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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 9:16AM
Clarks Bridge Rd. shutdown, one residence evacuated with gas leak
gas leak has shutdown Clarks Bridge Road near its intersection with Edgwater Drive, according to authorities.
9:08AM ( 8 minutes ago )
Hall Co. Commission to consider sign moratorium
It's a decision that didn't get nearly as much attention as Obamacare and same-sex marriage, but it's a Supreme Court decision that's having an impact on local governments, including Hall County.
7:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Gwinnett man sentenced in shooting death of 23-month-old grandson
Gwinnett County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced in the shooting death of his 23-month-old grandson.
5:31AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Clarkesville selects design/build team for fire-damaged downtown
The Clarkesville City Council has decided who will perform design work and redevelop the fire-damaged east side of the Square.
9:44PM ( 11 hours ago )
Hall Co. Schools prepare for ESPLOST V
The Hall County School Board prepared for the upcoming ESPLOST referendum vote at their work session Monday afternoon.
7:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
Habersham BOE adjusts for 1.5-percent decline in tax digest
Net school tax collections in Habersham County will be down 1.88 percent under numbers proposed Monday.
6:33PM ( 14 hours ago )
EHHS receives grant for school library
East Hall High School has received a grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library.
8:51AM ( 25 minutes ago )
South Carolina Senate votes to take down Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle.But even if a bill to bring down the rebel banner pas...
4:39AM ( 4 hours ago )
Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on — an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.This week, the S...
3:24AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Nuke deal remains elusive after deadline, but talks continue
VIENNA (AP) — Iran nuclear talks busted through their second deadline in a week Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplo...
8:42AM ( 33 minutes ago )
The Latest: Ireland's Noonan tells Greece 'look at us'
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):___2:30 p.m.Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan says Greece should do something relatively simple to turn things a...
8:40AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Patients will have their say at sentencing for cancer doctor
DETROIT (AP) — Patients and their relatives will be giving an earful to a Detroit-area cancer doctor who admits ordering excessive treatments to get millions of dollars from insurers.Roughly two dozen...
8:30AM ( 45 minutes ago )
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Two-A-Days: High school football countdown is on, starting with Banks County
Believe it or not there are only 45 days left until the start of the 2015 high school football season around the state and here in northeast Georgia...
1:00PM ( 3 hours from now )
Braves halt Brewers' 8-game win streak, 5-3
Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
12:13AM ( 9 hours ago )
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 1 day ago )
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US trade deficit widens in May as exports struggle
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in May, reflecting declines in sales of American-made aircraft and machinery as exports continued to suffer from a strong dollar.The deficit i...
8:57AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Global markets slide as investors watch Greece talks
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks mostly fell on Tuesday as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge and as Chinese markets dropped despite government intervention.KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was...
8:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.The Brooklyn-born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from...
3:31AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Director Zhang Yimou sues ex-production partner for $2.5M
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese director Zhang Yimou has sued a production company that he has worked with for more than a decade, seeking 15 million yuan ($2.5 million) he says he is owed as his share of the...
5:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
Suge Knight due in Los Angeles criminal court for 2 hearings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles court for hearings in separate murder and robbery cases filed against the former rap music mogul.Knight changed attorney...
3:18AM ( 5 hours ago )
Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help
CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and...
5:04PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Hickman sweeps NeSmith Late Model Race At Talladega
Riley Hickman of Cleveland, Tenn. swept the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Salute To America Nationals opening race Thursday night at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Ala.
By Roby Helm
8:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
Gainesville company named to list of top 300 U.S. investment firms
The Financial Times, a London-based international business publication, has named Gainesville-based Willis Investment Counsel to its 2015 list of the top registered investment advisers in the U.S.
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