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Victorian Horror Troupe Brings Something 'Wicked' To Alpharetta Video included

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The dark and disturbing tales of Edgar Allen Poe, Charles Dickens, and Louis Carroll are coming to life in Alpharetta this weekend, thanks to a unique Victorian Horror Troupe making its local debut. More>>

Burgers With Buck: Moxie Burger Video included

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

Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: July 31, 2015

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Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: July 31, 2015 More>>

PHOTOS: Blue Moon early Friday lights up the sky

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This only happens “once in a blue moon.”The full moon, that officially is completely full at 6:43 Friday morning, is called the Blue Moon.However, it has nothing to do with the color.  More>>

Georgia's Sales Tax Holiday weekend

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It's hard to believe it's that time of year... back to school! If you haven't already made all of your new school year purchases, this is a good weekend to do it. More>>

Study: Kids with ADHD taking strong drugs with major side effects Video included

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As Georgia students get ready to head back to class, a disturbing study. More>>

Jefferson hit by a 'blizzard' for Miracle Treat Day Video included

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What's better than a nice, cold Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat on a hot day?  How about enjoying that Blizzard while also helping a worthy cause. More>>

School bus driver shortage Video included

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It's a trend hitting school districts all across the country right now, a shortage in school bus drivers. More>>

New Cirque Show Brings Fantastic World To Life Video included

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The story begins as Icarus falls from the sky -- and where he lands has thrilled and surprised audiences around the world. More>>

FOX 4 reporter confronts woman accused of stealing his identity Video included

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An accused credit card thief picked the wrong guy when she used FOX 4 consumer reporter Steve Noviello's Visa account to check into a North Texas hotel. More>>

Casting Call: July 29 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of July 29!  More>>

Actress Jennifer Garner visits Athens boy undergoing chemo

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A 9-year-old Athens boy had the chance to meet one of his favorite celebrities while undergoing chemotherapy in Atlanta. More>>

Back to school tips for kids with asthma Video included

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Heading back to school can be tricky for students with asthma.  More>>

BB&T Tennis Tournament brings the action to Atlantic Station Video included

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Tennis fans know there's a sure bet for amazing action in July -- and that's the BB&T Atlanta Open Tennis Tournament at Atlantic Station. 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>>

'Winningest Woman In BBQ' scores with Dunwoody restaurant Video included

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You've seen her on TV, you've read about her in magazine -- and if you're lucky, you've tasted some of her championship BBQ! More>>

Easy summer meals: how to 'cook' without breaking a sweat Video included

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It's summertime, and the eating should be easy, says registered dietitian Marisa Moore. More>>

Lawrenceville mother seeks kidney donor Video included

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A Georgia photographer has snapped new photos of a Lawrenceville mother in need of a new kidney.  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>>

Walmart worker, WWII veteran turns 103-years-old Video included

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A World War II veteran and Walmart worker is celebrating his 103rd birthday! More>>

FOX 5 viewers help liver transplant recipient meet superhero

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A 12-year-old boy’s dream came true earlier this week when he had the chance to meet his favorite superhero. It was all thanks to FOX 5 viewers and the power of social media.  More>>

Patrolling the Chattahoochee with Georgia's DNR Video included

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FOX 5 News went along for a ride, patrolling the Chattahoochee and doing safety checks with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. More>>

FOX 5's Paul Milliken breaks it down for National Dance Day Video included

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This Saturday at the Avalon in Alpharetta Club Vibe Fitness teams up with Athleta to host a local family friendly dance event that is free to the public.   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>>

Casting Call: July 22 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of July 22!  More>>

Royals celebrate Prince George's 2nd birthday

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Happy Birthday, Prince George! The tiny prince, who is the first child to Prince William and his wife Kate, is celebrating his second birthday on Wednesday. More>>

Local teen taking YouTube by storm with 'trick shots' Video included

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They're some of the most popular videos on YouTube -- "trick shot" videos -- in which people dream up crazy shots (involving baseballs, tennis balls, ping pong, etc.) and somehow, make then happen. More>>

Protect your ID after your death

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t's fair to say that many of us are in fear of our ID being stolen. But guess what? We find that ID theft doesn't end when you die. More>>

Ga. group provides lifesaving gift for Uganda teen Video included

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It was a chance meeting during a clinic rotation in Uganda. Three physician assistants students found themselves moved by a 16-year-old named Ronald. More>>

Marietta teen prepares for Special Olympics World Games Video included

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Of the 7,000 athletes from 177 countries that will be competing in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, 344 of them are from the USA, and six of those are from Georgia.  More>>

Columbus couple has powerful message for online bullies Video included

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A cute photo featuring a Columbus, Georgia couple became the subject of ridicule last month. More>>

