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  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill re-teaming for Richard Jewell movie?

    "The Wolf of Wall Street" stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill are reportedly headed back to the big screen together, this time in an adaptation of the 1997 Vanity Fair article "The Ballad of Richard Jewell," about the man falsely accused of being the...
  • Winter storm slams South, stranding students, snarling traffic

    An unusual blanket of snow across the South triggered epic traffic snarls and stranded hundreds of students at their schools Tuesday. LATEST: Drivers trapped, kids sleep at school Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama struggled to cope with 2 to...
  • Teel Time: Nine-game ACC football schedule would create channel inventory, help playoff access

    When ACC football expanded from 12 to 14 teams with the additions of Syracuse and Pittsburgh, growing the conference schedule from eight to nine games seemed natural. After all, you want league rivals to play one another as often as possible. And...
  • Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school

    Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
  • Consumers gaining upper hand in car shopping

    Consumers gaining upper hand in car shopping
    When Jennifer Williams walked into the Nalley Lexus dealership in Cobb County, Ga., on a recent Tuesday, all she needed was a salesperson to provide her a good deal on her trade-in, the keys to her RX 350 SUV and a happy wave goodbye. Thanks to the...
  • ACC All Access: Q&A primer for Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech with Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Ken Sugiura

    As a primer for Thursday night's Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech game in Atlanta, I exchanged a series of five questions-and-answers with my buddy Ken Sugiura, the Georgia Tech beat writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. His twitter handle is @ajcgatech...
  • This has been a tough week for the SEC

    The Southeastern Conference has had a lot of great football weeks in recent years, but this hasn't been one of them. USA Today ran a story Thursday suggesting the SEC's reign as America's best conference is being challenged by the Pac-12. USA Today...
  • James A. Hood dies at 70; fought segregation at University of Alabama

    James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
  • Eugene Patterson dies at 89; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

    Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89. Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
  • Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards

    Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards
    The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals. Among the awards is...
  • 80 trips to find the perfect house

    80 trips to find the perfect house
    Eighty houses. In about a year, my wife and I had toured 80 homes — hundreds more if you count online searches. If you're not an insurance salesman, cat burglar or (like us) first-time home buyers in a wacky Atlanta housing market, you've probably...
  • Home loan closing costs on the rise

    Home loan closing costs on the rise
    Home prices and mortgage rates aren't the only costs on the rise when it comes to buying a house these days. Expect higher closings costs as well, according to a new study by Bankrate.com. The average closing cost, which includes origination plus third-...