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Top Atlanta news: 18-year-old fatally shot in Midtown; Hawks arena to become polling station; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 30, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Atlanta.

Hawks turn arena into voting station after Georgia residents struggle to get to polls

After Georgia experienced a number of issues in this month's primary election, the Atlanta Hawks are stepping up to help alleviate the concerns of local voters. The team announced Monday that it is teaming up with Fulton County and making its home, State Farm Arena, available as the largest polling site in state history. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

5 things about DA who charged officers in Rayshard Brooks case

Lately, Paul Howard himself has been at the center of national attention after he swiftly charged two white Atlanta police officers in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks, a Black man.

Read the full story on CBS Tampa Bay.

Atlanta History Center welcomes guests back to indoor exhibitions on Friday

The Atlanta History Center will reopen its indoor exhibitions at its Buckhead location, a press release says.

Read the full story on Decaturish.

Rapper T.I. to teach Business of Trap Music at Clark Atlanta

The course will focus on the origin, culture and business of trap music, according to the university.

Read the full story on www.fbherald.com.

18-year-old shot, killed in Midtown 

According to Atlanta police, an 18-year-old was fatally shot multiple times Saturday afternoon. The shooting happened in Midtown at 95 Eighth St.

Read the full story on Patch.com.


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