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ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a man was followed after a bar fight in Atlanta and shot while driving. Atlanta police Capt. Andrew Senzer tells news outlets that police haven't nailed down the precise location, but the early Friday shooting took place somewhere between the Whisky Mistress bar and the Hampton Inn, both in Buckhead.

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has passed sweeping tax cuts that could eliminate any windfall revenue the state expected to collect as a result of the federal tax overhaul. The proposal would cut top income tax rates for individuals and businesses and double the standard deduction for all filers.

ATLANTA (AP) - The daughter of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. says that limiting access to guns is long overdue. The Rev. Bernice King says she plans to march with the survivors of the Florida school shooting next month. The Rev. Bernice King spoke Thursday at The King Center in Atlanta about the Feb. 14 massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

ATLANTA (AP) - The jail that mistakenly released a convicted murderer says no one will be disciplined for what happened. WSB-TV reports the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office realized a mistake was made after the murder victim's family saw Javoris Hurston on the streets.

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