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Thursday February 11th, 2016 3:57AM
Republican presidential contenders descend on South Carolina
Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination.
9:14PM ( 6 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain are emerging
WASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect preg...
6:22PM ( 9 hours ago )
Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for president
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field.
3:32PM ( 12 hours ago )
Man faces 30 counts of animal cruelty in Forsyth County
A Forsyth County man faces multiple animal cruelty charges after authorities removed several dogs from a residence in the western part of the county earlier this month.
10:50AM ( 17 hours ago )
UPDATE: Mother, 2 daughters killed in Gwinnett County house fire
Authorities said a mother and her two young daughters have died in a house fire in Tucker.
9:00AM ( 18 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Forecasters extend winter weather advisory for north Georgia
Forecasters are extending a winter weather advisory for much of north Georgia over concerns about black ice forming on roads as light snow showers continued in the region.
6:00AM ( 21 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Asian stocks shuddered again Thursday, led by sharp drops in Hong Kong and South Korea, which were catching up to global market turmoil after being shut for Lunar New Year holidays
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks shuddered again Thursday, led by sharp drops in Hong Kong and South Korea, which were catching up to global market turmoil after being shut for Lunar New Year ho...
2:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall County 911 Center gets SPLOST-funded upgrades
Hall County's new 911 Center is now outfitted with 15 new work station and new flooring, all funded by SPLOST VII monies.
11:55AM ( 16 hours ago )
Atlanta airport adds private pods for breast-feeding mothers
Authorities at the world's busiest airport say four lactation pods are now available for nursing mothers as they travel.
11:52AM ( 16 hours ago )
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The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in
BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after the FBI and other officers in armored vehicle...
3:49AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected from the problems facing Americans
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected from the problems facing Americans.So far, th...
3:38AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Justice Department enters court fight against Ferguson with apparent upper hand given probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found vast problems in the way police...
3:28AM ( 28 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) 8-AAAA Tournament: North Hall, Buford boys notch semifinal berths; White Co. upset
North Hall basketball's outside shooting prowess is well-known throughout northeast Georgia. But the Trojans showed on Wednesday that opponents better be ready inside too.
11:42AM ( 7 hours from now )
8-AAAA Tournament: North Hall girls knock off rivals to clinch state; Buford girls cruise
North Hall and Buford both used key first half runs to take control of their games and advance to the state tournament Wednesday in the Region 8-AAAA Tournament at the Buford gym.
11:15AM ( 7 hours from now )
(VIDEO) 8-AAAAA Tournament: Branch, GHS girls storm into state
The Flowery Branch girls basketball team may not have got the opening it wanted on Wednesday in the Region 8-AAAAA quarterfinals -- but the Lady Falcons more than made up for that in the second quarter.
10:35AM ( 6 hours from now )
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The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its top executive, despite fears from environmentalists that his ouster would open the way for runaway construction
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive Wednesday after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accu...
2:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is launching Silicon Valley Comic Con, a show that will mesh technology with pop culture
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology wit...
12:20AM ( 3 hours ago )
Tesla's 4Q net loss doubles on slow ramp-up of Model X SUV, but shares up on outlook
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors posted its 11th straight quarterly loss Wednesday, and its results badly missed Wall Street's forecasts. But the electric car maker's shares soared anyway on news that its...
7:29PM ( 8 hours ago )
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The Berlin International Film Festival is opening in the German capital _the first of the year's major European movie festivals _ with Meryl Streep presiding over the jury that will choose the winners
BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival is opening in the German capital —the first of the year's major European movie festivals — with Meryl Streep presiding over the jury that will choo...
3:04AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail for the benefit of a TV show that premieres next month on A&E
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, "60 Days In," that will air starting next month....
8:20PM ( 7 hours ago )
'The Walking Dead' star Michael Cudlitz's facial hair has so captivated fans of the zombie apocalypse drama that they've even created an off-color Twitter account for it
NEW YORK (AP) — On "The Walking Dead," Michael Cudlitz's character, Abraham Ford, is known for his bright red hair and distinctive Fu Manchu-like mustache.His facial hair has so captivated fans of the...
8:02PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Smith holds off Conley for Sunday NeSmith GIS win
David Smith of Inman, S.C. held off a spirited challenge from Cale Conley of Vienna, W.V. to win the 50-lap Round 5 of the RockAuto.com Winter Shootout for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series on Sunday at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga.
By Roby Helm
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )