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Thursday September 29th, 2016 9:32AM
Applications for US unemployment aid tick higher to 254,000
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week but the number of applications remained low, the latest sign that layoffs are at rock-bottom
8:33AM ( 59 minutes ago )
The Latest: Boy in critical condition after school shooting
A Greenville hospital has identified the student in critical condition after a teen opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school playground
11:48PM ( 9 hours ago )
LISTEN: Christmas movie currently filming in Dahlonega
The City of Dahlonega is looking a lot like Christmas. That's because a Christmas movie is setting up production there.
10:45PM ( 10 hours ago )
Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation
Overwhelmingly rejecting President Barack Obama's veto power, Congress has forced into law contentious legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
8:55PM ( 12 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivors
A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk.
7:50PM ( 13 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Neighbor credited with saving burning White County home
An alert neighbor is credited with reporting a residential fire east of Cleveland and possibly saving the home from being completely destroyed early Wednesday.
5:13PM ( 16 hours ago )
Large mixed-use development near Mall of Georgia gets commission approval
A $180 million mixed-use development along the Mall of Georgia corridor gets approval from the Gwinnett County Commission.
9:20AM ( 12 minutes ago )
PepsiCo's drinks, snacks boost sales in North America
PepsiCo's 3rd-quarter performance tops analysts' expectations
9:04AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Hotel freezer where woman found dead had faulty exit
An exit button inside a walk-in freezer in a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a medical examiner found.
6:27AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 1 day ago )
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
Two days before Ryan Lochte's drunken antics in Rio, Michael Phelps, his teammate and the most-decorated Olympian of all time, warned him about "not doing anything bad."
3:16PM ( 1 day ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 1 day ago )
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National
No. 1 Hawks now the hunted in 6-AAAAAAA showdown with North Gwinnett
For nine straight years Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis would politely wait in line to shake the hand of North Gwinnett’s Bob Sphire and offer the obligatory “good game” congratulations after watching his Hawks fall time after time to the Bulldogs...
7:46PM ( 10 hours from now )
Softball: Lady Falcons clinch state tournament berth
The Flowery Branch softball team defeated Clarke Central 12-0 and 18-1 on Wednesday in Region 8-AAAAA tournament play, the victories advanced the Lady Falcons in the 8-AAAAA tournament and clinched a berth in the first round of the state tournament.
10:41AM ( 1 hour from now )
Ryan likes what he's seen in red zone, wants more
Quarterback Matt Ryan says it's too early to give Atlanta much credit in the red zone.
9:58AM ( 25 minutes from now )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Israelis pay respects to Shimon Peres, Bill Clinton arrives in Israel; Congress tied up in partisan knots over most basic duties; Long wait, short encounter before deadly police shooting in suburban San Diego
5:54AM ( 3 hours ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: White House applauds Clinton debate performance
The White House is applauding Hillary Clinton for her debate performance, saying the candidate the president strongly supports is the candidate who performed "quite strongly."
1:31PM ( 1 day ago )
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Business
The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Trump says debate was 'interesting evening'
Donald Trump is describing Monday night's debate as "an interesting evening."
2:18PM ( 1 day ago )
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Bonsignore finds success with New Hampshire Mod win
Justin Bonsignore knows if he’s going to catch Doug Coby in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship race, he’s going to need to all the points he can get in the final three races.
By Jason Christley-NASCAR Media
12:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Ga. chief of Trump campaign out after criminal past revealed
The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.
By The Associated Press
7:46PM ( 1 day ago )