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Toddler hit and killed by vehicle in Hall Co. Sunday
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the death of a toddler, who was struck and killed by a pick-up truck Sunday afternoon.
5:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hartwell troopers nab Commerce armed robbery suspects
New troopers from the newest Georgia State Patrol post in Hartwell were able to lead the capture of a pair of armed robbery suspects Sunday afternoon.
9:32PM ( 9 hours ago )
Driver charged in serious-injury crash near Lula
A Lula man has been charged in a Saturday night wreck that left a Jefferson man badly hurt.
6:14PM ( 12 hours ago )
By Rob Moore
Forbes '30-Under-30' entrepreneur to address Brenau graduates
Amanda Slavin, the Las Vegas-based entrepreneur who made this year's Forbes magazine list of top marketing and advertising professionals who have not yet celebrated their 30th birthdays, will address more than 600 Brenau University graduates at commencement exercises Friday and Saturday.
11:30AM ( 19 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Qualifying begins Mon. for special F. Branch City Council elections
Qualifying begins Monday for the June 16 special elections for two vacant Flowery Branch City Council seats.
9:00AM ( 21 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gainesville woman recognized as Newman Civic Fellow
Rachel Glazer, a junior majoring in psychology at the University of North Georgia (UNG), has been recognized as a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow. This national award is given to individuals who demonstrate leadership and problem-solving abilities within their community.
7:00AM ( 23 hours ago )
Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls
NEW YORK (AP) — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape...
7:43AM ( 22 hours ago )
Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow
WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.But they are urging the...
7:42AM ( 22 hours ago )
UNG to open Blue Ridge instructional site
With state funding approved recently, the University of North Georgia (UNG) plans to open an instructional site this fall in Blue Ridge.
6:32AM ( 1 day ago )
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Local/State
The Latest on Nepal Quake: Appeal for international help
3.45 p.m. (1000 GMT)Lila Mani Poudyal, the government's chief secretary and the rescue coordinator, appealed for more help from the international community, saying Nepal was short of everything from p...
6:09AM ( 25 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WHY DEATH TOLL IS EXPECTED TO RISE IN NEPALThe condition of vulnerable mountain villages that...
6:00AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Rescuers struggle to reach remote Nepal areas as toll rises
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue...
5:59AM ( 35 minutes ago )
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National
North Georgia baseball makes history with first ever regular season crown
The No. 18 University of North Georgia baseball team etched its mark in school history as the Nighthawks claimed the 2015 Peach Belt Conference regular season championship by virtue of a 5-3 win over Montevallo on Sunday afternoon at Bob Stein Stadium.
12:24PM ( 5 hours from now )
Howard homers again, leads Philadelphia past Braves, 5-4
For the Atlanta Braves, a road trip that could have helped turn them into NL East contenders has them headed home looking for relief.
11:28PM ( 7 hours ago )
Nighthawks claim PBC Tournament championship with 2-0 victory over Georgia College
The top-seeded University of North Georgia softball team claimed their second consecutive Peach Belt Conference Tournament championship with a 2-0 win over second-seeded Georgia College Sunday afternoon at the Peeler Complex.
10:52PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Sports
Deutsche Bank to streamline operations to improve profit
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank says its reorganization will mean spinning off its Postbank branches in Germany through a share offering, closing offices in some countries, and eliminating les...
5:55AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Hundreds of German cinemas refuse to show 'Avengers' film
BERLIN (AP) — Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new "Avengers" film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney.News agency dpa reported that 686 theaters in 193 mostl...
3:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
Old companies thrive in brand-loyal Japan adapting to times
KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Successful businesses shine for a few years, then nimbler competitors outwit them in a constant cycle that spans being feted to forgotten in less than a generation. But Japan has s...
3:31AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Business
Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGenere...
5:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
Singer Jamie Barton wins the 'Heisman Trophy' of music
NEW YORK (AP) — The prize dubbed the Heisman Trophy for singers is going to a Georgia native with an earth-shattering voice — and an earthy style.Announced Sunday, the winner of the 2015 Richard Tucke...
12:04AM ( 6 hours ago )
Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Opera is as much a part of New Orleans' African-American heritage as jazz, said Givonna Joseph, whose troupe is bringing opera to the Kids Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage...
9:05PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Is the Democratic Party making a smart decision not to offer a primary challenge to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race?
Yes, it’s smart to rally behind a single candidate.
No, voters need to make the decision on the party’s nominee.
I’m not sure.
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What is a concussion?
Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
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Johnson inherits Dixie Steel Head Late Model victory
As has been said many times before, no matter who is flagged the winner, a race truly isn’t over until everyone has passed post-race technical inspection.
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general
WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation's first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained div...
6:23PM ( 3 days ago )
Suwanee Farmers Market opens May 2
The Suwanee Farmers Market opens at Town Center Park Saturday, May 2. It will be open each Saturday from 8:00-12:00 through October 3.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:24AM ( 1 day ago )