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The Perfect Photo Op, Then: 'Get Out of the Way, Bus!'

Implosion of Georgia Dome marred by MARTA

(Newser) - "I am CRYING." That was just one online reaction to an ill-fated photo shoot that was meant to capture a planned stadium implosion. Photographers gathered near the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta on Monday, waiting to snap a shot of the controlled destruction of the 71,000-seat structure,... More »

One of Our Biggest Domed Stadiums Just Imploded

Georgia Dome is gone after a controlled destruction

(Newser) - One of the nation's largest domed stadiums has been destroyed in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30am, per the AP . People gathered at windows of tall office... More »

Falcons Fan Stabbed in Ruckus Outside Stadium

Man in stable condition, allegedly argued with 3 49ers fans

(Newser) - An Atlanta Falcons fan has been hospitalized after being stabbed after last night's home loss to the San Francisco 49ers. The attack followed an argument with a man and two women rooting for the 49ers, witnesses tell Fox 5 . One of the three cut the throat of the victim,... More »

2 Dead on Second Day of Ga. Storms

State of emergency declared as storm watch continues

(Newser) - Waves of thunderstorms clobbered the stunned city of Atlanta today, killing two and wounding at least four others, CNN reports. The storms leveled more than 20 homes and downed power lines, leaving 40,000 people—including 10,000 in Atlanta—without power in northern Georgia. Authorities are warning people to... More »

Atlanta Cleans Up After Tornado's Mess

Surprise storm rips through city; no deaths reported

(Newser) - Atlanta cleaned up today after a tornado with 130mph winds ripped through the city last night, CNN reports. About 30 people were injured, though none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening. Thousands were without power today, and about 20 homes were damaged or destroyed in the historic Cabbagetown... More »

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