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Tuesday August 4th, 2015 7:47AM
Man believed missing in the Chattahoochee River found safe at home
Authorities say a man who was the object of an hours-long search on the Chattahoochee River Monday night was found safe at his home Tuesday morning.
7:13AM ( 34 minutes ago )
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Structural issues delay Clarkesville downtown redevelopment
Clarkesville leaders learned Monday night the downtown redevelopment planned for the east side of the Clarkesville Square will be delayed due to structural issues.
11:05PM ( 8 hours ago )
Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Mo...
9:09PM ( 10 hours ago )
Helen officials hash out city park changes
Discussions are continuing about the future of Helen Riverside Park.
7:57PM ( 11 hours ago )
Delta says it's banning shipment of hunting 'trophies'
Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
6:34PM ( 13 hours ago )
Former President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver, according to a spokeswoman.Carter Center spokeswo...
5:11PM ( 14 hours ago )
Ga education department seeks members for student advisory panel
The state of Georgia is seeking members for an advisory committee composed of people who should know something about schools - students.
6:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Mond...
11:05PM ( 8 hours ago )
The Latest: Authorities looking at retaliation as a motive
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):7:15 p.m.Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest says authorities are investigating whethe...
8:20PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Safety officials in New Hampshire are investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed a father and daughter and injured about 22 others."We all thi...
7:32AM ( 14 minutes ago )
More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up...
7:17AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Israeli arrested after West Bank arson that killed toddler
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it was interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group in the first arrest of an Israeli suspect following last week's arson attack in the West Bank t...
6:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 15 hours from now )
Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive...
10:04AM ( 2 hours from now )
Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8
Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
11:39PM ( 8 hours ago )
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CVS Health beats Street 2Q forecasts
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.27 billion.The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based company said it had profit of $1.12 per share. Earn...
7:20AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Aetna tops 2Q profit forecasts
Aetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a $35-billion acquisiti...
7:18AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Toyota's quarterly profit up 10 pct on cheap yen, cost cuts
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota's profit for April-June rose 10 percent on perks from a cheap yen and cost reduction efforts that offset lower vehicle sales.Toyota Motor Corp. had a fiscal first quarter profit of...
5:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
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State police search for suspect in shooting outside concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey.The shooting happened late Monda...
7:12AM ( 34 minutes ago )
2 wounded in shooting outside hip-hop concert in New Jersey
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police say two people have been wounded in a shooting outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey and a suspect is still at large.Authorities say the shooting happened l...
1:11AM ( 6 hours ago )
Streep finds her inner rocker in 'Ricki and the Flash'
Early on in "Ricki and the Flash," Ricki (Meryl Streep) gets a call that disarms her before she's even decided to pick it up. With smoky eyes, braided rocker hair and a swagger that suggests skin tha...
12:01AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Kyle Busch wins Pocono Truck race in third overtime
As Kyle Busch sat sidelined with a broken right leg and left foot from February until May, the prevailing question was “When will he win again?” Now it’s “Will he ever lose?”
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4:38PM ( 2 days ago )
Forsyth tax commissoner's Sharon Springs branch closed for renovation, expansion
The Sharon Springs branch of the Forsyth County Tax Commissioner’s Office, which is located inside Sharon Springs Park, will be closed for renovations for the next several weeks.
8:58AM ( 2 days ago )