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Tuesday May 5th, 2015 1:12AM
Gainesville Schools taps Centennial High's Kirk to take over system-wide AD position
At Monday night's school board work session, Gainesville City School Superintendent Wanda Creel introduced the school system's new Director of Athletics and Student Activities.
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Gainesville man arrested in fatal Jackson Co. hit and run
Georgia State Troopers have the driver of a car involved in a fatal hit and run Monday in Jackson County in custody.
6:02PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Forsyth County man killed in weekend motorcycle wreck
A Forsyth County man died after a traffic accident on Hickory Hills Road Sunday afternoon.
4:05PM ( 9 hours ago )
NGMC-Braselton begins construction on obstetrics unit
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton began construction on a new expansion Monday, allowing the hospital to begin offering obstetric services to the community.
3:28PM ( 9 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Cleveland police move into new location
Cleveland Police Department is operating from its new office location at 133 W. Kytle St.
1:44PM ( 11 hours ago )
Deal signs $900 million transportation package into law
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a new $900 million transportation bill into law, including changes to the state's gas taxes and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits.
12:06PM ( 13 hours ago )
Photos: NGMC Pet Park open for patient use
A brand new pet park at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville drew a large crowd Monday afternoon as officials cut the ribbon and officially opened the park for patient.
6:55PM ( 6 hours ago )
Former N. Ga. banker sentenced on fraud charges
Federal prosecutors say the former vice president of a failed north Georgia bank has been sentenced on fraud charges.
2:09PM ( 11 hours ago )
Water main break shuts down Old Oakwood Rd
Police are on the scene of a water main break that has Old Oakwood Road shutdown near the Jackson EMC building.
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Rihanna in queen's garb shuts down Met Gala carpet
NEW YORK (AP) — Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn't know how to make an entrance.On a night when big stars were a dime a dozen — try George and Amal Clooney, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Cher — the po...
12:12AM ( 59 minutes ago )
The Latest on prophet cartoon case: 1 man's mom speaks out
9:45 p.m. CDTThe Dallas Morning News reports that Sharon Soofi, the mother of suspected gunman Nadir Soofi, says she had no idea her son would turn to violence.Sharon Soofi tells the newspaper her son...
12:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
LONDON (AP) — It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name the...
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Baseball: Area teams head to 2nd round with momentum
Area teams caught some big breaks, others made their own, and one, Jackson County, made history in the first round of the state baseball playoffs...
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Boys golf: 8-AAAA sends three into state tourney with strong showing at Sectionals
Region 8-AAAA had a strong showing Monday at the Class AAAA boys North Sectionals at Applewood Golf Club.
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TIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on road
Over the last two years, the Wizards have been the ultimate road warriors in the playoffs, winning eight of nine games away from D.C. and becoming the first team in NBA history to capture four straight Game 1s in the other team's arena.
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Australian stocks rise as investors await central bank
HONG KONG (AP) — Australian stocks rose Tuesday as investors anticipated an interest rate cut by the country's central bank while trading elsewhere in the region was mixed as two major markets were cl...
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Boxing match pops up on phones as TV habits change
NEW YORK (AP) — It should have been a proud moment for TV: A much-hyped sports event drawing in millions of paying viewers and showcasing the clout still held by traditional media heavyweights.Instead...
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Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees
U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they are collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes.Whether airlines are making more or less profit than before depends on which figures yo...
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Obama jokes about a future playing dominoes with Letterman
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is envisioning a future of playing dominoes with retiree David Letterman.Obama joked about their quieter futures during his eighth "Late Show" appearance Monday,...
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Sustainable food wins big for Dan Barber at Beard awards
CHICAGO (AP) — An almost obsessive dedication to regional and seasonal foods has netted Dan Barber a first-ever culinary hat trick in the nation's top restaurant awards.The James Beard Foundation on M...
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Colorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Sounding dazed in the hours after his arrest, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes asked detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"Holmes asked the question i...
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Today's Survey Question
Of the Republicans who had announced their intent to run for the GOP nomination for president as of Monday, which one would you be most inclined to support?
Dr. Ben Carson
Carly Fiorina
Senator Marco Rubio
Senator Rand Paul
Senator Ted Cruz
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The aftermath in Nepal
An aerial video details damage to temples in Kathmandu and satellite photos allow users to compare areas of Nepal before and after the destructive earthquakes.
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Ferguson claims first career WoO LMS win at Friendship
Chris Ferguson finally has a World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory on his resume.
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AAA monthly fuel report: drivers pay highest gas prices of the year
While prices remain below $3 per gallon across most of the country, American drivers paid the highest gas prices of the year in the month of April.
By AccessWDUN staff
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