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Wednesday May 4th, 2016 2:22AM
Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination
1:25AM ( 56 minutes ago )
Gainesville Council anxious to move on Atlanta Street Apartments project
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous first reading approval to a rezoning request from the Gainesville Housing Authority for a project that will replace the 60-plus year old Atlanta Street Apartments.
10:15PM ( 4 hours ago )
Demorest officials ask FBI to probe stolen funds
Demorest officials want the FBI to look into the theft of $600,000 in public money.
9:45PM ( 4 hours ago )
GSP releases details of Monday serious-injury wreck in Habersham
A newlywed couple on the way to their honeymoon was involved in a serious-injury wreck in Habersham County Monday afternoon.
9:29PM ( 4 hours ago )
Georgia governor vetoes campus guns bill
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he has vetoed a bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that was easily approved by a legislature controlled by his own party in an election year.
5:29PM ( 8 hours ago )
Jefferson Schools bus driver charged with sexual battery
A former Jefferson City Schools bus driver is facing charges after security footage reportedly showed him touching a student inappropriately.
5:22PM ( 9 hours ago )
UPDATED: Man will not face charges after incident at McEver school
Hall County School District officials said no one was injured after a domestic incident apparently spilled over near the grounds of McEver Arts Academy just after noon Tuesday.
4:46PM ( 9 hours ago )
Gainesville Knowledge Connection gears up for another summer
With summer just around the corner, the Gainesville Knowledge Connection is getting ready to make sure school age kids in the city of Gainesville can get to the library and other locations around town while school is out.
3:10PM ( 11 hours ago )
Governor signs bill changing standardized testing measures
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law on Tuesday that will bring a wide range of changes to the state's public school systems.
12:31PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town
The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials say destroyed whole neighborhoods
1:47AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland
Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and the Warriors rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series
1:29AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
New York's governor says former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's 12-year prison sentence in a $5 million corruption case sends a message that officials who abuse the public's trust will be held accountable
12:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Soccer playoffs: Five area programs make it to 'Elite' status
Johnson stormed back, East Hall strolled and there were performances just about everywhere in between on Tuesday, as five area boys soccer programs maintained their march through the state playoffs.
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Boys soccer: Knights fight back to sprint into quarterfinals, 6-4
(VIDEO) Fabian Abarca could have let his head drop, could have cursed a bag full of scoring opportunities gone awry...
11:44AM ( 9 hours from now )
Boys soccer: Toledo's 6 goals spark Vikings into quarterfinals
It’s a simple goal for Leo Toledo and the East Hall boys soccer team: Macon or bust...
11:42AM ( 9 hours from now )
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Wildfires cause chaos in Canada oil sands town
The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta was under a mandatory evacuation a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents
12:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
Lawsuit: Nevada worker fired for not accepting Scientology
A Catholic woman fired from her job at a bottled water company led by a Nevada assemblyman filed a federal lawsuit against the business, saying she was pressured to watch videos on Scientology and was denied pay raises because of her religious beliefs
11:29PM ( 2 hours ago )
Exit poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Trump, but party divided
Donald Trump called for GOP unity after his Indiana primary victory Tuesday night, but exit polls suggest he's facing a significant intraparty rift
11:22PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October
The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who have an October date to play Coachella
2:16AM ( 6 minutes ago )
'Waiting for order to kill:' China video seeks army recruits
China's military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces troops, all set to a rousing rap-rock soundtrack
2:13AM ( 8 minutes ago )
The Latest: Cousin says girl was kind, loved to play music
The cousin of an 11-year-old girl who was abducted on the Navajo Nation and found dead says she was a kind, smart girl who loved music and played the xylophone
11:22PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Dillon’s short-term stint in Stewart’s car has long-term implications
Tony Stewart’s doctors would prefer he races as little as possible in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, where the prospect of being swept up in a major multi-car accident is omnipresent.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
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