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Saturday February 6th, 2016 8:40AM
Gwinnett man sentenced to life in the 2011 murder of his wife
A judge has sentenced a Gwinnett County man to life in prison without parole in the 2011 death of his wife.
5:20AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
The Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night _ with a new sense of urgency
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With one primary contest over and another three days away, the Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night — with...
5:06AM ( 3 hours ago )
Search for Missouri couple wanted for crimes across the South, including Ga., ends with one suspect dead and the other wounded
A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.
9:57PM ( 10 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.Technology stocks fell espec...
7:19PM ( 13 hours ago )
Missing Rabun County teen located
A missing teenager from Rabun County has been located, according to officials with the Rabun County Sheriff's Office.
4:21PM ( 16 hours ago )
Georgia Supreme Court to hear Hart County case Monday
A woman seeking to visit the father she claims is in poor health in Hart County is scheduled to have her appeal heard next week by the Georgia Supreme Court.
2:46PM ( 17 hours ago )
Auto, student loans fuel US consumer borrowing in December
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the fastest pace in three months. The result suggests that consumer spending should remain strong in the coming months.Borrowi...
8:30AM ( 10 minutes ago )
According to the online ticket marketplace StubHub, the lowest price for a Super Bowl ticket is holding steady at $3,000, and averaging around $4.500
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl.That's the lowest price of a ticket to the big game on Sunday, according to an executive from the online ticket marketplace...
5:36AM ( 3 hours ago )
Dawson County names Randall Dowling next county manager
Dowling, who has over 21 years of experience in Georgia county governments, was selected unanimously by the Dawson County Board of Commissioner's during a voting session this week.
6:17PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a New York City Street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of...
8:33AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Federal law strips gun rights from anyone convicted of domestic violence-related misdemeanors and individuals who are subject to permanent protective orders
During the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers.Federal law strips gun rights from felons, anyone convicted of domestic violence-...
8:15AM ( 24 minutes ago )
More than a dozen states have passed bills over the last 2 years that restrict or eliminate access to guns for domestic violence perpetrators
Specifics of the state laws passed during the last two years that are intended to make it harder for people convicted or suspected of domestic violence to access firearms:ALABAMARepublican Gov. Robert...
8:13AM ( 26 minutes ago )
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National
(VIDEO)Basketball: North Hall pushes past Stephens County -- Lady Trojans do so in double overtime
North Hall could have let this one get away, caught up in a tough region showdown on the road -- but the Lady Trojans weren't interested in ending the regular season with a whimper.
11:50AM ( 3 hours from now )
Girls basketball: Hill-Gilmore resting comfortably after falling ill during GHS girls game
Gainesville girls basketball coach Brenda Hill-Gilmore appeared to be resting comfortably after being taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday at halftime of the Lady Red Elephants contest at Winder-Barrow.
11:28AM ( 2 hours from now )
Swimming: Porter, area hopefuls impress during championship preliminary races
Camille Porter -- and a host of other northeast Georgia-based swimmers -- served notice on Friday: They have medals in their sites.
8:54AM ( 13 minutes from now )
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President Barack Obama says he'll ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikel...
7:52AM ( 47 minutes ago )
It's worth looking past the so-so job growth in January
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January's so-so job growth.At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few...
5:12PM ( 15 hours ago )
Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of "The Hunger Games" and investors fled as hope...
4:13PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" has opened more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, the country where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie
TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opened Saturday more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a b...
5:40AM ( 2 hours ago )
Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's sidekick in his "Peanuts" comic strip, has died
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Pe...
2:09AM ( 6 hours ago )
"The Walk" actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been feted at Harvard University as its Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.In keeping with tradition, "The Walk" actor was feted and roasted as Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Th...
11:02PM ( 9 hours ago )
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PASS set to open 2016 Saturday at Greenville-Pickens
Greenville-Pickens Speedway will take center stage on Saturday, as the legendary Easley, S.C. raceway plays host to the PASS Asphalt Late Model Series season opener with the third annual Winter Meltdown.
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8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 1 day ago )