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Tuesday May 5th, 2015 9:24PM
Dozens turn out to Gainesville City Council meeting to voice opposition for at-large voting
Dozens of people showed up at Tuesday night's Gainesville City Council meeting to voice their opinions in opposition to the city's at-large voting system.
7:13PM ( 2 hours ago )
Dump truck driver in Gainesville wreck identified
Georgia State Patrol troppers have identified the male dump truck driver in serious condition after his truck overturned on Queen City Parkway Tuesday morning.
5:56PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. authorities search for woman missing since March
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman missing since March of this year.
4:46PM ( 4 hours ago )
Ted Cruz to keynote victory dinner at state GOP Convention
Texas senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz will keynote the Victory Dinner at the 2015 Georgia Republican Party State Convention in Athens.
3:31PM ( 5 hours ago )
Bicyclist killed in Jackson Co. hit and run was local pastor
The bicyclist killed in a crash with a hit and run driver Monday has been identified as a Gainesville pastor.
12:11PM ( 9 hours ago )
One killed in morning rush hour crash on Hwy. 316
A traffic accident that blocked Georgia SR 316 for most of the morning rush hour Tuesday left one person dead, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
11:25AM ( 9 hours ago )
Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Mike Huckabee declared his presidential candidacy Tuesday, counting on his brand of conservative populism to make his second White House bid more successful than his first. In 2008,...
4:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
Fireworks sales now legal in Ga.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill legalizing fireworks sales in Georgia.
1:14PM ( 8 hours ago )
Deal signs bills cracking down on child sex trafficking
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on the sexual exploitation of children.
10:58AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Local/State
Prosecutor questions statements sheriff made after shooting
ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor says statements a suburban Atlanta sheriff made during a 911 call about a weekend shooting didn't match what police found at the scene where a woman was wounded.Gwinnett Co...
9:14PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Latest on Texas attack: Source: Suspect was target of probe
7:45 p.m. CDTA federal law enforcement official says authorities had an open investigation into accused gunman Elton Simpson at the time of a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest, according to AP repor...
9:08PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Hawaii bill for birth certificate gender change passes
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Legislature passed a bill that could make it a lot easier for transgender people to change their gender on their birth certificates, joining a growing number of states to ma...
9:03PM ( 20 minutes ago )
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National
Girls soccer: Lady Wolves roll into 3rd round; St. Pius up next
Buford girls soccer coach Crystal Fowler wanted to see some variety from her offense Tuesday in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs...
12:45PM ( 15 hours from now )
Gary Dunn drives to Super Pro Atlanta Dragway victory
After the first scheduled Summit ET Series drag racing event at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga. was rained out, racers finally got a chance to take to the drag strip Saturday afternoon.
8:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Baseball: Area teams head to 2nd round with momentum
Area teams caught some big breaks, others made their own, and one, Jackson County, made history in the first round of the state baseball playoffs...
6:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
Tech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl San...
8:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
Feds offer exit plan for Montana town's asbestos cleanup
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A long-delayed U.S. government cleanup plan for a Montana community where asbestos contamination has sickened thousands would leave the deadly material in the walls of houses, u...
7:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
Energy rich US states move to quash local limits on drilling
MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas and energy producing states across the nation are rushing to stop local communities from imposing limits on oil and gas drilling despite growing public conce...
5:05PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Team behind Tony Awards to produce Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON (AP) — Producers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a "clean slate" and a mandate to update the "Kennedy Center Honors," marking a new direction for t...
5:16PM ( 4 hours ago )
Challenged by 'Going Clear,' another test awaits Tom Cruise
NEW YORK (AP) — When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol," about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusion...
4:39PM ( 4 hours ago )
Music Review: Mumford & Sons go digital; songs go thud
Mumford & Sons, "Wilder Mind" (Glassnote)This is the sound of music pulled up by its roots.Faux folkies Mumford & Sons were amusing at first, a string band on steroids with sufficient pluck to inspire...
4:33PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Of the Republicans who had announced their intent to run for the GOP nomination for president as of Monday, which one would you be most inclined to support?
Dr. Ben Carson
Carly Fiorina
Senator Marco Rubio
Senator Rand Paul
Senator Ted Cruz
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A look at the presidential contenders in 2016
Explore the growing list of declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates, which has been updated to include Mike Huckabee.
By The Associated Press
2:18PM ( 7 hours ago )
Post Race Notes: Blaney gives Wood Brothers top five
It has been almost 35 years since the Wood Brothers enjoyed their last victory at Talladega Superspeedway, with the late Neil Bonnett behind the wheel.
By Mark McCarter-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Hall County deputies required to take Physical Ability Assessment annually
Recent research data showing that law enforcement officers in general are less fit than at least half of the nation’s population is going to change if the Hall County Sheriff’s Office has anything to do with it.
12:44PM ( 4 days ago )