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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 1:17AM
Asia stocks bounce back but Greece uncertainty still looms
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in Greece could spread to other financially weak cou...
1:01AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are...
11:07PM ( 2 hours ago )
Minority leaders form "Black-Brown Alliance" to oppose at-large voting
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.
5:56PM ( 7 hours ago )
Sculptor chosen for MLK statue at Georgia Capitol
A sculptor has been selected to create a statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that will stand on the grounds of Georgia's Capitol, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.
5:40PM ( 7 hours ago )
Price Road house fire total loss
Hall County Fire Services responded to the 5200 block of Price Road on the report of a barn fire Monday morning.
4:16PM ( 9 hours ago )
GSP searches for vehicle involved in hit-and-run that critically injured man
The Georgia State Patrol is asking for some help from the public as troopers search for a vehicle that struck a 64-year-old man on Clarks Bridge Road last Thursday.
2:34PM ( 10 hours ago )
Independence Day events around North Ga.
This is a list of events scheduled in celebration of Independence Day weekend around the region. Each event is organized by date.
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SCOGA rules in favor of Elbert County on landfill issue
A court decision that would have allowed a proposal for a solid waste landfill to proceed in Elbert County has been reversed.
2:59PM ( 10 hours ago )
Gainesville man re-elected chairman of ports authority board
A northeast Georgia man has been re-elected chairman of the board of directors for the Georgia Ports Authority.
1:43PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Local/State
Openly transgender swimmer at Harvard believed to be a 1st
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such hon...
12:56AM ( 20 minutes ago )
AP PHOTOS: In Peruvian valley, coca harvest means survival
SAMUGARI, Peru (AP) — Just before sunrise, Raul Rua joins 15 others, including women, teens and children, for a half-hour walk to pick coca in the world's No. 1 coca-producing valley.Blisters and call...
12:55AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two convicted killers who staged a complicated prison break together and then spent more than two weeks roaming in thick New York woods finally split up when one man decided h...
12:30AM ( 46 minutes ago )
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National
Garner named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville
Former Gainesville High School athlete and coach, Shelly Garner, has been named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville.
11:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 2 hours ago )
Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll
Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.
11:06PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the annou...
10:47PM ( 2 hours ago )
Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead...
10:46PM ( 2 hours ago )
Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contribut...
6:36PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
Mexico's Televisa drops Miss Universe after Trump remarks
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican media giant Televisa says it will no longer broadcast the Miss Universe Pageant or engage any other communication project with Donald Trump.Televisa says its decision comes...
9:50PM ( 3 hours ago )
Early, weighty choices in 'Frontline' doc 'Growing Up Trans'
NEW YORK (AP) — "Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of h...
9:15PM ( 4 hours ago )
Jack Carter, brash comic, dies at 93
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died...
9:10PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia’s specialty plate featuring the Confederate flag can stay, but should be redesigned. Do you agree?
Yes, if the Sons of the Confederacy agree to the redesign.
No, the specialty plate should stay as it is.
No, the plate should be banned.
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Commuting in Atlanta
Compare how long it takes to get to work and the preferred methods of transportation in Atlanta and other urban areas in America.
2:27PM ( 3 days ago )
Michael Page goes back-to-back with Dixie SLM victory
Michael Page took the lead away from T.J. Reaid on a restart, and went on to score back-to-back wins in the Super Late Model feature at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga. Saturday night.
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10:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Survey: Consumer sentiment up to highest level since January
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index...
3:09PM ( 3 days ago )