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Georgia at ‘turning point’? Debate signals Democratic hopes

Nov. 19, 2019 9:21 AM EST

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (AP) — Beth Moore would typically fit the mold of a Georgia Republican. She attended private school in the affluent, mostly white northern Atlanta suburbs, attended the University of Georgia, practices law and married a Republican. But the 37-year-old is part of a class of 17...

Tick tock, in hock: National debt clock looms over Atlanta

Nov. 7, 2019 1:34 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A nonpartisan organization has placed a national debt clock in downtown Atlanta, right on time for a Democratic presidential debate coming to the city in two weeks. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports New York-based Peter G. Peterson Foundation placed the billboard on Ted Turner Drive...

Tyler Perry's new studio to host 2019 Miss Universe pageant

Oct. 31, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Perry's new Atlanta studio will be home to the 2019 Miss Universe competition, a major showcase for the sprawling complex built on a former Confederate army base. The televised competition in which women from more than 90 countries compete for the crown of Miss Universe will air live...

Hollywood said 'no' to Deon Taylor, so he made his own path

Oct. 23, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deon Taylor doesn't take no for an answer when it comes to filmmaking. And it's a word he hears all the time. When no one wanted to make his first film, he made it himself and even persuaded Rutger Hauer to be in it. When the studio said they couldn't afford Oscar-nominated...

Quiet on set: Filming in Georgia's cemeteries is complicated

Oct. 19, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — There aren't many worse sights than someone messing with your mother's grave. That's what Warren Bond walked up on at the College Park Cemetery two and a half years ago. Bond saw fresh dirt atop the grave of his mother, who died in 1997, and a film crew. Shocked, he immediately...