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11 Things You Need to Know for Monday, August 5

ATLANTA -- It's the list we make everyday - the one that sums up the day's top news stories, both local and national. Here is your 11 Things You Need to Know for Monday, August 5. 

1. Sneiderman opening statements 

Check out everything you need to know on the Andrea Sneiderman trial. 

2. Teen killed in overnight shooting 

A teen was shot and killed in a shooting Monday morning. Police say the suspect and victim knew each other. 

3. Bulger closing arguments 

As closing arguments begin Monday morning in the murder and racketeering trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster ranks among those not expecting an acquittal.

4. One Tank Trip: Toccoa

If you head to the top of Currahee Mountain just outside of Toccoa, you're following the footsteps of the Greatest Generation.

5. A-Rod suspension 

Alex Rodriguez will be suspended through at least the 2014 season in an announcement Monday by Major League Baseball.

6. Day 2 of Shark Week 

Photos of sharks during a week when shark fans celebrate their favorite fish

7. GEMA: Help flood victims 

If you would like to help the Georgians affected by the Thursday's floods, there is now a list of items that can be donated.

8. Forbes: Atlanta is miserable in sports 

Atlanta is second only to Seattle on Forbes' 2013 list of the country's "Most Miserable Sports Cities."

9. Buy Marilyn Monroe's last sitting photos

A rare portfolio of photographs from Marilyn Monroe's last sitting is up for grabs to the highest bidder.

10. Victor Hill in court 

Jury selection begins in Clayton County for Victor Hill. 

11. Make Monday fun 

If you feel like getting out and about this evening, check out Atlanta events for Monday.