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Gainesville one of 750 sites nationwide targeting child drownings
To help reduce the risk of child drownings, especially among minorities, the USA Swimming Foundation has set the goal of teaching 800,000 children to swim this year at more than 725 locations around the country, including one in Gainesville.
10:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Demorest discusses how to help Sweet Breads help downtown
The Demorest City Council is trying to figure how to best help the business they hope will anchor the downtown district.
9:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
Battle flag supporters plan rally at Stone Mountain Park
The Confederate battle flag has been under fire lately, and now Confederate flag supporters have planned a rally at Stone Mountain Park for Saturday, August 1.
8:19AM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Two vehicle crash on Dawsonville Hwy. injures three, one critically
A two-vehicle crash on Dawsonville Highway near Ahaluna Drive Tuesday evening injured three people, one of them critically, according to Gainesville emergency officials.
5:21AM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Demorest voters could be asked to decide liquor by the drink
The Demorest City Council has been asked to consider allowing sale of distilled spirits by the drink.
10:13PM ( 13 hours ago )
Suwanee Dep. Police Chief leaving for Peachtree City
The city of Suwanee is losing a Deputy Police Chief and the city of Peachtree Corners is gaining a new Chief.
7:29PM ( 16 hours ago )
Los Angeles leaders outlaw high-capacity gun magazines
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban the possession of high-capacity gun magazines following deadly mass shootings nationwide.Tuesday's 12-0 vote closes a loophole in state...
11:01AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Lanier Tech student to serve with American Dental Hygiene Assn.
A Lanier Technical College (LTC) Dental Hygiene student, Chelsea Veal, has been selected to serve with the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA.
9:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
State back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Fri.
A two-day back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday in Georgia.
8:54AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Kerry attempts to allay GOP concerns of Iran pact side deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry attempted on Wednesday to allay the concerns of Republican senators who complained they are being asked to vote on the Iran nuclear deal without being p...
11:40AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Colorado theater shooter's dad saw wide-eyed smirk before
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes came home on winter break from graduate school looking haggard and making odd facial expressions, but his father didn't suspect at the time that he was descending...
11:36AM ( 24 minutes ago )
The Latest: Video of Ohio traffic-stop shooting to go public
CINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local):...
11:33AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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National
Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
2:52PM ( 2 hours from now )
Orioles' Davis homers twice, rough up Braves, Teheren
Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
7:41AM ( 4 hours ago )
Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension
NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."Then the players' union said it would take it...
12:33AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks edge higher in early trading; China shares rebound
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted solid gains in late-morning trading Wednesday, as Chinese shares rebounded and traders wait to hear from the Federal Reserve. Strong results from companies like Gilead Sc...
11:28AM ( 32 minutes ago )
IMF's Lagarde: World economy fragile, faces downside risks
WASHINGTON (AP) — International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the world economy is recovering but fragile and "faces some downside risks."In an online press conference Wednesday, Lagarde...
11:11AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.But Aanya's care-f...
10:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Reality TV show unveils life as a trainer of animal actors
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. Now, he's making it real.The trainer teaches rescue dogs to beg, bark and bow or sit, stand and shake for movies, T...
11:53AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Mike Holmes: Buy a home using intelligence, not illusion
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those pr...
11:34AM ( 27 minutes ago )
'Go Set a Watchman' sales drop, but it's still top seller
NEW YORK (AP) — Sales dropped sharply for Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" in its second week of publication. But it remained the best-selling book in the country for the week ending July 26, accordin...
10:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Braden wins in first ARCA start at Lucas Oil Raceway
Don Braden said he never went to the racetrack where he didn’t think his son, Travis Braden, didn’t have a chance to win.
By Doug Donnelly
1:58AM ( 4 days ago )
Demorest voters could be asked to decide liquor by the drink
The Demorest City Council has been asked to consider allowing sale of distilled spirits by the drink.
10:13PM ( 13 hours ago )