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Wednesday May 4th, 2016 8:02AM
Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination
1:25AM ( 6 hours ago )
Another day of searching, no sign of missing Snellville man in lake
At one point during the Tuesday search, authorities thought they might have found the body of Jerry Kornmeier of Snellville in Lake Lanier, but underwater video determined that was not the case.
11:47PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville Council anxious to move on Atlanta Street Apartments project
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous first reading approval to a rezoning request from the Gainesville Housing Authority for a project that will replace the 60-plus year old Atlanta Street Apartments.
10:15PM ( 9 hours ago )
Demorest officials ask FBI to probe stolen funds
Demorest officials want the FBI to look into the theft of $600,000 in public money.
9:45PM ( 10 hours ago )
GSP releases details of Monday serious-injury wreck in Habersham
A newlywed couple on the way to their honeymoon was involved in a serious-injury wreck in Habersham County Monday afternoon.
9:29PM ( 10 hours ago )
Georgia governor vetoes campus guns bill
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he has vetoed a bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that was easily approved by a legislature controlled by his own party in an election year.
5:29PM ( 14 hours ago )
From lab to sanctuary: 220 research chimps being relocated to north Georgia
A Louisiana university says all 220 chimpanzees at its research lab in New Iberia will be moving to a new sanctuary in north Georgia, in what appears to be a first for a non-federal lab
6:34PM ( 13 hours ago )
Jefferson Schools bus driver charged with sexual battery
A former Jefferson City Schools bus driver is facing charges after security footage reportedly showed him touching a student inappropriately.
5:22PM ( 14 hours ago )
UPDATED: Man will not face charges after incident at McEver school
Hall County School District officials said no one was injured after a domestic incident apparently spilled over near the grounds of McEver Arts Academy just after noon Tuesday.
4:46PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Report: Prince tried to meet with doctor before death
A published report says Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death
7:31AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign
Once dismissed as fringe candidate, Trump is all but certain to be Republican presidential nominee
7:19AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town
The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials say destroyed whole neighborhoods
7:07AM ( 54 minutes ago )
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Soccer playoffs: Five area programs make it to 'Elite' status
Johnson stormed back, East Hall strolled and there were performances just about everywhere in between on Tuesday, as five area boys soccer programs maintained their march through the state playoffs.
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Boys soccer: Knights fight back to sprint into quarterfinals, 6-4
(VIDEO) Fabian Abarca could have let his head drop, could have cursed a bag full of scoring opportunities gone awry...
11:44AM ( 3 hours from now )
Boys soccer: Toledo's 6 goals spark Vikings into quarterfinals
It’s a simple goal for Leo Toledo and the East Hall boys soccer team: Macon or bust...
11:42AM ( 3 hours from now )
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Eurozone growth in 'low gear' at start of second quarter
A closely monitored survey is pointing to waning growth in the 19-country eurozone at the start of the second quarter of the year
5:37AM ( 2 hours ago )
Global stocks lower on growth concern
Global stock markets are mostly lower after weaker Chinese manufacturing and a cut in Europe's growth outlook fueled fears about the global economy
5:02AM ( 2 hours ago )
Independent Algerian paper faces closure threat
Independent-minded Algerian newspaper El Khabar is facing likely closure after the government cracked down on its advertising and challenged its pending sale in court
4:49AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Comedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife in touching essay
Comedian Patton Oswalt has authored a touching essay nearly two weeks after the unexpected death of his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara
7:38AM ( 22 minutes ago )
The Latest: Trump says he'll accept small contributions
Donald Trump says he's planning to accept more political contributions now that he's the Republican Party's likely presidential nominee
7:34AM ( 26 minutes ago )
It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you
It's not a national holiday, but it might be an intergalactic one
6:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Torrence tops Friday Top Fuel SpringNationals qualifying
Texas native Steve Torrence raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA SpringNationals, the sixth event of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
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12:44AM ( 4 days ago )