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Monday May 25th, 2015 9:13AM
Plan for bullet train from Chattanooga to Atlanta likely stopped in its tracks
Chattanooga is looking into the possibility of building light commuter rail throughout the city, but a long-running plan to connect the Tennessee city to Atlanta with a bullet train is likely stopped in its tracks.
8:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Associated Press
School funding question top task for Deal's education panel
A panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to review the way Georgia funds education heads into a key meeting this week.
6:16AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Body found in Chattahoochee River identified
Forsyth County authorities identified the body pulled from the Chattahoochee River late Saturday afternoon.
5:13PM ( 16 hours ago )
By Staff
Boat sinks near Van Pugh Park, no injuries
Seven people got a scare Sunday, but no one was hurt, when a boat sank in Lake Lanier near Van Pugh Park.
2:14PM ( 18 hours ago )
Winder police bust marijuana grow operation
A illegal marijuana grow operation was uncovered in Winder last Wednesday, leading to the arrests of five people.
6:58AM ( 1 day ago )
History and Heritage at Ft. Hollingsworth
North Georgia's sunny sky and comfortable temperatures brought out the visitors Saturday to the 20th Annual 'Day at the Fort' at Fort Hollingsworth, nestled in the rolling Banks County countryside near Alto.
7:34PM ( 1 day ago )
Suwanee officials to vote on two financial matters
The Suwanee City Council is set to consider two financial matters at its meeting this week.
7:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hawks cry foul over Horford's ejection from Game 3
CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.He saved a few more shots for Cleveland's scrappy guard afterward.Horford was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and tossed fr...
1:51AM ( 7 hours ago )
Author to sign new Cobb book at museum in Royston
Ty Cobb or the Georgia Peach has a posthumous legacy of having been a surly guy.
6:34PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.That and other...
8:59AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man w...
8:53AM ( 19 minutes ago )
The Latest on weather: Houston-area dam evacuations lifted
7:30 a.m. CDTAn evacuation order has been lifted for people living near a reservoir north of Houston after weather improved and work crews made progress shoring up threatened areas along a levee weake...
8:43AM ( 29 minutes ago )
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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 ( 5 hours from now )
Fuel mileage gamble gives Edwards Charlotte victory
Carl Edwards rolled the dice and came up a winner as he stretched out his fuel just enough to cover the 600-mile distance to snap a 31-race winless streak and collect his first victory of the season in Sunday night’s Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
12:51AM ( 8 hours ago )
Foltynewicz pitches into 8th, Braves beat Brewers 2-1
Atlanta rookie Mike Foltynewicz had command of his pitches, and that gave him the edge he needed to top Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee Brewers.
11:25PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. The correct figure is...
8:34AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Greece rules out capital controls if bailout talks fail
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government on Monday ruled out restricting access to bank accounts and the free movement of money if there is no breakthrough soon in tortuous talks with bailout credito...
8:23AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Anti-eviction campaigner promises change in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Leading Spanish social activist Ada Colau says the fight against evictions, poverty and corruption will be her priority as new mayor of the country's second city, Barcelona.Col...
8:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
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The movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a st...
8:37AM ( 35 minutes ago )
France touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies
PARIS (AP) — France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident — suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies.France has had long dry spe...
7:29AM ( 1 hour 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...
4:07AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 4 days ago )
Four hard chargers and a master builder join NASCAR Hall Of Fame
The architect of some of NASCAR’s most impressive facilities joined four of the sport’s most tenacious racers in comprising the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class, selected Wednesday by the Hall of Fame Voting Panel.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
12:02AM ( 4 days ago )
Ga.'s unemployment rate remains flat for the month of April
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced Thursday morning that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 6.3 percent, which is unchanged from March.
By AccessWDUN staff
6:00AM ( 4 days ago )
UNG plans to occupy top floor of Cumming City Hall
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
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6:16PM ( 3 days ago )