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Bryan Pirkle

Bryan Pirkle





Recent Articles by Bryan Pirkle

  • Files of more than 40,000 federal workers breached
    The computer files of more than 40,000 federal workers may have been compromised by a cyberattack at federal contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions, the second breach this year at a major firm handling national security background investigations of workers at federal agencies, the government confirmed Thursday.
  • UN Experts: Taliban radicals against peace gain prominence
    U.N. experts say radical splinter groups within the Taliban movement that are strongly opposed to any negotiation with Afghanistan's new government are gaining prominence.
  • US-Cuba thaw could benefit farmers, energy and travel firms
    Freighters once carried Cuban nickel and limestone to the port of New Orleans and North Dakota beans to Havana. Cuban families ate bowls of American rice, while U.S. tourists flocked to casinos and nightclubs in Havana.
  • Congress votes to extend tax breaks through 2014
    Banks, retailers, commuters and teachers will keep their temporary tax breaks for another year after Congress gave final approval Tuesday to a massive tax package affecting millions of businesses and individuals.
  • N. Korea seeks UN meeting on CIA torture
    North Korea is asking the United Nations Security Council to put the CIA's harsh treatment of terror suspects on its agenda for debate.
  • 2nd new parking deck opens in Cumming
    The new Mason Street Parking Deck located near the Forsyth County Administration Building in Cumming is now open. It is the second of two new downtown parking decks to open in recent months - both part of the county’s new courthouse and jail project.
  • HCSO investigation leads to three arrests
    An investigation into an alleged armed robbery led to the arrests of three Gainesville men on Sunday.
  • Baldwin store owner takes on Banks alcohol restrictions
    A Baldwin store owner is taking issue with restrictions on package sales of alcohol in Banks County.
  • House approves $1.1T bill financing government
    Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night after President Barack Obama and Republicans joined forces to override Democratic complaints that the bill would also ease bank regulations imposed after the economy's near-collapse in 2008.
  • Man sentenced for sending firearms parts from Ga. to Russia
    Federal prosecutors say a Russian man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for illegally exporting firearms parts to Russia.
  • Corps: US falling behind on waterway levees, dams
    The nation is falling behind on maintaining its aging levees, dams, ports and harbors and needs to get creative as it seeks ways to pay for the critical projects, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' commander general said Wednesday.
  • IG: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits
    The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.
  • INK halfway to facility fundraising goal
    Interactive Neighborhood for Kids is getting closer to its fundraising goal for a new state-of-the-art children’s museum in south Hall County.
  • Murder suspected in Auburn, Ga., death
    Gwinnett County police are investigating an apparent murder that occurred Saturday in Auburn.
  • Hall Co. SPLOST input meeting, reception for Lutz planned Thursday
    Hall County officials will host a public input meeting Thursday on the project list for the Special Purpose Location Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) to be voted on in a referendum next spring.
  • Exchange student's death tests 'stand your ground' laws
    Attorneys for a Montana man said in court Thursday that his adrenaline was sky-high and he was defending his home when he fired a shotgun four times into his garage in April, killing a 17-year-old German exchange student.
  • Alto man identified as victim in White Co. crash
    A 21-year-old Alto man has been identified as the victim of a three-vehicle crash in White County Wednesday night.
  • GOP senators differ on Obama attorney general pick
    Senate Republicans are showing divisions over President Barack Obama's pick for attorney general. Some cite the president's executive actions on immigration as reason for pause, but others are open to the selection of Loretta Lynch.
  • Obama: Ebola still priority as public focus shifts
    Declaring the ``fight is nowhere close to being over,'' President Barack Obama on Tuesday heralded strides in the effort to confront Ebola in West Africa and in protecting the U.S. against the spread of the deadly virus. He said squelching the disease remains an urgent priority even if the American public's attention has shifted elsewhere.
  • Second act of shopping frenzy gets started
    Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.
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