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Braves fire GM Wren after season goes south

John Hart named interim GM; move comes after team suffers late-season collapse, misses playoffs.

MORE:  Cox backs GonzalezBradley: No objection | Schultz: Poor decisions | Photos: Wren's player moves

TODAY'S NEWS

The Buzz

John Rocker, girlfriend are 'Survivor' castaways

Rocker's girlfriend speaks

Julie McGee, who will join the former Braves pitcher on the new season of "Survivor," says he'll be a "strong presence." | TV best bets

bow-wow

Bow Wow in Love

Rapper and his "Love and Hip Hop" star fiancee announced engagement at BET Hip Hop Awards. |  Video | Champagne flows

Emma Watson on People's best dressed list

Emma's big speech

The "Harry Potter" actress gave a speech at the United Nations over the weekend on women's rights. | Photos:  Emma through the years

Better Half

Better Half revisit

Midtown restaurant rewards the adventurous and is in its own class in the Atlanta dining scene. | Tips for baking better

Garth Brooks

Brooks' roaring return

Review: Hardly a Friday affair, Garth Brooks' first Atlanta show in 18 years had a distinct Southern style. | Photos | New album | Quiz

SPORTS

TRAVEL

Travel calendar

GEORGIAMontrose — Haunted Montrose, Sept. 27-Nov. 1, features a haunted house and other scary attractions, a maze, food and a scare-free zone.

NATION & WORLD

Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges.

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BUSINESS

Blue Bird school bus maker to be sold

Blue Bird Corp., the Fort Valley-based school bus maker, will be acquired by the Houston investment firm Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp.

6 mins ago  

HEALTH

Georgia’s obesity rate still high, but don’t give up on shedding pounds

Georgia’s adult obesity rate remains steady, standing at 30 percent in 2013, about the same as the previous year, according to a new study.

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