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Thursday July 2nd, 2015 2:11PM
DNR arrests suspects on Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of drugs, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
12:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
Drought conditions return to N. Ga.
Drought conditions have returned to north Georgia with "abnormally dry" conditions showing up in several counties from near Gainesville to Rome and Dalton.
10:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
GBI, BCSO investigating death at home near Homer
An overnight welfare check at a home near Homer has led to a death investigation.
9:50AM ( 4 hours ago )
GEMA says no evidence of 4th of July threats, but will stay vigilant
The FBI has called for all law enforcement to be vigilant about potential terrorist activity over the Fourth of July weekend, and Georgia officials are heeding the call, though they say there's been no evidence of any threat so far.
7:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Atlanta airport anticipates busy holiday travel weekend
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International officials say the airport will host a projected 327,170 passengers during the holiday weekend.
6:27AM ( 7 hours ago )
By Associated Press
GSP: No charges in E. Hall ice cream truck accident
No charges will be filed after a little boy was struck by a vehicle passing an ice cream truck earlier this week in the East Hall area.
6:09PM ( 20 hours ago )
Arrest made in 2013 shooting of south Georgia mayor
Authorities say a man has been arrested in the shooting of a south Georgia mayor.
1:55PM ( 16 minutes ago )
NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South...
1:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
DNR: Remember the 'Big 3' this holiday weekend
Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual.
12:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Greece: IMF report justifies Greek debt stance
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___8:45 p.m.Greece's government says the International Monetary Fund's report on Greece "completely justifies" Greece...
1:53PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Top US diplomat in Cuba on short list for new embassy
HAVANA (AP) — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States."Homel...
1:51PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Greek vote campaign begins amid grinding cash crisis
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The battle for Greek votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. For Greeks, particularly...
1:42PM ( 28 minutes ago )
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National
Wisler, Braves end skid vs. Nats
Rookie Matt Wisler wasn't too worried about walking so many hitters in his third major league start.
8:06AM ( 6 hours ago )
Video: Busch brothers run 1, 2 in Sonoma showdown
Sunday was an important day for the NASCAR's brothers.
8:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
AP source: Hawks reach agreement to re-sign Paul Millsap
The Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement to re-sign Paul Millsap, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
11:22PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks lower after mixed US job report, new Greek fears
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell in afternoon trading Thursday following the release of a mixed report on the U.S. job market and news that Greek finances are deteriorating as a Sunday referendum on t...
1:19PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Tesla tops 11,000 vehicles delivered in second quarter
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla's second-quarter deliveries surged 52 percent to set a company record exceeding 11,000 vehicles.The Palo Alto, California, company had surpassed 10,00...
1:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.08 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, reaching high levels for the year.Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ros...
12:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
'Magic Mike XXL' outstripping 'Terminator' at box office
NEW YORK (AP) — "Magic Mike XXL" is narrowly outstripping "Terminator Genisys" at the holiday weekend box office.The Channing Tatum male-stripper sequel earned $9.3 million on its opening day Wednesda...
2:01PM ( 9 minutes ago )
'Shark Week' returns for 28th year with first Cuban visit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sharks are serious business this summer, with "Sharknado"-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly attacks on beachgoers off the Florida, California and North and South...
1:54PM ( 16 minutes ago )
USPS to offer Elvis Presley greatest hits CD with stamp
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is offering an Elvis Presley greatest hits CD to go along with a new commemorative stamp."ELVIS FOREVER" will be available online and in select post off...
1:20PM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Entertainment
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Sonoma is a homecoming for Jeff Gordon in many ways
When Jeff Gordon talks about a homecoming at Sonoma Raceway, there’s a lot more to it than just the proximity to his native Vallejo.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Solid hiring, lower US unemployment rate, but wages flat
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. But wages failed to budge, and other barometers of the job market...
11:21AM ( 2 hours ago )