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Thursday July 30th, 2015 12:11AM
US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Mala...
11:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Full service restored to Demorest water customers
A water outage in the Fairview community of Habersham County caused by storm-related damage Wednesday afternoon has been repaired and full service has been restored to the area.
8:47PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Railroad crossing in Winder reopened after crash
A railroad crossing in Winder was closed Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a a train.
6:29PM ( 5 hours ago )
Video: Gainesville elementary schools to add golf program to PE curriculum
All 5 Gainesville city elementary schools will add the First Tee National School Program to their physical education instruction.
6:16PM ( 5 hours ago )
Early morning fire destroys Suwanee residence, damages neighboring house
Firefighters in Gwinnett County were called to a house fire early Wednesday morning on Riversong Drive in Suwanee.
3:38PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Norcross Police: Man killed sister before taking own life
Investigators believe a man stabbed his sister to death in a Norcross home before taking his own life, killings that went undiscovered for nearly two months, police said Wednesday.
2:35PM ( 9 hours ago )
Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance."No longer will older American...
12:01AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to...
8:57PM ( 3 hours ago )
Stocks end higher after Fed keeps interest rates unchanged
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged and gave no indication that a rate rise was imminent. A modest rebound in Chines...
5:10PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hu...
11:27PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor sa...
10:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Attorney says officer didn't intend to kill man
CINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):...
10:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Orioles complete sweep of Braves
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
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Win streak snapped in loss to Bulls
The Gwinnett Braves rallied for two runs in the eighth inning but could not come all the way back in a 5-3 loss to the Durham Bulls on Wednesday at Coolray Field.
11:26PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
8:52PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test results
DETROIT (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests by the insurance industry, and the damaged trucks cost more to repair than steel-bodied ones.The four-door Su...
12:02AM ( 8 minutes ago )
Takeaway from Fed meeting: Expect a rate increase this year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Expectations have grown that sometime this year, the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates from record lows. The only question seems to be when.A statement the Fed issued Wednesd...
12:02AM ( 8 minutes ago )
Galaxy S6 fails to reverse profit decline at Samsung
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics suffered a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in global smartphone sales.The company's ov...
11:54PM ( 16 minutes ago )
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John Legend to handle music for slave drama 'Underground'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom.WGN America says Legend and his production company will be in charge of the sc...
10:04PM ( 2 hours ago )
2 houses from 'Breaking Bad' for sale in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series "Breaking Bad" are up for sale in Albuquerque.A mother-daughter realty team said this week they are helping sell the home where th...
8:19PM ( 3 hours ago )
Vincent Kartheiser's next role is opposite of 'Mad Men' part
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Vincent Kartheiser (KARTH'-eyes-er) plays the antithesis of his smarmy "Mad Men" character Pete Campbell in the upcoming NatGeo miniseries "Saints & Strangers."The four-ho...
7:55PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Haskins hustles to Late Model Stock victory at Anderson
Three times this season, Cody Haskins has finished second in a Late Model Stock feature at Anderson Motor Speedway. Two of those times, he ran second to R.A. Brown.
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As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September.
1:28PM ( 2 days ago )