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Friday October 20th, 2017 10:54PM
White House defends Kelly's defense of Trump
Video undercuts part of Kelly's rebuke of Florida congresswoman
4:23PM ( 6 hours ago )
Report: 152 Afghan trainees have gone AWOL in US since 2005, some from Ga.'s Ft. Benning
At least 152 Afghans sent to the United States for military training during the course of the war against the Taliban have gone AWOL, and the problem, which worsened last year, is unlikely to improve soon, U.S. inspectors said Friday.
2:46PM ( 8 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Friendship Elementary students celebrate national designation
There was excitement in the air Friday morning – literally – as hundreds of students waved enthusiastically at the approaching single-engine aircraft performing a flyover above the playground of Friendship Elementary School in southern Hall County.
12:30PM ( 10 hours ago )
GDOT official sees common theme among road deaths
​The death toll on Georgia highways has surpassed 1,200 for 2017, and one official said there seems to be a trend among the fatalities.
9:55AM ( 12 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul
Republicans must shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the first tax overhaul in three decades
9:17AM ( 13 hours ago )
Sandy Springs Police: Tire flies off truck, striking and killing motorist
​Authorities say a tire flew off a pickup truck and struck and killed the driver of a car headed the opposite way on a highway near Sandy Springs.
6:26AM ( 16 hours ago )
By Associated Press and AccessWDUN staff
LSU reinstates alcohol ban a month after student's dearth
Louisiana State University is reinstating a ban on alcohol at fraternity and sorority events more than a month after the death of a student in an alleged hazing incident
2:57PM ( 7 hours ago )
Train severs limbs of woman, 1-year-old son in Georgia
A train severed the limbs of a woman and her child as they tried to cross tracks in Georgia by crawling underneath the stopped train
11:02AM ( 11 hours ago )
John Kelly injects himself into debate on condolence calls
White House chief of staff John Kelly denounces Rep. Wilson, defends Trump's phone call to soldier's widow
10:51AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Japan votes: Incumbent PM Abe appears headed to victory
Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself
10:20PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Bannon brings message of Republican revolt to California
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon brings pro-Trump message of Republican revolt to Democratic California
9:31PM ( 1 hour ago )
US probe alleges corruption by top Honolulu law enforcers
A U.S. investigation has found a former Honolulu police chief and his prosecutor wife bilked clients and relatives out of hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend on their lavish lifestyle
9:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: East Hall, Dawson prepping for another fight to the finish
Is this one of those games where the last one with the football wins? It should be fun finding out.
7:41AM ( 15 hours ago )
Week 9: Some area teams face elimination games in key matchups
Several area teams around northeast Georgia could know their playoff fate after Friday night thanks to some key region matchups across the board...
7:33AM ( 15 hours ago )
Softball playoffs: Stephens County moves on; East Hall, Jefferson fall
Emma Whitfield was all Stephens County needed Thursday in the deciding game three against Chapel Hill in the Class AAAA playoffs...
6:23AM ( 16 hours ago )
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Sports
The Latest: White House defends Kelly in fight over war dead
The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson
9:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
Ex-Hawaii police chief, wife plead not guilty to corruption
A former Honolulu police chief and his deputy city prosecutor wife have pleaded not guilty to bilking clients and relatives out of hundreds of thousands of dollars and using their power to target anyone who threatened them
7:49PM ( 3 hours ago )
No distress call after fishing boat with foreign crew wrecks
A boat transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry didn't call for help after it crashed into a reef off Waikiki
7:41PM ( 3 hours ago )
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TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed
Harvey Weinstein is in jeopardy of losing his membership with another influential entertainment organization, and another woman has leveled lurid sexual allegations against the Oscar-winning producer
6:14PM ( 4 hours ago )
The Latest: Lawyer says actress accusing Weinstein is scared
Lawyer for Italian actress accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape says it has had a "humongous impact on her life"
4:53PM ( 6 hours ago )
TV Academy to consider expelling Harvey Weinstein
TV Academy to consider expelling Harvey Weinstein
3:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Drivers shake down Charlotte road course in tire test
Charlotte Motor Speedway’s new road-course/oval race course got its first trial by fire this week as NASCAR and Goodyear conducted a tire test on the new configuration in preparation for the course’s debut...
By Pete McCole
6:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Gas prices decreasing in Georgia
The average gas price in Georgia has decreased more than 30 cents over the past month.
7:50AM ( 4 days ago )