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Chelsea Handler evacuates, blames Trump for California wildfires

4:24 pm Dec. 6, 2017

Comic television personality Chelsea Handler, among the thousands forced to evacuate due to the raging California wildfires, sees President Donald Trump’s hand at work. “It’s like Donald Trump is setting the world on fire. Literally and figuratively,” she tweeted.

The infernos have caused filming to halt temporarily and threaten the famed Getty Museum.

Handler’s antipathy for Trump often fuels her busy Twitter feed.

“We have got to get rid of Trump,” she

California wildfires halt film production, threaten famed museum

11:36 am Dec. 6, 2017

The California wildfires that have forced massive residential evacuations have forced a temporary halt to some filming activity and loom ominously close to one of the state’s most famed cultural institutions as well.

“All filming activity scheduled to take place in Mountain Fire Zone Areas has been suspended,” industry group Film LA said, citing notification from the Los Angeles Fire Department. That’s scheduled to last through Dec. 10.

Time announces Person of the Year

7:42 am Dec. 6, 2017

Time has announced its 2017 Person of the Year.

It’s not just one person.

The magazine is honoring those who broke the silence.

“The women and men who have broken their silence span all races, all income classes, all occupations and virtually all corners of the globe,” its article announcing the choice reads. “They might labor in California fields, or behind the front desk at New York City’s regal

Who’s Tyler Perry backing in the Atlanta mayoral race?

7:32 am Dec. 5, 2017

Entertainment mogul filmmaker Tyler Perry has enjoyed a strong friendship with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed during the years Reed has run the city. He gives Hizzoner a shout-out in his newly released inspirational book “Higher is Waiting,” crediting Reed with turning him onto the Fort McPherson property where his studio complex is now located.

So, who’s looking good to him in the contest to succeed Reed?

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The prank Georgia fans pulled on Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield

8:43 am Dec. 4, 2017

Shortly after fans learned the University of Georgia will meet the University of Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 someone pulled an epic prank on Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield.

The Heisman frontrunner, Mayfield has completed 71 percent of his passes for 4,340 yards and 41 touchdowns this season. He’s added 310 yards and five touchdowns on the ground. Despite 369 pass attempts, he only threw five interceptions, noted

Time announces Person of the Year finalists

8:22 am Dec. 4, 2017

President Donald Trump might be Time’s Person of the Year.

Or it might be Kim Jong Un.

Or Colin Kaepernick.

Or the #MeToo Movement.

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Despite Trump’s recent tweet suggesting he’d passed on the honor, the magazine hasn’t declared who makes the cut but is releasing its short list.

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See Time’s full list here.

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How Atlanta said goodbye to the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

6:00 pm Dec. 1, 2017

As of today Buckhead has a glamorous new hotel at the corner of Lenox and Peachtree roads.

The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, a 507-room property that includes 56 luxury suites, a new Legacy Ballroom and renovated bar and restaurant area, pays homage to Buckhead’s founder of lore, John Whitley. The farmer and landowner shot and dressed a deer in the mid 1800s and mounted its head on a post, tagging

Watch Michael Flynn chant “Lock her up!” at the Republican National Convention

10:42 am Dec. 1, 2017

POLITICALLY GEORGIA: The AJC’s coverage of the RNC

As previously reported by the Cox Media Group National Content Desk: Flynn’s arrest marks the fourth in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and a former business associate, Rick Gates, turned themselves in to authorities in October. The pair face 12 charges, including conspiring