Thursday April 2nd, 2015 5:41AM
Reid's exit sets off Senate leadership scramble
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats, Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New Y...
9:03PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville fire crews battle Park St. house fire
The Gainesville Fire Department was called to the scene of a residential fire near Brenau University Wednesday afternoon.
8:51PM ( 8 hours ago )
NGMC Braselton accepts first patients on opening day
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton opened for its very first day of operation at 7 a.m. on April 1 and promptly admitted the hospital's first two patients.
1:18PM ( 16 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN
Gwinnett police search for man who robbed pizza restaurant, coffee shop
Gwinnett County police are hoping the release of surveillance photos can help as they try to track down a man they believe responsible for the armed hold-up of a pizza delivery store a week ago.
12:12PM ( 17 hours ago )
Fireworks bill resurrected, passes Georgia Senate
The Georgia Senate has passed a bill legalizing the sale of fireworks in the state.
11:38AM ( 18 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Buford man killed in early morning crash
A Buford man was killed in an early morning car crash Wednesday on Shadburn Ferry Road near Buford Dam Road.
9:49AM ( 19 hours ago )
Labor issues to pressure McDonald's despite pay bump
NEW YORK (AP) — A pay bump for workers at some McDonald's restaurants isn't likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over labor issues.McDonald's said Wednesday it would raise pay for workers...
12:31AM ( 5 hours ago )
Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's request
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics of the measure, includin...
12:23AM ( 5 hours ago )
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in g...
12:12AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Gunmen attack university in northeastern Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen attacked a college campus in northeast Kenya early Thursday, opening fire in dormitories and killing at least 15 people and wounding 29 others, witnesses said. The attack...
5:26AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 54 dead
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian trawler sank in just 15 minutes in icy waters off Russia's Far Eastern coast early Thursday, killing at least 54 crew members, rescue workers said.The massive trawler Dalny Vos...
5:02AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Duke University investigates noose found hanging on campus
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University officials are trying to determine who hung a rope noose from a tree, what the president of the elite Southern school described Wednesday as a vicious symbol in a re...
4:56AM ( 44 minutes ago )
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Baseball: Wolves rally past North Hall in extra innings
North Hall got the timely hitting, turned two double plays on defense, and got seven innings from starter Josh Hammond. It was everything coach Trent Mongero said the Trojans needed to have a chance to knock off No. 1 Buford Wednesday at McQuaig Field. It still wasn’t enough.
8:59AM ( 3 hours from now )
Baseball: War Eagles score 4 in 7th to beat White County
Chestatee scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh, capped by a walk-off double from Sean Irick for an 8-7, Region 8-AAAA win over White County on Wednesday.
12:31AM ( 5 hours ago )
Baseball: East Hall gets comeback win over Lumpkin
East Hall’s Jack Hagwood drove in the winning run in the seventh inning to propel the Vikings to a 4-3 Region 7-AAA win over Lumpkin County on Wednesday.
12:07AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Fast, furious, unstoppable: Franchise stays in high gear
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to "The Fast and the Furious." The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers and the FBI agent (Paul Walk...
10:29PM ( 7 hours ago )
Allegiant Air pilots strike averted by court ruling
Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air were prevented in their plans to strike Thursday after a federal court issued a temporary restraining order.The Las Vegas-based airline had gone to court to bl...
7:28PM ( 10 hours ago )
11 former Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal
ATLANTA (AP) — In one of the biggest cheating scandals of its kind in the U.S., 11 former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a scheme to inflate...
6:37PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum
HONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.The museum on Wednesday handed...
2:25AM ( 3 hours ago )
Joni Mitchell fans sending good vibes to hospitalized singer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell's famous fans are voicing their support and worry for the folk song icon while she is hospitalized in Los Angeles."Harry Potter" star Emma Watson said Wednesday on Twi...
11:33PM ( 6 hours ago )
New Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitarist
NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom's next novel will have strings attached.Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Wednesday that Albom's "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" will come out...
9:14PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Tracking the possible 2016 presidential candidates
An AP Interactive that tracks Republicans and Democrats who might run for president in 2016.
By The Associated Press
8:36AM ( 21 hours ago )
Joiner scores NeSmith WRS season opening victory
Joseph Joiner of Milton, FL and Michael Arnold of Hattiesburg, MS were the big winners in NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Week 1 action.
By Roby Helm
8:00AM ( 21 hours ago )
Records: Georgia, Alabama governors meet on water dispute
The governors of Alabama and Georgia quietly met this month to discuss a long-running dispute over water before the U.S. Supreme Court hears the case
By The Associated Press
1:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Atlanta airport set to open new northbound entrance
Atlanta's airport plans to open a new northbound entrance Saturday.
By The Associated Press
11:20AM ( 4 days ago )