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Monday June 29th, 2015 11:36PM
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 ( 28 minutes 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 ( 5 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 ( 5 hours ago )
US stocks notch worst day of year as Greek crisis escalates
NEW YORK (AP) — Fears that Greece's troubles could spread through the global financial system shook markets on Monday, driving U.S. stocks to their worst day of the year.Investors fled from stocks in...
4:51PM ( 6 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 ( 7 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 ( 9 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 ( 8 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 ( 9 hours ago )
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Gov. Cuomo: Inmates had sights on Mexico but ride backed out
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed...
10:49PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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 ( 48 minutes ago )
The next act: what happens now in Greece's drama
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece has entered the twilight zone.Out of money, cut off by its creditors, its banks shut, the struggling country will vote Sunday on whether to accept painful cutbacks in...
10:46PM ( 49 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 ( 7 minutes from now )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 29 minutes 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 ( 30 minutes ago )
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Sports
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 ( 49 minutes 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 ( 4 hours ago )
Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisis
NEW YORK (AP) — Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros.Several reported having some anxious moments over the weekend thanks to empty ATMs and merchants refusi...
5:01PM ( 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 2 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 ( 2 hours ago )
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2:27PM ( 3 days ago )
Valiante, Westbrook capture TUDOR Watkins Glen win
The final hour of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International saw its fair share of action and excitement, not least of which was the first repeat Prototype class winner of the 2015 season.
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12:40AM ( 22 hours ago )
US consumers ramp up May spending; largest gain since 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years — a sign of stronger economic growth ahead.The Commerce Department said Thursday that consu...
9:58AM ( 4 days ago )