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Tech jobs rise, but ‘silicon’ vision a stretch

Such phrases often come up these days when talk turns to metro Atlanta's tech industry. A string of jobs announcements and a growing cluster of tech businesses in Midtown have spawned talk that the sector will soon justify such a memorable moniker,

Cornell Wants People to ‘Collide’ on Its New NYC Tech Campus

Bustling, youthful, and collegiate will more aptly describe the island now that Cornell Tech is building a campus there. The school, a joint venture between Cornell University and Technion University, broke ground earlier this year, launching

Ranking Texas Tech football’s 2015 roster: Nos. 10-6

Alfredo Morales, Sr. OG: He's made 23 starts in three years, bouncing back from a medical-redshirt season in 2011 en route to becoming one of the most reliable Texas Tech starters. Along with tackle Le'Raven Clark, Morales' at left guard makes the Re

UPDATED: Jim Weaver, former Virginia Tech athletic director, dies

BLACKSBURG, Va., July 2, 2015 – Jim Weaver, whose vision and leadership as the director of athletics catapulted Virginia Tech in the Big East Conference and later the Atlantic Coast Conference, passed away at his Blacksburg home Wednesday night at ...

Sister of accused Charleston shooter takes down GoFundMe page

Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the AJC delivered to your inbox. SHELBY, N.C. — The sister of the suspected Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, asked the public for donations after she canceled her wedding, which was ...

Rick Perry: Republicans must reach out to black voters

Washington -- Former Texas Governor Rick Perry said Thursday that Republicans have lost their "moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln" after having given up on trying to win the support of African-Americans. Perry, who declared his presidential bid

Why Are Sharks Attacking North Carolina Swimmers?

Shark experts say a coastal drought, warm water and a surge of fish and sea turtles could be to blame. 2:06 | 07/02/15. Share. Title. Description. Share From. Share With. Facebook. Tweet. Embed. Email.
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Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh spoke of efforts to improve relationship with …

Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh recently spoke of his efforts to rebuild his relationships with his son and daughter after concentrating too much of his time on his AFL career. Walsh was stabbed to death at his Somerton Park home in the early hours of ...

Justice Department reaches $18.7 billion agreement in principle with BP

The blockbuster $18.7 billion oil spill settlement unveiled Thursday between the U.S. government and oil company BP gave the Justice Department what it wanted: the biggest environmental fine ever levied against a corporation. It also gave BP what it 

Donald Trump golf courses will keep events despite firestorm

Donald Trump runs one of golf's biggest international tournaments out of Trump National Doral, but recently, in his bid to become president, the outspoken Trump hasn't made too many international friends, particularly in Mexico. Nevertheless, the ...

In uphill 2016 bid, Jim Webb brings conservative bent to Democratic field

Former Virginia senator Jim Webb announced Thursday that he will run for president, setting himself on an uphill trek for the Democratic nomination with little national name recognition and scant financial support. Webb adds a decidedly more ...

Sister of accused Charleston shooter takes down GoFundMe page

Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the AJC delivered to your inbox. SHELBY, N.C. — The sister of the suspected Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, asked the public for donations after she canceled her wedding, which was ...

Rick Perry: Republicans must reach out to black voters

Washington -- Former Texas Governor Rick Perry said Thursday that Republicans have lost their "moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln" after having given up on trying to win the support of African-Americans. Perry, who declared his presidential bid

Why Are Sharks Attacking North Carolina Swimmers?

Shark experts say a coastal drought, warm water and a surge of fish and sea turtles could be to blame. 2:06 | 07/02/15. Share. Title. Description. Share From. Share With. Facebook. Tweet. Embed. Email.
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Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh spoke of efforts to improve relationship with …

Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh recently spoke of his efforts to rebuild his relationships with his son and daughter after concentrating too much of his time on his AFL career. Walsh was stabbed to death at his Somerton Park home in the early hours of ...