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Friday May 6th, 2016 1:49AM
AUDIO: Combating financial abuse against the elderly
In weeks past, the Afternoon News Wrap has held a series of conversations regarding different forms of abuse that are commonly carried out against the elderly. This week, Corey Carlisle, the Executive Director of the American Bankers Association Foundation, joined the show to discuss several forms of financial abuse that often target the elderly.
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Habersham authority gets a look at airport, industrial park progress
The Habersham County Development Authority took a firsthand look Thursday at some of the work going on at the county's airport and adjacent industrial park.
10:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
No charges filed after South Hall search called off; search effort yields stolen truck in separate case
Deputies have called off their search after initially setting up a perimeter near Spout Springs Road in their pursuit of an armed suspect.
9:29PM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Cargill employees to lose jobs in business acquisition
A new business agreement will bring about job cuts for workers at the Cargill plant in Gainesville.
2:15PM ( 11 hours ago )
65th annual National Day of Prayer invokes America to ‘Wake up!’
A smattering of cold rain droplets penetrated the arboreal canopy overhead, but that would not dampen or chill the zeal of hundreds who gathered during the noon hour Thursday on the Gainesville Square to participate in the National Day of Prayer.
1:59PM ( 11 hours ago )
Lanier Tech launches Video game development program
Lanier Technical College launched its new game development program Wednesday with the help of Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
12:17PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump
House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP
10:03PM ( 3 hours ago )
Old-time plowing demonstration set Saturday near Helen
Motorists driving south of Helen last week might have noticed some activity along the roadway at historic Hardman Farm: Dr. Scott Hancock of Nacoochee Valley Farm using a three-horse team and a chisel-plow to break up the compacted soil prior to planting of an heirloom variety of dent corn.
7:43PM ( 6 hours ago )
Georgia pastor charged with stealing $250,000 from church
The former pastor of a historic church in Savannah, Georgia, has been indicted on charges that he stole more than $250,000 in tithes and offerings from church members over the course of a decade
4:21PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Canada evacuating 8,000 wildfire evacuees by air
Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta
1:40AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Retaining wall, parking lot collapse onto businesses below
A concrete retaining wall supporting a surface parking lot has collapsed in Pennsylvania onto two businesses below
1:13AM ( 34 minutes ago )
North Korea congress starts; foreign media kept out so far
North Korea is slowly lifting the curtain on the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980
12:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Baseball playoffs: Jackson County moves on; North Hall, Dawson County fall in Game 3s
Buford, Gainesville and Union County are marching on to the state quarterfinals after sweeping series on Wednesday. Jackson County joined them after winning its Game 3 but North Hall and Dawson County fell in their deciding Game 3s Thursday.
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STATE CHAMPS: McKensey, Massey claim gold at state meet; Gearing second
Mia McKensey launched herself into history, while Kate Massey ran her way to gold on a day when two northeast Georgia athletes claimed titles at the GHSA girls track and field championships in Albany. White County's Jenna Gearing also finished second in the 1,600...
9:56AM ( 8 hours from now )
Soccer playoffs: 10 teams set to do battle in weekend's quarterfinal match-ups
It's set to be a huge weekend for northeast Georgia prep soccer in the state quarterfinals...
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The Latest: Indiana's governor says he'll support Trump
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he will support Donald Trump as the Republican Party's presidential candidate in the November election
11:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
Asian shares lower ahead of closely watched US jobs report
Asian markets were mostly lower in nervous trading Friday ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs-report that may influence interest rate decisions and the value of the U.S. dollar
10:28PM ( 3 hours ago )
Trump returns to campaign trail, targets Clinton on coal
Republican Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail for his first rally as his party's presumptive nominee on Thursday night, delivering a seething series of attacks against likely rival Hillary Clinton.
10:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Obama challenges Americans to give back to vets, families
President Obama is challenging Americans to continue to help military members and families making the transition to civilian life
8:28PM ( 5 hours ago )
Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O'Connor for libel over Prince post
Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with illegal drugs
7:11PM ( 6 hours ago )
Russian orchestra plays in Palmyra ruins as strikes kill 28
A renowned Russian conductor leads a triumphant concert in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, once terrorized by the Islamic State group, even as an airstrike on a refugee camp kills at least 28 people, including many children
7:07PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Page goes wire-to-wire for Talladega NeSmith LMS win
Michael Page of Douglasville, Ga. earned $2,500 for 13 minutes of work Saturday night by going wire-to-wire in the 50-lap caution-free NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series main event at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Ala.
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