Wednesday October 7th, 2015 11:49AM
Senate to vote on massive defense bill that Obama has threatened to veto
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to vote Wednesday on a $612 billion defense policy bill that President Barack Obama says he'll veto over a larger dispute about government spending.Obama doesn't...
10:57AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Man airlifted after overnight house fire near Cleveland
State investigators are probing an overnight house fire that left one man seriously burned west of Cleveland.
9:11AM ( 2 hours ago )
UPDATE: Testimony resumes in Gainesville murder trial
Testimony resumed this morning in the trial of one of two remaining defendants in the murder and attempted robbery of a Gainesville cab driver earlier this year.
9:10AM ( 2 hours ago )
New west Gainesville traffic signal expected to become operational today
A new traffic signal on Dawsonville Highway west of Gainesville is expected to become fully operational this morning.
8:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Atlanta: Handcuffed man facing arrest crashes through 3rd-story window, dies after 40-ft fall
ATLANTA (AP) — A handcuffed man seeking to avoid arrest died after crashing head-first through the third-floor window glass of a downtown Atlanta office building and falling 40 feet to the ground, aut...
8:55AM ( 2 hours ago )
Gainesville approves millage rate, asked to rethink some aspects of the rate
The millage rate for property owners in the City of Gainesville is now officially set, but final approval was not without some dissent.
10:05PM ( 13 hours ago )
Jackson Co. native, UNG grad named Kentucky Commissioner of Education
A Jackson County native and graduate of the University of North Georgia is the new Kentucky Commissioner of Education.
11:10AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Energy companies lead an early rally in US stocks as the price of oil continues to climb
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks continued to rally on Wednesday, helped by rising oil prices and energy stocks. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weakness in China.KEEPI...
10:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
Mule Camp Market, Big Red Apple Festival set for this weekend
Two of northeast Georgia's longest-running fall festivals will be held this weekend in Gainesville and Cornelia.
9:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
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The Latest: Nobel chemistry winner Modrich heard the good news from a colleague's email
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):___5:35 p.m.New Nobel laureate Paul Modrich found out about his chemistry prize while vacationing in New...
11:44AM ( 4 minutes ago )
Dogs, like people, need surgery to repair cleft palates, cleft lips
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dogs, like people, can be born with cleft palates. Some die from pneumonia or malnourishment. Some with the defect, which is basically a hole in the mouth, are euthanized.But the sa...
11:11AM ( 37 minutes ago )
The Latest in South Carolina: Officials say some who evacuated over dam danger can return home
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):10:40 a.m.Officials say it is now safe for some people to return to their homes after they evac...
10:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Cain trashes Fannin to spark Leopards win
Banks County football needed a spark on Friday night. And Trevae Cain was happy to help provide it...
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Region races ready for exciting sprint to the finish
With just five weeks left before the start of the playoffs, it’s crunch time for every team in northeast Georgia as the playoff stretch run gets under way.
4:50PM ( 5 hours from now )
Region title deciders on the line? Could well be the case for Friday
We’re past the halfway point in the season, so it’s no wonder that this week brings with it a handful of contests that could well decide the destiny of a region crown and/or playoff positioning this weekend.
4:40PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Richt says he understands criticism from Georgia fans
Mark Richt has heard criticism from Georgia fans impatient for a championship and especially tired of losing to Alabama...
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Projected as title contender, Tech mired in slide with Clemson, Watson looming
Not so long ago, Georgia Tech was being touted as one of the top teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference and maybe even a dark horse in the national race.
10:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Chase or not, Earnhardt wants to keep pit crew intact
When it comes to keeping his pit crew intact throughout the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is a strong proponent of the status quo.
8:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
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An early rally in US stocks stalls after crude oil prices pull back; Yum Brands plunges
NEW YORK (AP) — An early rally in stock prices dissipated by late morning Wednesday following a retreat in oil prices. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weaknes...
11:45AM ( 4 minutes ago )
Monsanto plans to cut 2,600 jobs in cost-saving effort, posts 4Q loss amid falling seed sales
WASHINGTON (AP) — Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quart...
11:31AM ( 17 minutes ago )
VW elects CFO Hans Dieter Poetsch to head board of directors
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen on Wednesday elected Chief Financial Officer Hans Dieter Poetsch to chair its board of directors, a move that came as the German automaker struggles to contain a s...
9:35AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Nobel Prize in literature: Who's hot and what to look out for
STOCKHOLM (AP) — On Thursday, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in literature will be announced by the first ever female permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius. Will the prize awa...
10:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
Yoga serving as inspiration for Christina Aguilera's music; singer talks breaks from 'Voice'
NEW YORK (AP) — Yoga is serving as inspiration for Christina Aguilera's upcoming album.The pop star says that the physical and mental exercise is helping her find inner peace, and that's influencing h...
10:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson beg you not to clap for them on Broadway this fall
NEW YORK (AP) — James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson are happy that theatergoers are excited to see them onstage together again, but please, please, hold your applause when they first appear."It can be v...
9:35AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Antron Brown three-for-three with Maple Grove victory
Antron Brown increased his 2015 Countdown to the Championship round record to 12-0 with his Top Fuel victory Sunday at the NHRA Keystone Nationals.
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11:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Jackson EMC Foundation reaches $10 million donation mark
The Jackson EMC Foundation has reached the $10 million donation mark.
6:51PM ( 4 days ago )