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Wednesday May 27th, 2015 9:59PM
Gainesville police: Alleged assailant in custody
A Lithia Springs man is in custody for reportedly sexually assaulting a Gainesville woman.
4:50PM ( 5 hours ago )
Elachee announces new Resource Manager
A new Natural Resources Manager is on the job at the Elachee Nature Science Center in Hall County.
3:40PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Hall C. BOE sets public hearings for budget; board to ask for tax increase
As the Hall County School Board prepares to adopt its upcoming budget, three public hearings have been scheduled, and the Board plans to ask for a property tax increase to restore some funding lost during the economic downturn.
3:01PM ( 6 hours ago )
Authorities charge man with kidnapping, other offenses after chase into Lake Lanier
Forsyth County authorities have charged a man with kidnapping, false imprisonment and a list of other charges after they chased him and caught him in Lake Lanier Monday night.
2:30PM ( 7 hours ago )
G-Braves SS faces rape, kidnapping charges in Ohio
A Gwinnett Braves baseball player is facing rape and kidnapping charges after an incident on the team's road series in Columbus, Ohio over the weekend.
2:26PM ( 7 hours ago )
Suwanee man wins $7M instant lottery game
A Suwanee man is $7,000,000 richer after cashing in his winning instant lottery ticket.
10:49AM ( 11 hours ago )
Rick Santorum announces second White House run
CABOT, Pa. (AP) — Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influ...
6:43PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest eas...
5:46PM ( 4 hours ago )
Man accused of killing four in Atlanta area pleads not guilty
A man accused of killing three men and a hairdresser walking to her car has pleaded not guilty in a death penalty case.
4:27PM ( 5 hours ago )
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NYC approves skyscraper in exchange for transit hub work
NEW YORK (AP) — City officials cleared the way on Wednesday for construction of a new, 65-story Manhattan skyscraper after the developer made an unusual tradeoff: a promise to make sweeping upgrades t...
9:43PM ( 14 minutes ago )
No sex assault charges for women in massage parlor sting
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's top prosecutor is dismissing cases against 16 women arrested in a massage parlor prostitution sting after the sex assault charges they faced drew criticism.The women were ar...
9:37PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Jury convicts ex-US Senate hopeful of violating election law
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota jury on Wednesday convicted former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth of election law violations.The 43-year-old Sioux Falls physician had been charged with six...
9:27PM ( 30 minutes ago )
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Baseball: GHS falls to Greenbrier in Game 3
In the end, it was wasn’t worth the wait...
2:45PM ( 16 hours from now )
Hawks point to bright future even after playoff rout by Cavs
The season didn't end like they wanted. Not even close...
9:05PM ( 53 minutes ago )
THE LATEST: English football chairman says Blatter must go
ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:___12:50 a.m. (0050 GMT, 6:50 p.m. EDT.)The chairman of the English Football Association says FIFA President Sepp Blatter should leave his job immediately...
6:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Greece says deal close, Schaeuble quashes optimism
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's cash-strapped government insisted Wednesday it was "very close" to reaching a vital deal with bailout lenders, but the optimism in Athens was swiftly shot down by German...
7:39PM ( 2 hours ago )
Beyond craft brews: Just like foodies, beer geeks go local
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer — much like foodies seeking the freshest...
7:15PM ( 2 hours ago )
Florida coasts have grown, but hurricane damage risk hasn't
MIAMI (AP) — Since eight hurricanes whipped through Florida during back-to-back seasons a decade ago, causing $33 billion in insurance claims, the state's coastal communities have added an additional...
7:11PM ( 2 hours ago )
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US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship
NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors are protesting a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's problems of censorship and intimidation.Jonathan Franzen, Xiaolu...
9:30PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Kanye West to perform at Birthday Bash 20 concert in Atlanta
ATLANTA (AP) — Kanye West is bringing his talents to Atlanta's most popular hip-hop concert shows.WHTA, known locally as Hot 107.9, announced Wednesday that West will be one of the headliners at Birth...
9:08PM ( 49 minutes ago )
U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead
NEW YORK (AP) — For more than three decades, U2's beloved tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, kept the band running on time. Sheehan died early Wednesday, just a few hours after U2 kicked off its latest tou...
8:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Austin Dillon dominates for Charlotte Xfinity victory
Austin Dillon raced to his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season on Saturday with a victory in the Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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12:15AM ( 3 days ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 2 days ago )