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Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for mor...
8:09PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Hall Co. officials: no reported injuries from fireworks
Now that the proverbial dust has settled on another Fourth of July holiday, authorities in Hall County say it was a relatively quiet one, even with the advent of new consumer fireworks.
9:34AM ( 11 hours ago )
Suwanee to hold open house to discuss downtown master plan
Suwanee officials will host an open house Thursday, July 9, to give citizens an update on the city's Downtown Master Plan.
8:31AM ( 12 hours ago )
Early voting continues in Flowery Branch, Forsyth Co.
Early voting for July 14 runoff elections continues through Friday in Flowery Branch and Forsyth County.
6:28AM ( 14 hours ago )
White County wreck hurts one, shuts down GA 115
A single-vehicle wreck around 2:30 p.m. Saturday shut down or seriously impacted traffic on Georgia Highway 115 at the White/Lumpkin County line for about an hour.
1:21AM ( 19 hours ago )
Lobby of new Brenau physical therapy school named for Ralph & Mary Cleveland
In celebration of a major gift to the Brenau University ForeverGold campaign, the lobby of Brenau's physical therapy school at the Brenau Downtown Center was dedicated Friday in memory of Ralph W. Cleveland and in honor of his wife, Mary Cleveland.
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
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Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly
CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday.Devon Stap...
8:41PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Cherokee Co. firefighters rescue dog from 75-foot well
Firefighters were able to rescue a puppy from a deep well in Cherokee County by lowering a firefighter into the hole to retrieve the animal.
6:14PM ( 2 hours ago )
NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona
Fans today defended the Confederate flag and displayed it around the track as they gathered at Daytona International Speedway for tonight's NASCAR race, the first in the South since NASCAR and its tracks urged fans to leave the flag at home.
4:33PM ( 4 hours ago )
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The Latest: Wambach comes on as a sub for US
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women's World Cup final (all times local):5:36 p.m.Abby Wambach has come on for the United States in what is expected to be her final Women's Wor...
8:40PM ( 14 minutes ago )
The Latest: Final tally in Greece bailout referendum counted
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest on the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):___3:35 a.m.The final results of Greece's bailout referendum are in, with all 19,159 precincts reporting. The "No...
8:39PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor and planet
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the poor and the environment from exploitation and...
7:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Rain delays start of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona
Nothing can put a damper on a July 4th weekend picnic like rain. Unfortunately, that’s exactly the case for tonight’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The start of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. has been delayed by rain.
7:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
U.S. women hope history does not repeat itself
Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women's World Cup title match in Germany.
6:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
Maybin stays hot, paces Braves to 2nd straight win over Phillies
Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks.
9:32AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Flawed bailouts, political missteps brought Greece to brink
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — After two bailouts totaling 240 billion euros ($266 billion) and six years of depression, spending cuts and lost jobs, Greece teeters on the edge of collapse.How did it come...
6:32PM ( 2 hours ago )
'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike' fizzle at July 4th box office
NEW YORK (AP) — July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside O...
3:52PM ( 5 hours ago )
Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the...
3:02PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Versace kicks off Paris couture week in style
PARIS (AP) — Actress Michelle Rodriguez and model Naomi Campbell joined celebrity attendees Sunday at the start of Paris' fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture week — that headlined with Versace. Here are...
6:16PM ( 2 hours ago )
Queen Latifah, Amy Schumer headline Fourth of July festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah started with "The Star-Spangled Banner" and ended with a rap classic, Amy Schumer told raunchy jokes despite some children in the crowd and country singer Sara Evans was...
11:28AM ( 9 hours ago )
Now playing: Harpsichord of Columbus' era sounds again
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A harpsichord that entertained the elites of Italy in the mid-1500s has been restored by a South Dakota museum and will soon bring its sound to 21st-century ears.The National...
11:21AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Mike Combs collects NeSmith WRS victory at Talladega
Week 14 of the 27-week 2015 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series season saw the best of times for some drivers, and the worst for times of others. Then there were some that didn’t see any racing thanks to Mother Nature.
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4:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Ford recalls 432K cars because of software problem
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 432,000 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down.Ford Motor Co. says t...
12:46PM ( 3 days ago )