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VIDEO: Ted Hall signs off evening news for move to mornings

ATLANTA -- 11Alive News' Ted Hall anchored his final 6 p.m. newscast Thursday.

Next week, he'll start a new chapter in his broadcasting career -- anchoring the morning news alongside Karyn Greer.

EXTENDED CUT: Ted Hall prepares to move to morning news

Jill Becker, who retired Friday, passed him the figurative torch.

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International Space Station to fly over Atlanta

International Space Station to fly over Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The International Space Station will be visible as it flies over Metro Atlanta this week. 

The station will be seen for just a few minutes each day as it makes it's orbit around the Earth.

NASA has released specific times, and exactly where in the sky it will be.

For a complete listing, click here.

You will have to pay close attention, as the Space Station is only visible during those exact windows.

"It looks like a little bright light," said astronomer Amy Whitt. "It looks smaller than an airplane, and it moves way quicker than an airplane does. It goes really fast across the sky."

LOCAL PROFILE: Clayton County Commission Chairman, Eldrin Bell

JONESBORO, Ga. -- Eldrin Bell is a local legend in Atlanta local law enforcement and politics.

Recently, the Where U Live spoke with him about his history in Atlanta and his current position in Clayton County.

ATLANTA: City offers warranty program for broken water lines

ATLANTA: City offers warranty program for broken water lines

ATLANTA -- Atlanta residents have the opportunity to join a program that could save them thousands of dollars in unexpected repair costs for broken or leaking sewer and water lines.

A National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program was launched Thursday by the city. The program offers a low cost warranty that provides necessary repairs with no deductibles or service fees.

"I am pleased to partner with the National League of Cities and Service Line Warranties of America to offer our residents greater peace of mind regarding the costs of broken or leaking water or sewer lines," Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said in a statement. "No one wants to be hit with an unexpected and expensive repair bill. This program will help mitigate some of the risks homeowners across the city often face."

More than 8,000 Pounds of Litter Removed from Memorial Dr.

More than 8,000 Pounds of Litter Removed from Memorial Dr.

More than 200 volunteers, including the Memorial Drive Merchant’s Association in partnership with DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis; Commissioners Sharon Barnes Sutton, Kathie Gannon and Stan Watson; and State Reps. Michele Henson and Karla Drenner, spent Saturday picking up litter along a three-mile stretch of Memorial Drive. 

The Memorial Drive Community Cleanup Day began at Georgia Perimeter College, and by the end of the day, 8,560 pounds of litter were removed from the roadway.  The event was coordinated through the Office of Neighborhood Empowerment and Keep DeKalb Beautiful.

Nearly half of the volunteers were Georgia Perimeter College students.

“The involvement from our citizen stakeholders is what makes the difference,” said CEO Ellis.  “The collaboration of residents and businesses working along side the county is how we realize positive wholesale change.”

The Talk Back Series: African American Women in Media & Entertainment

The Talk Back Series: African American Women in Media & Entertainment

The Talk Back Series: African American Women in Media & Entertainment

FRIDAY GIRL TV HOSTS PANEL DISCUSSION AT SPELMAN COLLEGE


August 30, 2011—Atlanta based multimedia production company, Girl Genius Productions, in conjunction with web show for women, Friday Girl TV, will host The Talk Back: The Sex Kitten vs. The Super Brain, a panel discussion on African American women in media at Spelman College on September 24, 2011. The panel discussion is the first in a three part series of art, culture and technology events geared toward entertaining and educating audiences as it relates to creating positive imagery by, for and about women of color. The series will be held in the Cosby Auditorium located on the Spelman College campus.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Friday Girl TV Co- Founder/Host, October Rose.