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Metal detectors not working at school

ATLANTA — School officials in Atlanta say metal detectors weren’t working at a middle school on the day a 14-year-old pupil was shot and wounded.

Public school administrators acknowledged late Friday that Price Middle School’s two metal detectors were “not operable” Thursday. The statement said an investigation found there had been limited use of the detectors this year.

City school officials say they plan to immediately test all school metal detectors and review pupil entrance and exit procedures.

In other news

A SMALL EARTHQUAKE near the Georgia-Tennessee line rattled some residents awake in the middle of the night. The 2.8-magnitude quake was recorded at 1:47 a.m. Saturday near the state line between Cohutta, Ga., and Apison, Tenn. No damage was reported.

BIBB COUNTY POLICE say they caught a man growing $210,000 worth of marijuana at his 80-year-old grandmother’s house.

– Associated Press

 
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