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Contract awarded for bridge repair on Hwy 53 West in Gainesville
The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded the contract to repair the Highway 53 West Bridge near Gainesville Marina in Hall County.
8:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
Man believed missing in the Chattahoochee River found safe at home
Authorities say a man who was the object of an hours-long search on the Chattahoochee River Monday night was found safe at his home Tuesday morning.
7:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Structural issues delay Clarkesville downtown redevelopment
Clarkesville leaders learned Monday night the downtown redevelopment planned for the east side of the Clarkesville Square will be delayed due to structural issues.
11:05PM ( 10 hours ago )
Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Mo...
9:09PM ( 12 hours ago )
Helen officials hash out city park changes
Discussions are continuing about the future of Helen Riverside Park.
7:57PM ( 13 hours ago )
Delta says it's banning shipment of hunting 'trophies'
Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
6:34PM ( 15 hours ago )
Code Orange air quality alert for Hall, other north Ga. counties
A smog alert has been issued for Hall, Forsyth, Barrow, Gwinnett and a number of other north Georgia counties for today.
9:26AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Georgia only SEC member among top 10 party school list
The University of Georgia is the only Southeastern Conference member among the Princeton Review's annual list of the nation's top 10 party schools.
9:04AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Ga education department seeks members for student advisory panel
The state of Georgia is seeking members for an advisory committee composed of people who should know something about schools - students.
6:08AM ( 3 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. GOP DEBATE STAGE DRAMASeven of the 17 Republican presidential candidates will be left out in t...
9:10AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Remembering, and saving, A-bomb's legacy at Hiroshima dome
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other r...
9:07AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Accused church shooter wants to know framework of govt case
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine black people at a South Carolina church wants to know how the federal government plans to lay out any evidence against him.Attorneys fo...
8:54AM ( 53 minutes ago )
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Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 13 hours from now )
Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive...
10:04AM ( 15 minutes from now )
Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8
Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
11:39PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Freddie Mac posts $4.2B profit in 2Q; paying $3.9B dividend
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported net income of $4.2 billion for the second quarter, up sharply from the same period of 2014, as it increased its purchases of home loans and sold o...
9:21AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Aetna tops 2Q profit forecasts
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35 billion acquisiti...
8:49AM ( 58 minutes ago )
CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix
Pricey specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter.The nation's second-largest drugstore chain said Tuesday that revenue from its b...
8:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Hollywood takes on troubled minds with summer slate of films
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may...
9:33AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Tween series 'Project Mc2' puts smart girls in the spotlight
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Yes, it's true. Women do run the world," the head of a females-only spy agency tells four schoolgirl recruits in "Project Mc2," Netflix's new series for tweens.As if.But spinning r...
7:47AM ( 2 hours ago )
State police search for suspect in shooting outside concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey.The shooting happened late Monday...
7:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Hometown Hero Rahal wins Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio
Graham Rahal’s surge in the second half of the Verizon IndyCar Series season continued with an emphatic victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
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10:25PM ( 1 day ago )
3.3 million dry erase boards recalled after due to cut risk
NEW YORK (AP) — Acco Brands Corp. is recalling about 3.3 million wall-mounted dry erase boards after customers said they cut their hands, fingers and feet while removing the board from a wall.The U.S....
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