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Friday August 26th, 2016 9:08PM
UPDATE: FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
The government told all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus
8:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Maker recalls fresh-cut vegetables from stores in Southeast
Fresh-cut vegetables are being recalled from grocery, discount and convenience stores across the Southeast because the food may be contaminated with potentially fatal Listeria bacteria
5:32PM ( 3 hours ago )
Tennessee man arrested for trafficking meth in Lavonia
Lavonia Police arrested a Tennessee man earlier this month after locating $9,000 worth of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
5:22PM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville to install temporary 'booster pump' for Highland Drive area
Crews will spend the next few weeks installing a temporary "booster pump" in an effort to increase water pressure to more than 36 fire hydrants along Highland Drive in North Hall.
2:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
Surveillance photos released in Tuesday bank robbery in Forsyth County
Authorities have released surveillance photos of a suspect who robbed a Forsyth County bank at gunpoint on Monday.
10:54AM ( 10 hours ago )
Deputies, SWAT serving drug warrants in Banks County
It's a busy morning for law enforcement personnel in Banks County as they are in the process of serving several search warrants and arrest warrants at locations in Homer and Alto.
10:10AM ( 10 hours ago )
Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win
A judge has ruled that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses
8:21PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Middle Georgia official investigated over illegal tax breaks
A middle Georgia official is under investigation for using a disabled veterans' tax break to make his son's new home exempt from property taxes
7:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Bystanders hold up collapsing roller coaster, save 6 kids
Fire officials say several bystanders held up a kiddie roller coaster that had begun to collapse in Georgia, allowing six children and one adult to escape
5:15PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Girl's killing is New Mexico's latest horrific child death
The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged, raped and dismembered is the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico
8:27PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US
Organizers say the Oregon State Fair is the first state fair in the nation to allow living marijuana plants to go on public display
8:15PM ( 52 minutes ago )
The Latest: Family of slain girl thankful for prayers
The family of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was brutally murdered says the support and prayers of the community are helping them cope with the tragedy
7:55PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Falcons-Trojans set to re-ignite dormant rivalry
As far as Flowery Branch's Anthony Woodall and Tyler Williams and North Hall's Mac Bennett and Jake Meeler are concerned, the Falcons-Trojans rivalry could be something from a dusty history book...
10:10PM ( 1 hour from now )
After pole run, Logano shooting for Michigan sweep
If Joey Logano was looking for a good omen for Sunday, he found it on Friday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway.
8:37PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Preseason: Arian Foster helps lead Dolphins over Falcons 17-6
Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night...
11:49AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC
Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire
8:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Obama creates world's largest marine protected area
President Barack Obama will quadruple in size a marine national monument created by President George W. Bush a decade ago
7:09PM ( 1 hour ago )
Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest
Officials say a computer breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information
6:43PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Alaskans live among bears _ both real and brightly colored
Alaska's largest city is nearing completion of a public art installation aimed at raising awareness of the grizzly and black bears that live nearby
7:59PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas
Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, who was suspended twice as a minor leaguer for violating drug rules, has been arrested in Dallas on a drunken driving charge
7:07PM ( 2 hours ago )
Comfort food: Eat all'amatriciana to help quake victims
Food lovers and chefs in Italy and beyond are urging restaurants to serve up more pasta all'amatriciana in a move to support the quake-hit home town of the hearty dish
5:19PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Do you believe the Mylan company's claim that lowering the price of its EpiPen packages is not an option? (The average price of a two-dose pack climbed to about $608 earlier this year, up more than 500 percent from nine years ago.)
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Jonathan Davenport doubles up with Ultimate SLM wins
Jonathan Davenport made a clean sweep of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series weekend. The Blairsville, Georgia speedster scored a $12,000 payday at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee...
By Series PR
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Trump calls on GOP to improve African-American outreach
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his party must do a better job appealing to African-American voters and that he wants the GOP to become their political home as it was in the era of Abraham Lincoln.
By The Associated Press
5:37PM ( 3 days ago )