Thursday November 26th, 2015 9:18AM
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops to 5.4% for Oct.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
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Feds: Georgia must process food stamps for Syrian refugees
Federal officials are ordering Georgia to process food stamp applications for Syrian refugees.
6:29AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Security tight for Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City; 3 million spectators expected
NEW YORK (AP) — As millions of Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, security will be tight in New York City with a record number of police officers patrolling the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Da...
6:11AM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville to lease vacant Community Service Center space to foster family advocacy group
Should the Gainesville City Council give their approval to a lease agreement at a voting session Tuesday evening, SAFFT will occupy vacant space at the Gainesville Community Service Center on Prior Street, and the sooner the better according to SAFFT’s Executive Director Ashley Anderson.
5:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe' during White House ceremony
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and...
9:18PM ( 12 hours ago )
The big getaway: Thanksgiving travelers hit the road and pack airports, despite terror fears
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fear...
7:10PM ( 14 hours ago )
Gwinnett police continue investigation of Lawrenceville murder
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area.
9:14AM ( 4 minutes ago )
Student sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct
A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights.
5:26AM ( 3 hours ago )
Border Patrol: Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied children crossed US-Mexico border in October
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics show nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in October, almost double the...
5:53PM ( 15 hours ago )
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The Latest: Federal authorities say they're still investigating the McDonald shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):8:05 a.m.Federal authorities say they're still investigating the fata...
9:06AM ( 11 minutes ago )
The Latest: White powder in package leads to alert at Brussels mosque
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:2:45 p.m.A civil protection squad has decontaminated several people as a precaution at the main Brussels...
8:49AM ( 28 minutes ago )
News Guide: More protests after video release of Chicago teen's shooting death by officer
CHICAGO (AP) — Several hundred protesters amassed on the streets of Chicago a second day in response to the city's Tuesday release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shoot a b...
8:48AM ( 29 minutes ago )
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'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
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Wolves proving early skeptics wrong
It’s hard to imagine a Buford team having to play with a chip on its shoulder. But if ever there has been a collective group of Wolves that felt the need, the 2015 squad is it.
5:14PM ( 16 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County seniors leading, enjoying Tigers' march through history
At the start of the season, Dawson County football players knew their team had plenty of potential -- but this has them pinching themselves a little bit.
9:39PM ( 1 day ago )
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Girls basketball: West Hall closes Florida tourney with win
The West Hall girls basketball team notched a 53-42 win over TR Miller High of Brewton, Ala., on Wednesday in the Emerald Coast Thanksgiving Classic tournament in Ft. Walton Beach.
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Pressure Cooker: SEC coaches face unyielding pressure to win
Georgia coach Mark Richt seems to be under constant scrutiny, and it has intensified since the Bulldogs (8-3) were knocked out of the title chase by rival Florida...
11:16AM ( 1 hour from now )
Mann, Frazier help Georgia hold off High Point 49-46
It's Thanksgiving not Halloween, but Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox was sure the Bulldogs were waking the dead with their 49-46 win over High Point Wednesday.
11:50PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Turing reneges on cutting $750-a-pill drug's price, rival's new 99-cent version selling well
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pled...
8:49AM ( 28 minutes ago )
South Korea fines Volkswagen $12 million for rigging emissions in 125,000 diesel cars
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.Hong D...
7:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
Greek pensioners take to streets ahead of expected cuts, budget vote
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — More than 2,000 pensioners chanting "We can't live on 300 euros" marched through central Athens to protest plans by the country's left-wing government to overhaul the pension sys...
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Outspoken Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin denied entry to China to compete in pageant
HONG KONG (AP) — Canada's outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from entering China to take part in this year's pageant in the southern island province of Hainan.Chinese-born An...
7:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
Dueling portraits of media mogul Redstone's health emerge in court fight over medical care
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A legal battle that began Wednesday over medical care for ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone has produced dueling portraits of the billionaire's health and mental state.Redstone's f...
8:46PM ( 12 hours ago )
After uproar, ads featuring Nazi imagery pulled from New York City subway
NEW YORK (AP) — An ad campaign that featured Nazi imagery has been pulled from the New York City subway system.Seats on the 42nd Street shuttle between Times Square and Grand Central Terminal were wra...
4:58PM ( 16 hours ago )
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IndyCar adds additional tethers to reduce crash debris, improve safety in 2016
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three months after Justin Wilson's death at Pocono Raceway, IndyCar is taking steps to reduce crash debris and improve safety.The open-wheel series announced Tuesday that it will t...
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Syfan Logistics expanding its over-the-road fleet
Syfan Logistics plans to expand its over-the-road fleet of Syfan Transport trucks in the coming year as part of an increasing effort to better serve its shipper customers.
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