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Monday May 25th, 2015 11:39AM
Traffic accident kills one person near Cornelia
The Georgia State Patrol confirms one person was killed in a traffic accident in Habersham County Monday morning.
10:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
Plan for bullet train from Chattanooga to Atlanta likely stopped in its tracks
Chattanooga is looking into the possibility of building light commuter rail throughout the city, but a long-running plan to connect the Tennessee city to Atlanta with a bullet train is likely stopped in its tracks.
8:07AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
School funding question top task for Deal's education panel
A panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to review the way Georgia funds education heads into a key meeting this week.
6:16AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Body found in Chattahoochee River identified
Forsyth County authorities identified the body pulled from the Chattahoochee River late Saturday afternoon.
5:13PM ( 18 hours ago )
By Staff
Boat sinks near Van Pugh Park, no injuries
Seven people got a scare Sunday, but no one was hurt, when a boat sank in Lake Lanier near Van Pugh Park.
2:14PM ( 21 hours ago )
Winder police bust marijuana grow operation
A illegal marijuana grow operation was uncovered in Winder last Wednesday, leading to the arrests of five people.
6:58AM ( 1 day ago )
Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.That and other...
8:59AM ( 2 hours ago )
Suwanee officials to vote on two financial matters
The Suwanee City Council is set to consider two financial matters at its meeting this week.
7:41AM ( 3 hours ago )
Hawks cry foul over Horford's ejection from Game 3
CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.He saved a few more shots for Cleveland's scrappy guard afterward.Horford was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and tossed fr...
1:51AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Local/State
French president revives political duo with his ex
PARIS (AP) — A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal,...
11:24AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Once vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — With the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, o...
10:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama
WASHINGTON (AP) — For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.Vanya Shivashankar was one of the stars of the show, h...
10:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
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 ( 3 hours from now )
Fuel mileage gamble gives Edwards Charlotte victory
Carl Edwards rolled the dice and came up a winner as he stretched out his fuel just enough to cover the 600-mile distance to snap a 31-race winless streak and collect his first victory of the season in Sunday night’s Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
12:51AM ( 10 hours ago )
Foltynewicz pitches into 8th, Braves beat Brewers 2-1
Atlanta rookie Mike Foltynewicz had command of his pitches, and that gave him the edge he needed to top Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee Brewers.
11:25PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Sports
Anti-eviction campaigner promises change in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Leading Spanish social activist Ada Colau said Monday the fight against evictions, poverty and corruption will be her priority as new mayor of the country's second city, Barcel...
10:39AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Global stocks mostly higher in quiet trading day
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday on a quiet trading day with Wall Street, London and Hong Kong closed for holidays.KEEPING SCORE: In in Europe, France's CAC-40 was among the few indexes...
9:28AM ( 2 hours ago )
Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. The correct figure is...
8:34AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Rolling Stones kick off 'Zip Code' stadium tour in San Diego
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego on Sunday with more than two hours of music.In front of a sold-out crowd at Petco Park, the stalwart four...
11:12AM ( 26 minutes ago )
The movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a st...
8:37AM ( 3 hours ago )
France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies
PARIS (AP) — France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident — suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies.France has had long dry spe...
7:29AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 4 days ago )
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
12:00PM ( 23 hours ago )
Kayaker rescued from Chattahoochee River in Suwanee
Gwinnett County Emergency crews rescued a kayaker from the Chattahoochee River Friday afternoon.
5:37PM ( 2 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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6:16PM ( 3 days ago )