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Friday July 31st, 2015 11:28AM
Electric vehicle charging stations installed on UNG Gainesville, Dahlonega campuses
The University of North Georgia (UNG) has installed electric vehicle charging stations on its Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses, one of several new conservation initiatives on UNG's four campuses.
10:59AM ( 29 minutes ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
N. Ga. man injured in Knoxville ropes course accident dies
An 18-year-old Cumming man has died a week after falling with a safety cord wrapped around his neck at a Knoxville ropes course.
5:55AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Grand jury to review Clayton County sheriff shooting case out of Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County prosecutors say the case of an off-duty sheriff shooting a real estate agent at a metro Atlanta model home will be reviewed by a grand jury.
5:38AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Atlanta Hawks player arrested after brief Banks County chase
An Atlanta Hawks player faces felony drug charges after the vehicle he was riding in ran from Banks County deputies about 9 a.m. Thursday.
6:02PM ( 17 hours ago )
Banks County sheriff details credit union armed robbery
Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed is releasing more details of the armed robbery of a Homer credit union at 10:20 a.m. Thursday.
4:53PM ( 18 hours ago )
Clermont Councilwoman Lynn Adams resigns
Clermont Town Clerk Sandra Helton said City Councilwoman Lynn Adams submitted her resignation to the city Thursday morning.
3:51PM ( 19 hours ago )
Gainesville man wins 'gold' at Special Olympics World Games
A young Gainesville man has won the gold medal in the 500-meter kayak event at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
10:39AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Gainesville financial advisor earns national recognition for philanthropy
Gregory V. Katulka, Senior Financial Advisor and First Vice President-Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch in Gainesville is one of three national finalists for the Volunteer of the Year Award, from Invest in Others.
10:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
US paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also lik...
9:19AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study...
11:13AM ( 14 minutes ago )
California's golden hills blackened by wildfires
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The golden hills of California were being blackened Friday by a series of wildfires egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds.A handful of...
11:00AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant
SEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two...
10:59AM ( 28 minutes ago )
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National
NASCAR Notebook: Truex, Jr. tries to sweep Pocono
Martin Truex, Jr. was the talk of NASCAR following his June win at Pocono Raceway.
8:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner buys share of Ganassi
Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman has agreed to buy an interest in the race team owned by Chip Ganassi.
1:32AM ( 9 hours ago )
Braves send Wood, Johnson to Dodgers in blockbuster, 3-team trade
The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins on Thursday that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leader.
11:19PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Sports
Online viewers won't miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV.In the past, not all advertisers bought online time along with a...
11:01AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Four years in, consumer protection agency has plenty to do
The nation's youngest government agency recently celebrated its four-year anniversary, and it's still got plenty to do.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was born out of the Dodd-Frank financial...
10:57AM ( 31 minutes ago )
University of Michigan: Consumer sentiment dips in July
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at healthy levels, the University of Michigan said Friday.Michigan's index of consumer sentiment fell to 93.1 in July from 96.1...
10:49AM ( 38 minutes ago )
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As festivals overload, Fest300 seeks to curate experiences
NEW YORK (AP) — The myriad of festivals seems to have gotten more dizzying over the last decade: Whether it's a weekend of music performances, a foodie meet-up or a health-and-wellness gathering, ther...
10:53AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Long-lost Fitzgerald story finally published
NEW YORK (AP) — A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease."And as for that current dodge 'No refe...
10:47AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Here's what Betty White thinks of Cecil the lion's killing
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month."You don't wa...
10:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Steve Torrence takes Top Fuel victory at Bandimere Speedway
Steve Torrence snapped a two-year winless drought with a victory over Top Fuel points leader Tony Schumacher
By NHRA Media
12:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Southern Co. tops 2nd quarter profit forecast
Southern Co.Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $643 million.
By The Associated Press
12:46PM ( 1 day ago )