Friday October 20th, 2017 9:10PM
White House defends Kelly's defense of Trump
Video undercuts part of Kelly's rebuke of Florida congresswoman
4:23PM ( 4 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 ( 6 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 ( 8 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 ( 11 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 ( 11 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 ( 14 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 ( 6 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 ( 10 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 ( 10 hours ago )
More Local/State News
Alabama inmate defiant before execution for killing officer
A convicted cop killer who sued Alabama over its lethal injection method was put to death, but not before he cursed at the state and said: 'I hate you.'
8:17PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Killer of Navajo Nation girl gets life prison sentence
A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation has been sentenced life in prison
8:09PM ( 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 ( 1 hour ago )
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(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 ( 13 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 ( 13 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 ( 14 hours ago )
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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 ( 1 hour ago )
FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus
New, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles approved by US regulators.
7:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage
The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.
6:19PM ( 2 hours ago )
More Business News
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 ( 2 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 ( 4 hours ago )
TV Academy to consider expelling Harvey Weinstein
TV Academy to consider expelling Harvey Weinstein
3:56PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
The NRA and another association offer insurance for gun owners involved in self-defense cases. Have you ever considered purchasing a policy?
Yes, I've thought about it/already have it.
No, but I don't own a gun and/or don't keep/carry one for self-defense.
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Duck avoids trouble to score Hartwell Stock V8 victory
With the white flag in the air Saturday night at Georgia’s Hartwell Speedway, it appeared that the best Shannon Duck would be able to do in the Stock V8 feature was a hard earned third place.
2:00PM ( 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 )