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How to make McDonald's world famous fries at home

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A few months ago, McDonald's gave consumers an inside look at how it really make its fries in an episode of “Our Food. Your Questions” -- a web series that aims to debunk myths about its food. More>>

Recipes from Atlanta Food and Wine Festival

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One of the largest culinary events of the South is taking place in Atlanta this weekend.  More>>

Burgers With Buck: The Brickery Video included

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

Fundraiser brings together classic cars and barbeque Video included

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Classic cars and barbeque might not sound as practical as bricks or stone, but those two elements are the building blocks for one construction company's successful annual fundraiser. More>>

Woodward Academy student eliminated in Scripps Spelling Bee Video included

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A local teen has been crowned the state spelling bee champion! She's now heading to a high caliber contest in Washington D.C. to represent Georgia. More>>

Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information Story: May 29, 2015

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Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information Story: May 29, 2015 More>>

Summer camp safety: questions parents need to ask Video included

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You've found a summer camp, now before the trunks are packed, some important questions. More>>

Construction projects coming to GA-400 Video included

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Several big changes are coming to GA-400, stretching between Sandy Springs and Cumming. Get ready to see more orange construction barrels.  More>>

Fla. teen loses award over dress

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A student has been stripped of her National Honor Society title for wearing a dress that the school says was “too distracting.” More>>

Thousands of busy new residents swarm into Sandy Springs Video included

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Have you heard the buzz around Sandy Springs? A hive of 25,000 bees is now part of the city's Lost Corner Preserve -- and they're already busy doing what bees do.  More>>

Calif. triplets all accepted to prestigious university

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Triple the accomplishment!A set of triplets have all been accepted to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology next year. More>>

Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information: May 28, 2015

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Good Day Atlanta Viewer Information:  May 28, 2015 More>>

Lemon Law cases spike Video included

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More and more brand new vehicle complaints are getting attention under the state's Lemon Law.   More>>

Local lanes participate in special 'Kids Bowl Free' program Video included

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There's no better way to stay active while also beating the summer heat than by hitting area bowling lanes.  And thanks to a special program, kids can do it for free! More>>

Is your child ready for summer camp? How to tell Video included

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Getting ready for summer camp is a ritual for many Georgia kids. But how do you know if you're little one is ready? More>>

Find out if you're smarter than a fifth grader! Video included

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The new season of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader premieres Tuesday, May 26! In honor of the funny show returning, we want to know... are you?  More>>

Michigan mom publicly shames her kids Video included

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Can public shaming help your child learn to behave? If you ask one Michigan mother, who is making headlines this week, the answer is yes. More>>

Memorial Day deals and freebies

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In honor of Memorial Day, there are lots of deals and freebies being offered throughout metro Atlanta this weekend.  More>>

Decatur man remembers veteran son with memorial Video included

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A Decatur man lost his son to an IED in Iraq, but thanks to that father's tireless efforts his son is being remembered in a meaningful way. More>>

Move It Monday: 'Her Fitness' in Canton Video included

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Did you load up on extra calories this weekend leading up to Memorial Day? No worries, this Monday we continue to get you moving. More>>

Ga. native, world's oldest person turns 116 Video included

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Happy birthday to the oldest person in the world! Jeralean Talley, who was born in Georgia in 1899, turned 116-years-old on Saturday. More>>

Miami principal receives heartwarming surprise Video included

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An elementary school principal in Miami was caught completely off guard when she walked into the school's gymnasium, but what she saw might just warm your heart as it did hers. More>>

Memorial Day 2015: weekend holiday events

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Check out some of the events and celebrations taking place in metro Atlanta this weekend in honor of Memorial Day on Monday. More>>

New rides open at Six Flags Over Georgia Video included

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Every Monday night, the world of "Gotham" comes to life on Fox 5.  But now, Gotham is reaching thrilling new heights at Six Flags Over Georgia! More>>

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Video included

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and chances are, with the warm weather, you've noticed more bikes on the road.  More>>

Dog survives being set on fire Video included

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A dog is recovering after police say her owner set her doghouse on fire in Cobb County. More>>

Outdoor Adventures: Helen's Cool River Tubing Company Video included

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Good Day Atlanta is searching for some outdoor adventure this week, and now that the weather's heating up, we've found a place to cool back down. More>>

84-year-old man receives high school diploma Video included

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As thousands of West Michigan students prepare to graduate from high school, one man has been waiting over 60 years to receive his diploma. More>>

