WDBJ news anchor Chris Hurst (left), boyfriend of slain journalist Alison Parker, and Parker's father, Andy Parker, appeared on Fox to talk about the reporter's life. Video still via Fox News

5 things to know: Slain reporter's dad wants tougher gun laws

Five things you should know for Thursday, August 27:

1. Andy Parker, father slain reporter Alison Parker, vows "to do something, whatever it takes, to get gun legislation – to shame people, to shame legislators into doing something ..." [Read the full story and see video of his interview here]

2. Falcons owner Arthur Blank says it's time for him to dial it back and hire a CEO. [Click here to read why Jeff Schultz is skeptical | read Tim Tucker's story on myajc.com here]

3. A veteran Cobb County soccer coach isin jail without bond after being arrested on child pornography charges. [Get the details here]

4. A former Clayton County deputy is suing Sheriff Victor Hill for sex, race, color and age discrimination, saying he had her train her own replacement. [Read the full story here]

5. The temperature will be higher today, but there's no chance of raindrops falling on your head. [Get your full forecast here]

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