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Monday July 6th, 2015 6:13PM
SC Senate votes to take down flag; House OK still needed
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five d...
5:53PM ( 19 minutes ago )
US stocks slip amid global sell-off after Greek 'no' vote
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly following drops in overseas markets as Greeks voted to reject creditor conditions for more loans, but the losses weren't as steep as many had feared.Wit...
5:35PM ( 37 minutes ago )
Arrest Made Following Stolen Funeral Home Limo
A suspect was apprehended Saturday evening in Atlanta after crashing a stolen limousine into a building. The limo was taken from the Memorial Park Funeral Home Main Chapel in Gainesville sometime in the afternoon.
5:26PM ( 47 minutes ago )
No fatalities, several BUIs on Lake Lanier during holiday
For law enforcement officials, the Independence Day holiday weekend is a time for heavy patrols, watching both land and sea for impaired drivers, as well as working accidents and incidents.
4:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Two Forsyth teens busted for theft with social media post
Two teenagers are facing theft charges for stealing a sweet tea container from a South Forsyth Subway after a store employee identified them on a video of the incident posted on social media by one of the suspects.
2:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Weekend rains delay work on Cleveland Bypass; closure set for next Monday
Weekend rains have delayed a planned road closure that was to start today in Cleveland.
9:26AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Court: Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date
Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
1:44PM ( 4 hours ago )
Man drowns in Chattahoochee River northwest of Atlanta
Authorities say they've recovered the body of a man who went missing while swimming in the Chattahoochee River in Cobb County.
8:15AM ( 9 hours ago )
Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for mor...
7:06AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Local/State
Police: Deaths of Maine parents, son were murder-suicide
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Maine state police say the deaths of three members of a family were a double murder followed by a suicide.Police have been investigating the deaths of 71-year-old Svend J...
5:45PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Search resumes for 3 missing after boat capsizes on river
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Daria Raymore stared into the Ohio River, praying a shoe would float by, or a wallet, or some sign of the people she loved who were swallowed by the muddy, rushing water when th...
5:43PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Iowa inmate escaped maximum-security cell through piping
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A convicted armed robber managed to escape from one of Iowa's most highly secure prison cells by sneaking through the building's piping onto the roof and guiding himself to the...
5:43PM ( 29 minutes ago )
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National
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 10 hours ago )
Earnhardt, Jr. wins, Austin Dillon crashes hard at Daytona
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. endured a weekend of rain, a three-hour-plus pre-race delay, and nine caution flags to win the Coke-Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway early Monday morning.
3:15AM ( 14 hours ago )
Lloyd hat trick leads US over Japan 5-2 for World Cup title
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title.Lloyd scored three ti...
1:06AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Sports
'Inside Out' emerges atop 'Jurassic World' in final tally
NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks after opening, Pixar's "Inside Out" has finally slayed the dinosaurs of "Jurassic World."In final box office figures released Monday, "Inside Out" came out slightly ahead o...
5:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
Crude oil tumbles 8 pct, points to low gas prices this fall
NEW YORK (AP) — A slew of global economic and geopolitical factors are working to pummel the price of oil and set up U.S. drivers for very low gasoline prices later this year.The price of U.S. crude d...
4:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
Starbucks: Prices for some drinks to go up by 5 to 20 cents
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.The Seattle-based company also raised price...
4:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help
CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and...
5:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US
NEW YORK (AP) — A video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious "achievements" in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership.The sati...
4:06PM ( 2 hours ago )
Broadway's Idina Menzel readies US tour like a pop star
NEW YORK (AP) — Idina Menzel, who has crossed over from the Broadway stage to the Billboard charts, is still surprised that she's able to sell concert tickets like a proper pop star."It's hard to cros...
1:39PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Should the U.S. eavesdrop on the leaders of its allies?
No
Yes, we should keep tabs on what they're really saying.
Yes, but only in cases where there are serious suspicions about the leader's motives.
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Video: Busch brothers run 1, 2 in Sonoma showdown
Sunday was an important day for NASCAR's Busch brothers.
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Utility drones could inspect equipment, scan for outages
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.Power companies across the United States are testing whethe...
4:21PM ( 2 days ago )