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Jack and Michelle Welch with their dog outside the Kirkwood Public House for lunch. They said they have been eating out because they have been without power since Monday and threw out everything in their fridge on Tuesday night.
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More than 170,000 homes and businesses in the 10-county metro Atlanta area were still without power Wednesday afternoon, according to Georgia Power and Georgia EMC outage maps. 

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Outside the Taproom Coffee shop on Hosea Williams Drive, Brittany Fiscus-van Rossum rocked her newborn, Emilia, back and forth in her lap.

Fulton County Commissioners Can't Cancel R. Kelly Show

Aug 3, 2017
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Fulton County commissioners want to cancel a concert at a county-owned venue. But they don't have the power to do that.

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R&B singer R. Kelly is scheduled to perform at Wolf Creek Amphitheater on Aug. 25. Buzzfeed News recently alleged that the singer has been keeping women against their will in a "cult."

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Tuesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

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In a lawsuit, Georgia's ACLU is accusing Fulton County's Board of Registration and Elections of breaking state law.

But whether or not the board did is complicated.

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The Fulton Elections Board voted last Thursday to tweak certain precinct boundary lines and change some polling locations. The ACLU says the board didn't provide enough public notice before making the changes, and that violates state law.

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A lawsuit alleges that officials in a Georgia county broke state law and should have to reconsider recent changes to several polling places in predominantly black neighborhoods.

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