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President Obama Visits Metro Area - Decatur Patch

On Thursday, the president visited the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center and made remarks at the Decatur Recreation Center.

View photos from the President's visit on Decatur Patch.


Radio Shack Robbed at Gunpoint - Buckhead Patch

Atlanta Police are investigating a robbery at the Radio Shack on Piedmont Road near Sidney Marcus Boulevard on Wednesday.

According to witness statements given to the police, the suspect entered the Radio Shack at 2625 Piedmont Road with his face covered while an employee was waiting on a customer.

A couple of minutes after the customer left the store, the suspect walked up to the counter, showed a silver handgun and demanded money.

Buckhead Patch has more on this story.


'Harlem Shake' Craze Hits UGA Campus - Dacula Patch

How popular is the "Harlem Shake"? A YouTube search brings up over 21,000 results for the latest video craze, including several videos shot at the University of Georgia.

So what exactly is the "Harlem Shake"? According to UPI.com, the roughly 30-second video productions typically start with just one dancer gyrating to DJ Baauer's 2012 "Harlem Shake" soundtrack. Then, when the bass line kicks in, a whole group of people -- often in costumes and frequently helmets -- join in a dance that can best be described as chaotic. 

Read more on Dacula Patch.

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