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Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: March 5, 2015

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Good Day Atlanta viewer information: March 5, 2015
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Welcome to Atlanta Georgetown Cupcake!

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The new Buckhead Atlanta development just got a whole lot sweeter! Georgetown Cupcake is opening their sixth location in Buckhead on Saturday and offering a freebie to celebrate.  More>>

The importance of winter car washes Video included

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Some people wash their car to keep it pretty, but after last week's snow and ice, a car wash is essential to keeping your car healthy too. More>>

Behind-the-scenes at a 'whale' of a checkup Video included

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She's having a baby!  Maris, one of the beluga whales living at Georgia Aquarium, is pregnant -- and right now the Aquarium staff is beginning its constant monitoring and practice run-throughs of the birth. More>>

Is it sore throat or strep? How to tell the difference Video included

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Is it sore throat or strep throat? One is caused by a virus, the other by bacteria. It can be hard to tell the difference between the two. The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin is here to help out!  More>>

Not your grandfather's government agency Video included

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There is a new government agency in town that works for consumers and you may not be aware of it.  More>>

Flight Time Lang defies gravity on Good Day Atlanta Video included

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You know the theme song.  You know the tricks.  And this month, you can see the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters in action! More>>

Casting Call: March 4 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of March 4, 2015.  More>>

Priest hears confessions through app

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Instead of turning to church to confess your sins, could you instead turn to your phone? A Texas priest says he's offering confessions digitally for the first time through Snap Chat. More>>

Help work a miracle and earn free pancakes! Video included

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IHOP is celebrating its 10th annual National Pancake Day on Tuesday, March 3. More>>

Pet promotion brings luck to your home

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If you have ever considered adopting a pet, now is the time to do it! LifeLine Animal Project is helping bring luck to your home through a special promotion at DeKalb County Animal Services and Fulton County Animal Services. More>>

Atlanta cook competes on new season of 'Hell's Kitchen'

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It's one thing to be a great cook. It's another to put your skills to test on one of the most grueling reality shows on television. Atlanta resident and Hell's Kitchen Season 14 contestant T Gregoire stopped by Good Day Atlanta Tuesday morning and provided us with a delicious recipe. More>>

Boy one of first Ga. children to test experimental cannabis oil Video included

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At Children's Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, Preston Weaver is a pioneer. Here for a checkup, the 7-year-old boy is the first child at the medical center to test an experimental cannabis oil called Epidiolex. His mom Valerie hopes it can slow down his seizures. More>>

Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: March 3, 2015

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1991 Braves, 2015 Hawks compare and contrast Video included

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If you were in Atlanta in 1991 you, no doubt, remember the excitement when the Braves went from last place all the way to the World Series. Well, these days it's the Hawks that are taking the city by storm and if you think comparing these two teams and the impact on the city is a stretch… think again!
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Help for sleep-starved night shift workers Video included

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Getting good sleep is a challenge for ER workers, nurses, police officers and many of us in news! We come to work when it's dark outside, then go home and go to bed in the bright sunshine. So, how can you adjust to an upside down sleep schedule? The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin has some answers.  More>>

Congestion and rough roads cost drivers big money Video included

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The average American spends 51 hours per year, sitting in traffic, that's more than two days! Congestion and rough roads cost you money.  More>>

Georgia's own 'Sleepy Hollow' a magical place for families Video included

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Every Monday, the dark world of "Sleepy Hollow" comes to life in the hit FOX series.  But did you know Georgia has its own Sleepy Hollow -- one that's not quite so scary? More>>

Tyrone woman climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro

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Imagine climbing to the top of Africa's highest mountain. A Tyrone, Georgia woman has already accomplished the feat once and, now, she's doing it again. More>>

FOX 5 I-Team: Bill smashers warning Video included

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Getting behind on bills is a terrible feeling. So when an opportunity to get ahead comes, it's easy to jump on it. Sadly, South DeKalb residents took a jump into quicksand.  More>>

Fernbank exhibit explores 'The Power Of Poison' Video included

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It's something we learn about as little children, through timeless tales like "Snow White."  But do you really know the full story of poison? More>>

PHOTOS: Waking up to winter

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Thursday morning, FOX 5 viewers continued to send us incredible photos of the snow that spread across a wide area of north Georgia Wednesday. From children building snowmen to snowy sunrise shots, we love them all!  More>>

