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Saturday July 23rd, 2016 9:02AM
LISTEN: GBI reports three-year climb in arrests related to child exploitation cases
Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials this week reported a steady increase in the number of arrests in child exploitation cases over the past three years.
9:00AM ( 2 minutes ago )
Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
Police say the 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings
7:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket
10:07PM ( 10 hours ago )
Fire officials say arson caused blaze in Sugar Hill
Gwinnett County authorities now believe that a Wednesday afternoon house fire in Sugar Hill was ignited intentionally.
8:33PM ( 12 hours ago )
Forsyth County holds millage rate steady for FY 2017
Forsyth County commissioners voted Thursday to hold the county's millage rate steady for fiscal year 2017.
1:25PM ( 19 hours ago )
Lawyer for Fannin Focus publisher: FBI asked for financial records related to judge
A lawyer who had been jailed along with his client in an open records dispute says federal investigators asked him for court financial records he had obtained.
11:55AM ( 21 hours ago )
Lathem joins Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce staff
Mandy Lathem, a lifelong resident of the Gainesville area, has joined the staff of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Membership/Events.
9:00AM ( 2 minutes ago )
Democratic delegates mostly positive about Kaine; Trump calls him 'Corrupt Kaine'
Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying he will appeal to moderates but do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters
8:20AM ( 42 minutes ago )
AP-GfK poll finds clear divisions in views on gun limits
Americans widely support some of the most often-proposed limits on firearm ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15
7:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
'Merciless' heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of US; north Georgia continues to swelter
Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide, including north Georgia.
9:00AM ( 2 minutes ago )
A look at the AP-Gfk poll on American attitudes about guns
Americans widely support some of the most often-proposed limits on firearm ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15
8:41AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Decision time: IOC poised to rule on Russia's status for Rio
As the clock ticks down to the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment
8:28AM ( 34 minutes ago )
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National
Two-a-Days: Indians face tough task in new, rugged 8-AAAA
The Indians are one of the holdovers in Region 8-AAAA, which with the addition of Jefferson, Region 8-AAA champion Oconee County, and Region 6-AAAA champion St. Pius, may be one of the toughest in the state in any classification...
6:33PM ( 9 hours from now )
Story, Arenado homer in Rockies' 4-3 win over Braves
Jon Gray pitched seven strong innings, Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story hit two-run homers off relievers after starter Julio Teheran left because of an injury, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Friday night.
8:23AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Kyle Busch spins in Indy practice, avoids major damage
Defending Brickyard 400 race winner Kyle Busch narrowly avoided a major catastrophe during opening practice on Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for Sunday’s race.
8:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Sports
Consensus principle stymieing unity at SE Asian meetings
For 49 years, the unity of Southeast Asia's main grouping has hinged on its founding principle of decisions by consensus, but that cardinal principle is proving to be the biggest headache for its members
7:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Munich chief: Attack victims included kids
Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae says the victims wounded in the Munich attack include youths, children
9:10PM ( 11 hours ago )
Series of attacks may lead mall owners to increase security
Attacks such as the one at a Munich shopping mall may lead mall owners to increase security, tweak expansion plans
8:57PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Business
Tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflects on last season
The infamously tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflected on last season at Comic-Con Friday and joked about possibilities for the future
8:16PM ( 12 hours ago )
Former 'Melrose Place' actress faces re-sentencing for crash
A former "Melrose Place" actress convicted for a drunken driving crash that killed a central New Jersey woman faces a re-sentencing
7:43PM ( 13 hours ago )
Trump convention speech draws 32.2 million TV viewers
The Nielsen company says an estimated 32.2 million people watched Donald Trump deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech
7:04PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Three in a row for Briscoe with ARCA Lucas Oil victory
Chase Briscoe raced hard to get there, but once he got the lead, the Mitchell, Indiana rookie drove away from his closest challengers to win the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 for the ARCA Racing Series Friday night at Lucas Oil Raceway...
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1:29AM ( 7 hours ago )