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Saturday May 23rd, 2015 12:23AM
US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by...
9:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
Ex-Hall County Deputy arrested for invasion of privacy
A former Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy is now in custody following an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
6:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Kayaker rescued from Chattahoochee River in Suwanee
Gwinnett County Emergency crews rescued a kayaker from the Chattahoochee River Friday afternoon.
5:37PM ( 6 hours ago )
Search for new Hall Co. Library Director begins
The search is on for a new Hall County Library Systems Director.
4:34PM ( 7 hours ago )
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 ( 12 hours 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 ( 13 hours 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 ( 12 hours from now )
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 ( 11 hours 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 ( 13 hours ago )
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Local/State
Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a h...
11:58PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Mexico: 43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in west
ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mex...
11:42PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Hundreds mourn NYC college dean killed in Amtrak crash
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered at a New York City funeral home to say goodbye to a college dean killed in this month's Amtrak crash in Philadelphia.Derrick Griffith was one of eight pas...
11:26PM ( 56 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Wolves could care less about rankings -- they want a ring
Seniors Joey Bart, Jake Higginbotham, Connor Bennett, and Keyton Gibson aren’t worried about expectations at this point in the season. They know first hand expectations usually are worth about as much as it cost you to listen to them...
5:00PM ( 16 hours from now )
How do you measure clutch? Gainesville baseball provides the metric
In three straight postseasons, Gainesville baseball players watched in agony as -- at the crucial moment -- the other team made the play.
4:59PM ( 16 hours from now )
Battle-tested Dragons ready to pull off another road win in championship series
Forget “Mad Max,” Jefferson baseball might as well be re-making its own movie of similar vein this spring -- starring as themselves in “The Road Warrior(s).”
11:59PM ( 24 minutes ago )
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Sports
Choppy slick is harder to clean up; more oily animals found
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animal...
10:41PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings news
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note.Major indexes fell from the start on Friday as oil drillers and other energy-related companies followed oil prices lower....
5:43PM ( 6 hours ago )
Target settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank support
NEW YORK (AP) — A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enou...
5:40PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In death, as in life, B.B. King drew fans to his side in Las Vegas.A funeral home manager says more than 1,000 people streamed past the guitar-flanked casket of the King of the Blues...
11:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her pro...
7:59PM ( 4 hours ago )
Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university
DETROIT (AP) — A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.The typewritten memoir, tentativ...
6:56PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
How do you plan to spend the long holiday weekend?
We're traveling.
We're hitting the lake and/or swimming pool.
We're camping.
We're getting things done at home.
It'll pretty much be a normal weekend for us.
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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 ( 2 days ago )
Chastain holds off Johnson for Dixie SLM victory
Shaun Chastain powered his way to the early lead in Saturday night’s Super Late Model feature at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga., and went on to score the victory.
By Jeff Smith
12:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Stephens County teen succumbs to injuries
A Stephens County teen who was struck by a car Sunday night, May 10, has died.
10:27AM ( 4 days 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 ( 3 days ago )