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Atlanta Braves release more details of new suburban park

...The city of Atlanta, meanwhile, is considering proposals for the Braves' current home, which was built for the 1996 Summer Olympics and converted into a baseball stadium the following year.Georgia State University has proposed converting Turner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-14/atlanta-braves-release-m
Braves will leave Turner Field

...event right at the start ? a trembling Muhammad Ali emerging from the shadows to ignite the flame that opened the 1996 Summer Olympics. In the years that followed, the Atlanta Braves had many memorable moments of their own, from a World Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-11/braves-will-leave-turner
Ted Turner wants namesake ballpark as green space

...for the area after the demolition of Turner Field. The infrastructure of the stadium was originally built for the 1996 Summer Olympics before being converted to a baseball park that opened in 1997.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-10/ted-turner-wants-namesak
UGA hedges on sale

...to the field to get their own piece of the hedges before they were removed to accommodate soccer games during the 1996 Summer Olympics, alumnus George Garrison claimed his.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Garrison took clippings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-09-21/uga-hedges-sale
Across the region

...Olympics bomber plans to write bookATLANTA - Eric Rudolph, who was convicted of bombing Centennial Park during the 1996 summer Olympics, plans to write an autobiography.Rudolph is asking the Georgia Bureau of In ves ti gation to hand over suspect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-09/across-region
Man killed in stadium fall was lifelong Braves fan

...is surreal."Turner Field became the Braves' home in 1997, a year after serving as the site of events for the 1996 Summer Olympics.Homer's father said the stadium should have been designed to prevent such falls."I would like to see the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-13/man-killed-stadium-fall-
Conyers, Ga., man dies after fall from Turner Field stands

...that accident, which the Braves had said was the first non-medical fatality to happen at the ballpark.Turner Field became the home of the Braves in 1997, a year after serving as the site of events for the 1996 Summer Olympics.___

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-12/man-hospitalized-after-f
Aftermath of bombing lingers in ex-guard's life

...suspicious backpack in a park and moving people out of harm's way just before a bomb exploded during a concert at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Then the media called him a suspect, and he became a public spectacle. As the 10th anniversary nears of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/24/met_89979.shtml
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Suburban thoroughfare symbol of mixed signals

...leading out of Atlanta more than a decade ago, answering the call of local officials who used the springboard of the 1996 Summer Olympics to make immigrants a centerpiece of the community's rebirth. Vacant car lots and whitewashed stores gave way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/15/met_514742.shtml
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Overtime: Moraetes has match tonight in Atlanta

...The Tabernacle is a former church in downtown Atlanta that was converted into a House of Blues music club during the 1996 Summer Olympics. It is located at 152 Luckie Street. Call (404) 659-9022 got more information. Tickets are priced at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/30/oth_248804.shtml
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