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Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 12:28AM
China leads Asian stock markets lower after poor factory data reinforce investor nervousness
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks extended a global market sell-off Wednesday as poor manufacturing data from the world's two biggest economies dampened investor sentiment.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Comp...
11:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesville City Council has short fuse on new fireworks law
The Gainesville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to exercise the limited influence left under their jurisdiction by the General Assembly in the spectrum of consumer fireworks.
10:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
Senate GOP leader says it will take new president to end Planned Parenthood's federal funding
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is conceding that his party will have to await the next president before it can cut off federal funds that go to Planned Parenthood, prompting heated rebuffs from conservatives.
9:14PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. authorities searching on foot for suspect
Hall County Sheriff's authorities are searching for a man that ran from a traffic stop.
5:13PM ( 7 hours ago )
Code Orange air quality alert for Hall, other north Ga. counties
An air quality alert has been issued for Hall and a number of other north Georgia counties for Wednesday.
4:38PM ( 7 hours ago )
Victim remains hospitalized after weekend Helen assault
Helen Police Chief Brian Stephens has released details of an assault that left a Cleveland man seriously injured early Saturday.
3:47PM ( 8 hours ago )
Labor Day adjustments to Gainesville garbage, recycling pickups announced
Adjustments will be made early next week to the garbage and recycling pickups in the city of Gainesville because of the Labor Day holiday.
4:17PM ( 8 hours ago )
Teens, woman charged in Banks County child molestation case
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has charged a Maysville woman and two teens as part of an ongoing child molestation investigation.
3:22PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Local/State
Yahoo's Mayer among many CEOs that face balancing act announcing health or personal news
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to be away from the job for just a "limited time" when she gives birth to twins later this year, but the development only adds to the uncertainty s...
12:14AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' 2012 champion Murray wins hyped 1st-round US Open match
NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled...
12:07AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Police in northern Illinois hunt for 3 suspects with dogs, helicopters after officer shot dead
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles conducted a massive manhunt in northern Illinois into Tuesday night after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a grou...
11:47PM ( 40 minutes ago )
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National
Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 19 hours from now )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 5 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Wood's second dominating night earns Jefferson RB award
Heading into the season Jefferson coaches and players knew that Colby Wood would be an asset...
11:15AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Softball: Buford fends off North Hall challenge, 9-8
Buford softball is still the gold standard in Region 8-AAAA -- and Class AAAA for that matter -- but the Lady Wolves could feel the collective breath of North Hall on their neck on Tuesday.
11:16AM ( 10 hours from now )
No. 9 Georgia players not fazed by Lambert winning QB job
The big quarterback decision has been made. That clears the way for No. 9 Georgia to sharpen its focus on the season.
10:57AM ( 10 hours from now )
Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed to miss Falcons' preseason finale
Coach Dan Quinn is hoping the Atlanta Falcons' list of injuries doesn't get any longer...
10:55AM ( 10 hours from now )
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Sports
'Concussion' director defends film, says no compromises were made for NFL
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.Citing studio emails le...
11:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
McDonald's says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting on Oct. 6
NEW YORK (AP) — If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day star...
6:48PM ( 5 hours ago )
ConocoPhillips makes another round of cuts, eliminating 1,810 jobs with oil prices plunging
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy company ConocoPhillips, which has already cut 1,000 jobs this year, says it will eliminate around 1,810 more positions following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest le...
5:49PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
Baseball, chicken wings, Ellen and the White House: Meet the 2016 Miss America hopefuls
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series re...
8:07PM ( 4 hours ago )
Vice President Joe Biden to appear as guest on Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert's inaugural guests on "The Late Show."CBS announced Tuesday that Biden will join previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis K...
7:25PM ( 5 hours ago )
Television producer David Hill, movie producer Reginald Hudlin announced for Oscars telecast
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast.Hill is a 25-year Fox veteran and former chairman and CEO o...
5:58PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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Hickman dominant in NeSmith DLMS Kentucky Lake win
Riley Hickman of Cleveland, Tenn. had everything going his way Friday night in the first-ever visit for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway.
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12:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Survey: Growth in US manufacturing slows again in August, slips to lowest level since May 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.The Institute for Supply Management reported Tuesday that its manufa...
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