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First Slice 7/14/15: Atlanta man among 46 drug offenders with sentences cut short by Obama

Plus, Georgia finally acknowledges climate change!

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Atlanta resident Bruce Todd will have his nearly 22-year drug sentence commuted after being found guilty of crack cocaine distribution in 2003. He is one of 46 non-violent offenders who received disproportionate sentences that are being cut short by President Barack Obama.

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Georgia's soon-to-be-released wildlife management plan will acknowledge climate change for the first time...ever.

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Another five people were shot by police across metro Atlanta since last Friday. Three of them were killed.

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The number of Americans killed by police in 2015 has grown to more than 600.

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Should Georgia's fireworks law be tweaked? State Rep. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickmauga, says yes. Fireworks should be a colorful source of amusement and celebration—not a burden or nuisance," he wrote in an op-ed.

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It's not question of if a catastrophic tsunami will hit the Pacific Northwest. It's a matter of when.

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The United States and five other nations have struck a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear operations in exchange for lifting financial restrictions. Republican reps and senators are now expected to challenge the deal.





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