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Disabled teen uses wakeboarding for therapy Video included

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It’s the final week at Youth Water Sports Camp in Cartersville and one out-of-town camper is making quite a splash! More>>

Taco Thursday with Buck

Taqueria Tsunami in Marietta on Square- Asian Latino Fusion Video included

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What do you get when you combine the flavors from the Far East with the flavors from South of the Border? You get Taqueria Tsunami, a Latin-Asian fusion restaurant on the Marietta Square which just happens to be this week's stop on 'Taco Thursday...With Buck'. More>>

Big E celebration comes to North Georgia Video included

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You know what the "Big E" is, right? Elvis! And the King is being celebrated in North Georgia this weekend! The 11th Annual Big E Fest and ETA Competition happens this weekend in Cornelia, GA. More>>

Does social media make you spend more money? Video included

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The notion of 'Keeping up with the Jones' is not new, but there is a new pressure coming at you. Peer pressure - whether you're 13 or 33 - is a powerful thing. Now throw in social media and you have what an Atlanta counselor calls 'Keeping up with the Jones' on steroids. And if you're not careful that can get costly. More>>

Casting Call: July 30 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Casting Call for the week of July 30.
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Tech jobs boom in Atlanta

CareerBuilder says Atlanta is a hot spot for tech jobs, seeing a 9 percent job growth number over the last 3 years. Which companies are hiring? What background do you need to apply?

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Good Day Atlanta

Will they melt? Good Day tests Walmart ice cream sandwiches Video included

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A summertime treat makes headlines for its reported unusual longevity. A mom in Cincinnati, Ohio told WCPO-TV that she left her son's Walmart ice cream sandwich outside overnight- and it never fully melted! More>>

Citizens concerned over Fulton County road Video included

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A local advocate group says their part of town has been neglected for years by the Georgia Department of Transportation. The group "Citizens for Better Roads in South Fulton County" says finally, improvements are coming to I-285 where they live.
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End Your Summer With A Splash At Gwinnett Aquatic Park Video included

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For many area kids and teachers, school starts next week. So this week on Good Day Atlanta, we're checking out "cool" spots to enjoy those last few days of summer.
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FOX Medical Team

Is it safe to kiss your pet? Video included

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If you’re a pet owner, you’ve probably been there. You lean down to say hello and, before you know it, your dog has planted a big wet one right on your mouth.But a UGA Vet says that “kiss” may come with a downside. More>>

Sandy Springs Park presents "Touching" art display Video included

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For many area students and teachers, school starts next week. So this week on Good Day Atlanta, we're checking out "cool" spots to enjoy those last few days of summer.
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Pet 'matchmaking' service increases adoptions Video included

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You've probably heard of a match-making service that helps people find their soul mates.But you may not know that there's a nonprofit in Atlanta that offers a similar service....for people to find....the perfect pet.
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Unresolved bank errors? Help is on the way Video included

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Taking on a big bank, even over something like a minor bank error, can be maddening. You feel like no one is listening. It's like being trapped in a maze you can't get out of, but somebody is noticing how frustrating that can be. More>>

Stars of 'Get On Up' The Story of James Brown, visit Good Day Video included

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In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42’s Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in GET ON UP.
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Good Day Atlanta

Pike Nurseries: Attracting Hummingbirds Video included

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Hummingbirds and other winged wildlife can add beautiful color and movement to a garden. You can enjoy the stunning sights and sounds of these featured friends, while also helping them access food, shelter, water and sunlight with hummingbird gardening. More>>

'National Dance Day' takes stage nationwide Video included

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Nigel Lythgoe Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Judge of the hit FOX TV show “So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD)” which reignited America’s passion for dance and has become a pop culture phenomenon, announces that the 5th annual National Dance Day will take place on Saturday, July 26.
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Former "X Factor" Favorite Opens Studio, Trains Future Superstars Video included

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 Any fan of FOX's "The X Factor" will remember Tara Simon, a Top 24 finalist on Season 2. She didn't go all the way on the show, but her career as a singer -- and singing coach -- couldn't be going better.
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FOX 5 Sports Exclusive

Ron Gant and Bobby Cox talk Cooperstown Video included

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We're coming up on a big weekend for baseball -- and especially for a some Atlanta Braves legends. Former Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame-- along with former Braves skipper Bobby Cox.
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Support for DeKalb's oldest living retired firefighter Video included

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Douglas Marks was a DeKalb County firefighter for 25 years...saving lives and protecting homes. Now, at age 82, Marks needs a little help himself. And his fellow firefighters...are stepping up. More>>

FOX Medical Team

Easy 'fat burning' recipes Video included

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Here are the recipes from Nancy Waldeck of the Cancer Wellness Center of Piedmont Hospital.
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Man bikes 900 miles to help Georgia girl Video included

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Ten time Ironman, Dave Nazaroff recently rode 900 miles on his bicycle...from Nyack, New York...to Georgia. He didn't do it to get in shape, or to win a competition; he did it to raise money for a 11 year old Callie Truelove in Gainesville, Georgia. More>>

2014 Southern Living inspired home open for tours Video included

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It's the first of its kind -- and if you're goal is to live a "perfectly Southern" lifestyle, it might be the home for you. The 2014 Southern Living Inspired Home is now open in Toccoa, GA at Currahee Club. More>>

Casting Call: July 23 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Casting Call for the week of July 16.
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Credit Cards v Charge Cards Video included

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You always hear that it's a great idea to get rid of your credit cards, but sometimes it really is the best way to pay. So here's another option: charge cards.
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RECIPES: Exploring Fig & Flower Video included

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Fig Flower Atlanta natives Blair Wagoner and Sara Lamond are excited to announce the opening of their new eco-beauty bar and natural skincare boutique in Virginia Highland called “Fig Flower.”
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Juvenile Justice career opportunities Video included

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The Department of Juvenile Justice is rolling out the agency’s summer recruitment schedule to connect with eligible applicants searching for full time placement in juvenile corrections career positions.
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Explore, Learn About Nature At Elachee Nature Science Center Video included

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Summer is the perfect time to get out and explore nature. And there's no better place to do it than at one of North Georgia's most beautiful and unique environmental education centers. More>>

Renters turned down for loans can still buy Video included

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It you are renting and happy, then good for you. But if you are like most Americans, you hope to one day own a home of your own. Real estate expert John Adams is here to offer three ways you can own the house you want without a traditional home loan. More>>

FOX 5 I-Team Investigates

Child traumatically injured in beach house elevator Video included

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Another child has been seriously injured in a residential elevator accident. This is a warning for any family renting a beach house.
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Family battling rare cancer gets helping hand Video included

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Leigh Martin is stretched thin these days. Her two sons are battling a rare form of blood cancer called Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Leigh's 78-year-old mother, Mary Ellen is battling MDS after being diagnosed in January.
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Good Day Atlanta

Pike Nurseries: Summer lawn care tips Video included

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It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy! Well…mostly, but there’s still plenty to be done to keep your lawn looking its best. Here are some key tips for a beautiful, lush lawn… now, and year round! More>>

Taco Thursday off to a tasty start Video included

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A recent survey by 'The Daily Meal' ranked the 50 Best Tacos in America. And it just so happens that according to them, two of the top 50 tacos in America are served right here in metro Atlanta.
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Get a Ron Gant bobblehead!

The Gwinnett Braves are honoring the anchor and former Atlanta Brave on Saturday, July 19th. Coolray and FOX 5 Atlanta will present Ron Gant bobbleheads, limited to the first 2,000 fans through the gates. Ron will also make an appearance at the game. Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken explains from Coolray Field.

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Easy 'sneaky' ways to save! Video included

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Saving money should be a no-brainer. We know it's the right thing to do, but it can be really challenging for a lot of us. What if you were tricked into savings? More>>

Tips for summer grilling from Dantanna's Tavern Video included

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Bill Hogan with Dantanna's Tavern stopped by Good Day Atlanta on Wednesday to share some summer grilling tips. More>>

Furkids Thrift Store helps save animals Video included

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There is nothing us folks at Good Day Atlanta like better than a thrift store. Well, maybe one thing -- helping animals. So, imagine how happy we were to find a place that combines both!
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The amazing ability of service dogs Video included

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Service dogs are highly skilled animals that can change the lives of their owners.
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Chef Cooks With Fresh Herbs, Produce From Rooftop Garden Video included

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Summer is the season of grilling. And one local chef gave Good Day Atlanta a lesson in one of the most stunning locations possible -- high above Atlanta! More>>

Casting Call: July 16 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Casting Call for the week of July 16.
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Avoid the Back-to-School Financial Blues

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Financial consultant Mark Lloyd stopped by Good Day Atlanta to offer a couple of tips that may help prevent parents from overextending themselves while shopping for the upcoming school year.
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Should You Freeze Your Credit? Video included

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When you put a credit freeze on your credit report what exactly are you doing? For the most part, it blocks access to your personal financial information, but there are exceptions. More>>

