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Wednesday September 28th, 2016 9:39AM
Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93
Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday
4:26AM ( 5 hours ago )
Winder-area fire damages building, vehicles
A commercial fire southwest of Winder heavily damaged a building and several vehicles Monday night.
10:40PM ( 10 hours ago )
New phone scam targets Barrow County residents
Winder Police are warning local residents of a new phone scam that has been reported multiple times over the past several days.
9:48PM ( 11 hours ago )
Ga. chief of Trump campaign out after criminal past revealed
The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.
7:46PM ( 13 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record
Nielsen says 84 million people watched the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, beating a debate record that had stood since the Carter-Reagan debate in 1980
7:37PM ( 14 hours ago )
LISTEN: America faces a shortage of cyber security professionals leading to more hacks
Director of UNG's Center for Cyber Operations, Dr. Bryson Payne, explains the significance and danger of cyber threats, hacks, and leaks. Plus how the University of North Georgia is making a major effort to boost the number of professionals in the cyber security industry.
6:56PM ( 14 hours ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County ready for annual thrift sale
The 51st Annual Thrift Sale sponsored by the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County is scheduled for Saturday, October 1 at the Gainesville Civic Center.
9:10AM ( 29 minutes ago )
The Latest: Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire
Hillary Clinton is trying to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters
7:37AM ( 2 hours ago )
Sheriff: Shooter likely knew home targeted belongs to deputy
A Georgia sheriff says whoever drove by the home of one of his deputies and riddled it with bullets likely knew a law officer lived there because his marked patrol car was parked in the driveway
7:15AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 14 hours ago )
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
Two days before Ryan Lochte's drunken antics in Rio, Michael Phelps, his teammate and the most-decorated Olympian of all time, warned him about "not doing anything bad."
3:16PM ( 18 hours ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 18 hours ago )
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National
'New' Region 8-AAAAAA looks wide-open as playoff chase begins
The "new" Region 8-AAAAAA looked cut-and-dried when it was created in the new classification and region realignment. Now, as Winder-Barrow travels to rival Apalachee Friday night to get things started, the only thing for certain is the uncertainty of it all.
8:05PM ( 10 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Chestatee cross country takes it all in the name of their coach
Stacey Merck was not able to watch her teams participate in Tuesday's Hall County Cross Country Championships -- but the Chestatee coach would certainly have been proud of the effort.
10:45AM ( 1 hour from now )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Matthews runs Lumpkin to key region win
Two years ago, Zach Matthews punished opposing defenses with regularity, helping Lumpkin County to a state playoff berth.
10:09AM ( 29 minutes from now )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Shimon Peres, former Israeli politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 93; Donald Trump has turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits and loans; AP investigation finds police officers across US abuse confidential databases
6:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 20 hours ago )
The Latest: White House applauds Clinton debate performance
The White House is applauding Hillary Clinton for her debate performance, saying the candidate the president strongly supports is the candidate who performed "quite strongly."
1:31PM ( 20 hours ago )
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The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 18 hours ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 19 hours ago )
The Latest: Trump says debate was 'interesting evening'
Donald Trump is describing Monday night's debate as "an interesting evening."
2:18PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Wreck in practice forces Austin Dillon to backup car
A wreck in practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was the last thing Austin Dillon needed.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Ga. chief of Trump campaign out after criminal past revealed
The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.
By The Associated Press
7:46PM ( 13 hours ago )