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Friday May 29th, 2015 12:21AM
3rd Ga. man pleads guilty in anti-government militia plot
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a third man has pleaded guilty in an anti-government militia plot.
10:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission delays agreement with F. Branch for road improvements
An intergovernmental agreement that has been in consideration for four years that would bring turn lanes and new pavement to the intersection of McEver Road and Gainesville Street is going to wait, at least for now.
8:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
Interim Gainesville City Manager announced
Melody Marlowe, the city's Chief Financial Officer, has been named the Interim Gainesville City Manager and will begin her duties on July 3.
5:23PM ( 6 hours ago )
Federal prosecutors indict ex-US Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors indict ex-US Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges.
5:08PM ( 7 hours ago )
Hall schools: Schofield recommending 4 for leadership positions, including 3 new principals
Superintendent Will Schofield Thursday said he will make four leadership recommendations - including three new principals - to the Hall County Board of Education at a June 2 called meeting.
4:42PM ( 7 hours ago )
Roosevelt Square re-design project nears reality
Architectural plans for the redesign of Roosevelt Square were finally presented to the Gainesville City Council members at their work session Thursday morning.
1:14PM ( 11 hours ago )
Man fatally shot by central Ga. sheriff's deputy
Putnam County sheriff's officials say a man has died after a confrontation with a deputy.
6:34PM ( 5 hours ago )
Thunderstorms, high winds expected in north, central Ga.
Forecasters are warning of thunderstorms and high winds in parts of north and central Georgia.
2:55PM ( 9 hours ago )
Brenau, UNG hosting film festival this weekend
Brenau University and the University of North George are co-hosting a film festival in Gainesville this weekend.
1:41PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Local/State
National Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Sp...
11:50PM ( 30 minutes ago )
USS Arizona Memorial dock repairs expected to take a week
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial in a week, after a dock damaged by a wayward vessel is repaired.Park Service spokeswoma...
11:47PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Timeline of the career of ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hastert
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by...
11:41PM ( 39 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
5:48PM ( 17 hours from now )
Ralston guns down another tournament title, sets personal bests in process
Gainesville prep golfer Spencer Ralston began his summer tournament schedule with a bang this week, winning the Orchard Hills Junior Classic in Newnan by firing an 18-under-par 126 over 36 holes.
11:59AM ( 11 hours from now )
Georgia, ex-Habersham standout McCoy chosen as Nicklaus Award finalist
Georgia golfer Lee McCoy has been chosen as one of five finalists for the 2015 Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday.
11:00AM ( 10 hours from now )
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Sports
US economy likely shrank in 1st quarter but rebound expected
WASHINGTON (AP) — A brutal winter, plunging investment by energy companies and a widening trade gap likely combined to shrink the U.S. economy at the start of the year. But the slump is expected to pr...
12:02AM ( 18 minutes ago )
China stocks extend fall, investors jittery after big tumble
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks fell again Friday as investors remained jittery a day after a sharp sell-off. Other major Asian benchmarks climbed.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index in mainla...
11:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels w...
11:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
ABC's latest 'Bachelor' Chris Soules splits from his fiancee
NEW YORK (AP) — Another couple from ABC's "The Bachelor" has broken up.Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff have split two months after the finale of the reality dating show where the couple got engaged....
9:06PM ( 3 hours ago )
Review: Jim Parsons can't save mindless 'An Act of God'
NEW YORK (AP) — Latecomers, be warned: Miss the start of the new show at the Studio 54 theater this summer and you will be heckled by no less than God Almighty."How ya doin'? I am the Lord thy God, Ki...
8:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Michael King, innovative syndicator of 'Oprah,' dies at 67
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael King, an innovative TV syndicator who helped make stars of Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phil McGraw and Rachael Ray, has died.A family member confirmed King died Wednesday in Los Angeles...
7:27PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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Weatherman wins in ARCA road course debut at NJMP
Kyle Weatherman spent time in the dirt, spun in the grass and stalled his car trying to get off pit road. He also won the ARCA 150 presented by Unique Pretzels at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, N.J. on Sunday, leading the final five laps for his career-first ARCA Racing Series win.
By Doug Donnelly
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 3 days ago )