Taking A Teepee Trip In North Georgia Video included

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You've probably camped in a tent. Maybe you've tried an RV or even a yurt. But one North Georgia attraction offers a totally different experience -- "glamping" in a teepee! More>>

Pike Nurseries

Container Gardening with Succulents

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They’re super easy to grow and need very little care. They thrive in our Georgia heat, love the sunny days, and thrive with very little water.
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Officers work to enforce new 'Slow Poke Law' Video included

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The "slow poke law" went into effect on July 1st. Drivers in the far left lane of a 2-lane highway must now move over a lane, if a faster vehicle comes up behind them.
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Buford Footwear Business Still "Flipping" 30 Years Later Video included

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Summer is the season of flip-flops -- which is just fine for this family-owned Buford business. More>>

FOX 5 I-Team

GM Recall: Free Car Rental Video included

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Millions of GM car owners are filling dealerships to have a faulty ignition switch replaced, but there are long wait times for appointments. While you wait, the weeks, sometimes months for your turn, did you know that you can get a free rental car? More>>

Good Day Goes "Under The Sea" At The Fox Theatre Video included

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This week, the deep sea surfaces onto the stage at the Fox Theatre, as Disney's "The Little Mermaid" thrills audiences.
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Casting Call: July 9 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Casting Call for the week of July 9.
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Ford issues 6 recalls of 100,566 vehicles for safety defects Video included

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Ford is recalling 100,566 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.
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Take A Blast Through The Past With IHOP's 56-Cent Pancakes Video included

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Elvis. Leather jackets. Poodle skirts. There are a lot of symbols of the 1950s. And for today only, there's a new one -- cheap pancakes! More>>

Target Field debuts self-serve beer station

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The Minnesota Twins say Target Field is the first major league ball park to serve beer from a vending machine. More>>

Pay 'N Go Peach Pass to be sold at local drug stores Video included

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The starter kits are sold at area drug stores and can be a quick and easy way to start using the hot lanes. More>>

Atlanta police ramp up efforts, launch social media contest Video included

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Atlanta Police are ramping up their efforts ahead of the Fourth of July celebrations happening around the city. More>>

Organic garden serves as health initiative, teaches veterans job skills Video included

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The 3x3 Project helps teach veterans skills that can help them find work, plus helps people live a healthier lifestyle.
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The new story of an American hero: WWII paratrooper Lew Fern Video included

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He was America's oldest living World War II paratrooper until he passed away last year. Now, Lew Fern's stories of history are chronicled in a new book. More>>

Behind the scenes of the Lenox Square fireworks Video included

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Paul Milliken shows us what it takes to put the Lenox Square 4th of July fireworks together.
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Teens learn the rules of the road Video included

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It's the busiest time of year for driving instructors in Atlanta. Thousands of teenagers are trading in their chemistry and biology books, and learning how to drive during their summer break. More>>

Recipe for Seared Maine Scallops Video included

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Recipe for Seared Maine Scallops, Georgia Field Pea, Sweet Corn and Tasso Ham Succotash and Roasted Lemon Vinaigrette. More>>

Deck Safety Important During Summer Months Video included

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With summer in full swing many people will likely be spending time on their deck so we caught up with a local contractor to get what you need to know when it comes to deck safety. More>>

College Student Wins $10,000 For Living In Raft Video included

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How far would you go to win $10,000? Could you live with three complete strangers? Better yet...could you do it in a raft? More>>

Special Camp Brings "Sunshine" To Kids Battling Cancer Video included

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There are a lot of great summer camps happening around North Georgia right now. But there's only one? Camp Sunshine.? More>>

Container Gardening with Succulents and Air Plants Video included

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Pike Nurseries’ Melodie McDanal will discuss the basics of planning and planting a container garden with succulents or air plants.

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Grilling with Veggies Video included

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New York Times best-selling author, Jessica Seinfeld, has the inside tips to take your summer meals to the next level, especially by introducing some much needed veggies into your dishes.
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BBQ with Buck: The Greater Good Video included

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This week we feature the smoked chicken, the brisket, and the baby back ribs. BTW...the Brunswick Stew is definitely worth checking out while you are there. More>>

Casting Call: June 25 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of June 25.
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Heads Up! Dodgebell Qualifier Comes To Sky Zone Kennesaw Video included

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Sky Zone Kennesaw will be holding their local qualifier of The Third Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship this Sunday, June 29.


