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  1. Carroll Lamar WinfreyTue, 22 Aug 2017 23:38:01 GMT
    Mr. Carroll Lamar Winfrey, 71, of Lithia Springs, Georgia passed away Monday, August 21, 2017. He was born August 29, 1945 in Savannah, Georgia, the son of the late Mr. Carroll Lamar Winfrey, Sr. and the late Mrs. Ruth Pettitt Winfrey. More...
  2. Georgia man convicted in rape of 14-year-old girlMon, 21 Aug 2017 12:10:59 GMT
    A 48-year-old Georgia man will serve 20 years in prison after being convicted of luring a then-14-year-old girl to a hotel for sex two years ago. Local news outlets report Sergio Michaelangelo Paul was convicted of statutory rape and enticing a child for indecent purposes on Aug. 16 after a two-day trial in Gwinnett County. More...
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  1. College students in need to make a few thousand dollars for summer breakSun, 18 Jun 2017 17:06:28 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, OurTown is seeking a dozen energetic college students who are majoring in journalism or advertising to sell our Article/Talk Show Campaign nationwide. More...
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  2. Centerville Senior Citizen Building breaks groundWed, 14 Jun 2017 17:49:08 EST
    Seniors who will frequent the new center attended the ceremony as Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash, District 2 Commissioner Lynette Howard, District 55 State Sen. Gloria Butler and District 93 State Rep. Darshun Kendrick More...
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  3. Chin Chin Hibachi Voted Top Five By OurTown Media Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:24:06 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor, A portion of the history behind hibachi cooking may astound you.OurTown Media is a hyperlocal news site that is located in every zip code around the nation... More...
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  4. Increase Summer sales with OurTown MediaMon, 05 Jun 2017 14:30:19 EST
    Keep your business sales as hot as the weather. Start an article/talk show campaign that will boost your business.OurTown Media is pulling out a feasible way to get your business media exposure. More...
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  5. The Golden Games Create Golden Winners for LifeThu, 01 Jun 2017 22:36:28 EST
    The golden games are held every year for mature adults 50 and over, who still have the competitive spirit to have fun and win in the process... More...
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  6. Ode To Anderson Livsey Elementary School Class of 2017Wed, 24 May 2017 10:03:38 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, I want to salute the graduation Class of 2017. We are so proud of you...Especially Principal Warren, Queen Dee and Queen Livsey...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uB1D9wWxd2w More...
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  7. Birds and Bees making it in the trees Its SpringtimeMon, 15 May 2017 08:56:22 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, Love is in the air. While Spring cleaning is a necessity, please do not forget to prepare a nest for your mate inside the house. More...
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  8. Why Mothers Mean Everything to the worlds most powerful leadersSun, 14 May 2017 17:36:49 EST
    The point I am making is that if you ask the most powerful men in the world, " What does your Mother means to you? Like I did this past two weeks...99% of the time, they would respond..."EVERYTHING". Without mothers we would not only be alive, but Mothers helped us to love, respect others, and survive. More...
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  1. Trump Uses RNC Funds To Pay For His Russia Defense -- Thanks To Hillary Clinton's LawyerWed, 20 Sep 2017 18:43:52 -0400
    WASHINGTON ? President Donald Trump, abillionaire, is reportedly using money raised by the Republican National Committee to cover legal fees associated with the Department of Justice investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump has used over$230,000 in money raised by the RNC for his own legal defense, according to Reuters. The president is currently under investigation for potential illegal coordination with Russia ? which is alleged to have hacked the Democratic National Committee and intervened in the election to defeat Hillary Clinton ? and for possible obstruction of justice when he fired James Comey, the former FBI director, in May. More...
  2. Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote and Russia is stirring the potWed, 20 Sep 2017 18:21:18 -0400
    At issue is a wave of Catalan nationalism culminating in a referendum on secession, scheduled for Oct. 1. More...
