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Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 8:47AM
World stocks unsteady on dim world growth outlook
HONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday but confidence remains fragile amid ongoing concerns over the global economy in the wake of the volatility in Chinese markets, and...
7:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
Police: Tip leads to new search for teen missing since 2007
Investigators hope a recent tip could help lead them to the body of a Georgia college student who went missing almost 8 years ago.
5:13AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Pedestrian struck, killed at Banks Crossing
The Georgia State Patrol confirms a pedestrian died after being struck by a large truck at Banks Crossing Tuesday night.
12:04AM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council has short fuse on new fireworks law
The Gainesville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to exercise the limited influence left under their jurisdiction by the General Assembly in the spectrum of consumer fireworks.
10:26PM ( 10 hours ago )
Hall Co. authorities searching on foot for suspect
Hall County Sheriff's authorities are searching for a man that ran from a traffic stop.
5:13PM ( 15 hours ago )
Code Orange air quality alert for Hall, other north Ga. counties
An air quality alert has been issued for Hall and a number of other north Georgia counties for Wednesday.
4:38PM ( 16 hours ago )
244 arrested in California immigration sting, authorities say all had criminal records
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration agents arrested more than 240 people with criminal records during a four-day sting in Southern California.
8:39AM ( 8 minutes ago )
District investigates mass baptism at Carroll County school
A school district in Georgia is investigating whether football players participated in a mass baptism on school grounds before practice, officials said.
7:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
Man, officer wounded, dog killed in bloody police address mix-up; cops 'likely' shot colleague
ATLANTA (AP) — Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleei...
8:44AM ( 2 minutes ago )
Kentucky clerk in gay marriage fight says to her, it's 'a heaven or hell decision'
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.Davis was then an unlikely candi...
8:32AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Man convicted in Jewish site shootings to call more witnesses as jury weighs death sentence
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An anti-Semite convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City plans to call more witnesses to explain his actions to a jury that will decide if he should...
8:15AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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National
Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 11 hours from now )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 13 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Wood's second dominating night earns Jefferson RB award
Heading into the season Jefferson coaches and players knew that Colby Wood would be an asset...
11:15AM ( 21 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Softball: Buford fends off North Hall challenge, 9-8
Buford softball is still the gold standard in Region 8-AAAA -- and Class AAAA for that matter -- but the Lady Wolves could feel the collective breath of North Hall on their neck on Tuesday.
11:16AM ( 2 hours from now )
No. 9 Georgia players not fazed by Lambert winning QB job
The big quarterback decision has been made. That clears the way for No. 9 Georgia to sharpen its focus on the season.
10:57AM ( 2 hours from now )
Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed to miss Falcons' preseason finale
Coach Dan Quinn is hoping the Atlanta Falcons' list of injuries doesn't get any longer...
10:55AM ( 2 hours from now )
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Sports
Report: Malware targeting Android smartphones on the rise, some handsets infected at sale
BERLIN (AP) — Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought.A report by German security fi...
7:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
Popular Danish toy maker Lego records strong global half-year growth in profits, revenue
HELSINKI (AP) — Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand around the world in the first half of the year, boosting its earnings and the outlook for the full year.Net profit...
7:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn set for contract extension to 2018 after power struggle
BERLIN (AP) — Top directors at German carmaker Volkswagen plan to give a two-year contract extension to CEO Martin Winterkorn, who emerged on top of a power struggle this year with company patriarch F...
6:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Baseball, chicken wings, Ellen and the White House: Meet the 2016 Miss America hopefuls
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series re...
8:07PM ( 12 hours ago )
Vice President Joe Biden to appear as guest on Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert's inaugural guests on "The Late Show."CBS announced Tuesday that Biden will join previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis K...
7:25PM ( 13 hours ago )
Television producer David Hill, movie producer Reginald Hudlin announced for Oscars telecast
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast.Hill is a 25-year Fox veteran and former chairman and CEO o...
5:58PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Jones cruises to Truck win in Canada, takes points lead
Two weeks ago in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win.
By Stephanie Wallcraft-NASCAR Wire Service
6:17PM ( 2 days ago )
Job "blitz" coming to Gainesville's Melrose community
Melrose residents will have access to career guidance in their own community next month.
9:03AM ( 3 days ago )