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US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices...
12:12PM ( 4 hours ago )
Mobile home on Friendship Rd. destroyed by fire
A family of three has been displaced by an early morning fire at their home on Friendship Road in south Hall County.
10:29AM ( 6 hours ago )
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 8 hours ago )
Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and call...
11:23PM ( 17 hours ago )
Former Hall employee arrested on meth-related charges
Hall County authorities have arrested a now former Hall County Parks Maintenance Supervisor on drug charges.
8:46PM ( 19 hours ago )
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VIDEO: Law enforcement gears up for holiday weekend, boating season
Rangers from a host of law enforcement agencies are gearing up for the busy Memorial Day weekend out on the various waterways in Georgia; the holiday marks the unofficial beginning to the summer boating season.
6:01PM ( 22 hours ago )
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 19 hours from now )
N. Ga high school senior invites soldier who rescued family to graduation
A Georgia high school senior invited the soldier who helped her family escape from Iraq during the first Gulf War to her graduation.
12:58PM ( 3 hours ago )
GHS confers honorary diplomas to Davis, Ivey and Miller
Since 2009, Gainesville High School has conferred honorary diplomas on citizens who have made an impact on the city school system, and the tradition continued at a reception Thursday night.
11:13AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
DC authorities: Ex-con had help in slaying of rich family
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one person likely was involved in the slayings of four people who were held captive inside a Washington, D.C., mansion until $40,000 was delivered last week, authorities re...
4:30PM ( 8 minutes ago )
California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmers
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Friday accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought.Officials wi...
4:27PM ( 11 minutes ago )
The Latest on Waco shooting: Sheriff takes threats seriously
3:20 p.m. CDTState investigators have issued a bulletin warning that members of the Bandidos motorcycle gang may be plotting attacks on law enforcement, and law officers in Waco say it's being treated...
4:25PM ( 13 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Gainesville baseball rides chemistry, momentum into championship series
For years, the Gainesville baseball team gazed at the outfield wall at Ivey-Watson Field -- adorned with seven state championship banners -- and wondered when the next might come.
5:01PM ( 21 minutes from now )
Buford-Whitewater: Who has the experience in epic AAAA title showdown?
If experience is king in the playoffs, then is perhaps Buford, the No. 1 team in Class AAAA and considered by many to be the class of the entire state -- and ranked in the top 10 nationally -- the underdog in Saturday’s championship series against Whitewater?
1:10PM ( 3 hours ago )
No. 6 Nighthawks no-hit by Foley, drop opening round NCAA Championship contest
University of Indianapolis junior ace Morgan Foley etched her name in the NCAA Championship record book, joining a select few in throwing a no-hitter in the NCAA Division II Softball Championship.
10:41AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
Vacation plans collide with must-do agenda for Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Barack Obama's high-profile agenda at risk, the White House cajoled the Senate in public and private Thursday to pass trade legislation and prevent a lapse in the anti...
4:21PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks
The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipelin...
4:21PM ( 18 minutes ago )
US stocks dip in quiet trading ahead of Memorial Day weekend
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing moderately lower in a relatively quiet day ahead of a holiday weekend.Trading volume was relatively light Friday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S.The Dow...
4:10PM ( 28 minutes ago )
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Business
TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh D...
4:17PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Long lines likely for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fans in Las Vegas are expected to line up for hours to view the body of blues legend B.B. King, and later to celebrate his legacy at a musical tribute organized by his daughter.The vi...
4:10PM ( 28 minutes ago )
TV miniseries 'Texas Rising' takes big-screen approach
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The success of "Hatfields & McCoys" and "The Bible" inspired the History channel to go Texas-sized big with its new miniseries."Texas Rising," a 10-hour saga about the fight for ind...
3:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 2 days ago )
Pearson wins Lucas Oil LMDS’ feature at Oshkosh
Earl Pearson, Jr. survived a side-by-side battle with Dennis Erb, Jr. to win his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race of the season on Friday Night at Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh, Wis.
By Series PR
12:00PM ( 1 day ago )
No charges will be filed in fatal bicycle crash in Commerce
The Georgia State Patrol has concluded an investigation into a fatal collision between a car and a bicycle in Commerce earlier this month, and the agency said no charges will be filed against the driver of the vehicle.
12:30PM ( 1 day ago )
UNG plans to occupy top floor of Cumming City Hall
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
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6:16PM ( 22 hours ago )