5 things to know today: Shocking video shows student body-slammed in fight, and more

One student faces charges and another is in serious condition after a fight in a Gwinnett high school locker room. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

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One student faces charges and another is in serious condition after a fight in a Gwinnett high school locker room. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

1. Video: Student body-slammed, left unconscious in Gwinnett school locker room. A fight between two Gwinnett high school students left one boy seriously injured and another facing charges, school officials say. [Read here]

2. It's Veto Day for Nathan Deal: A look at what's on his desk. Gov. Nathan Deal reminded lawmakers during the legislative session's final hours that he's not afraid to wield his veto powers. On Tuesday we'll find out just how willing he is to use that red pen. [Read here]

3. How Home Depot is winning while retail loses. The colors of retail have lately come in red for financial losses, black and white for obituaries or maybe shade of gray for the grim struggle to survive in changing times. And then there's orange. As in, Big Orange, aka Atlanta-based Home Depot. [Read here]

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4. That Georgia guy lauded as a superhero teacher isn't really a teacher. It was a feel-good story that came to light on social media and drew national attention, a letter from a student who had never met his "real dad" thanking his teacher for being like a father to him. But The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned that the letter's recipient, who represented himself as a fifth grade Atlanta teacher, isn't what he says. [Read here]