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Thursday May 5th, 2016 12:10PM
Deal: Georgia tourism growth sets new record
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that the state’s tourism industry generated $58.9 billion in business sales in 2015, according to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics, a new record for the total economic impact of tourism in Georgia.
10:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Missing child recovered safe, noncustodial mother charged
A woman being sought by state and local officials for interference with child custody was captured in Franklin County overnight.
8:35AM ( 3 hours ago )
Deal's vetoes on guns, faith bucked his GOP base
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's recent veto of bills on guns and faith bucked his fellow Republican lawmakers and possibly cost him points with his conservative political base
8:15AM ( 3 hours ago )
DNR to scale back search for man missing in Lake Lanier
Beginning Thursday, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will scale back their search for a Snellville man who was reported missing over the weekend after his empty boat was found floating in Lake Lanier.
8:42PM ( 15 hours ago )
Feds indict metro Atlanta cop, alleged members of Gangster Disciples
Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the violent gang and tipped off other members about police activity.
5:01PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Town councilman in Clermont resigns
The town of Clermont once again finds itself shorthanded on its city council.
11:43AM ( 1 day ago )
Georgia deputy killed in crash while pursuing vehicle
Authorities say a Georgia sheriff's deputy has been killed while pursuing a suspicious vehicle
10:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump's rise is driving immigrants to become citizens
With Donald Trump's popularity on the rise among Republican voters, many immigrants say now is a good time to become citizens
10:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
Air bag recall doubles in size, taxes overloaded industry
Prodded by the U.S. government, Takata agreed Wednesday to add up to 40 million air bag inflators to an already massive recall
9:49AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Navajo girl's slaying shocks, angers small tribal community
Details of the final moments of an 11-year-old girl found slain on a reservation in New Mexico have emerged through court documents
11:48AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed
Iraqi forces' victory in retaking Ramadi was celebrated as a vindication of the U.S.-led coalition's strategy against the Islamic State group, but the cost was the city itself
11:39AM ( 29 minutes ago )
The Latest: Prosecutor in Chicago police case seeks recusal
The Cook County's state's attorney and her office are seeking to step aside from a case involving a white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times
11:33AM ( 36 minutes ago )
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Track & Field: Gearing wins race to reach state championships, gunning for final glory
Whether it proves a fairytale or not there is no doubt that Jenna Gearing will forever remember her last trip top Albany...
5:50PM ( 5 hours from now )
Track & Field: Area standouts ready to take shot at state glory in Albany
The area's top female athletes have flocked to Albany this weekend for the 2016 GHSA state track and field championships -- and a number have their eyes on gold.
4:05PM ( 3 hours from now )
Baseball playoffs: GHS, Buford, Union sweep; several Game 3s on tap
Buford, Gainesville and Union County are marching on to the state quarterfinals, while North Hall, Dawson County and Jackson County have one more chance to book their spot in the "Elite Eight" after intriguing second round series play on Wednesday.
11:56AM ( 13 minutes ago )
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Energy sector leads gains for US stocks as oil price rises
U.S. stocks were slightly higher, helped by a big gain in the price of oil
11:45AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Kellogg's sales decline as cereals remain sluggish
Kellogg's sales and profit declined in the first quarter as cereal sales remain sluggish
11:45AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Merck beats 1Q profit views with tight cost controls
Drugmaker Merck beats 1Q profit views as tight cost controls offset slightly lower sales
11:43AM ( 26 minutes ago )
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The Latest: Russian conductor leads Palmyra concert in Syria
The Latest: Russian conductor leads St. Petersburg orchestra in concert at ancient Syrian city of Palmyra
11:49AM ( 20 minutes ago )
'Space Invaders' among 6 inducted to video game hall of fame
A video game that had players zapping space aliens with lasers and another that put players in covered wagons have been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame
10:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
Channing Tatum is bringing his 'Magic Mike' act to Las Vegas
Channing Tatum is bringing his "Magic Mike" act to Las Vegas
10:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Rosberg wins Russian Grand Prix as Hamilton takes second
Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton battled through the pack for second
11:38AM ( 4 days ago )