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Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 4:37AM
12:04AM ( 4 hours ago ) News Alert
Pedestrian struck, killed at Banks Crossing
The Georgia State Patrol confirms a pedestrian died after being struck by a large truck at Banks Crossing Tuesday night.
Pedestrian struck, killed at Banks Crossing
The Georgia State Patrol confirms a pedestrian died after being struck by a large truck at Banks Crossing Tuesday night.
12:04AM ( 4 hours ago )
China leads Asian stock markets lower after poor factory data reinforce investor nervousness
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks extended a global market sell-off Wednesday as poor manufacturing data from the world's two biggest economies dampened investor sentiment.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Comp...
11:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council has short fuse on new fireworks law
The Gainesville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to exercise the limited influence left under their jurisdiction by the General Assembly in the spectrum of consumer fireworks.
10:26PM ( 6 hours ago )
Senate GOP leader says it will take new president to end Planned Parenthood's federal funding
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is conceding that his party will have to await the next president before it can cut off federal funds that go to Planned Parenthood, prompting heated rebuffs from conservatives.
9:14PM ( 7 hours ago )
Hall Co. authorities searching on foot for suspect
Hall County Sheriff's authorities are searching for a man that ran from a traffic stop.
5:13PM ( 11 hours ago )
Code Orange air quality alert for Hall, other north Ga. counties
An air quality alert has been issued for Hall and a number of other north Georgia counties for Wednesday.
4:38PM ( 11 hours ago )
Labor Day adjustments to Gainesville garbage, recycling pickups announced
Adjustments will be made early next week to the garbage and recycling pickups in the city of Gainesville because of the Labor Day holiday.
4:17PM ( 12 hours ago )
Victim remains hospitalized after weekend Helen assault
Helen Police Chief Brian Stephens has released details of an assault that left a Cleveland man seriously injured early Saturday.
3:47PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Local/State
N. Korean airline, named world's worst, delivers authoritarian service but good safety record
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the...
4:24AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Shell Oil president reports progress in Arctic offshore drilling off Alaska's northwest coast
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The president of Shell Oil Co. said exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations...
4:23AM ( 13 minutes ago )
In Arctic, Obama to glimpse life in rural Alaska where many toil in third-world conditions
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket.The five-gallon drums serve as makeshift toilets in large swaths of rural Alaska, where residents emp...
3:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 15 hours from now )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 9 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Wood's second dominating night earns Jefferson RB award
Heading into the season Jefferson coaches and players knew that Colby Wood would be an asset...
11:15AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Softball: Buford fends off North Hall challenge, 9-8
Buford softball is still the gold standard in Region 8-AAAA -- and Class AAAA for that matter -- but the Lady Wolves could feel the collective breath of North Hall on their neck on Tuesday.
11:16AM ( 6 hours from now )
No. 9 Georgia players not fazed by Lambert winning QB job
The big quarterback decision has been made. That clears the way for No. 9 Georgia to sharpen its focus on the season.
10:57AM ( 6 hours from now )
Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed to miss Falcons' preseason finale
Coach Dan Quinn is hoping the Atlanta Falcons' list of injuries doesn't get any longer...
10:55AM ( 6 hours from now )
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Sports
Mahindra, India's biggest SUV maker, looks to crack the US market with electric scooter
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — India's largest SUV maker is ready to make its debut on U.S. roads. But it's starting with two wheels, not four.Mahindra hopes to win over city and campus dwellers with a $2,99...
3:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Asian stocks fluctuate as sentiment rises on signs Beijing stepping in to shore up prices
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks recovered from sharp losses in volatile trading Wednesday as investor sentiment improved amid reports of renewed Chinese government efforts to bolster share prices.KEEPIN...
2:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reveals she is pregnant with twins, vows to deliver company turnaround
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins while trying to deliver a long-promised turnaround at the struggling Internet company.The identical twin girls are expected...
12:15AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Baseball, chicken wings, Ellen and the White House: Meet the 2016 Miss America hopefuls
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series re...
8:07PM ( 8 hours ago )
Vice President Joe Biden to appear as guest on Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert's inaugural guests on "The Late Show."CBS announced Tuesday that Biden will join previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis K...
7:25PM ( 9 hours ago )
Television producer David Hill, movie producer Reginald Hudlin announced for Oscars telecast
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast.Hill is a 25-year Fox veteran and former chairman and CEO o...
5:58PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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Pena scores K&N Pro Series East win in wild VIR finish
Sometimes it’s good to be at the right place at the right time and that was true for Sergio Pena Saturday in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Biscuitville 125 at Virginia International Raceway.
By Tim Southers-NASCAR Media
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Scientists studying how rising seas will reshape Ga. coast
Scientists are fine-tuning what they know about rivers and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.
By The Associated Press
7:07PM ( 2 days ago )