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Friday May 22nd, 2015 1:40PM
US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices...
12:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
Mobile home on Friendship Rd. destroyed by fire
A family of three has been displaced by an early morning fire at their home on Friendship Road in south Hall County.
10:29AM ( 3 hours ago )
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 5 hours ago )
Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and call...
11:23PM ( 14 hours ago )
Former Hall employee arrested on meth-related charges
Hall County authorities have arrested a now former Hall County Parks Maintenance Supervisor on drug charges.
8:46PM ( 16 hours ago )
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VIDEO: Law enforcement gears up for holiday weekend, boating season
Rangers from a host of law enforcement agencies are gearing up for the busy Memorial Day weekend out on the various waterways in Georgia; the holiday marks the unofficial beginning to the summer boating season.
6:01PM ( 19 hours ago )
N. Ga high school senior invites soldier who rescued family to graduation
A Georgia high school senior invited the soldier who helped her family escape from Iraq during the first Gulf War to her graduation.
12:58PM ( 42 minutes ago )
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 1 hour ago )
GHS confers honorary diplomas to Davis, Ivey and Miller
Since 2009, Gainesville High School has conferred honorary diplomas on citizens who have made an impact on the city school system, and the tradition continued at a reception Thursday night.
11:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Tuk-tuk taxi maker aims to make inroads in US
DENVER (AP) — They're ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing.Now, a company that manufactures tuk-tuks — the three-wheeled motorized rickshaws that have mo...
1:23PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Biden discusses Asia-Pacific region at Navy graduation
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told graduates at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday that U.S. foreign policy is rebalancing toward the Asia-Pacific region, and he said many of them will...
1:12PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Cruise ship that ran aground near Bermuda returns to Boston
BOSTON (AP) — Passengers on a cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda during a seven-day vacation shrugged their shoulders and said the mishap was no big deal as they disembarked Friday.Th...
12:57PM ( 42 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Gainesville baseball rides chemistry, momentum into championship series
For years, the Gainesville baseball team gazed at the outfield wall at Ivey-Watson Field -- adorned with seven state championship banners -- and wondered when the next might come.
5:01PM ( 3 hours from now )
Buford-Whitewater: Who has the experience in epic AAAA title showdown?
If experience is king in the playoffs, then is perhaps Buford, the No. 1 team in Class AAAA and considered by many to be the class of the entire state -- and ranked in the top 10 nationally -- the underdog in Saturday’s championship series against Whitewater?
1:10PM ( 30 minutes ago )
No. 6 Nighthawks no-hit by Foley, drop opening round NCAA Championship contest
University of Indianapolis junior ace Morgan Foley etched her name in the NCAA Championship record book, joining a select few in throwing a no-hitter in the NCAA Division II Softball Championship.
10:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
Wal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say.Though the steps ar...
1:16PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Toyota promises to help find cause of Takata airbag defects
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota vowed to help pinpoint the cause of a defect in air bags used in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide, saying the auto industry risks losing the trust of car buyers if the probl...
1:14PM ( 25 minutes ago )
US stocks fall on lower oil prices; inflation ticks up
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped in noon trading Friday as energy companies fell along with the price of oil. Investors are weighing the latest batch of corporate earnings results and a report show...
12:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Street artist Shepard Fairey finishes large Detroit mural
DETROIT (AP) — Street artist Shepard Fairey has finished work on a large mural in downtown Detroit.The roughly 185-foot-tall by 60-foot-wide mural was painted on One Campus Martius. It's financed by b...
1:28PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Review: Whitesnake delves deep into Purple past on new album
Whitesnake, "The Purple Album" (Frontiers)Who says you can't go home?David Coverdale delves deep into his Deep Purple background on the new Whitesnake album, which re-does songs from his tenure fronti...
12:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Cannes favorite Nanni Moretti explores loss in 'My Mother'
CANNES, France (AP) — Director Nanni Moretti is pleased to hear that some audience members came out of "Mia Madre," his new movie about a filmmaker whose mother is dying, and immediately called their...
11:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 1 day ago )
Brown scores another Late Model Stock win at Anderson
Need to find R.A. Brown? No problem. Just check victory lane at Anderson Motor Speedway.
10:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Gainesville businessman to challenge longtime city council member
Zack Thompson, co-owner of Professional Touch Landscapes, has announced his intention to run for the Ward 2 seat on the Gainesville City Council, the post held since 1969 by incumbent Bob Hamrick.
9:15AM ( 1 day ago )
Hall Co. fire services promotes first female Chief Officer
Hall County Fire Services has promoted Captain Christie Grice to Battilion Chief of Business Services, the first promotion of a female to a Chief Officer position in the department's history.
6:24PM ( 2 days ago )