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Wednesday February 10th, 2016 10:55AM
UPDATE: Mother, 2 daughters killed in Gwinnett County house fire
Authorities said a mother and her two young daughters have died in a house fire in Tucker.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Forecasters extend winter weather advisory for north Georgia
Forecasters are extending a winter weather advisory for much of north Georgia over concerns about black ice forming on roads as light snow showers continued in the region.
6:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding...
2:08AM ( 8 hours ago )
No serious injuries reported following house fire in central Hall County
No one was seriously injured when a fire broke out inside a Gainesville residence early Tuesday evening.
9:12PM ( 13 hours ago )
UPDATED: Search suspended for kidnapping suspect in South Hall
Authorities in South Hall County have suspended the search for a kidnapping suspect Tuesday after a suspicious vehicle call at a hotel in Oakwood.
5:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
House panel approves felony for aborted fetal tissue sale
A Georgia House committee has approved a bill that would make selling aborted fetal tissue a felony.
3:37PM ( 19 hours ago )
Missing UGA graduate student found dead near road
Authorities say a University of Georgia graduate student who went missing Monday has been found dead.
10:19AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Banks County lifts hiring freeze to hire appraisal clerk
The Banks County Commission lifted the county's hiring freeze Tuesday night to fill a vacant position in the tax assessors office.
11:50PM ( 11 hours ago )
The Supreme Court has agreed to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.The surprisin...
9:09PM ( 13 hours ago )
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A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder
DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to c...
10:40AM ( 15 minutes ago )
International debate over whether tampons and other feminine hygiene products should be tax-free has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made up of only men
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — International debate over whether tampons and other feminine hygiene products should be tax-free has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a commi...
10:38AM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, drawing swift criticism from the department and many residents
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism f...
10:37AM ( 17 minutes ago )
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(UPDATE) Basketball: 7-AAA games again postponed due to weather; 8-AA also altered
Region 7-AAA, for the second time in as many days, and Region 8-AA have been forced to alter their region tournament schedules for today due to winter weather...
5:20PM ( 6 hours from now )
(VIDEO) 8-AAAAA tournament: GHS boys advance, Falcons drop heartbreaker in quarterfinals
The ingredients were there Tuesday for Flowery Branch to cook up the first upset of the Region 8-AAAAA boys tournament....
9:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
8-A tournament: Lakeview surges past Athens Academy into semifinals
The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team cruised into the Region 8-A semifinals on Tuesday courtesy a 64-48 defeat of Athens Academy in Athens.
11:57PM ( 10 hours ago )
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With the year still fresh, it's a good time to do some digital cleanup with your Facebook account
NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review your security and privacy settings, and make sure...
10:37AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Russian activists and political commentators are criticizing Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of small businesses when a number of buildings were flattened on orders from the city mayor's office
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian activists and political commentators are criticizing Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of small businesses when a number of buildings were flattened around the c...
10:36AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Stocks are edging higher, setting the market up for its first gain after three down days
U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday as investors drew encouragement from news that the Federal Reserve will be more cautious about raising interest rates. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Y...
10:22AM ( 32 minutes ago )
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An alibi witness for a convicted murderer profiled in the public radio podcast "Serial" says the decision on a new trial is in the judge's hands, but she hopes enough information was presented "for him to be able to make a rational decision."
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local):9:45 a.m.An alibi witness for a convicted murderer profiled in t...
9:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
A judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of the podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the stat
BALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hear...
9:23AM ( 1 hour ago )
Under the leadership _ and baton _ of artistic director Victor DeRenzi, the Sarasota Opera will have put on fully staged productions of every opera written by Giuseppe Verdi
NEW YORK (AP) — When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi's "La Battaglia di Legnano" ("The Battle of Legnano") in Sarasota, Florida., later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its wa...
8:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Edge dominates Friday NeSmith action at Golden Isles
Chase Edge of LaFayette, Ala. was the man to beat on Friday night at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga., as he won Night 1 of the RockAuto.com Winter Shootout for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.
By Roby Helm
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )