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Wednesday April 1st, 2015 5:17PM
11 Atlanta educators convicted in test cheating scandal
ATLANTA (AP) — Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a wide-ranging conspiracy to inflate scores on students' standardized tests.Only...
3:35PM ( 1 hour 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 ( 3 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 ( 5 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 ( 5 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 ( 7 hours ago )
Hall Co.: New Ga. 365 traffic light becoming operational
The Georgia Department of Transportation is activating a new traffic signal on Georgia 365 north of Gainesville Thursday.
8:29AM ( 8 hours ago )
Arkansas governor urges changes to religious-objections bill
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, including some of the s...
4:28PM ( 48 minutes ago )
US car buyers tap the brakes in March, following torrid run
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. car buyers tapped the brakes in March, a sign of a long-expected slowdown in the blistering pace of sales.March sales were up less than 1 percent compared with the same month a yea...
4:18PM ( 58 minutes ago )
Woman sent to prison for setting fire to Athens homeless camp
A woman who pleaded guilty to setting fire to a homeless camp in Athens has been sentenced to prison.
1:33PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
As Nigeria celebrates Buhari's stunning win, challenges loom
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — As Nigerians celebrated the electrifying victory Wednesday that returned one of its harshest former dictators to power, sobering challenges confront Muhammadu Buhari, from an Isl...
5:01PM ( 15 minutes ago )
'Miracle dog' survives being hit by car, clubbed, abandoned
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The stray dog was hit by a car, clubbed in the head and left for dead in a ditch in Washington state. Days later, the 1-year-old bully breed mix showed up sickly and covered in d...
4:59PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Double overtime: Faltering Iran nuclear talks extended again
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With even a vague outline of an Iran nuclear deal eluding their grasp, negotiators headed for double overtime Wednesday night in a marathon attempt to find common ground f...
4:51PM ( 25 minutes ago )
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National
Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her
The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations.
12:35PM ( 4 hours ago )
'Gurley bill' would make it criminal to entice collegiate athletes in state
The Georgia Legislature, packed in both houses with University of Georgia graduates, has shown just how seriously it takes football.
12:23PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gibson gets LMS win, Crowe crashes hard at GPS
After the disappointment of losing last week
12:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
Hot cars at the New York International Auto Show
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York International Auto Show opens this week with a mix of mainstream sedans and glitzier models from automakers across the globe.There a handful of new midsize cars and compac...
4:40PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Allegiant pilots plan Thursday strike, scrapping 250 flights
Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air are planning a strike Thursday which they say could ground 250 flights, affecting 33,000 customers.The Las Vegas-based airline has gone to federal court to blo...
4:37PM ( 39 minutes ago )
US stocks ease for a second day; price of crude oil soars
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing modestly lower, continuing a downward trajectory from the day before.The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,698 Wednesday. The D...
4:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
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No more 'no girls allowed' at Spike
NEW YORK (AP) — With this week's premiere of a series based on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show feature of lip sync-dueling celebrities, the Spike television network is throwing open the door of its boys...
3:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Playwright David Adjmi wins New York infringement court case
NEW YORK (AP) — A playwright who was accused of copyright infringement by lawyers representing the TV show "Three's Company" over his parody of 1970s sitcoms has won a victory in court.Loretta A. Pres...
2:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
Fired host Rodner Figueroa replaced by Univision
MIAMI (AP) — Three weeks after Univision host Rodner Figueroa was fired for remarks he made about first lady Michelle Obama, Carlos Calderon and Jomari Goyso were named the new hosts of "Sal y Pimient...
2:16PM ( 3 hours ago )
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How the Ebola outbreak started and spread
An AP interactive looks at how the Ebola outbreak in West Africa spread
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7:50AM ( 9 hours ago )
Post Race Notes: Gordon rallies after late race penalty
Exiting pit road after his final stop on lap 462 of Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Jeff Gordon got the bad news.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
12:30PM ( 2 days ago )
Huge crowd shows up for sneak peek at new hospital
The official opening of Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Braselton doesn't happen until Wednesday, but the hospital held an open house for the community Sunday, and thousands of people showed up to see the new facility.
6:44AM ( 2 days ago )
Ga. gas prices hold steady for the week
The average price for a gallon of gasoline rose 10 cents in Florida, but is about the same in Georgia and Tennessee.
By Staff
9:45AM ( 2 days ago )