Tuesday December 1st, 2015 2:27AM
White House offers governors info on refugees in their states after Syrian migrants uproar
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proposing to offer governors individualized reports about refugees in their states.White House chief of staff Denis McDonough says in letters to all 50 governors t...
9:08PM ( 5 hours ago )
Longtime Habersham County Clerk of Court Ernest Nations to be remembered
Longtime former Habersham County Clerk of Court Ernest Nations Jr. died Sunday, Nov. 29, following an extended illness.
3:52PM ( 10 hours ago )
Hall deputies arrest Nov. 21 chase suspect
A Gainesville man wanted for allegedly sideswiping a patrol car on Highway 365 a week ago was arrested over the weekend.
3:06PM ( 11 hours ago )
Man struck by car, killed on Athens Hwy. south of Gainesville
Charges are pending in a weekend accident that killed a pedestrian on Athens Highway.
1:34PM ( 12 hours ago )
Georgia's Mark Richt not done coaching, will listen to anyone interested in giving him a job
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt remains interested in another coaching job and said Monday he will listen "to anybody who has interest in me" as he prepares for his final game as Georgia's coach.Georgia...
1:10PM ( 13 hours ago )
Flowery Branch man charged with Thanksgiving Day attack on juveniles
Flowery Branch police have arrested a man for a Thanksgiving Day assault on two juveniles.
12:49PM ( 13 hours ago )
Asia stocks rise as Japan data improves, China's yuan status welcomed
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as improved manufacturing in Japan offset weak Chinese data. The addition of the yuan to the IMF's basket of globally important currencies b...
10:29PM ( 3 hours ago )
Retailers roll out online deals for Cyber Monday, expected to rack up over $3 billion in sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers traded bricks for clicks on Monday, flocking online to snap up "Cyber Monday" deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to Star Wars toys.Now that shoppers are online all the...
7:49PM ( 6 hours ago )
McCarthy predicts no shutdown over Planned Parenthood as deadline looms for big spending bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown next week over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood's funding....
2:49PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Threat to University of Chicago that mentioned police shooting came amid tension over video
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago may have felt it had no choice but to take the extreme step of closing for an entire day after an online threat against whites on campus that authorities say w...
2:20AM ( 7 minutes ago )
The Latest: U of Chicago to reopen after arrest for online threat that cited police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat that prompted the University of Chicago to cancel classes for a da...
2:12AM ( 14 minutes ago )
New York government, politics thrown into turmoil after conviction of ex-Assembly speaker
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has shaken New York politics down to the granite foundations of the state Capitol, provoking fresh calls to overhaul a syst...
1:41AM ( 45 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Commerce football heading on road with confidence
Commerce football may be nicknamed the Tigers, but, for this season at least, they might as well re-name themselves the Road Warriors.
6:14PM ( 15 hours from now )
New GHSA region alignments due to be revealed Tuesday
On Tuesday schools across the state, and plenty here in northeast Georgia, will learn their region foes for the next two years, as the GHSA releases its new alignments for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.
12:54PM ( 10 hours from now )
5 things: What we learned from the quarterfinal round of the high school football playoffs
Here’s a look at five things we learned from the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs...
7:00AM ( 19 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Coach Dan Quinn looking for ways to end Falcons' freefall
Coach Dan Quinn knows the Atlanta Falcons' playoff hopes are going dim after a 5-0 start.
10:46AM ( 8 hours from now )
Opinion: Firing brings more than just Richt into the spotlight
May you live in interesting times. Certainly Georgia football fans find themselves wrestling with that ancient Chinese proverb...
11:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
UNG women's basketball scores 23 unanswered in 57-47 win
The University of North Georgia women's basketball team held Lenoir-Rhyne scoreless for 10 minutes and 50 seconds of game time during a 23-0 run to complete the come-from-behind win Monday night, 57-47, in UNG's Memorial Hall.
11:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Asia stocks rise as Japan data improves, China's yuan status welcomed
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as improved manufacturing in Japan offset weak Chinese data. The addition of the yuan to the IMF's basket of globally important currencies r...
1:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
China's yuan added to IMF basket that designates reserve currencies: Why it matters
BEIJING (AP) — The addition of China's yuan to the select basket of currencies used as a yardstick by the International Monetary Fund is a sign, experts say, that the yuan may one day become as recogn...
9:52PM ( 4 hours ago )
EPA boosts amount of ethanol, other renewable fuels in gasoline supply
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is boosting the amount of corn-based ethanol and other renewable fuels in the U.S. gasoline supply despite sustained opposition by an unusual alliance of oil...
6:02PM ( 8 hours ago )
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'Spotlight' wins best feature at Gotham Independent Film Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — The investigative journalism procedural "Spotlight" won best feature at the 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards, landing the first of what could be a string of awards for Tom Mc...
12:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
Box Office Top 20: 'Mockingjay _ Part 2' tops 'The Good Dinosaur,' 'Creed'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences had a number of new movie-going options over the Thanksgiving weekend, including "The Good Dinosaur" and "Creed," but it was "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2" that h...
7:07PM ( 7 hours ago )
Cleveland lakefront Superman monument plan calls for 36-foot tall, stainless steel statue
CLEVELAND (AP) — The city's planning commission has approved an early conceptual design of a Superman monument for the city's lakefront.The project is intended to celebrate Cleveland's role in the bir...
1:28PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Did the UGA Athletic Director make the right decision in firing head football coach Mark Richt?
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VIDEO: Races won, Champions crowned in NASCAR finales at Homestead
After 10 months, 35 races, nine elimination races, a lot of racing and just as much drama, it all came down to the final restart. Kyle Busch surged ahead of leader Brad Keselowski with just seven laps left in Sunday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
2:00PM ( 4 days ago )