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Friday September 4th, 2015 10:26AM
Gainesville woman arrested on prostitution charge
A Gainesville woman is charged with prostitution stemming from her arrest Thursday on West Ridge Road in Gainesville.
10:14AM ( 12 minutes ago )
US employers added 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate falls to 7-year low of 5.1 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise i...
9:35AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Urban camping and panhandling amendment gets first okay in Flowery Branch
Flowery Branch City Council is one step closer to amending the city's solicitation ordinance to prohibit urban camping and aggressive panhandling in city limits.
7:15AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Tyler Nutt
Police suspend search of wells for teen missing since 2007
Authorities have suspended a search for the body of a college student who went missing almost 8 years ago.
6:36AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
In Atlanta, Biden says 2016 bid will hinge on whether he, his family have 'emotional energy' to run
ATLANTA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says he is unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, saying his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the "emotional energy...
3:33AM ( 6 hours ago )
Domestic dispute sees Gainesville baby abandoned on Rabbittown roadway
Two Gainesville residents involved in a domestic dispute were arrested Thursday afternoon after they abandoned their baby on the side of a Rabbittown road.
8:37PM ( 13 hours ago )
With defiant county clerk behind bars, a gay Kentucky couple receives a marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained j...
9:45AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Common Core proficiency rate in Ga. below 40 percent
When Georgia students took a new test based on Common Core standards last year, their rate of proficiency in English language arts and math was below 40 percent in each grade level, according to results released Thursday.
8:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Judge orders new sentence for major Detroit drug trafficker in prison since 1980s
DETROIT (AP) — A major Detroit-area drug trafficker known as "White Boy Rick" who has spent nearly 30 years in prison could soon be released after a judge ordered a resentencing Friday.Richard Wershe...
10:17AM ( 8 minutes ago )
Refugees in Hungary break through a police line and start running west
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of refugees have broken through a police cordon and have begun running westward on a train track leading away from the Bicske railway station in Hungary, interrupting...
9:51AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Drowned boys, mother, buried in Syrian hometown of Kobani they fled
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-to...
9:45AM ( 40 minutes ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Wolves in unusual position but fired up for McEachern challenge
Forget the 42-game win streak; forget the three straight state titles (and 10 in the past 14 seasons); Buford football still finds itself in the underdog role this week...
8:30PM ( 10 hours from now )
Week 2: Quest for playoffs begins for some regions
For several teams, the real season gets under way starting Friday.
8:00PM ( 9 hours from now )
Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
8:01PM ( 14 hours ago )
More Friday Game Night
Friday Game Night
G-Braves pull within 1 game of first place after 6-2 win
The Gwinnett Braves fell behind 2-0 on a pair of solo home runs by Christian Walker, but regrouped with six unanswered runs to defeat the Norfolk Tides 6-2 on Thursday night at Harbor Park.
10:53AM ( 26 minutes from now )
Chubb set to embrace 'big role' in No. 9 Georgia's offense
One year ago, Nick Chubb didn't know if he'd get a carry in Georgia's opening game...
9:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Elliott eyes repeat win at Darlington
Egg-shaped with long straightaways and short quick turns, Darlington Raceway eats up and spits out even the most experienced drivers. No one told Chase Elliott that last year.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks slip in early trading as investors consider the latest employment numbers
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks opened lower Friday after a mixed U.S. jobs report left investors uncertain about the outlook for the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy.The report showed that the U.S....
10:01AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Northeast Florida seems boom in demand for longleaf pine, pulp and other timber products
LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) — The towering grove of century-old longleaf pines surrounding Roger Ward's family home is a rare site in this verdant swath of north-central Florida — most pines here are cut and...
9:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
Mixed US jobs figures being digested by investors in terms of possible Fed rate hike
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets remained sharply lower Friday after mixed U.S. jobs figures failed to provide investors with much of a steer as to whether policymakers at the Federal Reserve will d...
8:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Rocker Chrissie Hynde: It's the company you keep, so her assault by bikers is 'the way it was'
NEW YORK (AP) — Legendary rocker Chrissie Hynde was with the band. And not just as the sultry-voiced singer with the Pretenders, which won popularity decades ago with hits such as "Brass in Pocket" an...
9:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
Johnny Depp impresses the Venice Film Festival in gangster thriller 'Black Mass'
VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's Johnny Depp's day at the Venice Film Festival. Judging by early reaction to his performance in gangster drama "Black Mass," it may turn out to be Johnny Depp's year.A pallid,...
8:44AM ( 1 hour ago )
Chris Evans is feeling the pressure on his directorial debut 'Before We Go'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — What's got Captain America quaking in his boots?Actor Chris Evans, known for playing the iconic Marvel superhero, is making his directorial debut with the indie film "Before We Go"...
7:57AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
What are your plans for the Labor Day Weekend?
I'm going camping and/or boating.
I'm spending extra time with friends and family.
I'm parking in front of the TV for college football.
I'm having or attending a cook out.
All of the above
Some of the above
Nothing special, it will be like a regular weekend for me.
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Ownbey gets NeSmith DLMS victory at Kentucky Lake
John Ownbey of Cleveland, Tenn. held off a late-race challenge from Riley Hickman during the last ten laps of the race, and drove the Auto Depot Special to his third NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series win of the season on Saturday night at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway in Calvert City, Ky.
By Roby Helm
8:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Asian stock markets ebb ahead of US jobs report, resumption of China trading
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as caution prevailed before the release of the monthly U.S. jobs report and the resumption of trading on Chinese stock markets ne...
11:21PM ( 11 hours ago )