  3. Black Cornell Student Allegedly 'Bloodied Up' In Racially Charged AttackThu, 21 Sep 2017 10:20:47 -0400
    Less than two weeks after someonechanted build a wall, build a wallnear the Latino Living Center on Cornell Universitys campus, a white student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a black student in front of his home and yelling racial slurs at him. More...
  4. Harrowing Videos Show The Moments An Earthquake Struck MexicoWed, 20 Sep 2017 07:26:07 -0400
    People in neighborhoods across central Mexico watched as homes, businesses, and schools fell apart before their eyes during Tuesdayscatastrophic earthquake. More...
  5. Tiffany Trump faces her father's political adversaries, Sally Yates and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in law school careerThu, 21 Sep 2017 12:42:41 -0400
    In Tiffany Trump's first few weeks at George Law, she's shared the campus with some of the president'smost renowned critics -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. More...
  6. Illinois Father Strangled 2 Sons Before Setting House on Fire and Killing Himself While His Wife SleptThu, 21 Sep 2017 10:20:45 -0400
    An Illinois man strangled his two sons to death early Tuesday morning and then set his home on fire before killing himself while his wife slept, PEOPLE confirms More...
  7. 10 Things to Know for TodayThu, 21 Sep 2017 09:05:49 -0400
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: More...
  8. Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel carsThu, 21 Sep 2017 11:59:28 -0400
    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure that has caused a slump in sales of diesel cars in major markets, with governments announcing plans to ban vehicles powered by conventional combustion engines. Greenpeace said its volunteers had boarded the ship in the Thames Estuary in an attempt to stop it unloading at the port of Sheerness in the southeast of England. More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. BNP Paribas Downgrades Rwe Ag (Rweoy) to UnderperformThu, 21 Sep 2017 08:41:40 GMT
    Several other analysts have also recently commented on RWEOY. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded RWE AG from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. More...
  2. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsThu, 21 Sep 2017 04:14:46 GMT
    Th... )--HFF announces $105M financing for 7000 Hawaii Kai Drive, a 270-unit, Class A multi-housing property located in the southeastern part of Honolulu, HI. More...
  3. GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells FargoWed, 20 Sep 2017 23:35:22 GMT
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo in excess of $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's internal documents released by Congressional Republicans this week. The CFPB also had evidence that the bank's sales problems went back to at least 2006 - far earlier than the 2011 to 2016 timetable that Wells Fargo originally admitted to, the documents show. More...
  4. Puerto Rico Faces Steep Damage as Hurricane Batters IslandWed, 20 Sep 2017 23:35:21 GMT
    Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, causing potentially billions of dollars in damage and threatening to continue the population exodus that helped push the island into bankruptcy. Maria made landfall in the southeastern part of the U.S. territory Wednesday with winds reaching 155 miles per hour, knocking out electricity across the island. More...
  5. Fed keeps US rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in OctoberWed, 20 Sep 2017 23:35:20 GMT
    The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled it still expects one more increase by the end of the year despite recent weak inflation readings. FILE PHOTO - The seal for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is on display in Washington, DC, U.S. on June 14, 2017. More...
  6. Tackett named OVB senior vice presidentWed, 20 Sep 2017 18:51:49 GMT
    Ohio Valley Bank President and CEO Tom Wiseman recently announced the promotion of Patrick H. Tackett to Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, of Ohio Valley Bank and Vice President of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Wiseman commented, "Pat has been a valuable member of the Ohio Valley Bank team for a long time. He's what Chairman Smith likes to call a homegrown tomato. More...
  7. International Bancshares Corporation (IBOC) Announces $0.33 Semiannual DividendWed, 20 Sep 2017 14:01:18 GMT
    International Bancshares Corporation announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, September 19th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.33 per share by the bank on Monday, October 16th. More...
  8. Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Sealed Air CorporationWed, 20 Sep 2017 09:18:03 GMT
    They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock. 9/14/2017 - Sealed Air Corporation had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $44.00 price target on the stock. More...
