How to set up a LAN party

...growing fad in the computer world, the "LAN Party." The term comes from the abbreviation...computer nerds have "Comdex" and gamers have LAN Parties.) The idea is simple...we...our game was complete. In some cities, LAN parties are huge affairs that include renting...

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Sang Lan: Determination, infectious optimism in a broken body

...that broke her neck and robbed her of the ability to walk, Sang Lan couldn't help thinking about what might have been. Seventeen...in hospital and gave her a "Titanic" poster signed: "Sang Lan, all the best in the world, love." "He's very handsome...

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Fired Atlanta fire chief speaks at Augusta church

...the highest-ranking fire official in the nation. Only 10 months into that job, Mayor Kasim Reed asked him to return as At lan ta's fire chief, and he did.Cochran said the idea for his book came as he was leading a Bible study that explored the idea...

Resolved to start gardening in 2015? How to start

...fertilizers and water retention capsules to give seeds or seedlings a quick boost."Many people search for advice on the Internet," Lan gellotto said. "But a fantastic and underused resource is your local Extension office. We provide gardening advice that is...

Top stories of 2014: Augusta mayor's race historic, controversial

...legislation when voting. He also hopes to revive the mayor and commission's relationship with the legislative delegation in At lan ta."I know that my colleagues in the delegation are excited about establishing that relationship," he said.

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Ex-school tech chief sentenced to prisonATLANTA - A former At lan ta Public Schools technology director was sentenced Thursday to nearly 3½ years in prison for taking bribes to help a contractor...

Braves' B.J. Upton tries to rebound

...B.J. Up ton was suffering through the most dreadful season of his career, and little brother Justin was in the same At lan ta clubhouse.But he didn't seek comfort from him. In fact, he didn't reach out to anyone."It was difficult, but I'm...

Panda born at Atlanta zoo travels to China

ATLANTA --- Mei Lan, Zoo Atlanta's first giant panda cub...International Airport on Thursday morning.Mei Lan flew to Washington, D.C., where she...Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said that while Mei Lan will be gone from Atlanta, she is going...

Baby panda makes debut with mom at Zoo Atlanta

...ATLANTA - Zoo Atlanta's giant panda cub Mei Lan made her debut Friday before a crowd of...plan for limited public viewings of Mei Lan and her mother, Lun Lun. Zookeepers will...zoo's panda habitat. At four months, Mei Lan is becoming more curious and tends to explore...

Zoo Atlanta panda known worldwide turning 1 soon

ATLANTA - By all accounts, Mei Lan's first year was a big one. Zoo Atlanta's giant panda cub learned...president and chief executive. There's no telling how long Mei Lan - whose name means "Atlanta Beauty" in Chinese Mandarin - and her...