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Tuesday August 4th, 2015 10:17AM
Contract awarded for bridge repair on Hwy 53 West in Gainesville
The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded the contract to repair the Highway 53 West Bridge near Gainesville Marina in Hall County.
8:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
Man believed missing in the Chattahoochee River found safe at home
Authorities say a man who was the object of an hours-long search on the Chattahoochee River Monday night was found safe at his home Tuesday morning.
7:13AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Structural issues delay Clarkesville downtown redevelopment
Clarkesville leaders learned Monday night the downtown redevelopment planned for the east side of the Clarkesville Square will be delayed due to structural issues.
11:05PM ( 11 hours ago )
Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Mo...
9:09PM ( 13 hours ago )
Helen officials hash out city park changes
Discussions are continuing about the future of Helen Riverside Park.
7:57PM ( 14 hours ago )
Delta says it's banning shipment of hunting 'trophies'
Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
6:34PM ( 15 hours ago )
Jackson Co. 4-H member receives state 4-H award
A Jackson County 4-H member recently received 4-H's Georgia Innovator of the Year Award.
10:05AM ( 12 minutes ago )
GPD: Back to school reminders for motorists
Gainesville police are out with some reminders for drivers as city schools prepare for the opening of another school year tomorrow.
9:55AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Code Orange air quality alert for Hall, other north Ga. counties
A smog alert has been issued for Hall, Forsyth, Barrow, Gwinnett and a number of other north Georgia counties for today.
9:26AM ( 51 minutes ago )
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APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group...
9:33AM ( 43 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. GOP DEBATE STAGE DRAMASeven of the 17 Republican presidential candidates will be left out in t...
9:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
Remembering, and saving, A-bomb's legacy at Hiroshima dome
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other r...
9:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 13 hours from now )
Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive...
10:04AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8
Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
11:39PM ( 10 hours ago )
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US airlines ban shipment of hunting 'trophies'
NEW YORK (AP) — The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years.Delta Air Lin...
9:43AM ( 33 minutes ago )
US stocks open mostly higher; Coach gains on results
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in early trading as investors focus on the latest earnings and deal news.Drugmaker Baxalta surged 14 percent early Tuesday after Irish drugmaker Shire offered...
9:38AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Freddie Mac posts $4.2B profit in 2Q; paying $3.9B dividend
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported net income of $4.2 billion for the second quarter, up sharply from the same period of 2014, as it increased its purchases of home loans and sold o...
9:21AM ( 55 minutes ago )
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Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police are looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.The shooting happened late Monday in the pa...
10:05AM ( 11 minutes ago )
A look at the recent crop of movies about mental illness
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This may be the summer of the mental-illness movie.At least half a dozen recent releases reflect characters, both real and fictional, whose experience with mood disorders is central...
10:04AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Hollywood takes on troubled minds with summer slate of films
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may...
9:33AM ( 43 minutes ago )
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Hometown Hero Rahal wins Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio
Graham Rahal’s surge in the second half of the Verizon IndyCar Series season continued with an emphatic victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
By IndyCar Media
10:25PM ( 1 day ago )
Mayor asks residents to support 2016 regatta on Lanier
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is asking residents to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to show their support for the annual National Championship Rowing Regatta planned for Memorial Day weekend in 2016.
12:06PM ( 3 days ago )