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First Slice 1/13/15: Conservative Christians to protest Reed over fire chief's termination for anti-gay remarks

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Religious supporters of former Atlanta Fire and Rescue Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was recently fired for reasons stemming from an investigation into anti-gay remarks he published in a 2013 self-help book, will march from the Gold Dome to City Hall in protest of the decision.

How much did Georgia officials give Mercedes Benz to move its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta? $23 million in tax credits.

Buckhead's new PATH400 trail has finally opened to pedestrians and bicyclists.

A Fulton County judge today could decide the fate of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. Or he could decide to hear arguments from civil rights icon's children at a trial sometime in February.

"The flash powder burns hotter than lava."

What's on the cover of Charlie Hebdo's newest issue following a terrorist attack against the French satirical newspaper's staff? Muhammad holding a “Je suis Charlie” sign.

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