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'Love & Hip Hop' drama

Mimi is now okay with her now infamous sex tape, but her friends are judgmental and Benzino tries to cash in. | Joseline breaks down on-set

Preview of Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Cardamom Hill closing

Chef Asha Gomez's Berkeley Hills spot will close its doors as she works on two new concepts. | Search ATL for Moe's gift cards

Photos: Katy Perry dazzles Atlanta with flawless pop show

Philips Arena ranked third

At the mid-year point, it retains its ranking as third in the U.S. based on ticket sales. | Frankie Beverly, Maze coming to Chastain Park

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6 painless ways to save

If you haven't saved for an emergency, you need to get started. Check out some small ways to save more. | Free pizza this week

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No trust for Hoffman kids

The actor, who died in February, rejected suggestions he set aside money for his children. | Photos:  Remembering Seymour Hoffman

SPORTS

TRAVEL

A weekend in Portsmouth, N.H.

A weekend in Portsmouth, N.H.

Weekend in Portsmouth, N.H., 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

Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.

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BUSINESS

Atlanta home prices rise, sales fall as supply remains low

It’s been a consistent theme for months. The long march toward recovery for metro Atlanta’s housing market continued last month as a shortage of homes for sale caused prices to rise and sales to lag.

HEALTH

Summer L. Blackwell , 37, of Hampton, Ga. lost 95 pounds

SUCCESS STORY / Summer L. Blackwell, 37: From 273 pounds to 178 poundsFormer weight: 273 poundsCurrent weight: 178 poundsPounds lost: 95 poundsHeight: 5 feet, 3 ½ inchesAge: 37 yearsHow long she’s kept it off: She started in March 2013 and by May of this year lost a total of 102 pounds.

Atlanta Sports

Mark Bradley

Mark Bradley

Mark Bradley is a sports columnist and blogger for the AJC

Jeff Schultz

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

News and Topics

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News to Me / George Mathis

Informative and / or entertaining breaking news humor from the AJC

Business beat blog

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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Bargain Hunter / Nedra Rhone

Find metro Atlanta deals and bargains to save you money

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Atlanta Restaurant Scene / John Kessler

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

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Momania / Theresa Walsh Giarrusso

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