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Monday July 6th, 2015 8:20PM
Hall Co. Schools prepare for ESPLOST V
The Hall County School Board prepared for the upcoming ESPLOST referendum vote at their work session Monday afternoon.
7:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
SC Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five d...
6:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Habersham BOE adjusts for 1.5-percent decline in tax digest
Net school tax collections in Habersham County will be down 1.88 percent under numbers proposed Monday.
6:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks slip amid global sell-off after Greek 'no' vote
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly following drops in overseas markets as Greeks voted to reject creditor conditions for more loans, but the losses weren't as steep as many had feared.Wit...
6:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
Arrest made following funeral home limo theft
A suspect was apprehended Saturday evening in Atlanta after crashing a stolen limousine into a building. The limo was taken from the Memorial Park Funeral Home Main Chapel in Gainesville sometime in the afternoon.
5:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
No fatalities, several BUIs on Lake Lanier during holiday
For law enforcement officials, the Independence Day holiday weekend is a time for heavy patrols, watching both land and sea for impaired drivers, as well as working accidents and incidents.
4:16PM ( 4 hours ago )
Two Forsyth teens busted for theft with social media post
Two teenagers are facing theft charges for stealing a sweet tea container from a South Forsyth Subway after a store employee identified them on a video of the incident posted on social media by one of the suspects.
2:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Court: Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date
Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
1:44PM ( 6 hours ago )
Weekend rains delay work on Cleveland Bypass; closure set for next Monday
Weekend rains have delayed a planned road closure that was to start today in Cleveland.
9:26AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Local/State
San Francisco sheriff defends release of waterfront shooter
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has defended the release of a Mexican man who is now accused in the shooting death of a woman at a popular tourist site.Mirkarimi also stood b...
8:03PM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Latest: Pope paying formal call on Ecuador's president
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:___7 p.m.Pope Francis is back in Ecuador's capital and he is making a formal courtesy visit to President...
8:02PM ( 17 minutes ago )
APNewsBreak: Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman...
7:54PM ( 25 minutes ago )
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National
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 12 hours ago )
Earnhardt, Jr. wins, Austin Dillon crashes hard at Daytona
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. endured a weekend of rain, a three-hour-plus pre-race delay, and nine caution flags to win the Coke-Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway early Monday morning.
3:15AM ( 17 hours ago )
Lloyd hat trick leads US over Japan 5-2 for World Cup title
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title.Lloyd scored three ti...
1:06AM ( 19 hours ago )
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Sports
Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hit movies as "Nashville" and "Ocean's Eleven," has died. He was 77.Representat...
7:41PM ( 39 minutes ago )
'Inside Out' emerges atop 'Jurassic World' in final tally
NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks after opening, Pixar's "Inside Out" has finally slayed the dinosaurs of "Jurassic World."In final box office figures released Monday, "Inside Out" came out slightly ahead o...
5:05PM ( 3 hours ago )
Crude oil tumbles 8 pct, points to low gas prices this fall
NEW YORK (AP) — A slew of global economic and geopolitical factors are working to pummel the price of oil and set up U.S. drivers for very low gasoline prices later this year.The price of U.S. crude d...
4:56PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Business
Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help
CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and...
5:04PM ( 3 hours ago )
Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US
NEW YORK (AP) — A video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious "achievements" in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership.The sati...
4:06PM ( 4 hours ago )
Broadway's Idina Menzel readies US tour like a pop star
NEW YORK (AP) — Idina Menzel, who has crossed over from the Broadway stage to the Billboard charts, is still surprised that she's able to sell concert tickets like a proper pop star."It's hard to cros...
1:39PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Should the U.S. eavesdrop on the leaders of its allies?
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Yes, we should keep tabs on what they're really saying.
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McDowell dominates for Rome Super Late Model victory
Dale McDowell took the Super Late Model field at Rome Speedway by storm Sunday night.
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Utility drones could inspect equipment, scan for outages
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.Power companies across the United States are testing whethe...
4:21PM ( 2 days ago )