Alpharetta teen cycling past the competition Video included

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She's only been cycling a few years, but an Alpharetta teen is already riding circles around her competition -- and has her sights set on being one of the big names in the sport. More>>

First look: Kermit & friends getting a home makeover in Atlanta Video included

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Back in the late 1970s, superstar Muppet Kermit the Frog and his creator, Jim Henson, helped open Atlanta's Center for Puppetry Arts.  Now, nearly 40 years later, Henson's work will be celebrated in a dramatically expanded space. More>>

Keeping your pets safe in the car

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Most drivers don't restrain pets when they ride in the car. But experts say it's dangerous to let them roam free in vehicles on the road. 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>>

Lots of screaming for ice cream at Crooked Pines Farm Video included

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It's the perfect summertime treat -- and it's getting its own celebration in Eatonton this weekend. More>>

Casting Call: July 15 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of July 15.  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>>

Teen pregnancy prevention program takes 'above the waist' approach Video included

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It’s not just the birds and the bees. It’s what organizers at the Children’s Aid Society’s Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention program call an above the waist approach to sex education. 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>>

Atlanta student's project for kids in Rwanda a huge success Video included

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A school project turned out to be more than a Grady High School student bargained for. More>>

Want free Chick-fil-A? Dress like a cow!

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On July 14, Chick-fil-A is offering a free meal to any customer who stops by fully dressed as a cow. More>>

Department of Education threatens to dock man's social security check Video included

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Here's a twist on student loan debt: a FOX 5 viewer - an elderly man - is fighting the federal government over outstanding loans he says he doesn't owe. More>>

Move It Monday: Kangoo Club Atlanta Video included

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Today's "Move It Monday" takes us on a high-flying workout that promises to burn up to 20 calories-per-minute, while remaining low impact! More>>

Kan. officer shows compassion for mom caught stealing

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A Kansas police officer is making national headlines for showing some compassion at just the right time. More>>

Fairburn boy enjoys lunch at the White House Video included

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A Fairburn boy will have quite the what did you do on your summer vacation story to tell when he heads back to school this year. More>>

I-Team investigates water theft Video included

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The water bill. It's one of those utility payments we have to pay each month or, well, you don't have water.  More>>

Good Day's Paul Milliken becomes a food truck trainee Video included

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Piedmont Park will be packed with food trucks on Saturday, thanks to the Atlanta Street Food Festival. And even though the kitchens on those trucks might be small -- that doesn't mean the workload is. More>>

Save money by changing commute options Video included

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Looking for a little extra cash at the end of the summer? You could earn money this month by changing the way to get to work. More>>

Calif. couple delivers baby boy in Taco Bell parking lot

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A California couple was in a Taco Bell parking lot when they first welcomed their healthy baby boy into the world. More>>

How to score a dozen discounted Krispy Kreme doughnuts

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Krispy Kreme is going all out for its 78th birthday! More>>

Blue Bell to begin ice cream production trial runs

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Health officials confirmed Wednesday that Blue Bell will begin conducting ice cream production trial runs at its Alabama plant beginning the week of July 20. More>>

Youth National Climbing Championships comes to Kennesaw Video included

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Right now, young climbers from around the country are in Kennesaw, preparing to compete in the 2015 USA Climbing Youth National Championships. More>>

The cost of raising a child

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Raising a child means a lot of love and support. But let's face it, it also takes money to raise a family. More>>

Casting Call: July 8 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of July 8!  More>>

Unique summer camp lets kids think outside the 'fence' Video included

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You've seen it in movies, and you've seen it during the Olympics.  And if you've ever wondered what it takes to become a champion fencer -- there's a summer camp that can help. More>>

Decatur pastor shares story of life-changing do over Video included

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He walked away from millions to follow God. A local pastor shares his story of a life-changing do-over.  More>>

Starbucks: Prices for some drinks to go up by 5 to 20 cents

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Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said. More>>

Hidden treasure visible only through a snorkel mask Video included

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It's a true hidden treasure located right on the state line of Georgia and Tennessee, and it's a place biologists say is one of the most biodiverse in the country! More>>

IHOP celebrates 57th anniversary with sweet deal

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IHOP is offering an awesome deal on Tuesday in honor of its 57th anniversary! More>>

Baby delivered near DeKalb Waffle House 'healthy and great'

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A metro Atlanta man says he loves spending time with his newborn baby girl following her dramatic delivery. 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>>

WATCH: Dog gets outed by best friend

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Eat your heart out, dog lovers. The video you are about to see is one of the cutest! More>>

Watch out for summer scams

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Scammers are at work all year round but there are a few schemes that heat up when the temperatures do. 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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