunTrust Park. In his second season, Newcomb is pitching past the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Braves’ Newcomb has no-hitter thru 8 innings vs Dodgers