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Wednesday May 27th, 2015 8:08PM
Gainesville police: Alleged assailant in custody
A Lithia Springs man is in custody for reportedly sexually assaulting a Gainesville woman.
4:50PM ( 3 hours ago )
Elachee announces new Resource Manager
A new Natural Resources Manager is on the job at the Elachee Nature Science Center in Hall County.
3:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Hall C. BOE sets public hearings for budget; board to ask for tax increase
As the Hall County School Board prepares to adopt its upcoming budget, three public hearings have been scheduled, and the Board plans to ask for a property tax increase to restore some funding lost during the economic downturn.
3:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
Baseball: GHS falls to Greenbrier in Game 3
In the end, it was wasn’t worth the wait...
2:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
Authorities charge man with kidnapping, other offenses after chase into Lake Lanier
Forsyth County authorities have charged a man with kidnapping, false imprisonment and a list of other charges after they chased him and caught him in Lake Lanier Monday night.
2:30PM ( 5 hours ago )
G-Braves SS faces rape, kidnapping charges in Ohio
A Gwinnett Braves baseball player is facing rape and kidnapping charges after an incident on the team's road series in Columbus, Ohio over the weekend.
2:26PM ( 5 hours ago )
Rick Santorum announces second White House run
CABOT, Pa. (AP) — Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influ...
6:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest eas...
5:46PM ( 2 hours ago )
Man accused of killing four in Atlanta area pleads not guilty
A man accused of killing three men and a hairdresser walking to her car has pleaded not guilty in a death penalty case.
4:27PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Theater gunman's writings alternate between ramblings, plans
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting gunman James Holmes' notebook full of scrawled writings and stick-figure drawings was made public Wednesday, a day after it was introduced as evidenc...
7:57PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capita...
7:34PM ( 34 minutes ago )
US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe
ZURICH (AP) — The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hote...
7:32PM ( 35 minutes ago )
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National
THE LATEST: English football chairman says Blatter must go
ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:___12:50 a.m. (0050 GMT, 6:50 p.m. EDT.)The chairman of the English Football Association says FIFA President Sepp Blatter should leave his job immediately...
6:59PM ( 1 hour ago )
Baseball: GHS-Greenbrier title game postponed til noon Wednesday
The deciding Game 3 of the Gainesville-Greenbrier Class AAAAA championship series has been postponed due to repeated inclement weather...
11:30AM ( 8 hours ago )
Cavs advance to NBA Finals with rout of Hawks
The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is four wins away. The Cavaliers are in the NBA Finals...
10:23AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
Greece says deal close, Schaeuble quashes optimism
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's cash-strapped government insisted Wednesday it was "very close" to reaching a vital deal with bailout lenders, but the optimism in Athens was swiftly shot down by German...
7:39PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Beyond craft brews: Just like foodies, beer geeks go local
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer — much like foodies seeking the freshest...
7:15PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Florida coasts have grown, but hurricane damage risk hasn't
MIAMI (AP) — Since eight hurricanes whipped through Florida during back-to-back seasons a decade ago, causing $33 billion in insurance claims, the state's coastal communities have added an additional...
7:11PM ( 56 minutes ago )
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Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel
NEW YORK (AP) — Writing has become no easier for Jonathan Franzen, whose fifth novel comes out this fall.And neither, apparently, have interviews."I hope never to become glib," the prize-winning and p...
7:22PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.A filing in federal...
6:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
Review: Bujalski bulks up with a starrier cast in 'Results'
In Andrew Bujalski's directorial debut "Funny Ha Ha" — the film often cited as the first "mumblecore" movie — its aimless protagonist Marnie, recently graduated from college, writes a to-do list charm...
6:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Jack Beckman scores Funny Car victory at Topeka
Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend of racing at Heartland Park Topeka Sunday by claiming a victory over category icon John Force at the NHRA Kansas Nationals.
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12:25AM ( 2 days ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 1 day ago )