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Dan Raby

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Dan Raby is the digital media specialist for Public Broadcasting Atlanta – which basically means he spends all day creating cool content for the web and mobile devices.

A public media nerd from an early age, Dan bounced between his hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina and Washington, DC working for various radio stations of all shapes and kinds. He’s worked for WRDU-FM, Sirius XM, and NPR Music (though not all those companies at the same time).

After living in DC he’s glad to be back in a city that knows what good Southern comfort food is. He will talk your ear off about old newspaper comics if you give him a chance.

He holds a degree in Communication Studies from American University.

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Thursday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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Thursday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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Gov. Nathan Deal has approved the "campus carry" bill which would allow licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons on public college campuses.

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On Monday, Deal had said he wasn't "satisfied" with local law enforcement efforts to protect students around college campuses. In his statement after signing the bill, the governor echoed these remarks.

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Voters assigned to two Fulton County polling locations will have extra time to vote in the special 6th Congressional District election due to the locations not opening at 7 a.m.

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Eligible voters whose designated polling locations are Centennial High School or Johns Creek Environmental Campus will have extra time to vote, a statement from Fulton County said. Centennial High School will close at 7:35 p.m. and Johns Creek Environmental Campus will close at 7:55 p.m. 

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A MARTA spokesperson says one person is dead and three are wounded after a shooting at the West Lake MARTA station.

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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority spokesman Erik Burton says in a statement that the shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the station.

Burton says police have detained a suspect. Authorities have not released the man's name but say he's in his 30s. The investigation is ongoing.