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Saturday July 22nd, 2017 8:59AM
Year-to-year unemployment insurance claims down in Gainesville, across Georgia
​First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Gainesville and most of Georgia were down in June, compared to a year ago.
8:02AM ( 56 minutes ago )
Worker killed at quarry in Oglethorpe County
A Georgia official says a quarry worker died after being crushed beneath eight tons of falling rock.
6:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team
White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned his position, ending a tumultuous six-month period as one of the major voices of the Trump administration.
10:09PM ( 10 hours ago )
Trump announces US attorney picks for 2 Georgia districts
Trump announces his picks for top federal prosecutors in 2 Georgia U.S. court districts
5:49PM ( 15 hours ago )
Latino activist groups want cities in Gwinnett County to comply with mandate to provide voter materials in Spanish
Two Latino activist groups have sent a letter to the Gwinnett County Board of Elections, asking that all cities in the county comply with a mandate to provide voter materials in both Spanish and English.
2:52PM ( 18 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Report: Numerous security policy violations in inmate escape
Georgia corrections officials are reporting there were numerous security policy violations in the lead-up to the escape of two inmates from a prison bus last month
1:11PM ( 19 hours ago )
House committee proposes to redirect $2B in VA money
House committee's plan would redirect $2 billion in VA programs to cover budget shortfall in medical care
3:34AM ( 5 hours ago )
Brenau acquires $3M in artwork and property in agreement with New York-based foundation
Brenau University and the New York-based Heliker-LaHotan Foundation have concluded a formal agreement for the foundation to donate to Brenau substantially all of its assets, worth an estimated $3 million.
6:05PM ( 14 hours ago )
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The Latest: Hungary to protect Poland from EU 'inquisition'
Hungary's prime minister says his country will use all available legal means to protect Poland from the European Union's "inquisition campaign."
8:15AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Reward tops $100K: Where did it come from and who gets it?
When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture rose quickly
8:14AM ( 43 minutes ago )
The Latest: Norris goes low in first Open round of day
The first weekend score is in the books at the British Open _ and it's a good one
8:08AM ( 49 minutes ago )
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National
NASCAR optimistic about Xfinity rules package at Indy
The spoiler is taller and wider. The front splitter is larger, too. And restrictor plates will cut the capability of NASCAR Xfinity Series engines by more than 200 horsepower.
6:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Guzan has shutout in 1st MLS game since 2008, Atlanta United wins
U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Guzan had a shutout in his return to Major League Soccer, Hector Villalba scored in the 86th minute and Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night in the clubs' first meeting...
10:13PM ( 10 hours ago )
Lane Adams homers twice as Gwinnett snaps five-game skid
The Gwinnett Braves snapped a five-game losing streak in impressive fashion, hitting three home runs to fly past the Indianapolis Indians 9-3 on Friday night at Coolray Field...
10:03PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Sports
Trump to attend commissioning of USS Gerald R. Ford
President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship
7:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outdoors after quake
Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey
7:02AM ( 1 hour ago )
House committee seeks to let Veterans Affairs redirect funds
A House committee is proposing to cover a sudden budget shortfall in medical care for veterans by shifting money from other programs
4:15AM ( 4 hours ago )
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UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait
Kensington Palace has released a portrait to mark the fourth birthday of Prince George
6:39AM ( 2 hours ago )
Judge nearly leaves yard in Yankees' 5-1 win over Mariners
Aaron Judge hit a colossal three-run homer that nearly left Safeco Field, and CC Sabathia allowed one run while pitching into the sixth inning of the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Seattle Mariners
1:16AM ( 7 hours ago )
'Teen Wolf' cast makes special appearance for Make-A-Wish
The stars of "Teen Wolf" made a special appearance at Comic-Con Friday for an audience of one, who came to the convention with the Make-A-Wish Foundation
10:43PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Mostly sunny skies this morning. Scattered showers and thunderstorms developing during the afternoon. High near 90F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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Ricky Smith scores first FASTRAK PLM win at Toccoa
Ricky Smith drove to his first FASTRAK Pro Late Model feature victory in dominating fashion on Saturday night at Georgia’s Toccoa Raceway. The Hiawassee, Georgia racer powered to the lead from the pole...
10:00AM ( 2 days ago )