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Wednesday February 10th, 2016 7:56AM
Forecasters extend winter weather advisory for north Georgia
Forecasters are extending a winter weather advisory for much of north Georgia over concerns about black ice forming on roads as light snow showers continued in the region.
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding...
2:08AM ( 5 hours ago )
No serious injuries reported following house fire in central Hall County
No one was seriously injured when a fire broke out inside a Gainesville residence early Tuesday evening.
9:12PM ( 10 hours ago )
UPDATED: Search suspended for kidnapping suspect in South Hall
Authorities in South Hall County have suspended the search for a kidnapping suspect Tuesday after a suspicious vehicle call at a hotel in Oakwood.
5:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
House panel approves felony for aborted fetal tissue sale
A Georgia House committee has approved a bill that would make selling aborted fetal tissue a felony.
3:37PM ( 16 hours ago )
Deal says Obama's Savannah harbor request falls short
Gov. Nathan Deal says the Obama administration's latest funding request to deepen the Savannah harbor falls far short of the federal dollars needed to keep the project on schedule.
3:33PM ( 16 hours ago )
Banks County lifts hiring freeze to hire appraisal clerk
The Banks County Commission lifted the county's hiring freeze Tuesday night to fill a vacant position in the tax assessors office.
11:50PM ( 8 hours ago )
The Supreme Court has agreed to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.The surprisin...
9:09PM ( 10 hours ago )
Hall officials talk signals, roads in south end of county
The busy roadways of South Hall County continue to draw attention, with Hall County commissioners talking through a list of items Monday, mostly dealing with that part of the county.
2:28PM ( 17 hours ago )
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An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, according to a U.S. Navy...
7:34AM ( 21 minutes ago )
For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles
SAN DIEGO (AP) — For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los...
7:25AM ( 30 minutes ago )
The Georgia Supreme Court says a new trial cannot be set for a man charged with murder because a judge mistakenly declared a mistrial after his trial had begun
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge's mistake during his murder trial.But the high court on Monday...
7:03AM ( 52 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) 8-AAAAA tournament: GHS boys advance, Falcons drop heartbreaker in quarterfinals
The ingredients were there Tuesday for Flowery Branch to cook up the first upset of the Region 8-AAAAA boys tournament....
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8-A tournament: Lakeview surges past Athens Academy into semifinals
The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team cruised into the Region 8-A semifinals on Tuesday courtesy a 64-48 defeat of Athens Academy in Athens.
11:57PM ( 7 hours ago )
8-A tournament: Lady Lions move into region semifinals
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team picked up a victory in the first round of the Region 8-A tournament on Tuesday in Athens.
11:36PM ( 8 hours ago )
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European stocks are higher and Wall Street is expected to rise on the open ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it
LONDON (AP) — European stocks rose Wednesday and Wall Street was expected to open higher ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it. Asian mar...
7:21AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Protesting farmers says they're planning to camp outside parliament and hold a 48-hour protest against planned pension reforms
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Protesting farmers says they're planning to camp outside parliament and hold a 48-hour protest against planned pension reforms.Farmers from around 70 highway and road blockades a...
7:17AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of kiosks around the city
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of kiosks around the city.About half of Moscow's 104 kiosks, which sell it...
7:03AM ( 52 minutes ago )
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Ken Watanabe underwent surgery for early-stage stomach cancer but he promises he'll be back
TOKYO (AP) — Ken Watanabe, one of a handful of Japanese actors who has made it on the international stage, underwent surgery for stomach cancer. But he has beaten serious sickness before, having had l...
7:06AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Producer Scott Rudin said Wednesday a new adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" will make it to Broadway for the 2017-2018 season, under the direction of Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher
NEW YORK (AP) — Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" — and its now-somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch — are heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin.Producer Scot...
6:49AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Interview: Oscar-nominated auteur paints solitary spirit in 'When Marnie Was There'
TOKYO (AP) — The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the Oscar-nominated "When Marnie Was There" comes from how its...
3:04AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Josh Richards nabs Friday LOLMDS win at Golden Isles
Josh Richards held off a late race charge from Brandon Sheppard to win on the opening night of the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga. on Friday Night. Richards led but all but one lap on his way to victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event.
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2:00PM ( 1 day ago )