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Alpharetta Eatery Offers Hot Food, Hotter Dancing Video included

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A trip to Mexico might be a little too much for your summer vacation budget. But a trip to El Don Mexican Bar Grill could be the perfect substitute. More>>

Summer Camp Teaches The "Foot-Stomping" Classics Video included

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If your child is a fan of the guitar, fiddle, or banjo...the search for the perfect summer camp is over!The Georgia Pick Bow Traditional Music School Summer Music Camp is running this week at Dahlonega Baptist Church.
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Follow The Yellow Brick Road...To Serenbe! Video included

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With the lush green lawns and friendly neighbors, Serenbe is kind of like the Emerald City.
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Pike Nurseries

Easy Outdoor Entertaining Video included

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Pike Nurseries’ Melodie McDanal will share ideas on how to enhance your outdoor space to set the scene for summer gatherings!
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Grammy-Nominated Group Jagged Edge Gives "Hope" To Fans Video included

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Atlanta R&B group Jagged Edge is back -- and on a mission to bring strong songs back to radio.
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Kraft Foods recalls 260 cases of Velveeta cheese Video included

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Kraft said Thursday it is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.
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Hidden Treasures in Your Home Video included

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Once again the hidden treasures segment takes the show on the road, paying a visit to Paul Brown at Gallery 63 in Sandy Springs. More>>

Small Animals Make Up Very Big North Georgia Attraction Video included

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There are plenty of farms and petting zoos in North Georgia -- but it's safe to say there's nothing quite like Canton's Tanglewood Farm. More>>

Local fundraisers for injured Forsyth Co. deputy

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A fund has been set up for the benefit of the Forsyth County deputy who was injured in a shooting Friday. More>>

FOX 5 I-Team

Big, Annual Fundraisers But Where's the Money? Video included

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For a few years now, big name sponsors like Coca-Cola and Georgia Pacific, as well as stars like Dionne Warwick, have donated time and money to a big, splashy, annual fundraising event. But, when you get past the lights and cameras, you're left to ask: Where is that money going? More>>

Casting Call: June 18 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of June 18.
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Delta Flight Museum Spotlights Airline's Important History Video included

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Considering we live in the state that houses the world's busiest airport -- it's easy to take air travel for granted. But the incredible story of Delta Airlines and aviation in general is getting a big spotlight at a newly re-opened museum. More>>

Atlanta Museum Commemorates Battle Of Atlanta With Special Programs Video included

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The Atlanta Cyclorama Civil War Museum in Atlanta's Grant Park contains what some say is the largest oil painting in the world.
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FOX 5 I-Team

FDA joins Flickr Video included

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The FDA recalls products either because they're considered defective or potentially harmful, but it's information.  If you want to keep track of FDA recalls, check out Flickr.
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BBQ with Buck: Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q Video included

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Justin and Jonathan Fox are identical twin brothers from Texas who have turned their passion for cooking and hanging out with friends and family, into one of the top BBQ joints in Atlanta.
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Pike Nurseries

Gardening 101 Video included

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When it comes to a first-time gardener, it’s sometimes best to start from the ground-up! More>>

Father's Day Meals from The Rotisserie Shop Video included

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Good Day Atlanta's Paul Miliken went to The Rotisserie Shop in Kennesaw to get a couple of ideas for the perfect Father's Day Meal.
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Pull-A-Parts gain popularity Video included

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More and more people are stretching their vehicle's life out to that last mile and one local company has seen a business boom, with do it yourself used parts.
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Hot 107.9 to host annual Birthday Bash concert Video included

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Local hip-hop station, Hot 107.9 will be celebrating their 19th anniversary with their annual concert: Birthday Bash.
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Georgia State Parks Urging People To "Get Outdoors!" With Special Event Video included

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School's out for summer, and it's time to soak up some sun. So how about a place where paddleboarding, tree-climbing, archery and more can keep the family busy?
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Casting Call: June 10 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of June 10.
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Four-Week Financial Fitness Challenge Video included

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The beginning of summer often means the start of summer fitness workouts. But how about a twist this year with a financial fitness challenge? Here's a four-week plan to trim your expenses but fatten your savings.WEEK ONE: Set goals and put them in a timeframe.
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Local businesses to benefit from Cobb Co. sports boom Video included

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The north metro area expects a wider world of sports in the next three years. The Braves will move to Cobb County. An enormous youth sports complex will open just north in Emerson. And Kennsaw State University’s winning baseball team will be joined by a football team. More>>

