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Opening day for Buckhead Atlanta project

The massive $1 billion Buckhead Atlanta project will hold a grand opening ceremony on Thursday.

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Gender gap shapes campaign strategies

A distinct gender gap is forming in the race for Georgia’s top offices, as polls show female voters are siding with the Democratic candidates while men are solidly behind the Republican hopefuls for the open Senate seat and in the governor’s contest.

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Private Quarters: Couple personalizes Ellenwood home

Homeowners Frances and Garnell Pace picked out the home's plan and oversaw the building process.

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Mark Arum Weekend Construction Outlook

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