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Monday June 29th, 2015 7:16PM
Minority leaders form "Black-Brown Alliance" to oppose at-large voting
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.
5:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
Sculptor chosen for MLK statue at Georgia Capitol
A sculptor has been selected to create a statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that will stand on the grounds of Georgia's Capitol, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.
5:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks notch worst day of year as Greek crisis escalates
NEW YORK (AP) — Fears that Greece's troubles could spread through the global financial system shook markets on Monday, driving U.S. stocks to their worst day of the year.Investors fled from stocks in...
4:51PM ( 2 hours ago )
Price Road house fire total loss
Hall County Fire Services responded to the 5200 block of Price Road on the report of a barn fire Monday morning.
4:16PM ( 3 hours ago )
GSP searches for vehicle involved in hit-and-run that critically injured man
The Georgia State Patrol is asking for some help from the public as troopers search for a vehicle that struck a 64-year-old man on Clarks Bridge Road last Thursday.
2:34PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville man re-elected chairman of ports authority board
A northeast Georgia man has been re-elected chairman of the board of directors for the Georgia Ports Authority.
1:43PM ( 5 hours ago )
Independence Day events around North Ga.
This is a list of events scheduled in celebration of Independence Day weekend around the region. Each event is organized by date.
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SCOGA rules in favor of Elbert County on landfill issue
A court decision that would have allowed a proposal for a solid waste landfill to proceed in Elbert County has been reversed.
2:59PM ( 4 hours ago )
VIDEO: Hall Co. plans for Fourth of July at Laurel Park
Once again, Hall County Government hosts its yearly Fourth of July celebration on Lake Lanier
12:35PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead...
7:02PM ( 13 minutes ago )
NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the annou...
6:47PM ( 29 minutes ago )
La. court clerks get OK to issue same-sex marriage licenses
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Just after two men in New Orleans celebrated what apparently was the first same-sex wedding in the state, clerks of court across Louisiana got the go-ahead Monday to issue same-sex...
6:42PM ( 33 minutes ago )
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National
The Latest: Stephens wins 1st-round match at Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):___9 p.m.Sloane Stephens won a Wimbledon match for the first time in two years.The 37th-ranked American knocked off a seeded player, too, easi...
4:08PM ( 3 hours ago )
Georgia high court says bonds for Braves stadium are valid
The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the authorization of up to $397 million in bonds to build a new baseball stadium for the Braves in Cobb County.
10:41AM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville-based powerlifting team takes crown thanks to huge day from Head
Led by the smallest man in the meet, the Gainesville-based "OnePercent Krew Powerlifting" team held off strong challenges to take the championship in full power competition at the American Powerlifting Committee (APC) National Championships on Sunday at the Holiday Inn Express in Athens.
10:40AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contribut...
6:36PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisis
NEW YORK (AP) — Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros.Several reported having some anxious moments over the weekend thanks to empty ATMs and merchants refusi...
5:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Hundreds in London rally for unity with Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes as it closes its banks and limits money withdrawals (all times local):___11:35 p.m.Hundreds of people have rallied in London to show so...
4:41PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
AP Source: AC/DC finally heading to Spotify
NEW YORK (AP) — AC/DC is finally heading to Spotify, three years after the veteran rock band decided to put its catalog on iTunes.A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Mond...
6:49PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Box Office Top 20: 'Jurassic,' 'Inside Out' top 'Ted 2'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Inside Out" and "Jurassic World" are still drawing significant audiences to theaters even in their second and third weekends at the multiplex, leaving little room for newer fare li...
6:25PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Review: Lotsa grinding, little plot in 'Magic Mike XXL'
There's an early scene in "Magic Mike XXL" that hints at what this much ballyhooed sequel woulda, coulda, shoulda been.Mike Lane, played by the well nigh irresistible Channing Tatum, is alone in his f...
6:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
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A look at same-sex marriage laws in the U.S.
An interactive tracing the recent history of gay marriage in the states has been updated with the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage.
10:38AM ( 3 days ago )
Clanton completes WoO LMS sweep with Weedsport win
Shane Clanton made the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series' trip to New York.
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10:00AM ( 4 days ago )
US consumers ramp up May spending; largest gain since 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years — a sign of stronger economic growth ahead.The Commerce Department said Thursday that consu...
9:58AM ( 4 days ago )