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Parent questions test scores at APS trial

Justina Collins says her daughter struggled entire school year, then passed state tests. | Day 2 photos

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The Buzz

First Look: Shake Shack, Buckhead Atlanta

A look at Shake Shack

We talk with culinary director Mark Rosati about the new Buckhead spot featuring burgers, dogs. and, of course, shakes. | Go inside

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Tyson hits Atlanta

Astrophysicist and "Cosmos" host Neil deGrasse Tyson will visit the Fox Theatre next year. | More upcoming Atlanta shows

Tyler Perry and Gelila Bekele

A boy for Tyler?

The ATL entertainment mogul may have inadvertently revealed the baby's gender during an interview. | Photos:  Celebrity babies 2014

Sept. 20, 2014

Navigating the Dome

If you're heading to the One Direction concert tomorrow night, check out these tips for a hassle-free experience. | More music news

Kenny Leon

Back to Broadway

Atlanta director Kenny Leon is returning to Broadway to direct a revival of "Children of a Lesser God." | More arts and culture news

SPORTS

TRAVEL

A weekend in … Glenwood Springs, Colo.

A weekend in … Glenwood Springs, Colo.

Weekend in Glenwood Springs, Colo., one of three ways: on a budget, spending a bit more, or when the getaway calls for a splurge.

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NATION & WORLD

Secret Service head takes onus for WH breach

Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency fell short in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.

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BUSINESS

Recessions bad for birth rate

Recessions are bad for babies – and not just during the recession, according to new research. Women who were in their early 20s during the recent recession are likely to have fewer children – even a decade or more after the economy has recovered, says a study by the Princeton University’s Wilson School, published this week by the National Academy of Sciences.

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HEALTH

Caffeine-laden underwear will not help you lose weight, FTC says

Does it sound believable that wearing undergarments infused with caffeine would help people lose weight?

Atlanta Sports

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Mark Bradley

Mark Bradley is a sports columnist and blogger for the AJC

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Jeff Schultz

Jeff Schultz is a sports columnist and blogger for the AJC

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Michael Carvell on recruiting

College recruiting news, recruits, top high school players

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Ken Sugiura on Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets sports blog from The AJC

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Georgia High School Sports

The Prep Zone blog covers high school sports in Atlanta and Georgia

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News to Me / George Mathis

An informative look at interesting news breaking on the Internet.

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Business beat

Atlanta, GA and US business news and how it affects you

Things to Do, Celebrities

Rodney Ho / Radio & TV Talk blog

Radio & TV Talk / Rodney Ho

From Atlanta’s stations to the hottest “American Idol" news.

The Buzz / Jennifer Brett

The Buzz / Jennifer Brett

Atlanta buzz about people, social life and celebrities

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Atlanta Shopping / Nedra Rhone

Find metro Atlanta deals and bargains to save you money

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The Music Scene / Melissa Ruggieri

Concerts, live music, Atlanta musicians and the best acts coming to town

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Atlanta Restaurant Scene / John Kessler

Best Atlanta restaurants, new places to try, recipes, Atlanta chefs and food

AJC Parenting

AJC Parenting

Raising healthy children without going insane, one blog post at a time.

Opinion

Mike Luckovich

Mike Luckovich

Today's editorial cartoon from the AJC's Pulitzer Prize winner

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Get Schooled / Maureen Downey

AJC blog about education in Georgia and the nation