Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 12:38PM
Governor signs bill changing standardized testing measures
Georgia public school students will now face less standardized testing thanks to a new law signed by Governor Nathan Deal.
12:31PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Morning wreck kills woman in Forsyth County
A woman from Cumming lost her life and another driver suffered injuries during a traffic accident in the south end of Forsyth County Tuesday morning.
11:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
Georgia State Patrol: Speed, alcohol, drugs not factors in crash that killed UGA students
The reason behind a crash in Oconee County that killed four UGA students almost a week ago remains a mystery.
10:44AM ( 1 hour ago )
Automakers report healthy April sales led by SUVs, trucks
America's love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month with Ford reporting record SUV sales and Nissan posting its best April ever
9:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq
American serviceman killed in combat near the Iraqi city of Mosul, held by Islamic State
8:03AM ( 4 hours ago )
Clarkesville approves amendment to alcohol ordinance
The Clarkesville City Council has approved an amendment to the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance concerning where alcohol can be sold.
9:01PM ( 15 hours ago )
Authorities seek inmate accused of leaving Athens work site
Authorities are searching for a state prisoner they say walked away from a work detail in Athens.
11:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana
Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to slow Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination
11:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
Wilshire Trails Parks closes for trail renovations
A portion of Wilshire Trails Park in Gainesville will be closed for a few days starting Wednesday, May 4 as the city's parks department replaces a section of trail.
10:05AM ( 2 hours ago )
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AP Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013
An Associated Press investigation has found 185 instances since 2013 in which patients at Washington state's largest mental hospital escaped or walked away
12:23PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders want campaign boost in Indiana
Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents
12:08PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Spain king signs decree for unprecedented new elections
Spain's king has signed a decree setting a historic new election for June 26 after politicians chosen in an inconclusive December ballot failed to agree on which of them should form a government
12:05PM ( 33 minutes ago )
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Baseball: Q&A with North Hall's Mongero as Trojans prepare to take on No. 1 Locust Grove
North Hall is no stranger to the baseball playoffs. The Trojans played for the Class AAA state title in 2013 only to lose a tough series to Cartersville. They advanced to the Elite 8 in 2015.
4:43PM ( 4 hours from now )
Baseball playoffs: Area teams set for tough second round matchups
Now the real fun begins in the state baseball playoffs...
4:27PM ( 3 hours from now )
Class AAAA boys golf: North Hall, Buford qualify for state finals
Both the North Hall and Buford boys golf teams picked the perfect time to have their best days of the season...
11:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
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French parliament debates labor law after violent protests
After a month of often violent protests, French legislators are starting to debate a hotly contested labor bill that would make it easier to fire workers and weaken some union powers
12:18PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Slump in Chinese manufacturing weighs on markets
More troubling signs of weakness in Chinese manufacturing weigh on financial markets, renewing concerns that the world's second-largest economy might be slowing down
12:17PM ( 20 minutes ago )
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding that all parties to conflicts protect medical personnel, hospitals and medical facilities against violence and attacks _ and face justice if they don't
11:32AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Daryl Hall drops plans for outdoor stage at New York venue
Musician Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates has dropped plans to host outdoor concerts at his music venue and restaurant in upstate New York
12:19PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October
The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who have an October date to play Coachella
11:53AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Dear Mama: Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies
Afeni Shakur, the political activist mother of slain rap icon Tupac Shakur who inspired her son's work and strived to keep his legacy alive, has died
11:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should Congress restore Puerto Rico's legal ability to restructure its debt? The territory failed to make a nearly $370 million bond payment due yesterday.
I'm not sure.
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Negri, Pew take first WeatherTech Championship victory
Ozz Negri and John Pew combined stellar pit work and late-race speed to give Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory, teaming in the No. 60 Honda Ligier JS P2 to win...
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7:33PM ( 1 day ago )