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11 Things You Need to Know for Tuesday, July 30

(WXIA) -- Below is a list of the top local and national stories making headlines Tuesday morning. Start your day informed with the 11 Things You Need to Know! 

1. Florida gas plant blast

Gladly no one died, but massive explosions rocked a central Florida propane gas plant, sending seven people to area hospitals.

2. Body found in breezeway

A man's body was found in a breezeway of a College Park apartment building Tuesday morning.

3. Andrea Sneiderman no longer under house arrest

After the first day of jury selection in her trial, Andrea Sneiderman is no longer under house arrest. The judge removed Sneiderman's GPS ankle bracelet.

4. Off-duty security guard steps up during Waffle House robbery

An update on Monday's Waffle House shooting

5. Henry County teen drowning

A 16-year-old teen died in a neighborhood lake Monday. 

6. Pedestrian hit on Buford Highway

A pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car on northbound Buford Highway Tuesday morning.

7. WikiLeaks court-martial verdict

Bradley Manning could find out as early as Tuesday afternoon whether he will be convicted of aiding the enemy -- a crime punishable by life in prison.

8. Save on shoes, clothing for kids

Today we kickoff the biggest week of back-to-school deals you'll find anywhere in the country.

9. Dante's Down the Hatch to close Tuesday

A Buckhead landmark will close its doors for good Tuesday. After 43 years on Peachtree Road, Dante's Down the Hatch is saying goodbye to its famous location.

10. A 10 on the Wizometer!

Your weather forecast

11. Tuesday events in Atlanta

Take Tuesday outdoors (or in) with tons of events in and around Atlanta!