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Monday January 22nd, 2018 11:18AM
Senate talks fall short, shutdown extends into workweek
The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek.
7:55AM ( 3 hours ago )
Future of Georgia's farmers markets debated after audit
​An audit of Georgia's farmers markets found that many are underused and more than half are losing money.
6:09AM ( 5 hours ago )
White County bridge rehab among safety projects awarded by GDOT
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced three projects have been awarded for the purpose of enhancing or creating safety on state routes.
8:57PM ( 14 hours ago )
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UPDATE: AccessWDUN's Scott Kimbler visits UNG firearms simulator
The University of North Georgia Department of Criminal Justice has opened a high-tech firearms simulator and forensics house.
6:38PM ( 16 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Dahlonega woman raising $25k for spinal cord injury research on Appalachian Trail
A Dahlonega physical therapist will make the journey of a lifetime this spring as she travels the entire Appalachian Trail to raise $25,000 for spinal cord injury research.
12:00PM ( 23 hours ago )
Gainesville schools officials schedule attendance zone meetings
Parents of students who attend Gainesville city schools will have a chance to look at plans for the district's proposed attendance zones for the 2018-19 school year at two upcoming meetings.
9:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Crews close single lane on Browns Bridge Rd. for bridge beam work
​Georgia Department of Transportation crews closed one lane of Ga. 369/Browns Bridge Road Monday morning at Six Mile Creek Bridge in Forsyth County.
9:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gas prices in Georgia up two cents, but could drop if U.S. oil production ramps up
Gas prices in Georgia are about two cents higher this week, starting 2018 as the most expensive year beginning since 2014.
8:12AM ( 3 hours ago )
Teaver named Peach State Bank & Trust board chairman
Stewart Teaver has been elected chairman of the board of directors for Peach State Bank & Trust, according to an announcement by William House, chairman of Peach State Bancshares, the bank’s holding company.
2:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gathering
President Donald Trump is likely to receive a mixed welcome when he visits the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, where his "America First" policies may clash with the elite event's stated interest in global cooperation.
11:11AM ( 5 minutes ago )
Beset by traffic via navigation apps, town restricts access
A New Jersey town less than two miles from the George Washington Bridge is putting up a "keep out" sign for motorists seeking a shortcut to the world's busiest span
10:45AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019
Vice President Mike Pence tells Israel's parliament US Embassy will moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in 2019
10:26AM ( 50 minutes ago )
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National
Basketball: Key region matchups, make-up contests make for busy schedule for Jan. 22-27
Thanks to the snow and ice that roared through northeast Georgia, the second-to-last week of the regular season of the high school basketball schedule will be the busiest of the season.
7:11AM ( 4 hours ago )
Kyle Larson races way through offseason to ready for NASCAR
NASCAR's offseason is short, and Kyle Larson made sure to take advantage of every day of his break. He focused on racing. There's been almost no break at all for Larson.
6:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7
Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl by routing Vikings 38-7
11:53PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Sports
The Latest: McConnell seeks immigration deal by Feb 8
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes and intends to resolve immigration and a host of other issues by early February in an effort to come to bipartisan agreement to reopen the federal government
10:43AM ( 33 minutes ago )
The Latest: Toll from rebel shelling of Damascus reaches 9
Syrian state media says the death toll from rebel shelling of the capital has climbed to nine civilians, including a child
10:37AM ( 40 minutes ago )
The Latest: Activists decry Davos ban of anti-Trump protest
The head of Switzerland's Young Socialists is accusing Swiss authorities of bowing to "global elites" by rejecting a request to protest in the town of Davos this week against President Donald Trump's visit
10:37AM ( 40 minutes ago )
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Business
AP Exclusive: New rules govern handling of Oscar envelopes
AP Exclusive: The film academy and accounting firm PwC announce new rules to prevent an envelope gaffe like at last year's show, when "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the winner instead of "Moonlight."
10:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
'Hobbit' director Peter Jackson making WWI documentary
The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson is transforming grainy black-and-white footage of World War I into 3-D color for a new film
8:09AM ( 3 hours ago )
UK's Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged
It will be a busy year for royal weddings: Princess Eugenie is engaged to be married later this year, several months after her cousin Prince Harry's nuptials
7:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Drag racing ends at Englishtown, NHRA Summernationals left homeless
The NHRA Summernationals no longer has a home. The owners of Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey have informed the NHRA they no longer will host drag racing events, effective immediately.
By The Associated Press
7:00PM ( 3 days ago )