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Wednesday February 10th, 2016 10:07AM
UPDATE: Mother, 2 daughters killed in Gwinnett County house fire
Authorities said a mother and her two young daughters have died in a house fire in Tucker.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
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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 ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
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 ( 7 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 ( 12 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 ( 17 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 ( 18 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 ( 10 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 ( 12 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 ( 18 hours ago )
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A judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of the podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the stat
BALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hear...
9:23AM ( 43 minutes ago )
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...
9:16AM ( 51 minutes ago )
South Korea says it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency...
8:13AM ( 1 hour 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....
9:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 10 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 ( 10 hours ago )
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Stocks are edging mostly higher, setting the market up for its first gain after three down days
Stocks are edging mostly higher, setting the market up for its first gain after three down days.Traders were encouraged early Wednesday by word from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that the central...
9:43AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of buildings and shops around the city
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of buildings and shops around the city.The Moscow mayor's office said that...
9:10AM ( 56 minutes ago )
Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank is reporting an 88 percent drop in fiscal third-quarter profit as it struggles to turn around its U.S. carrier Sprint
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank is reporting an 88 percent drop in fiscal third quarter profit as it struggles to turn around its U.S. carrier Sprint.SoftBank Gr...
8:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
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An alibi witness for a convicted murderer profiled in the public radio podcast "Serial" says the decision on a new trial is in the judge's hands, but she hopes enough information was presented "for him to be able to make a rational decision."
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local):9:45 a.m.An alibi witness for a convicted murderer profiled in t...
9:48AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Under the leadership _ and baton _ of artistic director Victor DeRenzi, the Sarasota Opera will have put on fully staged productions of every opera written by Giuseppe Verdi
NEW YORK (AP) — When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi's "La Battaglia di Legnano" ("The Battle of Legnano") in Sarasota, Florida., later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its wa...
8:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
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...
8:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Edge dominates Friday NeSmith action at Golden Isles
Chase Edge of LaFayette, Ala. was the man to beat on Friday night at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga., as he won Night 1 of the RockAuto.com Winter Shootout for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.
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