Friday July 29th, 2016 8:09AM
Promoting national unity, Clinton also seeks to build trust
Hillary Clinton has capped a four-day Democratic Party convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance
3:40AM ( 4 hours ago )
LISTEN: Local Democratic insider gives his take on the DNC, Democratic party
This week, the Afternoon News Wrap called on Gabriel Shippy, an official with the Hall Co. Democratic Party, Young Democrats of Hall Co. and Young Democrats of Ga., who shared his opinion on the DNC and the party's outlook heading toward the November elections.
9:43PM ( 10 hours ago )
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UPDATE: Authorities charge Lula man they believe intentionally crashed car into Hall jail
​A Lula man was being treated at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday morning after authorities said he intentionally crashed a car into the Hall County Jail.
6:08PM ( 14 hours ago )
Former Hall commission candidate and wife fatally shot
​Hall County authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of a former Hall County Commission candidate and his wife.
3:01PM ( 17 hours ago )
'Extreme' drought conditions persist in parts of Georgia, move into part of Hall County
Extreme drought conditions are persisting in large parts of north Georgia and a portion of Hall County is now included.
3:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Gainesville ready to begin work on "the moat," streets that make up the perimeter around the downtown square
Gainesville City Council members learned Thursday morning that the city is the recipient of a $50,000 grant that can be used to enhance green spaces on the streets that encircle Gainesville's downtown area.
12:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
The Latest: Police: 1 San Diego officer dead another injured
Authorities say one police officer has died and another remains in surgery after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood
6:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
University of North Georgia cuts ribbon on new residence hall at Dahlonega campus
The University of North Georgia (UNG) has opened the doors to its newest residence hall on the Dahlonega Campus.
6:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
Police: Man dies following restaurant shooting
Police say a man died following a shooting at a Canton restaurant.
5:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Father of fallen Muslim soldier blasts Trump at convention
The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq has a question for Trump: Have you read the Constitution
7:48AM ( 19 minutes ago )
AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech
In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America
7:43AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case
A police officer in the Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny
7:20AM ( 47 minutes ago )
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Jones pulled from Falcons' first practice with minor injury
The Atlanta Falcons were cautious on the opening day of training camp Thursday, pulling star wide receiver Julio Jones out of practice with an injury coach Dan Quinn described as minor.
12:05PM ( 3 hours from now )
Braves fall to Phillies, 7-5
Aaron Altherr had the kind of night he envisioned in his return from a season-long wrist injury...
8:02AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Busch hopes Indy momentum carries over to Pocono win
Last year at Pocono, Kyle Busch had nothing but air between him and the finish line with a half-lap to go. A visit to Victory Lane would have given him his fourth consecutive victory just five months removed...
8:00AM ( 8 minutes ago )
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Merck beats 2Q profit forecasts, lowers guidance
Merck tops 2Q net income expectations, meets revenue forecasts, but lowers profit forecast
7:40AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Tourist numbers to Spain jump 12 pct in first half of 2016
The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix of economic concerns and fears of terrorism continued to drive foreigners away from rival Mediterranean destinations
7:27AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Merck beats 2Q profit forecasts
Merck tops 2Q net income expectations, meets revenue forecasts
7:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Yes, Harrison Ford uses checklists when he flies
Hollywood actor Harrison Ford was accompanied by an inquisitive Illinois teenager at the AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 air show in Wisconsin _ and yes, he uses checklists
7:39AM ( 28 minutes ago )
This time, an adoring He looks on as She accepts nomination
This time, Bill Clinton was the adoring spouse, smiling and clapping when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the spotlight
3:20AM ( 4 hours ago )
Cubs considering new translator for star closer Chapman
The Chicago Cubs are considering bringing in a new Spanish translator for Aroldis Chapman after the star closer from Cuba struggled to answer questions about a past domestic violence case in his introductory news conference
1:14AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you think Hillary Clinton's speech last night will help shore up Bernie Sanders' supporters?
Yes, she got the job done.
She conviced some, but not all.
No, I think most Sanders' supporters either won't vote or will vote for Donald Trump.
I didn't watch or listen to it.
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Shane Morgan takes ASCS Sprint Car victory at Toccoa
Shane Morgan drove to the lead in Saturday night’s Lucas Oil ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprint Car Series feature at Toccoa Raceway.
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