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Friday July 29th, 2016 3:46PM
Two qualify for White County school board seat
Two men qualified this week to run in a special election for a post on the White County Board of Education.
3:23PM ( 23 minutes ago )
VIDEO: Police say human skull, other bones found in suitcase along I-985
​A human skull discovered along Interstate 985 in north Gwinnett County Friday morning was found along with other bones in a suitcase, authorities said.
12:15PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall authorities ask public for help finding missing girl
​The Hall County Sheriff's Office went public Friday with photos and a description of a missing 12-year-old girl in hopes someone can offer information on her whereabouts.
11:43AM ( 4 hours ago )
Promoting national unity, Clinton also seeks to build trust
Hillary Clinton has capped a four-day Democratic Party convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance
3:40AM ( 12 hours ago )
LISTEN: Local Democratic insider gives his take on the DNC, Democratic party
This week, the Afternoon News Wrap called on Gabriel Shippy, an official with the Hall Co. Democratic Party, Young Democrats of Hall Co. and Young Democrats of Ga., who shared his opinion on the DNC and the party's outlook heading toward the November elections.
9:43PM ( 18 hours ago )
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UPDATE: Authorities charge Lula man they believe intentionally crashed car into Hall jail
​A Lula man was being treated at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday morning after authorities said he intentionally crashed a car into the Hall County Jail.
6:08PM ( 21 hours ago )
Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading Zika in U.S.
Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland, health officials say
3:00PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Hot controversy: Charleston to review carriage horse rules
Charleston plans to review city rules governing the treatment of carriage horses and mules after receiving dozens of complaints about the animals working in the heat this summer
11:14AM ( 4 hours ago )
Safe Kids teaming with Gainesville Police for Safe Kids Day Saturday
Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County and the Gainesville Police Department will jointly sponsor Safe Kids Day Saturday.
9:57AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
Court order narrows Prince's potential heirs to 6
A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members
3:39PM ( 6 minutes ago )
New Sandy Hook school reopens nearly 4 years after massacre
The new Sandy Hook Elementary School contains no obvious memorials to the 26 people who died inside the old Sandy Hook Elementary School, but school officials say it was created with them in mind
3:36PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Tourists urged not to panic about Zika's spread in Florida
Florida mosquitoes have likely spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, and Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says the tourism-dependent state may face an economic crisis if visitors start canceling plans to come here
3:21PM ( 24 minutes ago )
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National
Jones pulled from Falcons' first practice with minor injury
The Atlanta Falcons were cautious on the opening day of training camp Thursday, pulling star wide receiver Julio Jones out of practice with an injury coach Dan Quinn described as minor.
12:05PM ( 3 hours ago )
Braves fall to Phillies, 7-5
Aaron Altherr had the kind of night he envisioned in his return from a season-long wrist injury...
8:02AM ( 7 hours ago )
Busch hopes Indy momentum carries over to Pocono win
Last year at Pocono, Kyle Busch had nothing but air between him and the finish line with a half-lap to go. A visit to Victory Lane would have given him his fourth consecutive victory just five months removed...
8:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Sports
AP Sources: Tesla looking at cameras, radar in Florida crash
Tesla engineers told members of a Senate committee they are looking into the role cameras and radar played in the fatal crash of a Model S using self-driving mode, according to two people familiar with a meeting held Thursday
3:29PM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Latest: Federal government severs security contract
Brazil's federal government has severed its contract with a security firm that was supposed to operate x-ray machines during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics
3:20PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Cheaper oil sends Exxon, Chevron to worst quarter in years
With lower oil prices, Exxon posts smallest profit in 17 years, Chevron reports a loss
2:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Clinton kicks off swing state tour vowing to create jobs
Kicking off her fall campaign for the White House, Hillary Clinton is using her first post-convention campaign rally to stress the 'stark choice' voters will face in November between her and Republican rival Donald Trump
2:59PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Montel Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana
A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana power in his luggage
1:27PM ( 2 hours ago )
Internet star Hayes Grier hospitalized after bike accident
Former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Hayes Grier is recovering after a dirt bike accident
12:01PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you think Hillary Clinton's speech last night will help shore up Bernie Sanders' supporters?
Yes, she got the job done.
She conviced some, but not all.
No, I think most Sanders' supporters either won't vote or will vote for Donald Trump.
I didn't watch or listen to it.
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Rodney Childers suspended 1 race by NASCAR for loose lug nut
NASCAR has suspended the crew chief for Kevin Harvick for an improperly installed lug nut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
By The Associated Press
11:23AM ( 2 days ago )