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3 arrested in connection to Atlanta I-85 overpass fire

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ATLANTA — Three people were arrested Friday in connection to the massive blaze one day earlier on an Atlanta interstate that caused part of an overpass, officials said. Deputy Insurance Commissioner Jay Florence said Sophia Broner, Barry Thomas and Basil Eleby were arrested on Friday. Broner and Thomas were charged …

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Drone racing gets off the ground

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Zoe Stumbaugh loves riding motorcycles — its exhilaration and sense of freedom. But she had to stop when a debilitating medical condition forced her to stay in bed for two years. Even after Stumbaugh got back on her feet, her riding days were over. She was depressed and hoped a hobby would …

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Almanac: The Fountain of Youth

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And now a page from our “Sunday Morning” Almanac: April 2, 1513, 504 years ago today … the day three ships commanded by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon arrived at a spot on the East Coast of Florida where a small landing party went ashore. On April 2, 1513, …

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The Doomsday Vault: Humanity’s salvation?

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Spring is the season home gardeners plant seeds for the vegetables they hope to harvest in the fall. Unbeknownst to most of us, a team of experts is looking much further ahead — taking extraordinary efforts to keep the world evergreen in the event of some future apocalypse. Seth Doane …

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