5 things to know today: Freddie Freeman to undergo MRI, CT scan after injury, and more

Credit: AP Photo

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1. Freeman to undergo MRI, CT scan after injury. Braves slugger Freddie Freeman left Wednesday night's game against Toronto with a potentially serious injury after being hit by a pitch in the left hand in the fifth inning. [Read here]

2. Georgia GOPer on Trump fallout: Comey memo leak 'could be considered treason'. The revelation that then-FBI Director Jim Comey wrote in a February memo that Trump asked him to end a probe into Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, sent Republicans scrambling to respond to another major Trump controversy.[Read here]

3. Developer named for Atlanta's Fort McPherson. The McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority has selected a partnership led by Atlanta area developer and planner for a portion of the former military installation. [Read here]

4. Representative: Rocker Chris Cornell has died at age 52. Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Cornell's representative Brian Bumbery said in a statement to The Associated Press. Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family are in shock. [Read here]

5. Pop-up showers possible this afternoon. It's dry now, but parts of metro Atlanta could pick up showers Thursday afternoon, according to Channel 2 Action News. "As we go through the day," Channel 2 meteorologist Karen Minton said, "we're going to see a mix of clouds and sun, turning mostly cloudy." [Read here]


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