Thursday November 26th, 2015 12:55PM
Communities provide Thanksgiving meals to residents in need
GAINESVILLE - Several organizations provide meals to residents in need of a Thanksgiving meal during the holiday season.
12:37PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City features balloons, bands, heavy police presence
NEW YORK (AP) — Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan on Thursday for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a hea...
12:04PM ( 50 minutes ago )
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops to 5.4% for Oct.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
8:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Feds: Georgia must process food stamps for Syrian refugees
Federal officials are ordering Georgia to process food stamp applications for Syrian refugees.
6:29AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Gainesville to lease vacant Community Service Center space to foster family advocacy group
Should the Gainesville City Council give their approval to a lease agreement at a voting session Tuesday evening, SAFFT will occupy vacant space at the Gainesville Community Service Center on Prior Street, and the sooner the better according to SAFFT’s Executive Director Ashley Anderson.
5:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe' during White House ceremony
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and...
9:18PM ( 15 hours ago )
Gwinnett police continue investigation of Lawrenceville murder
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area.
9:14AM ( 3 hours ago )
Student sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct
A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights.
5:26AM ( 7 hours ago )
The big getaway: Thanksgiving travelers hit the road and pack airports, despite terror fears
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fear...
7:10PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Trump is offered sensitivity sessions for appearing to mock reporter with disability
WASHINGTON (AP) — An advocacy group is offering Donald Trump sensitivity training after he appeared to mock a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech.Jay Ruderman of the Ruderman Family...
12:39PM ( 15 minutes ago )
The Latest: Germany to send planes to help in fight against Islamic State group
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.7:20 p.m.German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has decided in the wake of the Paris attacks to send reconnaissance...
12:23PM ( 31 minutes ago )
The Latest: Putin: Russia ready for closer cooperation with France to fight terrorism
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:6:05 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow is ready for closer cooperation with France a...
12:09PM ( 45 minutes ago )
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'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
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Wolves proving early skeptics wrong
It’s hard to imagine a Buford team having to play with a chip on its shoulder. But if ever there has been a collective group of Wolves that felt the need, the 2015 squad is it.
5:14PM ( 19 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County seniors leading, enjoying Tigers' march through history
At the start of the season, Dawson County football players knew their team had plenty of potential -- but this has them pinching themselves a little bit.
9:39PM ( 1 day ago )
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Girls basketball: West Hall closes Florida tourney with win
The West Hall girls basketball team notched a 53-42 win over TR Miller High of Brewton, Ala., on Wednesday in the Emerald Coast Thanksgiving Classic tournament in Ft. Walton Beach.
12:00PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Pressure Cooker: SEC coaches face unyielding pressure to win
Georgia coach Mark Richt seems to be under constant scrutiny, and it has intensified since the Bulldogs (8-3) were knocked out of the title chase by rival Florida...
11:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
Mann, Frazier help Georgia hold off High Point 49-46
It's Thanksgiving not Halloween, but Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox was sure the Bulldogs were waking the dead with their 49-46 win over High Point Wednesday.
11:50PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Is Portugal about to go down the same road as Greece? Europe and investors keep watch
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An anti-austerity alliance including radical leftist parties takes power. A shaky economy and huge debts menace the national economy. The rest of Europe watches with a wary eye...
11:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Turing reneges on cutting $750-a-pill drug's price, rival's new 99-cent version selling well
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pled...
8:49AM ( 4 hours ago )
South Korea fines Volkswagen $12 million for rigging emissions in 125,000 diesel cars
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.Hong D...
7:34AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Hello! Adele announces first tour in five years in support of new album '25'
LONDON (AP) — Adele has announced her first tour since 2011, with a string of European dates in support of her record-breaking new album, "25."The British singer announced Thursday that she will play...
11:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
A dozen schools down but just 1 will get Obama's daughter Malia as college freshman next fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in on classes. Talk to professors, gra...
9:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
Outspoken Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin denied entry to China to compete in pageant
HONG KONG (AP) — Canada's outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from entering China to take part in this year's pageant and accused Beijing of overreach in extending its campaig...
9:31AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Buescher takes Xfinity Series title, Larson wins finale
Chris Buescher won his first-career NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, beating out defending series champion Chase Elliott for the title in just his second full season in the series.
By Pete McCole
8:10PM ( 4 days ago )
Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland now open
An official grand opening and road-naming ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon for the State Route 11/US 129 North Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland, previously known as the Cleveland Bypass.
By Dean Dyer
9:45PM ( 1 day ago )