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Tuesday May 26th, 2015 7:26AM
Storms spark house fires in north Gwinnett area
Heavy storms wrapped up the Memorial Day holiday in parts of north Georgia, and a line of stormy weather sparked a couple of house fires on the north end of Gwinnett County Monday night.
6:46AM ( 40 minutes ago )
AAA: American motorists find cheapest Memorial Day gas prices in 4-5 years
Even though gas prices have increased lately, American motorists saw the lowest gasoline prices for the Memorial Day holiday in up to five years, according to AAA.
6:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
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University of North Georgia softball team wins national championship
Junior pitcher Courtney Poole struck out four while giving up just two hits to lead the University of North Georgia softball team to a 5-0 win against Dixie State and the program's first national title.
2:51AM ( 4 hours ago )
By UNG Athletic Communications
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 9 hours ago )
Child airlifted to hospital after falling into pool
A four-year-old child was revived by family members after reportedly falling into a swimming pool in Banks County.
6:43PM ( 12 hours ago )
Lula remembers on Memorial Day
With prayer, song and inspired speech, the City of Lula, its citizens and veterans joined the nation in remembering the nation's war dead this Memorial Day.
3:08PM ( 16 hours ago )
Baseball: GHS, Greenbrier set for one-game showdown for AAAAA title
Few expected a sweep. And as if on cue, Gainesville and Greenbrier split the first two games of their best-of-three Class AAAAA state championship series Monday at Greenbrier.
12:00PM ( 4 hours from now )
Police arrest man after car involved in two police chases
Officials said a state trooper fired at a suspect during a chase, but no one was injured.
3:16PM ( 16 hours ago )
VIDEO: Memorial Day Tribute
As we honor our fallen service men and women, Commander of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Jonathan Jackson, takes a moment to talk of the importance of Memorial Day and discuss what message we should take away as we remember our fallen heroes.
3:08PM ( 16 hours ago )
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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. 12 MISSING AFTER FLOODING IN TEXAS SWEEPS AWAY VACATION HOMEAuthorities are also searching for...
6:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Harris County residents warned to not leave home
4:30 a.m. CDTHarris County Flood control has advised residents waking up for work and school Tuesday morning to not leave their homes.KHOU-TV reports The National Weather Service has issued an emergen...
5:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest on IS: Iraq says Anbar offensive won't take long
Noon (0900 GMT)A spokesman for Iraq's Shiite militias says an operation launched to retake the western Anbar province from the Islamic State group will "not last for a long time" and that Iraqi forces...
5:39AM ( 1 hour ago )
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LeBron, Cavaliers limping their way toward NBA Finals
One win from taking the Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals, and one step closer to a title he covets more than any other, James leaned against a padded wall on Monday and hardly resembled basketball's most undeniable force.
12:48AM ( 6 hours ago )
Homer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3
Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
11:36PM ( 7 hours ago )
Big Red championship vets hope Gainesville can get back to promised land this week
Wayne Vickery coached his way to five state championships with Gainesville baseball -- and the outgoing Gainesville High athletic director sees similarities between one of those title winners and the 2015 squad.
3:00PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter Communications will spend $55.33 billion to acquire Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal that would instantly create one of the largest TV and Internet providers in the U...
7:06AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Top 10 highest-paid CEOs
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm:1. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $156.1 million, up...
6:41AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Media CEOs are the highest-paid American executives
NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year wo...
6:35AM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's esta...
5:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."Disney's expensive fantasy adventure essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest $41.7 mil...
8:55PM ( 10 hours ago )
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
7:09PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Briscoe to substitute for Hinchcliffe in Indianapolis 500
Ryan Briscoe didn’t think twice about accepting the short-notice request from Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt to drive in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
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10:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Safe Kids, AirLife 2 join forces to promote child safety
As summer vacation arrives for students across the area, safety advocates are working hard to remind those youth and their parents to exercise caution.
9:03AM ( 4 days ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 9 hours ago )