1. Did 'laughing while black' get a women's book club kicked off a train? Eleven members of the Sistahs of the Reading Edge book club were escorted from the train after staff members twice asked them to be less boisterous, according to reports in both the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. [Read more]
2. Five men put gun to grandmother’s head, shoot her grandson, police say: The suspects left in a red sedan, the grandmother told police. The grandson was taken to a hospital, where he was believed to be in stable condition. No arrests have been made. [Read more]
3. One of America's 'best places to live' is only an hour away: It has football, a party scene, great roads for cycling and world-class food. Those are just some of the reasons Athens was voted the sixth "Best Place to Live in America," according to Outside magazine's online competition. [Read more]
4. What’s at the intersection of Georgia traffic and planning? Roundabouts. About 145 roundabouts have been built in Georgia since 2005. More than 110 are in various stages of design, and more than 20 are currently under construction. [Read more]
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