FOX Medical Team

Are you taking too many pills? Video included

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A recent study founding nearly half of Americans have taken at least one prescription drug in the 30 days, and that includes 1 in 4 kids. More>>

FTC Orders Auto Lender to Repay Clients Video included

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A national auto lender faces millions of dollars in fines. And, there could be many people from Georgia affected and possibly due refunds. The FTC charges that a company out of California called Consumer Portfolio Services used "illegal tactics" when selling and collecting on loans. More>>

Self-Taught Filmmaker Tackles The Dark Side Of Life Video included

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Most people think it takes years of film school to become a successful motion picture director. But an Atlanta woman is creating her own, unique journey to filmmaking and it all started at the library.
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Milton family fosters injured puppy Video included

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When he was only weeks old, Buster was hit by a bus in South Georgia. Miraculously, his only injuries were two broken legs. But, that still required surgery and his owners could not afford to pay for that surgery.
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Real Men Cook with Chef Idris Muhummad Video included

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Bring your wife, dad and your children out for some amazing cuisine prepared by "real men" on Father's Day.
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BBQ with Buck: Joe's BBQ Video included

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Set in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia, Joe's BBQ was recently named the seventh best BBQ Joint in America by TripAdvisor. More>>

Recalls on the Road Video included

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More than 36 million vehicles with open recalls are on U.S. roads right now, many of them are for sale on the used car market. It's crucial to stay on top of safety information like recalls there are resources to help.
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Jeff Corwin Brings The Mysteries Of The Ocean To Good Day Atlanta Video included

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June 8th is World Oceans Day.
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Hidden Treasures at Gallery 63 Video included

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This week, we take the show on the road to his turf. The star of Discovery Channel's Auction Kings takes us on a behind the scenes tour of his gallery, and shows us some of his treasures that are not so hidden. In fact, his treasures are for sale.
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Annual Festival Celebrates The Wonder, Beauty Of Butterflies Video included

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This weekend's Flying Colors Butterfly Festival at the Chattahoochee Nature Center give families a unique opportunity to see butterflies in a completely new way.
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Casting Call: June 4 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the Week of June 4.
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Atlanta Favorite The Flying Biscuit Making Dreams Come True Video included

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The Flying Biscuit Café is teaming up with Make-A-Wish Georgia for the Summer of Wishes campaign. All month, a portion of the proceeds from every Egg-stravaganza entrée sold will go to Make-A-Wish.
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Cute and prickly: Hedgehogs finding homes as pets Video included

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They are tiny animals with cute faces. They're covered in quills. They roll into prickly balls when they are scared. The ideal pet? More>>

FOX Medical Team

Toddlers and Tablets Video included

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With a few swipes, Dr. Julie Pace's son is playing his favorite computer game, on a tablet so intuitive, nobody had to show him how it works. More>>

House fire victim now battling cancer Video included

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A Canton woman thought life dealt her a tough hand when she lost everything in a house fire.
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Healthy Summertime Entertaining Video included

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Registered Dietitian Marie Spano shared a couple of healthy summertime recipes with Good Day Atlanta's Gurvir Dhindsa -- and tips for preparing treats that who "weight you down. More>>

Unpaid Medical Debt Unfairly Dinged on Credit Reports Video included

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The credit reporting bureaus may be heavy handed when dinging your credit over medical debt, according to a new government study. If that's you, then you have company. Let's take a look at how big of a deal unpaid medical bills are in America.
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Local Girl Scout Camp Celebrates 90 Years Video included

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A Mableton camp that first opened in 1924 is celebrating nine decades of recreation and education for the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta.

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BBQ With Buck: Jim's Smokin' Que Video included

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So what state has the best BBQ? North Carolina? Texas? Tennessee? Missouri? Well according to TripAdvisor, none of the above. That distinct honor goes to the great state of Georgia. More>>

Kids Can Have A Ball This Summer With Free Bowling Program Video included

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 Kids Bowl Free is a program that offers exactly what you think it offers -- free bowling for children.
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Saving for College with the 529 Plan Video included

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May 29th is National 529 College Savings Day. It's a reminder why it's important to look into the state's "Path2College 529 Plan" for college savings. More>>

Fashion Designers "Revive" Treasures From Goodwill Video included

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When you go to a fashion show, you generally expect the clothes on the runway to cost a fortune. But at a special fashion show Thursday night, nothing could be further from "extravagant." More>>

Reading Rainbow raises over $1.5 mil. on Kickstarter

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Reading Rainbow is attempting to make a comeback -- on the web.
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City of Atlanta's Office of Entertainment gears up for busy summer Video included

