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Thursday May 25th, 2017 8:28AM
6:20AM ( 2 hours ago ) News Alert
Work requirements drop thousands in Georgia from food stamps
More than half of food stamp recipients in 21 Georgia counties have been dropped from the program after the state instituted work requirements
8:16AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Stacey Evans files paperwork to run for governor
Another name is in the ring for Georgia governor after Stacey Evans announced Thursday she has filed paperwork to run.
6:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
GDOL: Jobless rate for the Gainesville metro drops to 3.9%, remains lowest in state
Once again, the Gainesville metro area has the lowest unemployment rate in the state of Georgia, according to the the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
6:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
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The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'
A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in the Manchester Arena attack in England suggests a "level of sophistication" that could indicate its maker had foreign training
12:46AM ( 7 hours ago )
9th District BOE member Kevin Boyd discusses education in Georgia
“The northeast Georgia district is probably one of the better districts in the state,” Boyd said with a measure of pride.
9:31PM ( 10 hours ago )
House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured
The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to President Barack Obama's health care law
5:22PM ( 15 hours ago )
Georgia: Sheriff suspends self after indecency allegation
Georgia sheriff recently arrested by an officer who accused him of exposing himself in a park has suspended himself for one week
5:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule
The House passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit
6:42PM ( 13 hours ago )
No storage, signs on Georgia campuses as gun ban lifts
Georgia's university system says campuses won't provide gun storage facilities or signs when a new state law permitting concealed handguns takes effect this summer.
5:39PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Trump meeting with EU leaders
President Donald Trump is meeting with leaders from the European Union as he prepares to address a continent still reeling from his election
7:47AM ( 39 minutes ago )
The Latest: Journalist says Gianforte's account incorrect
The Guardian reporter who authorities say was assaulted by a Montana Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat says he never touched the politician before he was thrown to the ground
7:43AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack
Manchester's race relations have been in the spotlight since suicide bomber Salman Abedi, a British citizen of Libyan descent, killed 22 people and injured dozens more
7:28AM ( 58 minutes ago )
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Playoff baseball: Trojans looking for first-ever state title
North Hall and Pierce County both have proven that it's not how you start, but how you finish...
10:27AM ( 1 hour from now )
Pirates explode in 10th to rally past Braves
Gift Ngoepe doubled to drive in Andrew McCutchen for the go-ahead run before the Pittsburgh Pirates hit three straight homers during a seven-run 10th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 12-5 on Wednesday night...
12:37AM ( 7 hours ago )
Eclectic group named as NASCAR HOF Class of 2018
The 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame class is an eclectic group but all five members share at least one thing in common. They all are responsible for monumental contributions to the sport of stock car racing.
8:37PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Hungary reveals new ideas to increase birth numbers by 2030
Hungary's prime minister says the government will reduce mortgages for families with three or more children and build or renovate many nurseries to help boost the country's birth rate
8:03AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement
Oil prices were extremely volatile but trading sharply lower Thursday ahead of an expected announcement from the OPEC oil cartel
7:55AM ( 32 minutes ago )
OPEC and other nations set to extend output cuts
OPEC and outside oil producers appear set to extend production cuts in an effort to shore up prices
7:37AM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Gold Star father Khizr Khan plans book for young people
Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who became a national celebrity after speaking at last year's Democratic National Convention, has a book planned for young readers
8:24AM ( 3 minutes ago )
Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared
Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert
4:35AM ( 3 hours ago )
From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads
Famous figures from entertainment, politics and business are giving commencement speeches at colleges across the country
4:21AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Wearing black clothes and white masks, dozens of middle Georgia high school seniors sprayed waterguns and threw water balloons in a cafeteria and nearby hallway as a prank. They've been barred from taking part in commencement, although they will get diplomas. Was that the right move by school officials?
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Mostly cloudy skies this morning will become partly cloudy this afternoon. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 71F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph.

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Indy 500 practice provides exciting race dress rehearsal
Fans at Indianapolis Motor Speedway were treated to a dress rehearsal for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 with Monday’s afternoon’s practice on the 2.5-mile oval.
By IndyCar Media
9:10PM ( 2 days ago )