Door-to-door soap salesman talks Video included

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A door-to-door soap salesman who has a lot of message boards talking has decided to talk himself. You decide is he troubled or trouble?  More>>

Outdoor Adventures: stand up paddle boarding at Sweetwater Creek Video included

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Our next stop in a week of outdoor adventures is a place where walking on water is possible -- well, sort of. More>>

Casting Call: May 20 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of May 20!  More>>

#TrueToAtlanta: fans gear up for Hawks game

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For the first time, the Atlanta Hawks are headed to the Eastern Conference finals and fans are ecstatic! More>>

Good Samaritan saves Utah teen

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A biker found a teenage boy lying unresponsive along a road in West Jordan, Utah over the weekend. More>>

Outdoor Adventures: Durhamtown Off Road Resort

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Good Day Atlanta is out and about looking for a little adventure this week -- and we've found one hundreds of years in the making at Durhamtown Off Road Resort in Union Point. More>>

The doc says you need surgery! Tips to get ready Video included

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You're surgery is set, but you've got a little time.  What should you do to get ready?  More>>

Honoring everyday heroes: Buddy Mays

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FOX has teamed up with Ford to honor everyday heroes in a new social media campaign called “Go Further.” More>>

Formula for estimating retirement costs Video included

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Just thinking about retirement and what it’ll cost will make your jaw clench, your stomach churn, and your head ache. But it’s better to know than to get to the finish line and find out you don’t have enough.  More>>

Outdoor adventures: on the deck at Mercier Orchards Video included

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This week on Good Day Atlanta, we're taking advantage of the beautiful May weather and heading out on some outdoor adventures!  And what better place to start than a place enjoyed by Georgians for four generations? More>>

NC college graduation held inside hospital for new mother Video included

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A college graduation commencement ceremony was held inside a North Carolina hospital over the weekend. More>>

Graduation success story: school of second chances Video included

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Against all odds, a Gwinnett County teenager created his own way to success with the help of teachers and staff at the alternative school Give Center West. More>>

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young celebrates 83rd birthday Video included

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This weekend The Andrew Young Foundation will celebrate the 83rd birthday of its founder, Ambassador Andrew Young, by hosting the first Andrew Young International Leadership Awards. More>>

NASCAR Week: The Richard Petty Driving Experience Video included

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It's an exciting month for NASCAR fans, as Charlotte Motor Speedway prepares for the 10 Days of Thunder. This weekend is the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (May 16th), followed by the Coca-Cola 600 on May 24. More>>

Son receives deceased dad's squad car

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A Colorado man now has the keys to the patrol car that once belonged to his deceased deputy father, even after he was outbid on the vehicle at a police auction. More>>

#HelpJonahATL: help liver transplant recipient meet superhero

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You might remember Jonah Henneberg, aka “The Costume Kid." The FOX Medical Team's Beth Galvin followed his journey as he went from sick child to superhero. Now, we want to help Jonah meet his favorite super hero. More>>

Souping: soups the new health trends Video included

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Wellness guru Tammy Stokes has been stirring up good-for-you soups for her clients years. More>>

NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series comes to Atlanta Video included

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It's an exciting month for NASCAR fans, as Charlotte Motor Speedway prepares for the 10 Days of Thunder. More>>

Michigan family welcomes 13th son

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Talk about a full house! The Schwandt parents, from Michigan, first gained national attention for having 12 sons. They're now celebrating lucky number thirteen. More>>

'Idol' winner sings FIFA Women's World Cup theme Video included

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Congratulations to Nick Fradiani, this year's winner of American Idol.
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The soap salesman's interesting pitch Video included

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A door-to-door salesman is drawing fans and detractors over his pitchy and punchy pitch: Buying his soap is dope and
gives hope. 
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All about biscuits: recipes from Jackie Garvin

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Jackie Garvin has been on a quest to find the perfect biscuit recipe. She found it, along with dozens of other biscuit recipes! They are all showcased in her new cookbook.  More>>

Casting Call: May 13 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of March 13!  More>>

Making some noise at Duluth's K1 Speed Indoor Go-Kart Racing Video included

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It's an exciting month for NASCAR fans, as Charlotte Motor Speedway prepares for the 10 Days of Thunder. This weekend is the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (May 16th), followed by the Coca-Cola 600 on May 24. More>>

36 golden retrievers in need of new homes after Turkey rescue Video included

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Dozens of abandoned golden retrievers are adjusting to their new lives in metro Atlanta after a rescue took place in Istanbul, Turkey. More>>

