Thursday November 26th, 2015 11:38PM
White House undergoes Thanksgiving Day lockdown after man draped in American flag jumps fence
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.The man was immediately appre...
10:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade; St. Louis parade resumes
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers pa...
7:58PM ( 3 hours ago )
Shopping small, holiday spending on the rise
A local economist is encouraging holiday shoppers to take advantage of Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday.
5:51PM ( 5 hours ago )
Community groups provide Thanksgiving meals to residents in need
GAINESVILLE - Local organizations provide Thanksgiving meals, clothes and care packages to residents in need.
12:37PM ( 11 hours ago )
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops to 5.4% for Oct.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
8:00AM ( 15 hours ago )
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Feds: Georgia must process food stamps for Syrian refugees
Federal officials are ordering Georgia to process food stamp applications for Syrian refugees.
6:29AM ( 17 hours ago )
By Associated Press
The Latest: Putin: Russia ready to cooperate with US-led coalition fighting IS
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.10:20 p.m.French President Francois Hollande says the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey was a "serious incident,...
3:21PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gwinnett police continue investigation of Lawrenceville murder
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area.
9:14AM ( 14 hours ago )
Student sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct
A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights.
5:26AM ( 18 hours ago )
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Pope presses case for adequate, dignified housing in visit to Nairobi slum
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Pope Francis is visiting a slum on Nairobi's northwestern edge to press his call for adequate and dignified housing for society's most marginal, especially in burgeoning megaciti...
10:48PM ( 50 minutes ago )
The Latest: Pope Francis heads to Nairobi slum to stress problem of urban shanties
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)___6:30 a.m.After celebrating his first Mass in Africa, Pope Francis is turning his attention to society's mos...
10:43PM ( 54 minutes ago )
News Guide: More protests after video release of Chicago teen's shooting death by officer
CHICAGO (AP) — Several hundred protesters again amassed on the streets of Chicago in response to the city's release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenage...
10:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Commerce just fine with underdog role
The underdog role suits Commerce coach Michael Brown and the Tigers just fine...
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'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
9:20PM ( 2 hours ago )
Wolves proving early skeptics wrong
It’s hard to imagine a Buford team having to play with a chip on its shoulder. But if ever there has been a collective group of Wolves that felt the need, the 2015 squad is it.
5:14PM ( 1 day ago )
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VIDEO: Races won, Champions crowned in NASCAR finales at Homestead
After 10 months, 35 races, nine elimination races, a lot of racing and just as much drama, it all came down to the final restart. Kyle Busch surged ahead of leader Brad Keselowski with just seven laps left in Sunday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
2:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Girls basketball: West Hall closes Florida tourney with win
The West Hall girls basketball team notched a 53-42 win over TR Miller High of Brewton, Ala., on Wednesday in the Emerald Coast Thanksgiving Classic tournament in Ft. Walton Beach.
12:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
Pressure Cooker: SEC coaches face unyielding pressure to win
Georgia coach Mark Richt seems to be under constant scrutiny, and it has intensified since the Bulldogs (8-3) were knocked out of the title chase by rival Florida...
11:16AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Holiday shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now Thanksgiving Day is the new tradition for some shoppers.About an hour before the 6 p.m. opening at Macy's in New York...
9:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
Is Portugal about to go down the same road as Greece? Europe and investors keep watch
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An anti-austerity alliance including radical leftist parties takes power. A shaky economy and huge debts menace the national economy. The rest of Europe watches with a wary eye...
11:43AM ( 11 hours ago )
Turing reneges on cutting $750-a-pill drug's price, rival's new 99-cent version selling well
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pled...
8:49AM ( 14 hours ago )
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A dozen schools down but just 1 will get Obama's daughter Malia as college freshman next fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in on classes. Talk to professors, gra...
9:04PM ( 2 hours ago )
Memorial to nightclub fire that killed 100 closer to $2M goal; completion expected next year
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter, as organizers said they are inching closer...
2:22PM ( 9 hours ago )
The Latest: Belgian Justice Minister Geens says "likely" Paris fugitive Abdeslam gets help
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:7:40 p.m.Belgian Justice Minister Koen Geens said that Paris fugitive Salah Abdeslam is "likely" getting...
1:57PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Gordon comes up short of championship in final race
Jeff Gordon’s farewell included every memorable moment he could have dreamed of with the exception of his elusive fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
By Seth Livingstone-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Stormwater program and fees await Gainesville City Council vote
The Gainesville City Council plans to vote next week on the creation of a Stormwater Management Program and implementation of fees to fund it.
2:07PM ( 2 days ago )