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January 22, 2019 - 10:57 am
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- US states are increasingly legalizing marijuana, but the drug still isn't mainstream enough to convince CBS to let a cannabis company run a Super Bowl ad in 2019. Acreage Holdings, a US-based cannabis firm that made a splash last year when it added former...
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Gladys Knight
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January 17, 2019 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta. Video of Gladys Knight to Sing Super Bowl LIII National Anthem The 74-...
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In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, photo, the Atlanta Falcons play the Baltimore Ravens in the Mercedes-Benz stadium during the second half of an NFL football game, in Atlanta.
AP Photo/Danny Karnik
January 15, 2019 - 9:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. The ongoing partial government shutdown is "uncharted territory" amid...
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A Transportation Security Administration employee checks an air traveler's identification at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Atlanta.
John Bazemore/AP
January 14, 2019 - 1:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Air travelers endured waits of more than an hour to get through domestic checkpoints at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta on Monday, the first business day after security screeners missed paychecks for the first time due to partial government shutdown . No-shows among screeners...
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Adam Levine
Silvia Izquierdo/AP Photo, File
January 13, 2019 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL on Sunday ended months of uncertainty by officially announcing Maroon 5, Big Boi and Travis Scott as the performers at this year's Super Bowl halftime show. Maroon 5 had been the widely reported halftime show act since September, but the NFL didn't confirm the band as its...
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The Frontier Airlines check-in counter is shown at Philadelphia International Airport.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
January 08, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the spring, Frontier Airlines will add service from Philadelphia to Atlanta, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Pensacola and Raleigh/Durham. The additions will raise to 31 the number of destination options the Denver-based carrier gives to travelers into and out of...
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 A local animal rescue extends its arms to help some furry four-legged friends from all the way down south.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 07, 2019 - 3:48 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A local animal rescue extends its arms to help some furry four-legged friends from all the way down South. The Atlanta Humane Society recently rescued 165 German shepherds from a property in rural Georgia from conditions which officials call deplorable. "These...
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David Goldman/AP Photo, File
January 06, 2019 - 12:24 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Groundwater near Georgia military bases remains contaminated from a toxic firefighting foam used for decades by the U.S. Air Force, prompting fears among residents about their exposure to the chemicals. Recent tests at Georgia's three air bases show extensive environmental...
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Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee
CNN
December 12, 2018 - 7:30 am
By Nicole Chavez and Joe Sutton (CNN) -- Two earthquakes struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, rattling people awake across several Southeast states. The United States Geological Survey says the temblors hit near Decatur, Tennessee. The first one, a preliminary 4.4-magnitude earthquake,...
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Shaquille O'Neal
AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File
December 11, 2018 - 7:47 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal has been to enough parties before Super Bowls to know that he can do much better. "I've been to a million Super Bowl parties the past 15 years, and they're all boring," O'Neal said. "So this is Atlanta, I'm bringing the party to Atlanta. I wanted to do something big...
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