Monday November 30th, 2015 1:55PM
Congress returns to unfinished business, Dec. 11 deadline to complete must-pass spending bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown next week over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood's funding....
1:40PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Man struck by car, killed on Athens Hwy. south of Gainesville
Charges are pending in a weekend accident that killed a pedestrian on Athens Highway.
1:34PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Georgia's Mark Richt not done coaching, will listen to anyone interested in giving him a job
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt remains interested in another coaching job and said Monday he will listen "to anybody who has interest in me" as he prepares for his final game as Georgia's coach.Georgia...
1:10PM ( 44 minutes ago )
Flowery Branch man charged with Thanksgiving Day attack on juveniles
Flowery Branch police have arrested a man for a Thanksgiving Day assault on two juveniles.
12:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
Three men seriously injured in Forsyth Co. ATV crash
Three men are recovering from serious injuries following an ATV (all terrain vehicle) crash late Saturday night in Forsyth County.
12:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
AAA: Thanksgiving gas prices hit seven-year lows
Last week, motorists enjoyed the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices in seven years (2008)
8:01AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Early signs of weak holiday spending send retail stocks lower as traders return from holiday
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were lower in quiet trading Monday as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday. Retail stocks led the declines as early signals on the holiday shopping season failed to im...
12:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
GHS says 10 students are Governor's Honors nominees
Ten Gainesville High School students were selected as the Gainesville City School District Governor’s Honors Program nominees.
11:50AM ( 2 hours ago )
Retailers roll out online deals for Cyber Monday, expected to rack up over $3 billion in sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are rolling out online deals on so-called "Cyber Monday." But now that shoppers are online all the time anyway, the 10-year-old shopping holiday is losing some of its luster....
11:15AM ( 2 hours ago )
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NYC's novel salt warning rule set to take effect Tuesday; affects some chain eatery items
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is beginning a new era in nutritional warnings this week: Chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes.Health Commissioner Dr. Mar...
1:44PM ( 10 minutes ago )
IOC faces challenge after another Olympic bid city rejected in referendum
LONDON (AP) — Once again, German voters delivered a harsh and sobering message to the Olympic movement: No thanks.The rejection of Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Olympics in a referendum sent out another...
1:34PM ( 20 minutes ago )
When a car driving itself suddenly needs a person to take over _ will the person be ready?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security — and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providi...
1:29PM ( 25 minutes ago )
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5 things: What we learned from the quarterfinal round of the high school football playoffs
Here’s a look at five things we learned from the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs...
7:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
PLAYOFFS: Three goes into four, as area trio earn semifinal berths
Once the dust settled on Friday night, northeast Georgia found three teams still standing in the state football playoffs -- and it was so nearly four...
9:01AM ( 2 days ago )
(VIDEO) Class AAAAAA: Mill Creek routs Archer to advance to first semifinals
Mill Creek used a dominating defensive performance to whip Archer 23-0 and advance to its first-ever semifinals in a Class AAAAAA quarterfinal matchup Friday night at Mill Creek Community Stadium.
8:58AM ( 2 days ago )
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UNG women's soccer lands five on D2CCA All-Region team
The University of North Georgia women's soccer team had five student-athletes selected to the 2015 D2CCA All-Southeast Region Team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Monday.
10:32AM ( 3 hours ago )
Georgia's Richt stepping down following 'mutual' decision
Mark Richt stepped down as Georgia's coach Sunday, leaving stunned players with one final bowl game with the man who ranks second in wins in school history.
7:35AM ( 6 hours ago )
Falcons' slump deepens in 20-10 loss to Vikings
Matt Ryan heard some of the loudest boos of his career after another Falcons loss...
8:13PM ( 17 hours ago )
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The Latest: So many world leaders, not enough time _ VIPs waits at Paris climate meet
PARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:7:15 p.m.Paris' conference on climate is so crowded with world leaders that some of them are h...
1:23PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Leaders of a warming Earth, in largest gathering ever, rethink global energy in Paris
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The largest group of world leaders ever to stand together kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday, saying that striking an ambitious deal to...
11:40AM ( 2 hours ago )
Ford to book $600M 4Q cost for new UAW contract; says deal consistent with financial guidance
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. will book a $600 million charge in the fourth quarter for signing bonuses paid to union workers under a new four-year contract.But the company said Monday that the deal w...
11:09AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Cleveland lakefront Superman monument plan calls for 36-foot tall, stainless steel statue
CLEVELAND (AP) — The city's planning commission has approved an early conceptual design of a Superman monument for the city's lakefront.The project is intended to celebrate Cleveland's role in the bir...
1:28PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Discovery Channel's 'Racing Extinction' documentary sounds warning in around-the-world debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Discovery Channel's "Racing Extinction" debuts worldwide, the documentary's creators will be looking for more than ratings and critical reaction. It's action they're after.Osca...
1:20PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Music Review: Pop goes the pontiff: Pope Francis woos the faithful with rock on 'Wake Up!'
Pope Francis, "Wake Up!" (Believe Digital)He's a global pinup who fills stadiums and thrills fans. And now Pope Francis has released what is, essentially, a rock album.He doesn't sing, but the pontiff...
12:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Rosberg completes hat trick of victories with win at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg completed a hat trick of victories to end the Formula One season when he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, while his Mercedes teammate Lewis H...
12:04PM ( 1 day ago )