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Chick-fil-A helps out Cherokee County family in need

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Next week in Cherokee County, you can enjoy some Chick-fil-A and know a part of what you’re paying is going towards a great cause. More>>

'Motown the Musical' arrives in Atlanta Video included

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They called it "The Sound of Young America" -- but since the 1960s, the music of Motown has become the sound of every American.  More>>

Fayette couple gives back to community by driving school bus Video included

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A retired couple in Fayette County is giving back to the community, in an unexpected way, by becoming bus drivers.  More>>

Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: August 20, 2015

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Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: August 20, 2015 More>>

Study: lice in 25 states resistant to common treatments

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Lice in at least 25 states, including Georgia, are now resistant to over-the-counter treatments. More>>

Yurt Village opens at Sweetwater Creek State Park Video included

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Campers at Sweetwater Creek State Park will get a new lodging option starting next week -- and fans of "glamping" are going to love this one!T More>>

Ponce City Market Announces First Official Event

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There's been plenty of speculation about Ponce City Market -- what it will look like, what it will include, and when it will be done. More>>

Casting Call: August 19 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of August 19!  More>>

Get the grapes! It's harvest time for north Georgia wineries

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North Georgia's wine business continues to grow, as do the grapes that make it all possible. More>>

Chronic back pain: when should you consider surgery?

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Back pain is one of the top reasons people miss work and end up in their doctor’s office. More>>

Cobb County's commute app

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The county is hoping to help your commute around the growth with Cobb Commute, a new traffic tool. More>>

Local YMCA locations offer free training for Atlanta kids triathlon Video included

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The 4th Annual Atlanta Kids Triathlon is just weeks away -- and right now, local YMCA locations are making sure the young competitors are ready to do their best. More>>

Mo. girl with cancer hopes to meet Taylor Swift Video included

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A little girl battling a brain tumor has a special wish: to meet music superstar Taylor Swift. More>>

Ideas for healthy school lunches Video included

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Now that school is back in session, many parents are dealing with the age old issue: how do I make my child’s school lunch healthy and tasty? More>>

KSU Owls ready for football season Video included

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Monday is the first day of school for Kennesaw State University, but this year things are going to be a little different. More>>

FDA proposes including 'added sugar' to labels Video included

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The FDA has proposed a big change to food package labels.  More>>

Burgers With Buck: Holeman and Finch Video included

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Check out the restaurant featured this week in "Burgers With Buck." More>>

Self-taught artists take center stage at 'Folk Fest' Video included

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It's called "The World's Greatest Folk Art Show and Sale" -- and it's been a tradition for lovers of unique artwork for decades. More>>

Metro Atlanta mom fights for #NFLgoGOLD in son's honor

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A metro Atlanta mother hopes the NFL will “go gold” in September in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More>>

How to fix your need for a sugar-fix Video included

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We Americans love sugar, and registered dietitian Marissa Moore says that isn't necessarily a bad thing. More>>

New parking deck, roads opening for football season Video included

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The Atlanta Falcons are getting ready to hit the turf Friday night, for the first preseason kick off. Meanwhile, construction continues at the one-million square foot site of the new stadium. More>>

1950s Memphis Comes To Life In Aurora Theatre Production Video included

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There's plenty of jumping and jiving going on in Lawrenceville right now, thanks to the current Aurora Theatre production of the Broadway hit "Memphis." More>>

FOX 5 viewer offers kidney to Lawrenceville mother Video included

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Two weeks after airing her story on Good Day Atlanta and FOX 5 News, a Lawrenceville mother in need of a kidney donor received the best news ever. More>>

The internet goes crazy as courtroom sketch from DeflateGate is released

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They say if you get your feeling hurt easily, don't play on the internet.  More>>

Popular Atlanta restaurant celebrates 20 years with road trip Video included

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Willy's Mexicana Grill has become an Atlanta institution over the past two decades, with several popular locations around the metro region. And now, the local chain is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a unique summer road trip! More>>

Atlanta woman celebrates 95th birthday

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An Atlanta woman is celebrating her 95th birthday on Wednesday. More>>

Host fed up with Kardashian stories

If we're honest with ourselves... we've all thought it at one point or another, but one Orlando news anchor is the talk of the town for saying EXACTLY what he thought about the Kardashian family and he did it on live television.  More>>

Casting Call: August 12 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of August 12!  More>>

Atlanta hospital sends patient with heart failure on 'vacations'

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An Atlanta hospital is making one patient's stay extra special. Willie Burden has been a patient at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital for more than 175 consecutive days. More>>

Massive kids consignment sale takes over Gwinnett Co. Fairgrounds Video included

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People wait months for it to happen, and then wait hours in line for it to begin. Kidsignments -- one of the largest consignments events in the nation -- is back for its annual fall sale, and that means back-to-school shopping made simple! More>>

Gwinnett debuts new career-focused Discovery High School Video included

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More than 2,000 students walked through the doors of Gwinnett County's newest high school Monday morning. More>>

Move It Monday: Inferno Fitness Video included

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An Atlanta woman is helping other women fight the battle of the bulge.  More>>

Awkward money moments

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It's happened to us all. We get ourselves into awkward money moments. It's easy to do. It’s how you skillfully get out of them that saves you face and money.  More>>

Steve Harvey brings 'Neighborhood Awards' back to Atlanta Video included

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He's one of the top radio and TV hosts in the business -- and this weekend, he's hanging out in Atlanta along with his celebrity friends. More>>

Good Day's Buck Lanford sits down with stars of 'Fantastic Four' Video included

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It's the latest installment of the Marvel Comics classic, Fantastic Four More>>

Fayetteville man, 96, brought to tears when reunited with wife

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A Fayetteville hospital shared an incredibly heartwarming photo on Facebook Thursday of an elderly couple holding hands. More>>

Tellus Science Museum exhibit traces evolution of motorcycles

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They've transformed in style, speed, and affordability, but one thing will never change -- people love motorcycles. More>>

Getting 'real' with Loni Love

The Real's Loni Love is hosting an event that honors the outstanding work of women in the community. She stopped by Good Day Atlanta Thursday with a preview of the event and everything else the hilarious star is up to!  More>>

The danger of running red lights Video included

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Chances are, you've witnessed someone running a red light. New numbers are shedding light on just how big the problem is. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says, in a 10-year period, nearly 7,800 people were killed by wrecks caused by red light runners. More>>

Good Day Exclusive: inside the 'Home Free' dream home Video included

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It's one of the most unique new shows of the summer -- and it was filmed right here in Metro Atlanta. More>>

Casting Call: August 5 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of August 5.  More>>

Metro Atlanta girl wins MLB competition Video included

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A metro Atlanta girl had an experience this summer she won’t soon forget. More>>

Traffic Law Tuesday: bus stop laws

As of Tuesday, 15 metro Atlanta school districts are back in class. That means thousands of buses are back on the roadways carrying that precious cargo. SKYFOX Traffic's Katie Beasley has a special back-to-school edition of Traffic Law Tuesday.  More>>

Lilburn gym offers training fit for a 'Ninja' Video included

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If a traditional exercise class or working out on gym machines has lost all appeal (or maybe never held any appeal for you in the first place!) -- there's a fitness program where variety is never an issue. More>>

Why low interest rates can't last, how you can profit

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The average household in America today is carrying a credit card debt of more than $15,000. And that number is increasing, not declining.  More>>

Hair 101: how often should you wash? Video included

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When it comes to hair one thing is for certain, not all tresses are created equal.  More>>

American Idol auditions in Savannah

American Idol is getting ready for its final season. Wednesday in Savannah future stars took one last crack at breaking it big on the show.  More>>

Sneak peak of 'Hollywood Divas'

She became a household name as a former "Real Housewife of Atlanta." Now, Lisa Wu is making a name for herself in L.A. as an actress, author and star of her new reality show. She stopped by Good Day Atlanta Wednesday morning.  More>>

