Saturday July 30th, 2016 5:12AM
'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes now spreading virus in US
Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland, health officials say
7:55PM ( 9 hours ago )
LISTEN: Gainesville Bernie Sanders delegate discusses Democratic party unity
Gainesville resident and Bernie Sanders delegate representing Georgia's 9th District, Melissa Clink, joined the Afternoon News Wrap from Philadelphia following the Democratic National Coverage.
7:04PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Meth in Batman "baggies" leads to double arrest
A traffic stop Friday led to the arrest of a man a woman from Gainesville on drug charges after the officer became suspicious that the driver might be DUI or impaired otherwise.
6:03PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Winder area bridge re-opens in time for school
The State Route 211 bridge over Beech Creek is reopening to traffic today after only 60 days of road closure according to a release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
4:19PM ( 12 hours ago )
GSP releases name of Braselton fatal wreck victim
A Braselton man has been identified as the victim of Tuesday afternoon's fatal two-vehicle wreck on Winder highway near JJ Lott Road.
4:06PM ( 13 hours ago )
UPDATE: Man authorities say crashed car into Hall jail now charged with DUI
‚ÄčA Lula man now faces a list of traffic charges, including DUI, after authorities said he intentionally crashed a car into the Hall County Jail Thursday morning.
3:58PM ( 13 hours ago )
Hall authorities ask public for help finding missing girl
‚ÄčThe Hall County Sheriff's Office went public Friday with photos and a description of a missing 12-year-old girl in hopes someone can offer information on her whereabouts.
11:59PM ( 5 hours ago )
Navy ship to be named for late gay rights leader Harvey Milk
The late gay rights leader Harvey Milk soon will have a U.S. Navy ship named in his honor
7:47PM ( 9 hours ago )
Court blocks 'discriminatory' North Carolina voter ID law
A federal appeals has blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities
7:42PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Nicaragua electoral authority unseats opposition lawmakers
Nicaragua's top electoral authority has decimated the country's political opposition by unseating practically all of its remaining lawmakers in the congress as President Daniel Ortega prepares to seek a third term
4:18AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional
A federal appeals court says a North Carolina law targeted minorities with tougher ballot-access rules like requiring photo identification to vote, adding a new partisan flashpoint in a swing state with a raft of hotly contested elections
3:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Doubts about informant causes Chandra Levy case to crumble
Armando Morales was a gang leader and a jailhouse snitch, but he was also a dynamic presence on the witness stand when he told jurors that his cellmate, Ingmar Guandique, confessed to the murder of Washington intern Chandra Levy
3:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Jenkins earns 1st career win for Braves, beats Phillies
Tyrell Jenkins earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night...
8:29AM ( 3 hours from now )
Falcons look to give Coleman bigger workload behind Freeman
Dan Quinn wanted to take an up-close look at Devonta Freeman as a receiver, so the Falcons coach tried to cover the running back on a deep pass route.
7:33AM ( 2 hours from now )
NY judge: Tony Stewart's insurer off the hook in Ward suit
A federal judge ruled Friday that the insurance carrier for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart does not have to defend or indemnify him in a lawsuit brought by the family of a driver who died after being struck by Stewart's car during a race.
10:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika
Florida mosquitoes have likely spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, and Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says the tourism-dependent state may face an economic crisis if visitors start canceling plans to come here
3:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Convention over, Clinton faces hacking, Trump criticism
A giddy if exhausted Hillary Clinton embarked on a post-convention Rust Belt bus tour just hours after becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party
3:07AM ( 2 hours ago )
Clinton roars against Trump as a hacking distraction arises
Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton says voters face a "stark choice" in November; another computer hacking comes to light
10:45PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Clinton keeps up anti-Trump push; he critiques her speech
Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton is telling prospective voters they face a "stark choice" in November
6:20PM ( 10 hours ago )
Poof! 'Ghostbusters' tweet cheering Clinton deleted
A tweet from Sony Pictures' "Ghostbusters" account that many interpreted as an endorsement of Hillary Clinton has disappeared as quickly as a phantom
5:43PM ( 11 hours ago )
MVP Newton turns focus to 2016, away from Super Bowl loss
Cam Newton's stellar 2015 season helped him become the first Carolina Panthers player to earn NFL MVP honors
5:07PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Turpen makes it two in a row with Carolina USCS victory
Morgan Turpen survived a clipped nose wing, a late-race caution, and a swarm of lapped cars to capture her second straight USCS Sprint Car Series victory Friday night at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, NC.
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