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11 Things You Need to Know for Tuesday, August 13 | News

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11 Things You Need to Know for Tuesday, August 13
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(WXIA) -- The following list is made to help you start your Tuesday in the know. It's the top 11 local and national headlines making news today. 

1. Upper deck fall at Turner Field 

According to Atlanta Police, the man fell about 65 feet from a platform to a private parking lot shortly after 8:30 p.m. during the Braves' game.

2. Gain weight to be debt free? 

A whopping 72 percent of Americans said they'd rather keep their current debt then put on the pounds.

3. One Tank Trip: Hike Inn 

There's a secret at Amicalola Falls in Dawsonville, Georgia. It's a hidden getaway off the beaten path that guests call "wonderful," and call it a place where "you unplug."

4. Prosecution finishes case in Andrea Sneiderman trial

The prosecution started week two running behind. Two very long clips entered into evidence by the defense last week threw their plans off, so they were unsure on when they might wrap up their case.

5. Arrest made in fatal Underground Atlanta shooting

Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting at Underground Atlanta on Monday evening.

6. Georgia gas prices 

Gas prices are going back down, dropping five cents nationwide in just a week and ten cents from last year.

7. Body of missing rafter found in Chattahoochee

Roswell police officers have positively identified a body found in the Chattahoochee River on Monday afternoon.

8. Paula Deen done despite legal win? 

Southern celebrity chef Paula Deen's legal woes diminished on Monday, but is it too late to resurrect her once-flourishing career and empire?

9. Whitey Bulger found guilty of racketeering, conspiracy

A federal jury Monday convicted James "Whitey" Bulger of racketeering, extortion and conspiracy charges, ruling that the former Boston crime boss was responsible for 11 murders dating back to the 1970s.

10. Afternoon showers come again

Get the forecast for Tuesday, hour by hour

11. Tuesday's events

Tons of things to do in and around Atlanta on Tuesday - check them out with our event calendar! 

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