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Monday May 30th, 2016 6:42AM
Gainesville area leads Georgia for most Memorial Day weekend BUIs
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has released statistics on boating incidents for the Memorial Day Weekend and the Gainesville area has seen the most Boating Under the Influence incidents of any major waterway in the state.
10:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500
Alexander Rossi outlasted his faster rivals _ and his fuel tank _ for a stunning victory Sunday in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500
5:50PM ( 12 hours ago )
Braselton hospital first in state for StormReady certification
The Braselton campus of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been designated with the StormReady certification from the National Weather Service.
1:30PM ( 17 hours ago )
City of Oakwood prepares for widening of Old Oakwood Road
The city of Oakwood is planning to widen a portion of Old Oakwood Road to improve traffic operations along the commercial corridor.
10:30AM ( 20 hours ago )
Two injured in Saturday wreck on Queen City Parkway
Two people were taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center Saturday afternoon following a wreck on Queen City Parkway.
10:06AM ( 20 hours ago )
New pier to be built at Sims Lake Park in Suwanee
Officials in Suwanee have given approval for a new pier to be built at Sims Lake Park.
7:00AM ( 23 hours ago )
Tropical Depression Bonnie means another bad beach day
Tropical Depression Bonnie is stalled over coastal South Carolina coast, bringing heavy rain and the rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend
11:04PM ( 7 hours ago )
Four sites in North Hall included on this year's Georgia Mountains Farm Tour
Four places in North Hall are included on the 5th Annual Georgia Mountains Farm Tour which is coming up in late June.
9:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Trump rallies veterans at annual Rolling Thunder gathering
Donald Trump tells a Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally on Sunday that people living in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans, without backing up his allegation.
6:03PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missing
Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six
5:26AM ( 1 hour ago )
Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping
Mexican authorities say soccer player Alan Pulido has been rescued after his kidnapping in the northeast border state of Tamaulipas
5:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
IS bombings in Baghdad, near Iraqi capital kill at least 24
A wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group has targeted commercial areas in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital, killing at least 24 people
4:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Truex’s luck turns with dominating win In Coca-Cola 600
CONCORD, NC - The heartbreak kid survived 600 miles without another broken heart. Instead, Martin Truex, Jr. broke records in Sunday night’s victory in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, a race in which the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota set new standards for domination.
12:41AM ( 6 hours ago )
Dietrich hits HR, drives in 4 as Marlins beat Braves
Derek Dietrich hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and drove in four runs before being hit on the back of his head by a foul ball hit into his dugout, and the Miami Marlins beat Atlanta 7-3 on Sunday to avoid being swept by the last-place Braves for the second time this season.
12:22AM ( 6 hours ago )
Bulldogs eliminated, McCoy still alive at NCAAs
The No. 6-ranked Georgia men’s golf team was eliminated from the NCAA Championships on Sunday, but senior and former Habersham Central standout Lee McCoy remained in the hunt for national medalist honors.
9:28PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains
Major global stock markets were mostly higher Monday and China's currency weakened after the head U.S. central banker fueled expectations of an interest rate hike this year
5:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gibraltar fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU
Gibraltar's chief minister says if the United Kingdom were to vote to leave the European Union the tiny British territory on Spain's southwestern tip could find its access to the single European market blocked by a hostile Spanish government
5:34PM ( 13 hours ago )
Libertarians pick ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson for president
The Libertarian Party has nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate just as it did in 2012
5:04PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Martin Truex Jr. dominates NASCAR race in Charlotte
Martin Truex Jr. led a Sprint Cup-record 588 of 600 miles to win the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night
11:45PM ( 6 hours ago )
The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. dominates to win Coca-Cola 600
Martin Truex Jr. has won the Coca-Cola 600, dominating the long NASCAR race in a record-setting fashion
10:01PM ( 8 hours ago )
Jubilant Hamilton celebrates after rain-soaked Monaco GP win
Jubilant Lewis Hamilton celebrates after rain-soaked Monaco GP win
9:34PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
In what spirit should people observe Memorial Day?
With somberness and respect for the sacrifice of those who lost their lives serving the country.
With celebration and joy for the freedoms we have because of the sacrifice.
A little of both.
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Penske the standard of excellence at Indy after 50 years
It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored a pair of tickets to the Indianapolis 500. He was an executive for a metal fabrication company in Cleveland that was sponsoring a few laps in the race, so he brought his 14-year-old son to Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer-AP Auto Racing Writer
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