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Wednesday July 29th, 2015 8:11PM
Railroad crossing in Winder reopened after crash
A railroad crossing in Winder was closed Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a a train.
6:29PM ( 1 hour ago )
Video: Gainesville elementary schools to add golf program to PE curriculum
All 5 Gainesville city elementary schools will add the First Tee National School Program to their physical education instruction.
6:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Some Demorest water customers experiencing storm-related outage
Storm-related damage in the Fairview community of Habersham County has resulted in a water outage for a number of customers.
4:27PM ( 3 hours ago )
Early morning fire destroys Suwanee residence, damages neighboring house
Firefighters in Gwinnett County were called to a house fire early Wednesday morning on Riversong Drive in Suwanee.
3:38PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Norcross Police: Man killed sister before taking own life
Investigators believe a man stabbed his sister to death in a Norcross home before taking his own life, killings that went undiscovered for nearly two months, police said Wednesday.
2:35PM ( 5 hours ago )
Gainesville one of 750 sites nationwide targeting child drownings
To help reduce the risk of child drownings, especially among minorities, the USA Swimming Foundation has set the goal of teaching 800,000 children to swim this year at more than 725 locations around the country, including one in Gainesville.
10:21AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to...
7:16PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Stocks end higher after Fed keeps interest rates unchanged
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged and gave no indication that a rate rise was imminent. A modest rebound in Chines...
5:10PM ( 3 hours ago )
Lanier Tech student to serve with American Dental Hygiene Association
A Lanier Technical College (LTC) Dental Hygiene student, Chelsea Veal, has been selected to serve with the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA.
9:13AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Local/State
Judge refuses to toss out US spying charges against banker
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge refused on Wednesday to throw out a spy case against a Russian banker, rejecting arguments that the U.S government was overreaching by prosecuting a defendant who was o...
7:58PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Coast Guard says California oil slick will vanish on its own
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.Petty Officer...
7:54PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Colorado shooter's mom: Silence was his loudest cry for help
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking about killing people weeks before he ambushed a c...
7:48PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
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Adam Smith drives to FASTRAK PLM victory at Toccoa
Adam Smith did something Saturday night that few race car drivers can boast – he beat two of the hottest dirt Late Model drivers in North Georgia.
4:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
David McCoy tops Southeastern Late Models at Lavonia
David McCoy powered to the front of the field in Friday night’s Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series feature at Lavonia Speedway, and held on to score the victory.
2:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Whole Foods: Sales hurt by bad publicity from overcharging
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods is feeling pinched after New York City officials found it was overcharging customers.The grocery chain known for its organic offerings said Wednesday that sales growth slow...
7:37PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years
DETROIT (AP) — In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks.The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotiv...
7:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Facebook 2Q results soar as user base, mobile ads grow
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is attracting advertising dollars to where its users are — on mobile devices.The world's largest online social network surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quart...
6:57PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Vincent Kartheiser's next role is opposite of 'Mad Men' part
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Vincent Kartheiser (KARTH'-eyes-er) plays the antithesis of his smarmy "Mad Men" character Pete Campbell in the upcoming NatGeo miniseries "Saints & Strangers."The four-ho...
7:55PM ( 15 minutes ago )
New 'Daily Host' host says tenor will change, not targets
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Incoming "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah said politics and the media will remain targets of the program but the perspective will be distinctively his."The show still has its...
4:46PM ( 3 hours ago )
TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation.But the planned debut Wednesday of a TV so...
3:06PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Hickman dominates for Michael Head, Jr. Memorial win
Riley Hickman took the lead on the opening lap, and led the entire distance to score the win in Saturday night’s Michael Head, Jr. Memorial for the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Ala.
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6:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Health care spending to accelerate, US report says
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down.
8:29AM ( 11 hours ago )