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Thursday July 30th, 2015 4:10AM
US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Mala...
12:32AM ( 3 hours ago )
Full service restored to Demorest water customers
A water outage in the Fairview community of Habersham County caused by storm-related damage Wednesday afternoon has been repaired and full service has been restored to the area.
8:47PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Railroad crossing in Winder reopened after crash
A railroad crossing in Winder was closed Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a a train.
6:29PM ( 9 hours ago )
Video: Gainesville elementary schools to add golf program to PE curriculum
All 5 Gainesville city elementary schools will add the First Tee National School Program to their physical education instruction.
6:16PM ( 9 hours ago )
Early morning fire destroys Suwanee residence, damages neighboring house
Firefighters in Gwinnett County were called to a house fire early Wednesday morning on Riversong Drive in Suwanee.
3:38PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Norcross Police: Man killed sister before taking own life
Investigators believe a man stabbed his sister to death in a Norcross home before taking his own life, killings that went undiscovered for nearly two months, police said Wednesday.
2:35PM ( 13 hours ago )
Asian stocks mixed after Fed leaves rates unchanged
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks held steady Thursday following this week's turbulence while other Asian markets were mixed after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low.KE...
12:52AM ( 3 hours ago )
Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance."No longer will older American...
12:01AM ( 4 hours ago )
Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to...
8:57PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Local/State
Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as s...
3:35AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Las Vegas attempts to tame rowdy Fremont Street experience
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A bawdy gauntlet of street performers and tip-seeking costumed characters crowding Las Vegas' Fremont Street have been driving tourists away, city leaders said as they moved toward im...
3:34AM ( 35 minutes ago )
APNewsBreak: Gov't finds health law co-ops awash in red ink
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nonprofit co-ops, the health care law's public-spirited alternative to mega-insurers, are awash in red ink and many have fallen short of sign-up goals, a government audit has found.U...
3:24AM ( 45 minutes ago )
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National
Orioles complete sweep of Braves
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
7:05AM ( 2 hours from now )
Win streak snapped in loss to Bulls
The Gwinnett Braves rallied for two runs in the eighth inning but could not come all the way back in a 5-3 loss to the Durham Bulls on Wednesday at Coolray Field.
11:26PM ( 4 hours ago )
Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
8:52PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Sports
Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Toyota's new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up.HSR, short for "human support robot," comes with a single mechanical arm that can...
2:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
Galaxy S6 fails to reverse profit decline at Samsung
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics suffered a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in global smartphone sales.The company's ov...
2:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Asian stocks higher after Fed leaves rates unchanged
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks gained Thursday following this week's turbulence and other Asian markets rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low.KEEPING SCORE:...
2:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Stallone puts 'Rocky,' 'Rambo' memorabilia up for auction
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvester Stallone is parting with memorabilia from the "Rocky" and "Rambo" movies, but he's keeping the two characters alive onscreen.The 69-year-old entertainer announced Thursday...
3:21AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday about whether the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles can sell a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood to pop singer Katy Perry.An ord...
3:12AM ( 57 minutes ago )
3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit agains...
2:44AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Roberts scores Southern Nationals win at Swainsboro
Casey Roberts led flag-to-flag for the $5,300 payday at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Ga., as he scored his ninth career Southern Nationals Series victory Friday night.
By Chris Tilley
4:00PM ( 2 days ago )
UPS 2Q profit beats Street as overseas business improves
ATLANTA (AP) — Overseas business helped UPS during its second quarter, as did the absence of a hefty charge recorded a year ago.The package-delivery company earned $1.23 billion, or $1.35 per share, f...
9:06AM ( 1 day ago )