Thursday November 26th, 2015 12:06AM
Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe' during White House ceremony
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and...
9:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
The big getaway: Thanksgiving travelers hit the road and pack airports, despite terror fears
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fear...
7:10PM ( 4 hours ago )
Traffic slowed Wed. afternoon by overturned dump truck on Candler Hwy.
Traffic was slowed on Candler Highway in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon because of an overturned dump truck near Cottrell Trailers.
3:39PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville officials say 2,600 gallons of sludge accidentally pumped into Flat Creek
City officials said an estimated 2,600 gallons of sludge was accidentally pumped into Flat Creek Tuesday evening.
2:31PM ( 9 hours ago )
Man faces charges in Hall subdivision home invasion
A 20-year-old Gainesville man faces charges in an early September home invasion in Hall County.
12:12PM ( 11 hours ago )
Police probe killing after man found dead inside Lawrenceville home
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area outside Atlanta.
12:05PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Border Patrol: Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied children crossed US-Mexico border in October
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics show nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in October, almost double the...
5:53PM ( 6 hours ago )
Georgia sheriff revels in 'politically incorrect' sign
The Harris County sheriff has posted a sign outside his department that says his county is politically incorrect, and anyone who has a problem with that can leave.
5:27PM ( 6 hours ago )
AP Interview: Coke executive addresses company's 'adversarial' relationship with critics
NEW YORK (AP) — Coke says it wants to mend relations with critics of its sugary drinks.Sandy Douglas, president of Coke North America, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Coke is hopin...
4:35PM ( 7 hours ago )
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The Latest: DOJ representatives attend protest in Minneapolis over police shooting
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local):10:15 p.m.Represen...
11:27PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Mother who left newborn baby in nativity manger at New York City church won't be prosecuted
NEW YORK (AP) — A mother who left her newborn baby in a Christmas manger inside a New York City church will not be prosecuted, authorities said Wednesday."After a full review of all the facts and circ...
11:22PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Protesters say they will try to shut down famous Chicago shopping district on Black Friday
CHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them...
11:16PM ( 49 minutes ago )
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'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
7:20PM ( 1 day from now )
Wolves proving early skeptics wrong
It’s hard to imagine a Buford team having to play with a chip on its shoulder. But if ever there has been a collective group of Wolves that felt the need, the 2015 squad is it.
5:14PM ( 6 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County seniors leading, enjoying Tigers' march through history
At the start of the season, Dawson County football players knew their team had plenty of potential -- but this has them pinching themselves a little bit.
9:39PM ( 1 day ago )
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Pressure Cooker: SEC coaches face unyielding pressure to win
Georgia coach Mark Richt seems to be under constant scrutiny, and it has intensified since the Bulldogs (8-3) were knocked out of the title chase by rival Florida...
11:16AM ( 11 hours from now )
Mann, Frazier help Georgia hold off High Point 49-46
It's Thanksgiving not Halloween, but Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox was sure the Bulldogs were waking the dead with their 49-46 win over High Point Wednesday.
11:50PM ( 16 minutes ago )
LaVine steps up to help Wolves beat Hawks 99-95
Zach LaVine had 18 points, six assists and five rebounds in place of the injured Ricky Rubio, and the Minnesota Timberwolves swept the season series with the Atlanta Hawks with a 99-95 victory on Wednesday night.
11:14PM ( 52 minutes ago )
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Asian stock markets higher on stimulus outlook in Europe as Russia-Turkey jitters fade
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were higher Thursday on expectations for additional European Central Bank stimulus as jitters about tensions between Russia and Turkey faded.KEEPING SCORE: Japan...
11:23PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Costco: FDA tests point toward celery, onions from California farm as source of E. coli
SEATTLE (AP) — Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 pe...
10:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Dueling portraits of media mogul Redstone's health emerge in court fight over medical care
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A legal battle that began Wednesday over medical care for ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone has produced dueling portraits of the billionaire's health and mental state.Redstone's f...
8:46PM ( 3 hours ago )
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After uproar, ads featuring Nazi imagery pulled from New York City subway
NEW YORK (AP) — An ad campaign that featured Nazi imagery has been pulled from the New York City subway system.Seats on the 42nd Street shuttle between Times Square and Grand Central Terminal were wra...
4:58PM ( 7 hours ago )
No passport needed: Nat Geo Wild takes TV viewers on live African safaris for 'Big Cat Week'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a chaser to the Thanksgiving feast and football, consider heading out on an African safari.There's strictly armchair travel involved for Nat Geo Wild's live telecasts from Sabi S...
4:51PM ( 7 hours ago )
Massachusetts court tosses defamation lawsuits filed by founder of '70s rock band Boston
BOSTON (AP) — Defamation lawsuits filed by the founder of the rock group Boston against the ex-wife of the band's late lead singer and the Boston Herald were thrown out Wednesday by the highest court...
3:30PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Ecclestone 'no longer has doubts' that Monza can find the needed cash to stay on F1 calendar
MILAN (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is confident the Italian Grand Prix in Monza can find the needed cash to stay on the calendar.Ecclestone tells the Gazzetta dello Sport, "We will find t...
9:10AM ( 14 hours ago )
Stormwater program and fees await Gainesville City Council vote
The Gainesville City Council plans to vote next week on the creation of a Stormwater Management Program and implementation of fees to fund it.
2:07PM ( 1 day ago )