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Thursday night the Douglasville City Council discussed a plan to evict the Canada geese that are practically overrunning Hunter Park. That is, try to evict them.

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Atlanta’s beverage behemoth and Pittsburgh’s condiment and food giant are joining forces for a sustainability project.

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The House has approved legislation that would allow billboard owners to clear-cut trees blocking motorists from seeing their signs. Unless the House votes to reconsider its decision on Monday, the bill now heads to the Senate.

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Auburn University officials got their first glimmer of hope Friday since they received word that that school’s beloved live oak trees had been poisoned with a massive dose of a virulent herbicide.

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Environmentalists upset over proposed law to exempt Georgia DOT from paying pollution fines.

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A federal judge in Wisconsin has ordered Atlanta-based NCR Corp. to help pay an estimated $700 million to clean a contaminated river near Green Bay. 

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Atlanta will be home to one of four federally funded “Clean Air Research Centers” for studying pollution and how it affects people.

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The state of Georgia has asked a federal appeals court to overturn an order threatening the water supply of roughly 3 million people in Metro Atlanta.

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Imagine spotting this on the supermarket shelf: liquid laundry detergent in a cardboard bottle.

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Trails in Metro Atlanta have become so popular among walkers and joggers and bicyclists, the city’s going to get another one, in Buckhead along Georgia Highway 400.

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