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Thursday July 2nd, 2015 5:36PM
Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
GPD, Crime Stoppers offer reward in Atlanta Street Apt. murder
The Gainesville Police Department is hoping the offer of reward money will prompt someone to come forward with some information in a homicide that happened at a city apartment complex last month.
3:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
DNR: Remember the 'Big 3' this holiday weekend
Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual.
12:16PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Drought conditions return to N. Ga.
Drought conditions have returned to north Georgia with "abnormally dry" conditions showing up in several counties from near Gainesville to Rome and Dalton.
10:42AM ( 6 hours ago )
GBI, BCSO investigating death at home near Homer
An overnight welfare check at a home near Homer has led to a death investigation.
9:50AM ( 7 hours ago )
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and...
4:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 281,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the level of applications is still low and points to an improving job market.The Labor Department says weekly application...
4:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
Church shooting suspect's sister raises money for wedding
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The sister of the man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church has taken down a Go Fund Me profile set up to help pay for her honeymoon and wedding, which was origin...
3:14PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in the stat...
5:29PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Polar bears are at risk of dying off if humans don't reverse the trend of global warming, a blunt U.S. government report filed Thursday said."The single most important step fo...
5:28PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Fire still burning after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fire continued to burn Thursday afternoon at the site where a train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, and officials said firefigh...
5:18PM ( 18 minutes ago )
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National
NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag
NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago.
3:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
Wisler, Braves end skid vs. Nats
Rookie Matt Wisler wasn't too worried about walking so many hitters in his third major league start.
8:06AM ( 9 hours ago )
Video: Busch brothers run 1, 2 in Sonoma showdown
Sunday was an important day for NASCAR's Busch brothers.
8:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
Centene makes $6.3B bid for fellow insurer Health Net
Centene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a $6.3-billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net.The deal announ...
5:00PM ( 35 minutes ago )
US stocks slip on mixed US jobs report, Greek fears
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended a tumultuous trading week with slight losses Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended holiday weekend.Investors bought at the opening of trading after a La...
4:47PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Tesla tops 11,000 vehicles delivered in second quarter
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla's second-quarter deliveries surged 52 percent to set a company record exceeding 11,000 vehicles.The Palo Alto, California, company had surpassed 10,00...
4:41PM ( 54 minutes ago )
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Business
TV news crews robbed of cameras during live broadcasts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — News crews from two San Francisco Bay Area television stations were robbed at gunpoint and a cameraman was pistol whipped during live broadcasts on Thursday.The San Francisco Chro...
5:14PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Police investigate shooting with ex-CNN reporter as homicide
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police are trying to sort out a fatal shooting at an Albuquerque motel involving a former CNN anchor and her former CNN reporter husband during an alleged robbery attempt.Albu...
5:00PM ( 35 minutes ago )
'Cartel Land' shows good and bad of vigilantes in Mexico, US
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The documentary "Cartel Land" opens with chilling night scenes of large-scale methamphetamine cooking in rural Mexico. What viewers later learn is how such drug production became de...
4:49PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
With so many Republicans running for president, have you been able to pick out a candidate that you will support?
Yes, I know exactly who I’m voting for.
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Mike Combs collects NeSmith WRS victory at Talladega
Week 14 of the 27-week 2015 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series season saw the best of times for some drivers, and the worst for times of others. Then there were some that didn’t see any racing thanks to Mother Nature.
By Roby Helm
4:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Kipper Tools, local and state leaders celebrate successful military relationship
When the U.S. military needs an assortment of mechanical tools and supplies, put together in kit-form, for specialized jobs being done around the world by our armed forces, it has repeatedly turned to Kipper Tools in Gainesville to meet the need.
1:50PM ( 2 days ago )