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New snack machine can keep sweets from obese

5:12 pm Dec. 8, 2014

Love of chocolate means never having to say you’re sorry for feeding the office vending machine.

At the AJC, our mechanical purveyors of empty calories are tucked away in a secluded hallway so you can load

U.S. marijuana smoking Mexican exports

5:13 pm Dec. 2, 2014

U.S. marijuana production is growing like a weed.

About half of the states in the country have legalized recreational and/or medical marijuana, and more states, including good ol’ Georgia, are considering relaxing existing laws.

NPR tells us the increased demand is being met by high-tech U.S. farmers who are churning out so much marijuana it’s nipping prices in the kind bud.

In Mexico, U.S. efforts have allegedly resulted in a 30

Report: Al Sharpton owes $4.5 million in taxes

5:11 pm Nov. 19, 2014

Ben Franklin was a very quotable fellow.

One quote you’ve likely heard is “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

Ol’ Ben never met fellow quotable fellow Al Sharpton, who,

$12 million lottery winner keeps snow plow job

3:23 pm Nov. 11, 2014

I buy a lottery ticket every week. Recently, the woman who sells them to me said, “You never give up!”

“I call it marriage insurance,” I said. “Because winning the lottery is the only way my

TV cameraman carjacked by shooter

4:00 pm Nov. 6, 2014

Breaking news is an exciting beat.

Sometimes, it gets so exciting it’s downright dangerous.

A long time ago, when I still mixed enthusiasm with foolishness, I rushed to the scene of a shooting, zipped past the crime