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ATLANTA (AP) - Several nurses lost their licenses after the courts finally unsealed a video secretly recorded by the family of a man who died in their care. The video shows the World War II veteran repeatedly calling for help, saying he can't breathe. Then it shows the nurses laughing as they fail to take life-saving measures. WXIA-TV/11Alive says the nurses didn't surrender their licenses until after it sent the video the nursing home tried to keep secret to the Georgia Board of Nursing.

ATLANTA (AP) - Attorneys for a fired Atlanta fire chief are arguing that their client was let go for his religious beliefs, but lawyers for the city dispute that. Kelvin Cochran was fired in January 2015 after writing a book that city officials said includes offensive passages about certain groups of people, including gay people and non-Christians. A judge heard arguments in the case Friday.

ATLANTA (AP) - With Atlanta's new $1.6 billion stadium finally open after a series of construction delays, the dome next-door will soon be brought down with explosives. Mercedes-Benz Stadium was built to replace the Georgia Dome, which is set to be imploded Monday morning. Police say several streets and parts of the transit system will close for the historic blast.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia congressman says he's still pushing to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah. Republican Rep. Buddy Carter said during a port visit Friday the state's lawmakers are "doing everything we can" to keep the $973 million project on schedule.

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