GDOT 'Drive Alert, Arrive Alive' campaign Video included

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More people are dying on Georgia roads this year. This month the Department of Transportation launched a new year-long campaign to try to combat the frightening increase. More>>

Single Atlanta mom receives new home Video included

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A single mother received a very special gift for Mother's Day. More>>

Fix my legs: how to get your legs summer-ready Video included

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It happens every spring: we wake up one day, and it seems like everybody is showing skin. So, what can you do if your legs just aren't summer-ready? More>>

Marietta Greek Festival recipe

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It's three jam-packed days of food, fun and festive entertainment. The Marietta Greek Festival is back for its 25th year! More>>

New baby beluga whale born at Georgia Aquarium

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It was an extra special Mother's Day at the Georgia Aquarium. Maris, a 20-year-old beluga whale, gave birth to a 126-pound baby girl Sunday. More>>

Move it Monday: Spin and Juice Video included

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Check out this week's Move it Monday segment!  More>>

NASCAR Week: Dawsonville's Georgia Racing Hall Of Fame Video included

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It's an exciting month for NASCAR fans, as Charlotte Motor Speedway prepares for the 10 Days of Thunder.   More>>

Boy decorates cake for a great cause

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A Las Vegas boy with muscular dystrophy gets the chance to decorate a very special cake at Carlo's Bakery, home of the famous Cake Boss. More>>

Celebrate mom with these deals and freebies

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In honor of Mother's Day many restaurants are offering deals and freebies. More>>

Mother's Day brunch with The Bishop

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If you're still looking for the perfect gift for dear old mom, how about a delicious Mother's Day Brunch? We have a perfect place for you to try... The Bishop restaurant. More>>

Roman Roast On The River brings sizzling BBQ, competition to Rome Video included

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Some of the top pit masters in the nation are in North Georgia this morning, firing up their grills for the 2015 Roman Roast on the River. More>>

Learn about 'Like' farming Video included

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If you use social media you have been tempted to ‘like’ a free give-away offer. How about tossing in your support for a sick child? Careful. Scammers take advantage of your generosity by ‘like’ farming which means your feed can fill up with ads or worse – malware.  More>>

#FOXFlashbackFriday: Happy Mother's Day!

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It's #FOXFlashbackFriday and we're celebrating our moms all day ahead of Mother's Day this Sunday. More>>

Superheroes visit sick children at hospital

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Pediatric health care reached new heights at one South Carolina hospital. More>>

Orvis Atlanta offers fly fishing classes for beginners Video included

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If you've always wanted to try fly fishing but never quite knew where to start, then maybe it's time to head to Orvis Atlanta for Fly Fishing 101. More>>

Grand opening for new Porsche driver experience Video included

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It's an exciting time for Porsche. The company is holding the grand opening for its North American headquarters, as well as its state-of-the-art Porsche Experience Center. More>>

Former Gov. Barnes heads national class-action suit against The Home Depot Video included

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In an exclusive interview, former Gov. Roy Barnes talks about leading the national class-action lawsuit in The Home Depot security breach case. He says the mega-retailer ignored holes in its security putting as many as 56 million customers at risk. The company disputes that. More>>

Getting an 'Idol' makeover at SAE Institute Atlanta Video included

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"American Idols" Kelly Clarkson, Phillip Phillips, and Jennifer Hudson all know -- making a hit record isn't easy. Having a good song and a great voice are part of the equation, but those don't mean anything if there isn't a good audio engineer recording the whole thing! More>>

Casting Call: May 6 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of May 6!  More>>

WATCH: Soldier surprises family at zoo Video included

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A trip to a Minnesota zoo proved to be quite memorable for one soldier's family. More>>

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo in Atlanta Video included

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Mexican restaurants across North Georgia will be packed today, as people celebrate Cinco de Mayo. More>>

WATCH: Katie Beasley's baby announcement

We have some BIG news! Our FOX 5 family is growing... Good Day Atlanta's Katie Beasley announced Tuesday morning she's expecting her first child.  Watch her exciting announcement and find out what she's having!  More>>

Remodeling projects that pay you back

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Real estate expert John Adams says now is a good time to remodel for many homeowners. More>>

Overdraft fee confusion Video included

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You know basically what an overdraft fee is – you have spent more than you have – but it’s the detail More>>

Superstar daredevil Travis Pastrana brings 'Nitro Circus' to Atlanta Video included

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World-class athlete Travis Pastrana -- known to millions as a five-time U.S. amateur motocross champion and founder of MTV's Nitro Circus -- stopped by the Georgia Dome this morning to hang out with Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken.
 
