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Saturday April 25th, 2015 8:26AM
Wet, stormy weather prompts several event cancelations
Several Saturday events have been postponed or canceled because of rain and the threat of severe weather.
7:59AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Severe storm threat increases Saturday afternoon
Another rainy day is in store for north Georgia, with the threat of severe weather Friday afternoon.
7:48AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Gwinnett apartment fire linked to child playing with lighter
Gwinnett County fire officials say a child who was playing with a lighter on a balcony likely started a blaze that severely damaged an apartment building in Lawrenceville.
6:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.The Food and Dr...
8:57PM ( 11 hours ago )
Special Series: Fighting Cancer, a survivors story
If ever there was anyone who symbolized 'Fighting Cancer' it is Dottie Adams, whose battle has lasted on and off for seven years.
6:15PM ( 14 hours ago )
Butterfly Release caps off Victims' Rights Week in Hall County
The Hall County Solicitor and District Attorney's offices concluded National Crime Victims' Rights Week with a special ceremony Friday, honoring a local agency that provides hope to victims of sexual abuse.
6:14PM ( 14 hours ago )
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UNG/Gainesville hosts student money management conference for state institutions
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
6:42PM ( 13 hours ago )
FAA Inspector arraigned for bypassing airport security with firearm
A Sugar Hill man has been arraigned on a federal misdemeanor charge of unlawfully entering an airport and airplane without submitting to security requirements.
5:11PM ( 15 hours ago )
Thieves cause $20k worth of damage to North Hall store
Hall County authorities think a burglar caused about $20,000 worth of damage at a store on Cleveland Highway Friday morning.
3:56PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbled, Everest shaken
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old...
8:00AM ( 25 minutes ago )
Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged into an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section tha...
7:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores reopen Saturday
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.The company said the outage was re...
6:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Baseball: Sewell powers GHS past Apalachee, to 8-AAAAA title (VIDEO)
Coming into the final week of the season, Gainesville looked resigned to take a No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAAA into next week’s state playoffs.
12:11PM ( 3 hours from now )
Elite Junior Showcase moved to Gainesville High for April 26
The Elite Junior Showcase Classic -- an opportunity for high school football players to display their abilities for assembeled recruiting services from throughout the southeast -- will hold a session on Sunday, April 26 at the Gainesville High practice fields (moved from the original location of City Park).
11:11AM ( 2 hours from now )
Baseball: Tigers knock off Lumpkin Co.; Indians fall to 3rd in 7-AAA
One day after being eliminated from the playoffs, the Dawson County baseball team exacted a measure of revenge on its arch-rival Friday.
10:15AM ( 1 hour from now )
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Eurozone express hopes that Greek criticism will bear fruit
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Greece's European creditors sought to douse talk that they are making plans for a potential Greek exit from the euro and expressed hope Saturday that recent criticism may prompt th...
8:11AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.The company said the outage was re...
5:36AM ( 2 hours ago )
Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watches have arrived to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.Those who haven't bought one yet will likely face a wait. Apple's retail stores won't have the...
6:22PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he fi...
12:02AM ( 8 hours ago )
FBI: Korean firm scammed out of $375K for fake Pharrell show
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell William...
10:42PM ( 9 hours ago )
Keith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Iris...
9:03PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Current Temperature
57°
High 73°
Low 63°
Rain, possibly heavy this morning. Scattered thunderstorms for the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 73F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%.

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What is a concussion?
Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
6:03PM ( 2 days ago )
Brian France: Kyle Busch may have a path to the Chase
NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France couldn’t have been more emphatic when he met with the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday in New York City.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Truck overturns on I-85 NB in Jackson Co, shut down road for part of the day Thursday
Both northbounds lanes of I-85 in Jackson County have reopened after an overturned truck blocked both lanes for several hours Thursday.
11:23AM ( 1 day ago )
Lanier Tech wins 2nd straight TCSG Instructor of the Year Award
For the first time in the history of Georgia's technical colleges, a school has back-to-back winners of the coveted Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:44AM ( 23 hours ago )