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Anime Weekend Atlanta brings Japan to town

Anime Weekend Atlanta brings Japan to town

Anime Weekend Atlanta certainly bows to its namesake, the popular form of Japanese animation featuring stylized saucer-eyed characters.

Your health

CDC study: Americans’ bellies are expanding fast

Mark Lennihan

CDC study: Americans’ bellies are expanding fast

CHICAGO — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.

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Television

Atlanta-shot ‘Red Band Society’ features sick teens but seeks balance

Atlanta-shot ‘Red Band Society’ features sick teens but seeks balance

Fox clearly has high hopes for its fall drama “Red Band Society,” which features Octavia Spencer (“The Help”), Dave Annable (“Brothers & Sisters”) and a cast of mostly unknown kids in a pediatric ward.

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Television

Atlanta now home to judge show ‘Paternity Court’

Atlanta now home to judge show ‘Paternity Court’

The syndicated TV world is littered with failure. In the “judge” arena, many names have come and gone in recent years: Jeanine Pirro, Maria Lopez, David Young and Penny Brown Reynolds to name a few.

Books

Millennials read more books than their elders

More millennials read books than their elders, a new Pew Research report finds. According to the report, 88 percent of Americans 16 to 29 years old have read at least one book in the past year, compared with 79 percent of people 30 and older.

150 years ago

Atlanta's Civil War

A look back at the Battle of Atlanta and other Civil War era moments.

From the AJC archives

From the AJC archives

Melissa Ruggieri: Music Scene

The Music Scene

Atlanta Restaurant Scene

Atlanta Restaurant Scene

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Personal Journeys

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Georgia legislators hit the beach

Georgia legislators hit the beach

The General Assembly’s decision to carve out a sun-splashed exception to limits on big-money lobbyist spending resulted in a hectic beach convention season for lawmakers this summer.

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memorial

Data missing on thousands of Georgia DUIs

The state has no record of the outcome of nearly 100,000 DUI charges because counties and cities have failed to properly report how they handled Georgia’s most dangerous drivers.

Sept. 19, 2014

Photos: Re-enacting the Battle of Utoy Creek

Confederate and Union reenactors recreate the Battle of Utoy Creek during the Atlanta Campaign's Battle of Atlanta re-enactment at the Nash Farm Battlefield.

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Annual Woofstock event in Suwanee

Volunteering in Atlanta

Learn how to volunteer in Atlanta and north Georgia, browse volunteer events and search local groups who need volunteers in the arts, community, food programs, housing, animal rescue and more.