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11 Things You Need to Know on Thursday, July 25 | News

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11 Things You Need to Know on Thursday, July 25
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(WXIA) -- There's quite a bit of news to talk about today. Here are the top local and national stories for Thursday, July 18.

1. Tim Hudson out

Tim Hudson had to be carted off the field Wednesday when he suffered a leg injury that can only be described as hard to watch.


2. Intern early

There's a push in Georgia education to get high school students to learn more about future career interests by doing internships.

3. Back to school - your guide

The 2013-2014 school year is just around the corner, but don't fret! The 11Alive Help Desk has you covered - from when school starts to the August tax free holiday, we are your resource for all things "back to school."

4. Train derailment in Spain kills 77 

A Spanish court official says 77 people were killed when a passenger train derailed on a curvy stretch of track in northwestern Spain in what was one of the country's worst rail accidents in decades.

5. Deadly motorcycle wreck

Police said a 56-year-old Kennesaw man was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a car late Wednesday night on Cobb Parkway in Marietta.

6. Unidentified stomach bug 

Federal health authorities say more than 275 people in seven states have now been sickened with an unidentified stomach bug.

7. Sneiderman murder charges dropped

Prosecutors are dropping murder charges against Andrea Sneiderman. She's the widow of Rusty Sneiderman, who was shot to death outside a Dunwoody day care in November 2010.

8. Arrests in Forest Park teen killing

Clayton County Police have arrested two suspects in the shooting death of 13-year-old boy Steven Diaz.

9. Tropical Storm Dorian

Tropical Storm Dorian formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, marking the fourth named storm in a hurricane season that began June 1.

10. Remains found in Cherokee County

The GBI has determined the remains found in the Woodstock woods over the weekend belong to a black man, about 6 feet tall and between 27 and 53 years old.

11. Thursday things to do 

Use our event calendar to help you plan your Thursday. 

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