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Right now there are about seven film and TV productions taking place in the City of Atlanta. For some, that means the inconvenience of street and sidewalk closures around their neighborhood. More>>

FOX Medical Team

Tackling Sibling Rivalry Video included

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Are you all grown up and still competing with your siblings? You’re not alone! But – even if you’ve been feuding for years, it is possible to make peace. More>>

Casting Call: May 28 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Calls for the week of May 28.
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Hurricane Harbor Makes Landfall At Six Flags Over Georgia Video included

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In the mood for a trip to a tropical island? Don't both booking a cruise -- just head to Six Flags Over Georgia! More>>

Pet blood donations help save lives Video included

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You know there's a desperate need for people to give blood, but did you know your dog can donate as well? Animals need blood for a number of reasons, if they are diagnosed with cancer or hit by a car.
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A Double Dose of Success Video included

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Atlanta twins Kirsty and Kirsty Broner made history as the first identical twins co-valedictorians at Spelman College. Now, they're sharing the secrets of their success with other young people. More>>

BBQ with Buck: Heirloom Market BBQ Video included

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What do you get when you combine classic southern American BBQ with Traditional Korean BBQ? Heirloom Market BBQ.
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Pike Nurseries

Red, White & Blue Flowers for Memorial Day Video included

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Show off your patriotic pride with a colorful landscape that will display bursts of red, white and blue for Memorial Day, 4th of July and beyond!
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Casting Call: May 22 Video included

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Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of May 22.
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Gritty Action-Drama Brings Georgia Native To FOX Video included

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Detective Ryan Lopez is a respected member of the Los Angeles Gang Task Force, and takes his job fighting back against the city's gangs seriously. But Lopez has a dark secret, and it's one that could cause his career -- and his life -- to come crashing down. More>>

Hidden Treasures: May 22 Video included

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We asked you to share your hidden treasures with us, and boy, did you ever! We got dozens of emails from viewers who wanted to know what the items they had stashed away are worth. More>>

FOX 5 I-Team

How to Budget with Rising Grocery Prices Video included

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Food prices started to climb in February and they are continuing to squeeze wallets. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is the type of increase we haven't seen since 2011. More>>

New North Georgia Park Takes Wakeboarding Away From The Boat Video included

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Just because you don't own a boat doesn't mean you can't enjoy the thrill of wakeboarding, thanks to a unique new park in Bartow County. More>>

Woman with rare cancer earns MBA Video included

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A local woman is battling a rare form of blood cancer but she is not letting daily treatment get in the way of her dreams.
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Roswell Puts Public Works Employees, Equipment To The Test Video included

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Forklift Competition? Sanitation Truck Rodeo? Trackhoe Showdown? Yes...yes...and yes...sign us up, please!The city of Roswell is celebrating National Public Works Week with a series of events sure to please anyone who likes large machinery.
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National Burger Month Video included

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It's National Burger Month. And restaurants all over Atlanta are celebrating.
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LEGOLAND Atlanta Brings The World Of Ninjago To Life Video included

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If you're a LEGO fan, you already know about Ninjago. If you don't -- it's time to step inside the newest feature at Atlanta's LEGOLAND Discovery Center. More>>

FOX 5 I-Team

iPhone Feature Logs Location History Video included

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There is a new feature on your iPhone that you'll want to know about. You might find it helpful, or you might find it just another invasion of your privacy.
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Pike Nurseries

Container Gardens for Shade

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Container gardens are just as unique and diverse as gardens. Today we are going to plant a container specifically for shady porches, balconies, patios or gardens. More>>

BBQ with Buck: DBA Barbecue Video included

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Check out VaHi favorite DBA Barbecue during this week's installment of "BBQ with Buck."
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Go Greek At This Weekend's Marietta Greek Festival Video included

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In the mood for some Spanakopita? How about a Gyro Wrap? And who could turn down some Baklava?All three -- and yes, so much more -- are available this weekend at the Marietta Greek Festival.
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Magical World Of Walt Disney Comes To Life At Gwinnett Arena

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Fans of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and the enchanting Disney Princesses can see their animated favorites comes to life, as "Disney On Ice Celebrates 100 Years Of Magic" skates to a stop at the Arena at Gwinnett Center this week.
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Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

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AAA recently did a survey with teenagers about underage drinking and some of the results are shocking.
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'Wings' reduces bullying in schools Video included

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Wings is a nonprofit after school program being operated in two metro elementary schools right now.
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Atlanta coffee shop named among the best in the nation Video included

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