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Saturday April 30th, 2016 3:04PM
Deal considers measures as Tuesday deadline looms
Several bills that have spurred debate across the state still await the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal, and it is not clear how he will move on the measures.
10:32AM ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Early voting begins Monday for May 24 primaries
Early voting begins Monday in Hall County and the rest of the state for the May 24 General Election primaries.
9:17AM ( 5 hours ago )
Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race, may make serious run at capturing GOP-leaning Georgia
Hillary Clinton and her team are looking beyond Bernie Sanders to the fall campaign, sending staffers to battleground states, plotting the convention and starting to look at vice presidential picks
6:30AM ( 8 hours ago )
Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial
Defense attorneys for a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have asked the judge to move his trial.
5:28AM ( 9 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Gainesville City Council to consider $15,000 grant for new bullet proof vests
​Gainesville city council will consider a $15,000 grant application to cover 50 percent of the cost of new bullet proof vests for the Gainesville Police Department.
12:05AM ( 14 hours ago )
AUDIO: Local family discusses overcoming obstacles and re-framing how others see the adoption process
Gabe Sanders was adopted by a local family two years ago out of China's Shandong Province. Born without legs, Gabe is a beacon of resiliency who has spent the last few years conquering races and obstacle courses throughout the area.
10:44PM ( 16 hours ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Publix delivers food to Gainesville food bank
Publix Supermarkets recently delivered the proceeds from its Easter food drive to the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
3:00PM ( 3 minutes ago )
Longtime Gainesville school crossing guard to to be honored next week
Jacob Wilmont, a longtime school crossing guard for the Gainesville City School System, will be recognized next week at two events.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Gailey, Higgins to appear at South Hall Republican Club meeting
The two men running for chairman of the Hall County Board of Commissioners are scheduled to appear at a special meeting next week of the South Hall Republican Club.
7:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Fighting rages in Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria
The Syrian government has launched new airstrikes on insurgent-held neighborhoods in Aleppo while rebels shell government-held parts of the northern city, as a truce in other parts of the country appeared to be holding on its first day
2:19PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament
Anti-government protesters have torn down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months
2:08PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding
A police captain says a 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood
1:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Baseball playoffs: Sweeps and splits mark opening round for area teams
On a day of upsets around the state in the opening round of the state baseball playoffs, local stalwarts Gainesville, Buford, and North Hall managed to come away with sweeps Friday to move into the second round.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Soccer playoffs: Domination the word for area teams, as 22 move into second round
How good has high school soccer become in northeast Georgia? Well, 30 teams qualified for the state playoffs, and this week 22 of those teams claimed victories to move on to the second round.
11:55AM ( 3 hours ago )
Baseball: Red Elephants claw way back in Game 2, clinch series sweep
All season, Gainesville baseball has displayed enough grit, determination and fight to make any coach smile. So why should the playoffs be any different?
9:51AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
Senate candidate paid relative $170K for past campaign work
An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign, despite no experience rounding up political donations
12:49PM ( 2 hours ago )
Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching
Kenya burns 105 tons of elephant tusks and more than 1 ton of rhino horn in a statement against the trade in ivory
12:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
China lays out firm conditions for improved ties with Japan
China has laid out firm conditions for improved ties with Japan, telling Tokyo's visiting foreign minister that there could be "no ambiguity or vacillation" in meeting Beijing's demands over historical interpretation and other key matters
9:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Wrecked helicopter fuselage raised from the sea in Norway
Emergency crews pulled the wrecked fuselage of an Airbus EC-225 helicopter out of the sea Saturday off western Norway after a crash that killed all 13 people on board
8:55AM ( 6 hours ago )
Bangkok ferris wheel catches fire, but no injuries reported
The ferris wheel at a newly opened dinosaur theme park in Bangkok has caught fire, but the park says no one was on it at the time, and no injuries were reported
6:52AM ( 8 hours ago )
President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House
President Barack Obama and the first lady are celebrating International Jazz Day with a concert at the White House
1:16AM ( 13 hours ago )
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“Hot Rod” LaMance takes Toccoa FASTRAK PLM victory
Steve “Hot Rod” LaMance led the FASTRAK Pro Late Model field under the checkered flag Saturday night to score the feature victory at the historic Toccoa Raceway in Toccoa, Ga.
12:00PM ( 2 days ago )