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  1. Mugshots released of Georgia nurses indicted on murder, neglect chargesSat, 24 Feb 2018 18:55:20 GMT
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  2. Georgia nurses indicted on murder, neglect chargesThu, 22 Feb 2018 02:24:30 GMT
    Former licensed nurse practitioners Loyce Pickquet Agyeman, of Snellville, faces a charge of felony murder and neglect to an elder person and Wanda Nuckles, of Buford, is charged with depriving an elder person of essential services. Certified nurse assistant Mable Turman, of College Park, is charged with neglect to an elder person. More...
  3. Statham's FY 2015 audit remains incompleteWed, 21 Feb 2018 21:35:12 GMT
    The City of Statham's fiscal year 2015 audit remains incomplete, and the city clerk said Tuesday she does not know when it might be finished. The city has not had a completed fiscal audit for three fiscal years - 2015, 2016 and 2017. More...
  4. Winder signs off on easements for sewer-line upgradesThu, 08 Feb 2018 04:30:00 GMT
    At its meeting on Tuesday, Winder City Council approved an easement agreement with Barrow County, helping clear the way for work to begin on the third and final phase of the joint Cedar Creek Sewer Line Project between the county and city. Work on the final phase of the project, also known as the Auburn Sewer Line Project, will include the replacement of a 12-inch sanitary sewer line with a new 24-inch line. More...
  5. Dante Black Signs With UConn FootballWed, 07 Feb 2018 23:53:53 GMT
    On Wednesday, running back Dante Black made his pact with UConn official as he signed his National Letter of Intent to the Huskies. He initially committed in January. More...
  6. Police search for man responsible for several pharmacy robberiesFri, 02 Feb 2018 19:14:50 GMT
    Authorities have released the photo of a man they say has robbed several pharmacies in unincorporated portions of Gwinnett County and Lilburn. Monday, January 8: A suspect wearing a camouflage hoodie and purple gloves robbed the Rite Aid at 3295 Centerville Highway in unincorporated Snellville. 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 on Parkland shooter: 'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened'Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:17:15 -0500
    President Trump on Friday castigated the armed resource officer in Parkland, Fla., who resigned from the Broward County Sheriffs office after surveillance footage showed he waited outside the school during last weeks mass shooting. More...
  2. Florida School's Armed Officer Did "Nothing" During ShootingFri, 23 Feb 2018 07:29:55 -0500
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  3. 'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootingsFri, 23 Feb 2018 10:17:38 -0500
    The national spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association on Friday doubled down on her claim that members of the media love mass shootings, like last weeks school massacre in Parkland, Fla., because of the bump in television ratings that some networks experience. More...
  4. West Virginia Teachers Are Making Sure Their Students Get Fed While They're On StrikeFri, 23 Feb 2018 13:51:30 -0500
    Once it became clear West Virginia schools would close for a statewide teacher walkoutthis week, staffers from Nitro High School came up with a plan to keep hungry students fed while school was out. More...
  5. 35 Sleek & Inspiring Contemporary Kitchen Design IdeasFri, 23 Feb 2018 14:05:00 -0500
  6. One of two men hired by man who planned his family's murder confesses to cops: Part 4Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:28:48 -0500
    As Bart Whitaker fled to Mexico under an alias, cops found evidence he may have planned his family's murder two years earlier. More...
  7. Kelly 'would not be upset' if Jared, Ivanka quit WH jobs: WaPoFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:35:19 -0500
    Rachel Maddow reports on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump still not having full security clearance as John Kelly's deadline for White House employees passes. More...
  8. The ATF Is Getting Crushed Under The Weight Of The Gun IndustryThu, 22 Feb 2018 20:11:26 -0500
    The U.S. gun industry has grown explosively over the past decade,leaving the federal agency responsible for regulating it, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, struggling to keep up with the rising flow of guns into the civilian market. More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Citigroup will refund $330 million to credit card customers it overchargedSat, 24 Feb 2018 08:04:07 GMT
    Citigroup Inc. said on Friday that it would refund about $330 million to consumers after discovering it had overcharged 1.75 million credit card accounts on their annual interest rates. "We sincerely apologize to our customers and are taking every action to provide refunds as quickly as possible," Liz Fogarty, head of global consumer banking public affairs at Citi, told CNNMoney. More...
  2. Dropbox will be the first-ever IPO out of Silicon Valley's most important startup factorySat, 24 Feb 2018 03:40:38 GMT
    On Friday, Dropbox filed its S-1, making it the first among Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator's companies to ever file for an IPO. Y Combinator accepted Dropbox founder Drew Houston's application for Dropbox in 2007. More...
  3. Top U.S. court restores alleged Libor manipulation lawsuit naming RBCFri, 23 Feb 2018 23:10:47 GMT
    A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favour of Charles Schwab Corp. and several of its mutual funds, giving new life to their lawsuits alleging 16 financial institutions including Royal Bank of Canada conspired to manipulate the benchmark Libor interest rate. The 2nd U.S. Circuit court of Appeals in Manhattan disagreed with portions of a lower court's decision dismissing Schwab's claims, and remanded the case for proceedings. More...
  4. Feds: More than 250 charged in $500 million elder fraud crackdownFri, 23 Feb 2018 18:25:48 GMT
    WASHINGTON Federal and local authorities have charged more than 250 people who bilked $500 million from elderly Americans in the largest elder fraud sweep in U.S. history. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday the suspects victimized more than 1 million people in the U.S., and their illicit operations were scattered across the globe. More...
