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Primary runoff election results

Primary runoff election results

For complete election results visit www.11Alive.com/elections.

Primary runoff election results

Primary runoff election results

For complete election results visit www.11alive.com/elections

Rain could cancel road projects for the weekend

Rain could cancel road projects for the weekend

(WXIA) -- The threat of rain this weekend could provide some welcome relief for Atlanta-area drivers.

The Georgia Department of Transportation has already postponed a handful of road projects, thanks to the weather.

WEATHER | 11Alive meteorologist Tracy Humphrey has your weekend forecast

Resurfacing on Interstate 20 in Rockdale and Newton counties, and concrete replacement on the west side of I-285 have been canceled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

GDOT said it plans to move ahead with scheduled resurfacing on I-20 between Douglasville and Villa Rica, as it is very close to finishing the work -- well ahead of its projected November completion date. However, rain may briefly halt crews.

U.S. News: Emory No. 1 hospital in Georgia

U.S. News: Emory No. 1 hospital in Georgia

ATLANTA -- Emory University Hospital was again ranked the best hospital in Atlanta and in Georgia by U.S. News & World Report.

According to the news magazine's 2014-2015 list of best hospitals, Emory has 10 nationally ranked specialties and three high-performing specialties.

The 579-bed hospital ranked nationally in cancer; cardiology/heart surgery; endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology/GI surgery; geriatrics; gynecology; nephrology; neurology; and urology.

Shepherd Center ranked No. 2 in metro Atlanta and ranked nationally for rehabilitation.

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Thousands vote early in DeKalb County

Thousands vote early in DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- More than 4,100 DeKalb County residents have already cast their ballots for the upcoming runoff election.

Early voting continues through this week. In-person voting will be held on Election Day, Tuesday, July 22 at DeKalb County's Voter Registration and Elections Office.

Visit dekalbvotes.com for more information about the election.

Roadwork resumes this weekend

Roadwork resumes this weekend

(WXIA) -- Metro Atlanta drivers enjoyed a break last weekend when the Georgia Department of Transportation postponed road projects for the July 4 holiday.

But now that the fun is over, the work begins again.

Crews will be on several interstates throughout the metro, working on much-needed improvements. Delays are expected in all areas where roadwork will be performed.

As always, projects are weather permitting. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms could temporarily halt or delay work.

Here is some of this weekend's scheduled roadwork:

Cobb County
* Two right southbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Paces Ferry Road and South Cobb Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for slab replacement and repair.

CDC to create anthrax research database in Atlanta

CDC to create anthrax research database in Atlanta

(ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to establish a public database in Atlanta of the bacteria Bacullus anthracis, which cause the deadly disease anthrax.

The agency has published a request-for-quote to hire a contractor for the project.

The move comes just weeks after the CDC made world headlines when 75 workers at its Atlanta campus were treated for possible exposure to anthrax.