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UGA scientists eye tiger, leopard creation

Researchers at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center want to create a Sumatran tiger and clouded leopard from skin cells harvested years ago from a tiger and leopard at Zoo Atlanta. By creating more big cats, they say, each species — one endangered, the other threatened — has a better chance of surviving.

Gusty winds could bring down trees as rains continue

Rain that began early Monday is expected to continue through Wednesday morning, and forecasters warned gusty winds could combine with the saturated soil to bring down a few trees across metro Atlanta.

Mark Bradley: UGA and Richt return to the scene of the collapse

The season hadn’t gone to script. Georgia lost in Columbia to what would be revealed as a mediocre South Carolina team; Todd Gurley was suspended for selling his signature. Even so, the Bulldogs arrived at EverBank Field on Nov. 1, 2014, with everything to gain.

Bacon, that Southern staple, linked to cancer

Hot dogs, bacon, cold cuts and other processed meats raise the risk of colon, stomach and other cancers, and red meat probably contributes to the disease, too, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Bazemore gets his shot — as Hawks starter

The biggest question facing the Hawks this preseason was who would replace DeMarre Carroll as the team’s starting small forward. The answer is Kent Bazemore.

Police shooting of man calling 911 for help heads to DeKalb grand jury

Today Delisa Davis will hear, for the first time, her brother’s dying words. They were captured on a 911 call made by Kevin Davis after his girlfriend had been stabbed, along with the fatal gunshots that killed him, fired by a DeKalb police officer.

DeKalb County may spend $40 million on library, park and road projects

The DeKalb Commission is planning a building boom by spending as much as $40 million for libraries, parks, sidewalks and a senior center, a move that would exhaust the county’s bond proceeds.

Pedestrian study around SunTrust Park to cost $205,000

Eighteen months before the first pitch in SunTrust Park, Cobb County has hired a firm to come up with ideas to make it easier — and safer — for people to walk around the congested Cumberland area. The primary purpose of the $205,800 study is to suggest ways to keep fans safe as they walk to SunTrust Park, but it will also look at connectivity of other mixed-use and residential developments being built in the area.