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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding...
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Banks County lifts hiring freeze to hire appraisal clerk
The Banks County Commission lifted the county's hiring freeze Tuesday night to fill a vacant position in the tax assessors office.
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No serious injuries reported following house fire in central Hall County
No one was seriously injured when a fire broke out inside a Gainesville residence early Tuesday evening.
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Weather-related cancellations for late Tuesday, Wednesday
A threat of snow in the region has prompted the cancellation of several Tuesday activities, as well as some planned for Wednesday
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UPDATED: Search suspended for kidnapping suspect in South Hall
Authorities in South Hall County have suspended the search for a kidnapping suspect Tuesday after a suspicious vehicle call at a hotel in Oakwood.
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House panel approves felony for aborted fetal tissue sale
A Georgia House committee has approved a bill that would make selling aborted fetal tissue a felony.
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The Supreme Court has agreed to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.The surprisin...
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Deal says Obama's Savannah harbor request falls short
Gov. Nathan Deal says the Obama administration's latest funding request to deepen the Savannah harbor falls far short of the federal dollars needed to keep the project on schedule.
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Hall officials talk signals, roads in south end of county
The busy roadways of South Hall County continue to draw attention, with Hall County commissioners talking through a list of items Monday, mostly dealing with that part of the county.
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The Ferguson City Council is asking the U.S. Department of Justice for changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism from both the department and many residents
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism f...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony with the delivery of the Fed's semiannual report on interest-rate policies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on Wednesday at a time of deepening uncertainty about the Fed's interest rate policies.Since the Fed raised rates from record...
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A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command
EL-ARID, Egypt (AP) — A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command.Ahmed Ayman, a 14-year-old farmer living in...
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(VIDEO) 8-AAAAA tournament: GHS boys advance, Falcons drop heartbreaker in quarterfinals
The ingredients were there Tuesday for Flowery Branch to cook up the first upset of the Region 8-AAAAA boys tournament....
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8-A tournament: Lakeview surges past Athens Academy into semifinals
The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team cruised into the Region 8-A semifinals on Tuesday courtesy a 64-48 defeat of Athens Academy in Athens.
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8-A tournament: Lady Lions move into region semifinals
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team picked up a victory in the first round of the Region 8-A tournament on Tuesday in Athens.
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Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks
Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks.KEEPING SCORE: Jap...
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The weight of sports is dragging down Disney's profits
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and...
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Accident investigators are recommending the government adopt more stringent rules for shipments of rechargeable batteries in an effort to prevent uncontrollable fires that can destroy planes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government should issue more stringent rules for how rechargeable batteries are shipped on planes to prevent uncontrollable fires, the chairman of a federal accident investigatio...
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AP Interview: Oscar-nominated auteur paints solitary spirit in 'When Marnie Was There'
TOKYO (AP) — The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the Oscar-nominated "When Marnie Was There" comes from how its...
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A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard about pornographic messages he sent the actress in 1999
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard testimony Tuesday about pornographic messages and sex toys he sent her earlier in her career.Pa...
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Disney Theatrical Productions has announced on Twitter that Alex Timbers will direct the stage adaptation of "Frozen"
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen."According to a Disney Theatrical Productions announcement Tuesday on Twitt...
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Doiron comes from behind for PASS opener win at GPS
You can sum up Joey Doiron’s race Saturday at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in three words – never give up.
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