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Monday May 25th, 2015 11:47PM
Baseball: GHS, Greenbrier set for one-game showdown for AAAAA yitle
Few expected a sweep. And as if on cue, Gainesville and Greenbrier split the first two games of their best-of-three Class AAAAA state championship series Monday at Greenbrier.
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University of North Georgia softball team wins national championship
Junior pitcher Courtney Poole struck out four while giving up just two hits to lead the University of North Georgia softball team to a 5-0 win against Dixie State and the program's first national title.
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By UNG Athletic Communications
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.
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Child airlifted to hospital after falling into pool
A four-year-old child was revived by family members after reportedly falling into a swimming pool in Banks County.
6:43PM ( 5 hours ago )
Lula remembers on Memorial Day
With prayer, song and inspired speech, the City of Lula, its citizens and veterans joined the nation in remembering the nation's war dead this Memorial Day.
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VIDEO: Memorial Day Tribute
As we honor our fallen service men and women, Commander of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Jonathan Jackson, takes a moment to talk of the importance of Memorial Day and discuss what message we should take away as we remember our fallen heroes.
3:08PM ( 8 hours ago )
Police arrest man after car involved in two police chases
Officials said a state trooper fired at a suspect during a chase, but no one was injured.
3:16PM ( 8 hours ago )
One person killed, another injured in Cornelia traffic accident
The Georgia State Patrol has released new details in a wreck that killed one person and injured another Monday morning in Habersham County.
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VIDEO: Gainesville Memorial Day parade draws hundreds
Civilians and service members came together and lined Green Street in Gainesville Monday morning for the annual Memorial Day Parade.
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AP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreem...
11:28PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages
LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.She knew he did not want her, or her chil...
11:14PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 pe...
10:54PM ( 51 minutes ago )
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Homer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3
Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
11:36PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Big Red championship vets hope Gainesville can get back to promised land this week
Wayne Vickery coached his way to five state championships with Gainesville baseball -- and the outgoing Gainesville High athletic director sees similarities between one of those title winners and the 2015 squad.
3:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
WATCH: UNG Softball competes. in program's first D-II softball NC
The University of North Georgia softball team is on its way to play for its first-ever NCAA Division II National Championship.
11:38AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong prote...
4:13PM ( 7 hours ago )
Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fi...
3:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it...
2:32PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's esta...
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'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."Disney's expensive fantasy adventure essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest $41.7 mil...
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Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
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Birth of son brings change to Kyle Busch’s life
The birth of a first child is often described as a life-changing experience. For NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch, it has also been diaper-changing.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
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US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by...
9:33PM ( 3 days 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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