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Sunday April 26th, 2015 2:25AM
'Saigon has fallen' - a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end
(EDITOR'S NOTE — More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then the Americans, ended with the last days of April 1975. Peter Arnett, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his cove...
7:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville Chicken Festival dodges the weather
If anybody left the 11th Annual Spring Chicken Festival Saturday in downtown Gainesville hungry it was their own fault.
5:18PM ( 9 hours ago )
Youth Leadership Hall celebrates 10 years with largest class ever
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Youth Leadership Hall with the largest class ever.
1:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Seven-foot bear breaks out of Ellijay garage
A 7-foot bear that accidentally got stuck in a North Georgia garage clawed its way out a window as a resident watched.
10:35AM ( 15 hours ago )
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County turns corner with home #50
Maxine Harvey couldn’t speak; “Thank you” softly fell from her lips between sobs. The reality was setting in: she was now a homeowner, the recipient of the 50th house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Hall County.
9:21AM ( 17 hours ago )
Annual summer burn ban begins May 1 in Hall, 53 other Ga. counties
If you have some outdoor burning planned, you have just a few days left to do it unless you want to wait until fall.
9:13AM ( 17 hours ago )
By Staff
Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills 1,865
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in...
11:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
RMA cadet selected for STEM honor
Cadet SGT Adrian O'Sullivan, a Riverside Military Academy sophomore, has been selected for the 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders (CFSTL) to be held in Boston, Mass. June 28-30.
8:31AM ( 17 hours ago )
Gwinnett apartment fire linked to child playing with lighter
Gwinnett County fire officials say a child who was playing with a lighter on a balcony likely started a blaze that severely damaged an apartment building in Lawrenceville.
6:04AM ( 20 hours ago )
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Japan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's itinerary for his weeklong U.S. visit beginning Sunday will showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo's defeat in World War II, while prom...
2:03AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills nearly 2,000
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Planeloads of aid material, doctors and relief workers from neighboring countries began arriving Sunday in Nepal, a poor Himalayan nation reeling from a powerful earthquake tha...
1:56AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Players from politics, Hollywood mix it up at 'Nerd Prom'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom."The Wh...
1:32AM ( 52 minutes ago )
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UNG softball advances to PBC final with 8-2 win over Ga. Regents; title game moved To Sunday
The top-seeded University of North Georgia's PBC softball tournament championship game with second-seeded Georgia College was halted in the top of the second inning due to a strong thunderstorm. The storm dumped enough water on the field to render the playing surface unsafe for the rest of the night.
10:37PM ( 3 hours ago )
Early inning explosion allows Eagles to take 2015 finale from Lions, 6-4
The Piedmont College baseball team wrapped up the 2015 season in this afternoon's non-conference matchup against Emory University with the Eagles winning 6-4.
10:32PM ( 3 hours ago )
Simmons homer leads rally in Braves' 5-2 win over Phillies
Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.
10:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.Google confirmed his de...
8:20PM ( 6 hours ago )
Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.The company said the outage was resolved Friday night afte...
7:48PM ( 6 hours ago )
Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his crit...
6:19PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Liotta recalls Scorsese discussion before 'Goodfellas' shoot
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival ended with a bang — a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick "Goodfellas."Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco and Pa...
12:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "So What?"The New Jersey judge says the concert trip isn't evidence of bad parenting.htt...
9:28PM ( 4 hours ago )
Off-Broadway play 'The Fantasticks' offered a lifeline
NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.Two donors have stepped up and pledged to keep the stalwart, lo...
3:20PM ( 11 hours ago )
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A timeline of Queen Elizabeth II's life
An interactive timeline of the key events in Queen Elizabeth II's life. At 89 years old, Queen Elizabeth II is the oldest reigning monarch in British royal history.
By The Associated Press
2:35PM ( 4 days ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Gordon is approaching title fight
Look out NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers. A sleeping giant is awakening and seems poised to join the championship conversation that hasn’t yet included his name.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Gainesville Chicken Festival dodges the weather
If anybody left the 11th Annual Spring Chicken Festival Saturday in downtown Gainesville hungry it was their own fault.
5:18PM ( 9 hours ago )
Flower planting planned on Gainesville square
Main Street Gainesville is partnering with the Atlanta Botanical Garden-Gainesville to plant flowers on the downtown square Wednesday.
10:29AM ( 4 days ago )