Local music producer and chef appears on Oprah's network Video included

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She's a Grammy-nominated producer, personal chef, and part of the creative force behind Atlanta's Tree Sound Studios. More>>

Top 5 things your landlord will never tell you

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According to real estate expert John Adams, these are the five things your landlord will never tell you.  More>>

Ron Clark: from the classroom to the boardroom

Ron Clark, known for his revolutionary middle school, stopped by Good Day Atlanta on Monday. Watch the segment and learn about his new book that takes the classroom approach to the boardroom.  More>>

Falcons rookie adjusts after fire at family's home Video included

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The NFL Rookie symposium wrapped up this weekend in Canton, Ohio and Falcons rookies Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett were there checkout out the NFL Hall of Fame. More>>

Olive Garden CEO: Cut costs by cleaning carpets less

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Olive Garden may have solved the problem of too many breadsticks by using them to make meatball subs and crostinis-- but the corporate heads at Darden Foods has another cost-cutting critique --this time about the cleanliness of restaurant floors According to Bloomberg, the restaurant group has decided that Olive Garden locations are spending too much money on carpet cleaning. After enlisting its operations teams to analyze invoices, Darden discovered that many restaurants are now ... More>>

General Mills removing artificial colors, flavors from cereals Video included

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General Mills is removing artificial colors and flavors from all of its cereals to meet consumer demands for recognizable, familiar and natural ingredients. The company surveyed American households and found 49 percent are making an effort to avoid artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources. More>>

Checking out RVs for national camping month Video included

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June is National Camping Month -- and just because you don't feel like sleeping in a tent doesn't mean you can't enjoy the great outdoors with your family! More>>

Rabun Co. commemorates 45th anniversary of 'Skywalk' Video included

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It's a day many in North Georgia will never forget. More>>

Man delivers baby on road near DeKalb Waffle House Video included

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Just in time for Father's Day! A metro Atlanta man says he didn't expect to deliver his baby girl on the side of the road when he woke up Wednesday morning. More>>

Weekend festival celebrates Caribbean culture in Georgia Video included

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It might be a little too late to plan a summer trip to the Caribbean, but this weekend, a bit of the island life is coming right here to Georgia. More>>

How to deal with a difficult landlord

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Real estate expert John Adams give us some ideas on how to get some action when there is no response from your landlord.  More>>

HOBNOB Brings Smokin' Hot BBQ to The Patio

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HOBNOB Brings Smokin' Hot BBQ To The Patio

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Drivers along Piedmont Avenue and Monroe Drive in Midtown Atlanta might want to move very, very slowly on Monday and Thursday nights -- because the sight of delicious barbecue is bound to cause a few distractions! More>>

How to get a bikini body by exercising at home.

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Move It Monday- Getting a Bikini Body -Lisa Tanker is in fabulous shape…but, it wasn't always that way. While working as a pharmaceutical rep- she wined and dined doctors and gained 25 pounds.
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'Vampire Diaries' star sinks his teeth into classic drama Video included

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It's one of the great plays in history, featuring some of the most complex characters ever created.  And now "A Streetcar Named Desire" is making a stop at one of the country's most innovative theatre companies, located here in Georgia. More>>

Expert decorating tips from the Cake Boss

Buddy Valastro, star of the hit show Cake Boss, stops by Good Day Atlanta with pro tips to spruce up a cake for your dad this Father's Day.  More>>

Ill. man, 91, fulfills bucket list wish Video included

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A 91-year-old man has checked another wish off his bucket list.It's a pretty unusual request, but this great-grandfather says he just wanted to mash through a garage door in a car."It was thrilling to get to do it after all these years, which I never thought would happen,” said Walter Thomas.Thomas' family helped orchestrate the stunt. They found an old car at a junk yard and a garage their friends were set to demolish anyway."It was like breaking a wooden box. Sort of a crash, crunch. Pieces... More>>

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