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Tuesday April 21st, 2015 2:42AM
Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested po...
11:19PM ( 3 hours ago )
Crews rescue hiker from Tray Mountain
An injured male hiker had to rescued from the top of Tray Mountain Monday.
6:21PM ( 8 hours ago )
President Obama ok's fed aid for 15 Ga. counties
Governor Nathan Deal announced today that President Barack Obama approved a federal disaster declaration for 15 counties that bore the brunt of ice and snow on Feb. 15-17, 2015. The winter weather caused 225,000 customers to lose power and also rendered many roads impassable.
6:20PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Supreme Court upholds life sentence for Hall Co man
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the verdict and sentence of a Hall County man that killed an acquaintance in 2008.
6:04PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville schools delay student release following tornado warning
Officials with the Gainesville City School system decided to implement a delayed release for students Monday afternoon following the issuance of a tornado warning.
3:43PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Two die in mowing accidents in White County
White County authorities report two people died Saturday as a result of separate accidents involving lawnmowers
2:42PM ( 12 hours ago )
Memorial garden dedicated to honor child abuse victims
The sun shone down on the Edmondson-Telford center Monday afternoon as county officials and others dedicated a new memorial garden.
4:41PM ( 10 hours ago )
Mecum to lead committee on public safety and courts policy
Hall County Commission Chairman Dick Mecum was recently named as the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee for ACCG
2:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff
The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday.
1:48PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Local/State
Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.The Minnesota man emptied his bank accounts last May and planne...
2:14AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift
JERUSALEM (AP) — It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that ov...
2:00AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Defiant Hong Kongers resist embrace of mainland China
HONG KONG (AP) — All around Chow Tak-yee's neighborhood in the working-class edges of Hong Kong, the 26-year-old can feel the spreading influence of nearby mainland China on the prosperous, open-minde...
1:53AM ( 48 minutes ago )
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National
Baseball: Gettys, Carrera power GHS past Falcons (VIDEO)
Gainesville kept its region title hopes alive while crushing perhaps the final hopes for Flowery Branch on Monday in Region 8-AAAAA play.
12:34PM ( 9 hours from now )
Golf: GHS boys sweep honors, Bishop cards low round for GHS girls in 8-AAAAA champs
Spencer Ralston hasn't stopped winning all season. Ashleigh Bishop has hardly played all season.
11:56AM ( 9 hours from now )
Golf: Dawson Co. sweeps 7-AAA titles; Vikings' Cooper takes low medal honors
The Dawson County boys and girls swept to the team titles on Monday in the Region 7-AAA golf championships. Meanwhile, East Hall's Triston Cooper claimed boys low medalist honors...
11:41PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
US, Japan say no deal on farm, auto trade but end in sight
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. and Japanese trade officials failed to resolve differences on autos and farm exports that are hindering progress toward a Pacific Rim trade deal but say they believe agreement is wit...
1:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hong Kong rebound leads Asian stocks higher
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong led Asian stocks higher Tuesday as investors shook off initial pessimism over new measures by China's market regulator.KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 2.1 percen...
1:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hormel says bird flu outbreak will hurt turkey sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Hormel says it will sell less turkey this year because of a spreading bird flu outbreak.So far the virus has been found at farms housing 2.3 million turkeys, all of which have died of...
8:18PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins Pulitzer
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore...
1:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction
NEW YORK (AP) — A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut could fetch between $19 million to $25 million at auction."This 100.20-carat diamond is the definition of perfection. The color i...
1:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill
TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. He also pleaded guilty to possessi...
12:07AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
How do you feel about a movie scene being filmed at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton?
It's disrespectful and should not have been allowed.
It's fine, as long as the cast and crew don't damage anything.
I'm not sure.
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The Gulf’s heath: 5 years after BP spill
An AP survey of 26 marine scientists examines the health and state of the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem five years after the BP oil spill.
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Appeals panel upholds, amends penalty to No. 31 team
While upholding a P-5 level penalty to one of the top teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the National Motorsports Appeals Panel did opt to amend portions of the punishment levied against the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing team.
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Supreme Court upholds life sentence for Hall Co man
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the verdict and sentence of a Hall County man that killed an acquaintance in 2008.
6:04PM ( 8 hours ago )