Icy conditions a concern in Cherokee County Video included

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The snow has stopped and now frozen roads are the concern as temperatures drop.  More>>

Casting Call: February 25 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of February 25, 2015!  More>>

Atlanta Rollergirls return for 2015 season Video included

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If you think football players have it rough, imagine putting them all on roller skates and taking away the padded jerseys! More>>

Madison makes list of good retirement towns Video included

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Every year about 700,000 Americans move to a new town for retirement, according to “Where to Retire” magazine. One Georgia town is on the list: Madison!  More>>

How credit scores can be so wide ranging Video included

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Ever notice one reporting agency has your credit score at 750 and another at 680? It's confusing. The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection got a question from a taxpayer: How could there be a 200-point gap from one reported score to another?  It's a great question. So let's sort this out. More>>

Officers grab your attention with emergency siren you can feel Video included

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We all know there are distractions when you're behind the wheel. Maybe the radio's on, or you're on the cell phone, and sometimes you don't see that police cruiser approaching, until the last minute. Now, some local agencies are turning to a different police siren to grab your attention. More>>

Woman teaches puppy to paint Video included

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A painting puppy in Minnesota is getting national attention for how he is choosing to stay busy these long winter months. More>>

Good Day Viewer Information: February 25, 2015

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Good Day Viewer Information: February 25, 2015
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PHOTOS: Tuesday's Winter Storm

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FOX 5 viewers from across north Georgia began sending in their pictures of snow accumulation from a winter weather storm early Tuesday morning. More>>

Krispy Kreme celebrates 1000th store with doughnut giveaway

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Your Tuesday just got a whole lot sweeter… In honor of opening its 1,000th shop, Krispy Kreme is having a one-day free doughnut giveaway around the world! More>>

Gum disease linked to heart disease? Experts say 'yes' Video included

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Research shows a growing link between the health of your mouth and the health of your heart. Experts aren't sure how gum disease and heart disease are connected.  More>>

'Gunshow' recipe: Buttermilk whipped feta

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Gunshow Executive Chef Joey Ward stopped by Good Day Atlanta Monday with some delicious food options. More>>

Treasures fit for royalty found at 'Queen Of Hearts' Video included

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If you're a fan of the hunt -- the antique hunt, that is -- then a trip to one of the three Queen of Hearts Antiques and Interiors locations might be in your near future. More>>

Atlanta man dedicates life to preserving trees Video included

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The state of Georgia has its own Arbor Day, separate from the national Arbor Day in April. It fell on Friday of last week and one local man is sharing why he has dedicated his life to preserving trees. More>>

The Roar Of Supercross Fills Dome For Two Weekends Video included

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It's one of the most popular events at the Georgia Dome every year -- and this time around, it's double the thrills. Monster Energy AMA Supercross is taking over the Dome for two weekends in a row, with shows on Saturday, February 21st and again on Saturday, February 28th. For t More>>

Do adults need measles protection? FAQS Video included

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The multi-state measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in California has a lot of parents on-edge.  But here's something you may not know.  More>>

South Ga. teen first to try heart pump Video included

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At the Ronald McDonald House in northeast Atlanta, 18 year old Austin Taylor - is more than 200 miles from his home and feeling grateful just to sitting be here, telling his story - after everything he's been through.  More>>

Good Day spends 'family time' with Flex & Shanice Video included

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Grammy-nominee Shanice and her husband, actor Flex Alexander, star in their own show on Oprah's network OWN -- but Thursday morning, they spent a little time on Good Day Atlanta!  More>>

New Dr. Seuss book coming out

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We have some exciting news for lovers of the classic Doctor Seuss books…A newly discovered manuscript with illustrations by the author will be published this summer! More>>

Deaf actress performing at Alliance Theatre Video included

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One woman is turning heads on stage at the Alliance Theatre and not just because of her powerful performance. More>>

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    After taking time to expand her journalism career, Gurvir Dhindsa has returned to FOX 5 to renew her role as co-anchor of Good Day Atlanta!
    After taking time to expand her journalism career, Gurvir Dhindsa has returned to FOX 5 to renew her role as co-anchor of Good Day Atlanta!
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    Former Atlanta Braves All-Star player Ron Gant has joined the FOX 5 team as co-anchor of Good Day Atlanta. That's right; the former #5 is now on FOX 5! You can wake up with Ron every weekday morning at 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.
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