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Monday April 27th, 2015 6:18PM
Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general
WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.Speaking before an audienc...
6:05PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Jayne Meadows, actress and TV personality, dies at 95
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and TV personality Jayne Meadows, who often teamed with her husband Steve Allen, has died.Meadows' son, Bill Allen, says she died Sunday in her home in the Encino area of Lo...
5:32PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Director of state agency that investigates judges steps down
The director of the state agency charged with investigating judicial misconduct has resigned the same day a newspaper reported details of his billing arrangement with the agency.
4:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Weekend accident kills two, injures one in south Hall County
Two women were killed and a man was injured in a collision in south Hall County Saturday night.
11:09AM ( 7 hours ago )
Toddler run over by vehicle in Hall County, uncle charged
A toddler is dead and his 19-year-old uncle is in jail after a fatal accident in the east Hall County area Sunday afternoon.
7:27AM ( 10 hours ago )
AAA: Gas prices reach four-month high
For the first time in 127 days, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline exceeded $2.50 per gallon on Friday.
6:47AM ( 11 hours ago )
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High school teacher killed in wreck with prom-going teens
An Atlanta high school teacher has died after a car crash with two students on their way to her school's prom
12:31PM ( 5 hours ago )
Piedmont College to hold commencement events this weekend
Piedmont College will celebrate Spring Commencement 2015 with three days of events and ceremonies at the campus in Demorest April 30–May2.
10:53AM ( 7 hours ago )
Southern states observe Confederate Memorial Day
One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War's end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday.
10:06AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Local/State
Utah lawmakers hold study session on police use of force
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers concerned about recent civilian deaths at the hands of police around the country held the first of several sessions Monday as they review how officers in the state...
6:04PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Kansas faces criticism for cost of sex offender program
LARNED, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely wa...
6:02PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Kerry, Iran FM hold nuke talks in NY as Senate weighs move
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved on two fronts Monday to advance its nuclear diplomacy with Iran, with talks between top U.S. and Iranian diplomats and an aggressive effort to sell the...
6:02PM ( 15 minutes ago )
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National
Girls tennis: Branch slams Villa Rica to reach quarterfinals for first time in 4 years
Flowery Branch girls tennis coach Ginger Jackson imparted a simple philosophy to her Lady Falcons at the start of the state playoffs.
9:38PM ( 3 hours from now )
Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB
Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.
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Postseason now in full swing for spring sports
The race is on, and it won't stop now until champions are named just a few weeks hence.
5:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Sports
An explanation of wild birds' role in avian flu outbreak
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States. The H5N2 virus has cost Midwestern turkey and chicken producers more...
6:00PM ( 17 minutes ago )
US stocks drop at start of busy week for earnings,
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped on Monday as investors looked ahead to a flood of earnings reports this week.Stocks appeared headed for new highs in the morning, but drifted lower in afternoon as...
5:40PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even as attention turned to its new smartwatch in recent weeks.While skeptics question whether the company's futu...
4:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
The Latest: Lawyer says Holmes diagnosed with schizophrenia
3:45 p.m. (MDT)An attorney for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes says every doctor who has evaluated his client has found he suffers from a serious psychotic illness, and isn't faking it.Public de...
6:01PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Box office top 20: 'Furious 7' leads box office for 4th week
NEW YORK (AP) — "Furious 7" had enough gas left in the tank to lead the box office for the fourth straight weekend.The Universal sequel has dominated the month of April at the box office, but it will...
5:18PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Prosecutor describes Colorado gunman's path to carnage
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or b...
5:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Is the Democratic Party making a smart decision not to offer a primary challenge to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race?
Yes, it’s smart to rally behind a single candidate.
No, voters need to make the decision on the party’s nominee.
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Brian France: Kyle Busch may have a path to the Chase
NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France couldn’t have been more emphatic when he met with the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday in New York City.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Listeria strain found at Inventure Foods plant in Jefferson
Inventure Foods has issued a voluntary recall of some of their frozen food products after finding Listeria monocytogenes at its Jefferson facility.
1:24PM ( 3 days ago )
Helen restaurant/bar owner fined $1,000 by city
The owner of two Helen restaurants/bars will get to keep her license, despite being accused of keeping one of those establishments open until nearly 4 a.m. March 28, contrary to city ordinances.
9:32PM ( 3 days ago )