Friday November 27th, 2015 5:39PM
Black Friday: The Super Bowl of shopping starts in stores, but it looks very different
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over.Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving. A...
4:47PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Police searching for gunman in Colorado shooting, 3 officers injured
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police were searching for a gunman Friday who opened fire near a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.At least three officers were injured but it was not known...
4:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
Deadline to sponsor Wreaths Across America at Alta Vista is Monday
Each holiday season, veteran grave sites at Alta Vista cemetery in Gainesville are adorned with wreaths as part of Wreaths Across America.
3:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Holiday shoppers hit Gainesville stores early
Black Friday may still have status as the kickoff to the holiday shopping season, but Thanksgiving Thursday is gaining ground as more stores opt to open early.
10:01AM ( 7 hours ago )
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White House undergoes Thanksgiving Day lockdown after man draped in American flag jumps fence
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.The man was immediately appre...
10:11PM ( 19 hours ago )
Brenau professor: Shopping small, holiday spending on the rise
A local economist is encouraging holiday shoppers to take advantage of Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday.
5:51PM ( 23 hours ago )
Man wanted in death of infant in Ga., sought for attempted homicide in Fla.
Police in Georgia are searching for a man accused in the beating death of an infant.
5:47AM ( 11 hours ago )
Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade; St. Louis parade resumes
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers pa...
7:58PM ( 21 hours ago )
The Latest: Putin: Russia ready to cooperate with US-led coalition fighting IS
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.10:20 p.m.French President Francois Hollande says the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey was a "serious incident,...
3:21PM ( 1 day ago )
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The Latest: Man says he heard shooting on call with sister during attack in Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting near Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local)3:05 p.m.Joan Motolinia said his sister, Jennifer, called him while she was hidin...
5:12PM ( 26 minutes ago )
The Latest: Prosecutors: Gang member charged in boy's death sought targets after brother shot
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the killing of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who police say was lured into an alley and shot in the head as part of an ongoing gang fight (all times...
5:03PM ( 35 minutes ago )
Protest over Chicago teen's killing by police disrupts city's posh shopping district
CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down four lanes of traffic in Chicago's ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the 2014 police killing o...
4:49PM ( 49 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Rabun County aims to surpass historic mark
Rabun County football has already caught up with history -- now the Wildcats hope outrun it.
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Playoffs: Quarterfinals yield no let-offs for area programs
Even though things continue to get tougher the further you go in the playoffs, none of the five area teams still remaining would give up their spot as they prepare for Friday night’s quarterfinal action.
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Commerce just fine with underdog role
The underdog role suits Commerce coach Michael Brown and the Tigers just fine...
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Georgia Tech beats Arkansas 83-73
By Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory's lofty standards, Charles Mitchell could have collected 20 rebounds.
11:47PM ( 17 hours ago )
Falcons sign 2nd K Shayne Graham, waive LB Joplo Bartu
With Matt Bryant slowed by a right quadriceps injury, the Atlanta Falcons have signed kicker Shayne Graham.
11:41PM ( 17 hours ago )
'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
9:20PM ( 20 hours ago )
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How Black Friday played out around the country; protests, marijuana discounts and hiking
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday, the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season, isn't always what people expect.In Colorado, for instance, marijuana stores got into the act. In Arizona, families sk...
4:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Stocks edge higher in quiet post-holiday trading; Disney has worst day in three months
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished mostly higher Friday as they wrapped up a quiet week of trading.The Standard & Poor's 500 index fluctuated early on, but managed to eke out a small gain as telecomm...
2:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Groups protesting Chicago teen's killing by officer block entrances to stores
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):1:15 p.m.Hundreds of protesters are blocking entrances to stores in C...
2:42PM ( 2 hours ago )
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This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Nov. 26, 2015:Top Songs1. Hello, Adele2. Sorry, Justin Bieber3. Love Yourself, Justin Bieber4. When We Were Young, Adele5. Hotline Bling, Drake6. Like...
4:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
As it lay dying: Ole Miss to demolish 1980 power plant where Faulkner wrote landmark book
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Late one night at the University of Mississippi power plant, William Faulkner turned over a wheelbarrow, used it as a makeshift table and began writing the classic novel "As I Lay...
3:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
Broadway musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' hits the road with redemption in mind
NEW YORK (AP) — On tour this winter is a Broadway musical about the one that got away, in more ways than one."The Bridges of Madison County," with a superb score by Jason Robert Brown, starts an eight...
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What big ticket item(s) are you planning on buying for Christmas gifts this year?
A game console/system
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Honeycutt wins Semi-Pro Winter Flurry opener at AMS
Sixty-two U.S. Legends and Bandolero cars took to the quarter-mile Thunder Ring at Atlanta Motor Speedway to kick off a brand new season of Winter Flurry racing on Saturday afternoon. The Week 1 event featured six racing divisions, seven feature races and many new and familiar faces to AMS.
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Stormwater program and fees await Gainesville City Council vote
The Gainesville City Council plans to vote next week on the creation of a Stormwater Management Program and implementation of fees to fund it.
2:07PM ( 3 days ago )