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Saturday August 27th, 2016 7:36AM
Week 1: Weather interrupts full season kickoff, but area teams shine through rain
Some people might feel the only winner on Friday night was the weather -- yet there were some impressive results on the first full weekend of high school football despite some long lightning delays.
8:00AM ( 23 minutes from now )
Lake Lanier officer selected as DNR Ranger of the Year for 2016
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division has named Corporal Eddie Tompkins the 2016 Ranger of the Year.
7:00AM ( 36 minutes ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Tears flow as Italy prepares state funeral for quake dead
Mourners sobbed and caressed coffins, some of them holding the bodies of young children, as Italy prepared to hold a state funeral for some of the people killed in the devastating earthquake that struck a central mountainous area this week
5:14AM ( 2 hours ago )
UPDATE: FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
The government told all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus
8:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
Tennessee man arrested for trafficking meth in Lavonia
Lavonia Police arrested a Tennessee man earlier this month after locating $9,000 worth of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
5:22PM ( 14 hours ago )
Gainesville to install temporary 'booster pump' for Highland Drive area
Crews will spend the next few weeks installing a temporary "booster pump" in an effort to increase water pressure to more than 36 fire hydrants along Highland Drive in North Hall.
2:56PM ( 16 hours ago )
1 of country's largest youth triathlons returns to Georgia
One of the country's largest youth triathlon is returning to suburban Atlanta.
6:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election
The government is telling The Associated Press it won't finish before Election Day releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state
2:45AM ( 4 hours ago )
Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win
A judge has ruled that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses
1:08AM ( 6 hours ago )
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The Latest: Number of Romanians killed in quake rises to 10
Romania's Foreign Ministry says the number of Romanians who died in the quake on Saturday rose to 10, with 16 Romanians still unaccounted for
7:29AM ( 6 minutes ago )
The Latest: Quake funeral underway; bishop urges courage
A funeral has begun in Italy for some of the victims of an earthquake in Italy that devastated three towns this week, killing at least 290 people
6:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Italian quake death toll rises to 290
Italian authorities say the death toll in an Italian earthquake has risen yet again as bodies continued to be recovered and now stands at 290
5:32AM ( 2 hours ago )
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(VIDEO) Chestatee overcomes elements, East Hall to halt losing skid
It took a split second to sink in -- but Chestatee saw two-plus seasons of heartache come to an end on Friday night.
7:59AM ( 22 minutes from now )
(VIDEO) Bacus, North Hall pull out victory over Branch in nail-biter
The lights at Falcons Field may have gone out on David Bishop during his postgame interview Friday night, but the smile he displayed was nearly bright enough that it didn’t matter...
7:58AM ( 21 minutes from now )
(VIDEO) West Hall storms past Johnson, 42-14 to claim Battle of Oakwood
West Hall gave a sneak peak of its abilities in last week's season opener -- and then turned Friday night's Battle of Oakwood into the big show.
7:57AM ( 20 minutes from now )
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Tunisia's new government seeks stronger economy, security
Tunisian lawmakers have formed a new government led by Youssef Chahed that faces tough challenges to improve the North African country's economy and security
6:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
As Trump courts Latinos, Clinton links him to radical fringe
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Las Vegas to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing state of Nevada
2:34AM ( 5 hours ago )
N. Korea says UN condemnation of missile tests 'provocation'
North Korea has expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile test
12:11AM ( 7 hours ago )
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'Making a Murderer' attorney seeks more evidence testing
The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" has filed a motion seeking permission to perform extensive scientific tests on evidence she believes will show he's innocent
10:26PM ( 9 hours ago )
Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke
Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show."
9:20PM ( 10 hours ago )
Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US
Organizers say the Oregon State Fair is the first state fair in the nation to allow living marijuana plants to go on public display
8:15PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Burt Myers wraps up seventh Bowman Gray Modified title
In order to win a championship at North Carolina’s historic Bowman Gray Stadium, you have to do a lot of things right.
By Adam Fenwick-Special to NASCARHomeTracks.com
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Trump calls on GOP to improve African-American outreach
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his party must do a better job appealing to African-American voters and that he wants the GOP to become their political home as it was in the era of Abraham Lincoln.
By The Associated Press
5:37PM ( 3 days ago )