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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 8:50AM
More overtime on the way? Obama proposes broader coverage
The Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime — its latest effort to boost pay for lower-income workers.
7:57AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Christie back at high school to announce 2016 run
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country.Th...
6:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
Minority leaders form "Black-Brown Alliance" to oppose at-large voting
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.
5:56PM ( 14 hours ago )
Price Road house destroyed in fire
Hall County Fire Services responded to the 5200 block of Price Road on the report of a barn fire Monday morning.
4:16PM ( 16 hours ago )
GSP searches for vehicle involved in hit-and-run that critically injured man
The Georgia State Patrol is asking for some help from the public as troopers search for a vehicle that struck a 64-year-old man on Clarks Bridge Road last Thursday.
2:34PM ( 18 hours ago )
Gainesville man re-elected chairman of ports authority board
A northeast Georgia man has been re-elected chairman of the board of directors for the Georgia Ports Authority.
1:43PM ( 19 hours ago )
Independence Day events around North Ga.
This is a list of events scheduled in celebration of Independence Day weekend around the region. Each event is organized by date.
12:00PM ( 3 hours from now )
Tuesday is last day to see Atlanta Cyclorama at Grant Park
The Atlanta Cyclorama, the colossal Civil War painting created about 130 years ago, is leaving the building it has occupied since 1921 to move across town.
7:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Federal officials investigate recent fires at black churches, one in Ga.
Federal authorities say they are investigating recent fires at predominantly black churches, though the blazes do not appear to be related.
6:09AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Indonesia military cargo plane crashes in Medan, dozens dead
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of...
8:39AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Greece to miss IMF debt payment and bailout to expire
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is set to become the first developed nation to not pay its debts to the International Monetary Fund on time, as the country sinks deeper into a financial emergency that ha...
8:35AM ( 14 minutes ago )
France links beheading, gas plant attack to Islamic State
PARIS (AP) — French investigators have uncovered links between Islamic State militants and the man who hung his employer's severed head at a gas plant he was attacking, a prosecutor said Tuesday.The m...
8:30AM ( 19 minutes ago )
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National
Garner named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville
Former Gainesville High School athlete and coach, Shelly Garner, has been named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville.
11:44PM ( 9 hours ago )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 9 hours ago )
Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll
Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.
11:06PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
The Latest: Turkey wants to help Greece recover
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all...
8:18AM ( 31 minutes ago )
After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee
NEW YORK (AP) — The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end.The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free. Now it...
7:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Willis Group joins with Towers Watson in $18B deal
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC will tie up with Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion.The combined company will be called Willis Towers Watson and...
7:23AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
'Changed' Justin Bieber attends Sydney church conference
SYDNEY (AP) — Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with thousands of Christians at a five-day church conference in Sydney.The 21-year-old Canadian p...
8:35AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Admired club's invite to Kardashian turns typically divisive
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kim Kardashian's upcoming appearance as a guest of one of San Francisco's most august institutions has caused a typical "love her/hate her" stir.The reality TV star is scheduled t...
8:12AM ( 37 minutes ago )
NeNe Leakes saying goodbye to 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NeNe Leakes is moving on from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."The Bravo channel said that Leakes won't return for the reality show's eighth season this fall. She's been with the se...
3:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia’s specialty plate featuring the Confederate flag can stay, but should be redesigned. Do you agree?
Yes, if the Sons of the Confederacy agree to the redesign.
No, the specialty plate should stay as it is.
No, the plate should be banned.
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A look at same-sex marriage laws in the U.S.
An interactive tracing the recent history of gay marriage in the states has been updated with the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage.
10:38AM ( 3 days ago )
Road course ace Allmendinger streaks to Sonoma pole
In Saturday’s time trial at Sonoma Raceway, A.J. Allmendinger took his first small step toward the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
9:37PM ( 2 days ago )
More overtime on the way? Obama proposes broader coverage
The Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime — its latest effort to boost pay for lower-income workers.
7:57AM ( 53 minutes ago )