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Friday December 15th, 2017 2:25PM
Miller to become No. 2 highest-ranking Ga. Senator
​State Senator Butch Miller, R-Gainesville, has been elected by his peers to serve as president pro tem of the Georgia Senate, making him the second highest-ranking member of the chamber.
12:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
GOP leaders move to appease Rubio, finalize big tax bill
Congressional Republican move to appease Rubio, pass sweeping tax package
11:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
Uber driver in Gwinnett accused of raping 16-year-old girl
Detectives in Gwinnett County are investigating the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl and an Uber driver.
7:44AM ( 6 hours ago )
Habersham sheriff urges vigilance against phone scam
Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell issued an urgent reminder Thursday, asking county residents not to fall for the current telephone scam affecting the county.
11:39PM ( 14 hours ago )
Mix of raw sewage, drinking water spill into tributary of Lanier
​A combination of raw sewage and drinking water spilled into a creek that feeds Lake Lanier in Gainesville on Tuesday, city officials said.
11:34PM ( 14 hours ago )
Minor injuries reported in Thursday wreck involving Gainesville school bus
A collision between a minivan and a Gainesville school bus sent one person to the hospital Thursday afternoon.
3:36PM ( 22 hours ago )
GSP investigates third school bus accident in Hall County this week
For the third time this week, the Georgia State Patrol is investigating a crash involving a local school bus.
10:29AM ( 3 hours ago )
Flu is striking states in the Deep South particularly hard
Health officials say the Deep South is among the hardest-hit regions of the nation so far this flu season
10:12AM ( 4 hours ago )
California issues 1st licenses for legal pot market
California's legal marijuana market is finally, fitfully, taking shape
8:34AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Trump touts loyalty to police but delivers attack on FBI
President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau's leadership even as he praised local police officers as a bulwark against rising violence and crime.
2:17PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Plane that led Normandy invasion discovered, restored
A plane that led the invasion of Normandy during World War II has been saved from a junkyard and carefully restored in Wisconsin
1:33PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional NKorea talks
America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers that the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to have negotiations with the United States
1:30PM ( 53 minutes ago )
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2017 Daytona 500 champ Kurt Busch returns to SHR
Kurt Busch will return to Stewart-Haas Racing for the 2018 season. Busch, the 2017 Daytona 500 champion, will start his fifth season with SHR with a new crew chief. Busch will be paired on the No. 41 Ford with Billy Scott...
2:20PM ( 4 minutes ago )
Opinion: Wildcats' historic run carries an entire community forward
Hollywood has spent millions -- and made billions -- on the kind of story playing out "north of the Gorge." But this is no movie...
8:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
Championship preview: After overcoming adversity all season Bulldogs ready to do it again
North Gwinnett knows well about battling -- and overcoming -- adversity...
6:51AM ( 7 hours ago )
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French death toll rises to 5 children in train-bus crash
French authorities say one more student has died after a regional train sliced open a school bus in southern France, raising the overall death toll to five children
1:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
GOP leaders finalize biggest tax overhaul in 3 decades
Congressional Republican move to appease Rubio, pass sweeping tax package
1:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
SpaceX 1st: Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule
SpaceX has racked up another first, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a NASA grocery run.
12:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus to perform Elton John tribute show
Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus and Coldplay's Chris Martin are set to honor Elton John at a tribute concert next month
1:29PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Putin looks for quick win, but voter apathy worries Kremlin
Russia's presidential election campaign formally lasts only three months, and President Vladimir Putin wants to make it as short as possible
12:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
Playwright alleges misconduct by Hoffman when she was 16
A playwright who alleges that Dustin Hoffman exposed himself to her and had her massage his feet when she was 16 says she spent years in guilty silence, assumed the incident was her fault
12:22PM ( 2 hours ago )
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NY judge: Racer's family can pursue claims against Stewart
A federal judge has ruled the family of a race car driver fatally injured when struck by Tony Stewart's sprint car can pursue its claims against the former NASCAR star.
By The Associated Press
6:00AM ( 8 hours ago )