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Friday July 3rd, 2015 11:38AM
Gainesville teenager dies in single-car crash
A teenager is dead and charges are pending against another after a single-car crash on Highway 13 in Gainesville Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 15 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 15 hours ago )
UPDATE: Three suspects arrested on Lake Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
5:53PM ( 17 hours ago )
Gainesville lawyers, Hall Co. Sheriff read aloud Declaration of Independence
Twenty-four Gainesville area attorneys, their sons and their daughters, and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch, read aloud Thursday in Kenyon Plaza downtown the words that started it all for America.
5:26PM ( 18 hours ago )
GPD, Crime Stoppers offer reward in Atlanta Street Apt. murder
The Gainesville Police Department is hoping the offer of reward money will prompt someone to come forward with some information in a homicide that happened at a city apartment complex last month.
3:44PM ( 19 hours ago )
Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 19 hours ago )
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and...
4:28PM ( 19 hours ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Local/State
Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police have identified the man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel as Tomorio Walton.Chuck de Caro and his wife, Lynne Russell, both formerly with CN...
11:20AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Jefferson's iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $53 million face-lift
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Herit...
11:15AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Could searchers' sonars have missed wreckage of Flight 370?
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Amid rising frustrations over the expensive, so-far fruitless search for vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, experts are questioning the competence of the company in char...
11:12AM ( 25 minutes ago )
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National
Maybin gives Braves walk-off win over Nats
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
Wolves' Bennett signs with Reds
Former Buford High standout pitcher Connor Bennett signed with the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday on. Bennett was drafted in 34th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by Cincinnati.
9:15AM ( 2 hours ago )
John Smoltz the 1st HOFer following Tommy John surgery
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
8:53AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in w...
11:05AM ( 33 minutes ago )
The Latest: Fund: Greek default to spark severe consequences
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):___5:55 p.m.The eurozone's financial rescue fund — officially Greece's largest...
11:00AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.Pay is sluggish. Many part-timers can't find full...
10:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Trainor postpones 2 shows due to hemorrhage on vocal chords
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Trainor is postponing two shows because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cords.The 21-year-old pop singer made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. She said "doctors want me...
10:48AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Leonard Nimoy's son makes Spock documentary to honor father
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Nimoy has found a way to spend countless hours with his late father Leonard Nimoy: He's creating a documentary for the actor who played Spock on "Star Trek."Nimoy said the "Spocku...
10:47AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows
CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts,...
10:20AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kipper Tools, local and state leaders celebrate successful military relationship
When the U.S. military needs an assortment of mechanical tools and supplies, put together in kit-form, for specialized jobs being done around the world by our armed forces, it has repeatedly turned to Kipper Tools in Gainesville to meet the need.
1:50PM ( 2 days ago )