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Tuesday February 20th, 2018 3:03AM

Local/State News

US stocks keep gaining as tech, industrial companies rise
Technology companies are leading stocks higher Thursday as US stocks rose for the fifth day in a row
4:46PM ( 4 days ago )
Three honored as Masters in the Art of Nursing at Thursday ceremony
Students, colleagues , and mentors gathered in the Brenau University East Whalen Auditorium to honor the three 2018 Masters in the Art of Nursing honorees Thursday morning.
4:33PM ( 4 days ago )
Senate rejects bipartisan immigration plan and Trump's, too
The Senate has blocked a bipartisan immigration plan and a more restrictive proposal by President Donald Trump
4:28PM ( 4 days ago )
Sheriff compares Georgia governor to 'Lucifer'
A county sheriff in Georgia has compared the governor to the devil over a plan to loosen bail demands
4:24PM ( 4 days ago )
Schofield: Adults who work in schools will do 'everything possible' to keep students safe
In response to Wednesday afternoon's deadly attack at a Florida high school, Hall County School District Superintendent Will Schofield reached out to parents with a letter on Thursday
12:59PM ( 4 days ago )
Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns
President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone Thursday after a deadly school shooting in Florida, describing a "scene of terrible violence, hatred and evil" and promising to "tackle the difficult issue of mental health," but avoiding any mention of guns
12:17PM ( 4 days ago )
City council joins Gainesville budgeting process
The Gainesville City Council heard the first in a series of budget presentations as city leaders try to anticipate spending and revenue flows for the FY2019 year which begins July 1, 2018.
11:59AM ( 4 days ago )
Florida governor vows to keep mentally ill from getting guns
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is vowing to do what he can to keep mentally ill people from getting guns. Attorney General Jeff Sessions also is focusing on intervening with mentally ill people before school shootings happen.
11:38AM ( 4 days ago )
Student starts online petition for gender-neutral graduation robes
‚ÄčA Gainesville High School senior has started an online petition to urge the school system to switch to gender-neutral graduation robes.
10:21AM ( 4 days ago )
Lowe's, Home Depot plan to hire at least 133K seasonal workers
Lowe's and Home Depot plan on hiring thousands of workers to fill seasonal jobs as the spring and summer rush approaches.
9:30AM ( 4 days ago )