  5. RBC hikes dividend as it reports flat first-quarter profit of $3 billionFri, 23 Feb 2018 13:35:19 GMT
    Royal Bank of Canada hiked its dividend as it reported a first-quarter profit of $3 billion, which was relatively flat compared with a year ago but beat expectations. The dividend increase came as the lender saw strong results across its divisions for the quarter ended Jan. 31, but also recorded a writedown due to U.S. corporate tax cuts. More...
  6. Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Dudley Participates in Banking Culture Panel DiscussionFri, 23 Feb 2018 08:49:16 GMT
    William Dudley, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, participated in a panel discussion entitled "Banking Culture - Still Room for Improvement?" Mr. Dudley commented that there has been significant progress and improvement in bank culture, but noted that there is room for making even further progress. The discussion also highlighted that regulation and compliance are complements, not substitutes, for good institutional culture. More...
  7. Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending storyFri, 23 Feb 2018 04:18:22 GMT
    In a story Feb. 20 about the tax overhaul and companies raising dividends and share buybacks, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Sirius XM had increased its share buyback following the tax overhaul. The company is keeping the same level of buybacks as it did before the tax cuts. More...
  8. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 164.70 points, or 0.7%, to 24962.48Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:34:39 GMT
    Bond yields declined after spiking to four-year highs a day earlier amid rekindled fears of higher inflation and interest rates. "The yields easing back a little bit is probably reassuring people on a very short-term kind of basis," said Erik Wytenus, global investment specialist at JP Morgan Private Bank. More...
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  1. As Trump pitches new gun measures, some firearms owners are warySat, 24 Feb 2018 19:45:00 GMT
    Some see 'betrayal' in discussion of any gun control measures. Meanwhile, the president puts further emphasis on his call for arming teachers and other school officials. More...
  2. Florida school shooting timelineSat, 24 Feb 2018 19:15:00 GMT
    A timeline of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. More...
  3. Girl, 4, pretends to be asleep while dad fatally shoots 2, calls 911 before killing himself, police saySat, 24 Feb 2018 18:45:00 GMT
    A 4-year-old girl pretended to be asleep while a suspected gunman shot and killed two people, then called 911 to warn about three bodies in a Missouri home before turning the gun on himself, police said. More...
  4. Several Broward deputies waited outside during Florida school shooting, report saysSat, 24 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMT
    Coral Springs cops who responded to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School say several Broward sheriffs deputies waited outside rather than rush in as the killer was gunning down students, the Sun-Sentinel reports. More...
  5. Woman defecates in pants to hide drugs during arrest, cops saySat, 24 Feb 2018 16:27:00 GMT
    Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs. More...
  6. Texas woman defecates in pants to hide drugs during arrestSat, 24 Feb 2018 16:20:27 GMT
    Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs. More...
  7. Wisconsin woman charged with killing three infants in the 1980sSat, 24 Feb 2018 15:36:00 GMT
    A Wisconsin woman has confessed to killing three infants whose unexpected deaths more than three decades ago had been classified as sudden death infant syndrome, police said. More...
  8. 12-year-old killed, 4 others injured after house explosion in TexasSat, 24 Feb 2018 13:45:00 GMT
    A 12-year-old girl died and several others were injured after a natural gas explosion nearly leveled their Texas home early Friday morning. More...
  9. Student gives teacher ice cream money to help pay for father-in-law's funeralSat, 24 Feb 2018 12:30:00 GMT
    An Alabama sixth-grade teacher said he learned a valuable lesson about showing kindness from one of his students this week. More...
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  1. Two killed, seven injured in suicide bomb blast in KabulSat, 24 Feb 2018 09:25:25 GMT
    Security forces inspect an explosion site in Lashkar Gah, capital of southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. A suicide bomber killed at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital on Saturday, and at least 18 soldiers died in an attack on a checkpoint by Taliban insurgents in the country's west, authorities said. More...
  2. UN to vote Saturday on humanitarian cease-fire in SyriaSat, 24 Feb 2018 04:57:58 GMT
    The U.N. Security Council delayed a vote on a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire across Syria until Saturday in hopes of closing a gap over the timing for a halt to fighting. After six hours of negotiations, Kuwait's U.N. Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaiba, the current council president, told reporters Friday evening that members "are so close" to agreement, and negotiations are continuing. More...
  3. Smoke rises after Syrian government air strikes hit GhoutaSat, 24 Feb 2018 00:25:26 GMT
    Syrian government warplanes have carried out a sixth day of air strikes in rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus, killing 32 people, activists said, as the death toll from a week of bombardment soared over 400. At the United Nations, last-minute negotiations were under way ahead of an expected vote on a Security Council resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian ceasefire. More...
  4. Police said follow-up searches took place in the Lurgan area on ThursdaySat, 24 Feb 2018 00:25:25 GMT
    A 29-year-old man and a 48-year-old man were arrested by detectives from the PSNI's Terrorism Investigation Unit following a search of the van the pair were travelling in at Levin Road in Lurgan on Wednesday night. The 29-year-old remains in police custody and officers have been granted additional time by the courts to question him, while the 48-year-old has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland, the PSNI said. More...
  5. 18 dead after 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capitalFri, 23 Feb 2018 19:37:38 GMT
    Two car bomb blasts rocked Somalia's capital on Friday evening, followed by gunfire, police said, and an ambulance service said at least 18 people had been killed. The explosions shattered a months-long period of calm in Mogadishu, which is often the target of attacks by the al-Shabab extremist group. More...