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VIDEO: Bottom of article They'd just finished a religious conference in Florida on Saturday night and debated when they and their accompanying parishoners would return home.
Senior pastor Arao Amazonas said he wanted to wait until the next morning to leave. But pastor Jose Carmo Jr. wanted to be back in time for the suburban Atlanta church's Sunday morning service and led two vans up Interstate 75 toward Georgia.
An Atlanta businesswoman who has asserted she had a longstanding affair with Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain stood by her story today despite his denial, saying she was not proud to admit it.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article Embattled presidential candidate Herman Cain told aides today that he's reassessing his campaign a day after an Atlanta businesswoman alleged a 13-year extramarital affair with the Republican.
Ray Henry and Thomas Beaumont
, November 29, 2011
Police guarded newly-cleared plazas early today in Atlanta and Oakland, Calif., after clearing Occupy Wall Street protest camps in both cities. Dozens of demonstrators were arrested in swift crack-downs by riot squads after local authorities lost patience with the rallies.
In Atlanta, there was little reaction. A co-owner said the group that controls the Thrashers, the NBA's Atlanta Hawks and operating rights to Philips Arena did all it could to find someone who would help keep the financially ailing NHL team in the city. No one made a serious offer.
Final approval expected by NHL board in June Winnipeg has a National Hockey League franchise again. True North Sports and Entertainment confirmed at a news conference Tuesday morning that it has acquired the Atlanta Thrashers franchise and is moving team to Winnipeg, once home to the NHL's Winnipeg Jets. The team will play in True North's MTS Centre. Scroll down the article to see an AP video report, plus a video conversation with Winnipeg Free Press columnists about the NHL's return to Winnipeg.
True North Sports and Entertainment has scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. at Winnipeg's MTS Centre to make "a significant community announcement." The National Hockey League is expected to return to Winnipeg.
Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle, now a pro wrestler who's in Grand Forks for an event Friday night, was arrested after he reportedly was found drunk early Friday morning, sitting behind the wheel of a vehicle near Thompson, N.D., according to North Dakota Highway Patrol Capt. Kevin Robson.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy as a preacher of peace and tolerance was lauded today as Americans marked his memorial day just over a week after the shootings in Arizona that killed 6 people and seriously wounded a congresswoman. Open the article to see a YouTube video of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech.
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