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Memorial ride held in honor of cyclist Video included

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Metro Atlanta's cycling community is mourning the death of one of their own. More>>

Quadruplet mom prepares for Mother's Day Video included

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It's almost Mother's Day and this year, the holiday will be extra special for one Watkinsville family. On March 21st, Julianne Kirkland gave birth to healthy quadruplets, three boys and a girl. More>>

Columbus mom has 10-year-old misbehaving son 'arrested' Video included

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A Columbus, Georgia mother, who was worried about her misbehaving son, had police "arrest" him. More>>

Surf's Up At Lake Lanier For Weekend "Southern Surfest" Video included

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Surf's up this weekend at Lake Lanier for the second annual Southern Surfest -- and if you're ever been interested in wakesurfing, this is place to be. Last year's two-day Southern Surfest brought together eight boats, more than 60 boards, and dozens of riders -- and, of course, some More>>

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How to 'spot a fake' in a high-end consignment shop Video included

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You are in the consignment shop, looking for a great deal on designer goods - but how do you know those goods are the 'real deal'? The consignment community is growing in Atlanta - and we want to help you be a savvy shopper! More>>

Johns Creek High student wins national contest Video included

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Jack Somers of Johns Creek is getting national recognition for winning a t-shirt slogan competition.The Johns Creek High School sophomore is an honors student, who plays on the lacrosse and football teams .Acting on a suggestion from his chemistry teacher, 16-year-old Somers came up with the slogan for a competition sponsored by national clothing chain H M and the Mentor Foundation USA. More>>

New Atlanta Botanical Garden location blooms in Gainesville

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The Atlanta Botanical Garden is opening a second location in Gainesville to serve North Georgia. More>>

Effort to repair potholes slowed by wet weather

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DeKalb County is wrapping up April's Pothole Palooza campaign. Its goal was to beat last year's record and fill more than 1,000 pot holes. But April showers put a bit of a dent in the plan.
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Want to be an Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader? Video included

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Atlanta Falcons prepare for the 2015 cheerleader auditions and encourage enthusiastic women with dance/cheer backgrounds with a positive attitude and winning smile to audition. Today on Good Day Atlanta Cheerleader Nicole and choreographer, Jakene Ashford stopped by to discuss the weekend's auditions with anchor Karen Graham More>>

Warmer Weather Brings Crawfish Boils Back To Henry's Video included

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It's a very special time of the year at Henry's Louisiana Grill -- crawfish season! And right now, restaurant patrons can get a taste of a Louisiana tradition just by driving to Acworth. Henry's Crawfish Boils take place every Wednesday night at 500 p.m. through the rest of the More>>

New Peachtree Sports Festival Aims To Inspire Kids Video included

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It's a first-time event that aims to inspire kids to participate in youth athletics -- and if your child is searching for his or her perfect sport, this might be the place to find it.   
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Vintage Racing Event Takes Over Road Atlanta Video included

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Race fans will take the fast track to memory lane this weekend, thanks to one of the biggest vintage racing events in the country. The The Classic Motorsports Mitty drives in to Baselton's Road Atlanta this weekend, from April 24th through April 26th. The Historic Spor More>>

Vidalia Onion Festival featured recipes

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The Vidalia onion is Georgia's official state vegetable and if you've lived here long enough you know there are hundreds of ways to fry, saute and roast them. More>>

Pet of the Day: April 21, 2015 Video included

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Good Day Atlanta's Pet of the Day featured an extra-special pup Tuesday in need of a forever home. More>>

Easy ways to lower your home insurance costs

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It's a must-have that can save you thousands of dollars when the unexpected strikes, but you may not pay much attention to your renter's or home owner's insurance. Real estate expert John Adams shows us ways you can save on your home insurance bill. More>>

FOX 5's Joanne Feldman sings about sunshine on Good Day Atlanta

Many people are happy to hear we have a sunny forecast Tuesday, especially the Good Day Atlanta team. Joanne Feldman is so pumped up she even sang about it on air! Good Day Atlanta's Buck Lanford asked Joanne to sing a sunshine song to him, so she chose “It's a Sunshine Day” from the Brady Bunch. Watch the video above… you won't be sorry!

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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!
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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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