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Friday September 30th, 2016 9:24AM
7 Afghan military students AWOL from US posts, including 3 from Georgia
Seven Afghan military students in four states have been absent without leave since earlier this month, military officials said.
7:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Toccoa police seek public's help solving weekend armed robbery
Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell is asking for the public's help in identifying the man responsible for the armed robbery of a convenience store in that city just before 11 p.m. Saturday.
10:25PM ( 10 hours ago )
White County man rescued after hanging upside down for several hours
A White County man spent more than four hours hanging upside down from a tree Wednesday night before his calls for help were acknowledged.
9:37PM ( 11 hours ago )
Buford-area fire destroys home, displaces five
Although no injuries were reported, five people were displaced late Thursday afternoon after a Gwinnett County fire destroyed their residence.
9:06PM ( 12 hours ago )
White County Grand Jury indicts three men in July shooting death
A White County Grand Jury has indicted three Cleveland teens in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Savon Williams on July 1.
8:54PM ( 12 hours ago )
Georgia farmers hurt by drought eligible for loans
Federal authorities say Georgia farmers can apply for low-interest emergency loans to help cover some of their losses caused by a recent drought
8:35PM ( 12 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Newly crowned IndyCar champion vies for another title at Petit Le Mans
The 19th annual Petit Le Mans will feature two Indianapolis 500 winners, as well as the past two IndyCar series champions. Driver Simon Pagenaud will be racing at Road Atlanta after winning the 2016 IndyCar series title less than two weeks ago.
8:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Police: Men carjack woman at McDonald's, crash car
Police: Men carjack woman at McDonald's, crash car
6:53AM ( 2 hours ago )
Authorities: Georgia officer fatally shoots man with knife
Authorities say a south Georgia police officer fatally shot a man who came at her with a knife as the officer tried to intervene in a violent domestic fight.
5:59AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation
Overwhelmingly rejecting President Barack Obama's veto power, Congress has forced into law contentious legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
8:55PM ( 1 day ago )
Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivors
A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk.
7:50PM ( 1 day ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 2 days ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Tigers, Trojans set for intriguing 7-AAA showdown
Both Dawson County and North Hall football have shown flashes of brilliance this season, moments of greatness...
10:00PM ( 12 hours from now )
Football game previews: Playoff races heating up via key Friday matchups
The chase for the playoffs really begins to heat up this week with several huge matchups on tap around northeast Georgia...
8:58PM ( 11 hours from now )
Freeman's streak ends but Braves rally past Phillies, 5-2
Freddie Freeman's 30-game hitting streak ended when he struck out in the eighth inning of a tie game Thursday night, but the Atlanta Braves managed to score four runs after that off Philadelphia closer Jeanmar Gomez and beat the Phillies 5-2.
11:15PM ( 10 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Friday
9:03PM ( 12 hours ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 2 days ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 2 days ago )
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The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 2 days ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 2 days ago )
The Latest: Trump says debate was 'interesting evening'
Donald Trump is describing Monday night's debate as "an interesting evening."
2:18PM ( 2 days ago )
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Pollard dominates Southern Super Series finale at 5 Flags
Bubba Pollard had not raced on pavement in close to two months, but that didn’t slow him down at all on Saturday night in the 150-lap Southern Super Series season finale at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway.
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8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivors
A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk.
By The Associated Press
7:50PM ( 1 day ago )