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Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week
Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign companies cut fewer jobs
8:44AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Gainesville metro once again boasts lowest unemployment rate in Georgia
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday morning that Metro Gainesville’s unemployment rate for April was 4.2 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 4.5 percent in March.
7:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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UPDATE: 11 states - including Georgia - sue over Obama's school transgender directive
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity
1:58AM ( 7 hours ago )
Teenage suspect in Flowery Branch armed robbery now in police custody
​Flowery Branch police say a 19-year-old suspect connected to an armed robbery that took place last week has turned himself in.
8:03PM ( 12 hours ago )
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NTSB releases likely cause of fatal Gainesville plane crash in 2014
It was likely a loss of engine power caused by an undetected valve blockage that brought down a small plane, killing two people on board on Oct. 16, 2014.
4:19PM ( 16 hours ago )
UPDATE: Hunter finds human skull near Auburn; search for bones underway
​Sheriff's officials in Gwinnett County said they're searching an area near the town of Auburn for bones after a hunter found a skull.
1:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
Hall County Fire Department's Deputy Chief retires Friday
The Deputy Chief of the Hall County Fire Department - Chad Black - is retiring.
8:43AM ( 19 minutes ago )
South Carolina Governor signs 20-week abortion ban
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signs legislation outlawing most abortions at 20 weeks beyond fertilization
8:39AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Man threatened with hefty fines for American flag display
A Forsyth County man whose son serves in the U.S. Coast Guard is upset after he says his homeowners association forced him to stop displaying American flags on his property or else face hefty fines.
7:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisis
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is urging fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies to unite in forging a more urgent, coordinated response to the faltering global recovery
8:52AM ( 9 minutes ago )
1 dead, 1 critical but stable in NYC concert shooting
A shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform has left one person dead and three others wounded
8:47AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Tornado damages homes but spares small northern Kansas town
A large tornado that the National Weather Service says was on the ground for about 90 minutes damaged or destroyed about 20 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town
8:02AM ( 59 minutes ago )
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High school season over, Branch grad Shewbert still eyeing big things in coming weeks
Jake Shewbert was just a few hundred meters from the finish line, a second state championship in as many days hanging in the balance, when the pain ripped through his body.
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VIDEO: Baseball playoffs yielded highlights worth watching -- again
Check out the best highlights from the recently completed state baseball playoffs...
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Lanier Olympic Center set for another big weekend, as collegiate rowers descend on Gainesville
For the second weekend in a row, the Lake Lanier Olympic Center will buzz with activity, as athletes pack into the venue in pursuit of glory.
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Oil hits $50 for first time this year, helping stocks higher
Stock markets around the world edged higher Thursday as traders interpreted the rise in oil prices to $50 a barrel for the first time this year as a positive sign for the global economy
8:16AM ( 45 minutes ago )
The Latest: Man with extremist ties in brief Paris standoff
A man with extremist links was briefly holed up inside a Paris home near a march expected to draw thousands of labor protesters
7:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
French dock workers throw smoke bombs as protests escalate
Thousands of dock workers have poured into a public square in the French port city of Le Havre, setting off smoke bombs as part of escalating nationwide protests against a labor bill that would loosen protections for French workers
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Anthony Hopkins overcomes his stage fright in 'The Dresser'
He's a much-lauded, Academy Award-winning performer who created one of the greatest-ever movie villains in Hannibal Lecter
8:24AM ( 37 minutes ago )
The Latest: Concert shooting victim is critical but stable
Authorities say of one of the victims in a shooting inside a New York City concert venue is in critical but stable condition
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Five legendary figures comprise 2017 NASCAR HOF class
Two phenomenally successful contemporary car owners, a champion driver-turned-beloved-broadcaster, a driver with a prolific winning history and the man described as NASCAR racing’s “original car owner” are the newly elected members of the 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame class.
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