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11Alive And Salvation Army's Can-A-Thon 2011

Watch as we head to the 29th Annual Can-A-Thon at Turner Field. Who was there to donate? Watch and find out!

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Atlanta students make strides on national tests

ATLANTA -- Atlanta students are performing better than ever
before on national math and reading tests.

Officials with the U.S. Department of Education said Wednesday that the city's fourth- and eighth-graders have made substantial
gains on the National Assessment of Educational Progress - alled the "Nation's Report Card" - since 2002. A federal probe found that Atlanta schools did not cheat on the national test, which is administered by independent officials rather than the district.

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Ideal for the Holidays, Grape Crush Productions and Bloomingdales Fuse Food, Fashion and Exclusive Wine Tastings with Demos and Delicious Bites by Award Winning Pastry Chef & Top Chef Just Desserts Alum Atlanta - This holiday season, Grape Crush Productions and Bloomingdale’s are bringing one of Atlanta’s “sweetest” chefs to the kitchen of one of the city’s most celebrated shopping destinations for an exclusive event where guests will enjoy a guided tasting of artisan wines, a cooking demonstration by Top Chef: Just Desserts Contestant Heather Hurlbert and preview the latest in home and fashion décor along with exclusive savings at Bloomingdale’s. In the midst of the holiday shopping and social season, this is the ideal event for those looking for sweet inspiration for a memorable meal and special savings on gifts from the kitchen, perfect for the hostess, stocking stuffers or for one’s favorite foodie to find under the tree.

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Student group: Let Tech students carry guns for protection

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- Georgia Tech -- a campus set right in the heart of Midtown near a neighborhood with a troubled past. And with that, comes the realities of big city life - crime.

The latest major crime came just Sunday night. A student was robbed and beaten while walking to his off-campus home at around 2 a.m.

One group now says they have the answer.

The Students for Concealed Carry on Campus believe students should be allowed to pack a gun to protect themselves.

"Bad guys won't bring weapons on campus if they know that we have weapons to defend ourselves with," said Andrew Mullis. "I know that I've had to walk from the library by myself several times, and I know that there's a high risk of me getting jumped any of those times. I mean, the bad guys don't need laws to bring guns on campus. We do."

But not all students agree.

March Of Dimes: Nurse Of The Year

Watch as we go behind the scenes of the March Of Dimes award show for Nurse Of The Year. Who won this great honor? Watch and find out!

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