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  1. Navy awards medal to sailor caught in ISIS fight for 10 hoursFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:30:00 GMT
    The U.S. Navy awarded the Silver Star Medal to a sailor credited with bravely protecting his units lives during a 10-hour fight with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. More...
  2. Ex-Mafia hit man 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano now out of prisonFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:29:59 GMT
    Former Mafia hit man Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano has been released early from federal prison after serving most of a 20-year sentence for drug-related convictions in Arizona and New York. More...
  3. The Latest: Video shows hit-and-run that led to shootingFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:25:15 GMT
    The Latest on a deaf man who was shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Surveillance video shows a hit-and-run crash between two vehicles that led to the fatal shooting of a deaf man by an Oklahoma City police officer. More...
  4. Hurricane Maria's path: Track the storm hereFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:23:00 GMT
    A Category 3 storm, Hurricane Maria is heading for the Turks and Caicos Islands Thursday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center said. More...
  5. Vegas police change neck restraint policy after man's deathFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:20:32 GMT
    Police in Las Vegas have changed use-of-force policies to stop routine use of neck restraints that render people unconscious after the death of a man and findings that a department-taught technique was used 632 times over a decade, officials said Thursday. More...
  6. After Hurricane Harvey, what will happen to the hundreds of thousands of flooded cars?Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:15:00 GMT
    More than 500,000 cars are estimated to have been flooded during Harvey, and incredibly some of them may end up in an online ad or a car lot near you. More...
  7. Holly Bobo case: Prosecutors describe her final hours in murder trial closing argumentsThu, 21 Sep 2017 23:45:00 GMT
    A prosecutor described in graphic detail Thursday the last hours of Holly Bobo's life, telling jurors about how she was beaten and "gangraped" before she was shot in the head by the man on trial for her murder. More...
  8. Jeff Sessions warns gang members: 'We will hunt you down'Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:08:43 GMT
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says authorities will hunt down gang members and bring them to justice. More...
  9. Wisconsin man charged with killing wife, blowing up homeThu, 21 Sep 2017 23:02:45 GMT
    Authorities allege that a Wisconsin man accused of blowing up his home to cover up killing his wife gave conflicting statements to police before admitting he shot her. More...
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  1. Policeman shoots himself in foot after London address - welfare check'Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:32:10 GMT
    A policeman accidentally shot himself in the foot after an early-morning call at a west London property with previous links to guns. More...
  2. British Virgin Islands escape the worst of Hurricane MariaThu, 21 Sep 2017 07:09:35 GMT
    The British Virgin Islands have been "spared the worst" from Hurricane Maria, the governor has said, as the storm continues her path of destruction towards another UK overseas territory. Claiming the lives of at least nine people so far, Maria has barrelled across the Caribbean and unleashed devastation on islands in its path. More...
  3. Theresa May to chair Cabinet meeting on Brexit plansThu, 21 Sep 2017 07:09:34 GMT
    Theresa May will brief senior ministers on her plans for Brexit before a major speech aimed at helping to break the deadlock in the negotiations with Brussels. The Prime Minister will chair a special Cabinet meeting after returning from New York, where she used the gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to hold talks with key EU counterparts. More...
  4. Mexico quake death toll at 230; rescuers race to save survivorsThu, 21 Sep 2017 02:31:22 GMT
    Volunteers and rescue workers search for children trapped inside the Enrique Rebsamen school, collapsed by a 7.1 earthquake in southern Mexico City. MEXICO CITY >> The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her - a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people. More...
  5. Boris Johnson warns of - catastrophe' if Kim realises nuclear ambitionWed, 20 Sep 2017 21:51:23 GMT
    Boris Johnson has warned the situation in North Korea is "very, very serious" after referring to Donald Trump's mockery of "Rocket Man" Kim Jong Un. The Foreign Secretary said the world faced a catastrophe if North Korea - a "rogue nation" - was able to mount a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile . More...