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Wednesday May 25th, 2016 1:33AM
Collins has no problem with four challengers, easily wins third term in Washington
Despite being challenged by four other Republicans, Doug Collins of Gainesville handily won re-election as Georgia's Ninth District Congressman in Tuesday's General Primary.
10:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
Isakson wins GOP primary, will compete for third US Senate term
Johnny Isakson will compete for a third term in the U.S. Senate.
9:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
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GOP governors ask FCC to address illegal prison cellphones
Ten Republican governors - including Georgia's Nathan Deal - want the Federal Communications Commission to give states more autonomy to apply technology that can stop prison inmates from using smuggled cellphones.
8:02PM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Atlanta selected to host Super Bowl thanks in large part to stadium investment
The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one. Atlanta will host the game in 2019, followed by Miami (2020) and Los Angeles (2021), it was announced Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings.
7:59PM ( 5 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Unicoi offering aerial adventure park beginning Thursday
Just in time for summer, Unicoi State Park and Lodge has rolled out its new aerial adventure park.
3:03PM ( 10 hours ago )
Self-control urged, as ballot selfies are banned in Georgia
​State election officials are taking to social media, warning Georgia voters to resist the urge to snap photos, or ``selfies,'' inside voting booths.
1:24PM ( 12 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Election day sights around Hall County, North Georgia
Check out a few photos from our news coverage area for the May 24, 2016 General Primary election.
11:59PM ( 1 hour ago )
Georgia primary voters stick with challenged incumbents
Though nobody named Trump or Clinton was on the ballot Tuesday, Georgia voters still turned out to decide the fates of several incumbents in primary elections across the state.
10:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parents
For millennials, living with parents is now most common arrangement for first time on record
4:45PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death
The Afghan Taliban have confirmed the death of their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike last week and have also appointed his successor
1:23AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Woman known for conspiracy posts loses Texas education race
A Texas education board candidate who claimed President Barack Obama was a gay prostitute and believes dinosaurs walked the Earth with humans has lost her primary runoff
1:13AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination
Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals and put the defending NBA champions on the brink of elimination
12:55AM ( 37 minutes ago )
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Baseball: 2016 a disappointment? No way
It was a lot to expect coming into the 2016 season for area baseball teams coming off the heels of arguably the best season ever for area teams in 2015...
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Breck Davidson Named to 2016 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-Region Team
Piedmont College baseball senior Breck Davidson has been honored with a spot on the 2016 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-Region Third Team, marking his first time on the listing.
11:14PM ( 2 hours ago )
North Georgia's Agar named to ABCA/Rawlings Southeast All-Region team
University of North Georgia senior ace Brandon Agar has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Southeast All-Region Team, the association announced on Tuesday.
11:12PM ( 2 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump, Clinton capture primaries in Washington state; Bill Cosby to stand trial in sex case; what Obama is hoping to prove to his successor
12:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Woman, child dead after Amtrak train hits SUV in California
Fire officials say a woman and child are dead after an Amtrak train collided with an SUV in the San Francisco Bay Area
11:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
Asian stock markets rally on US recovery hopes
Asian stock markets are rallying Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy
11:32PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial
Bill Cosby's lawyer gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor's accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing
12:39AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Depp's dog fight with Australian deputy leader continues
Australia's deputy prime minister has boasted that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood star actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared to be "inbred with a tomato."
12:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Avengers heed call to visit teen battling cancer
The Avengers carry out star-studded mission to lift spirits of California teen battling cancer
10:29PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Larson, Bayne and Biffle race into Sprint All-Star Race
With Chase Elliott’s Chevrolet bouncing off the outside wall, and Kyle Larson’s Chevy bouncing off Elliott’s car coming to the finish line, Larson won a wild drag race to claim the last of three available spots in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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