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Thursday August 25th, 2016 2:28PM
Man pleads guilty to mobile home park murder, sentenced to life in prison
A suspected gang member who spent six years on the run entered a guilty plea to a Hall County murder and will now spend the rest of his life in prison.
1:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
17-year-old charged with stealing, pawning farm equipment
Hall County authorities arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday for allegedly stealing farm equipment and then pawning it for the proceeds.
11:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
Collins: IRS budget cuts are no excuse for poor customer service
The volleys continue between 9th District Congressman Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) and IRS over an understaffed IRS office in Gainesville.
11:11AM ( 3 hours ago )
Woman allegedly burglarized north Hall home
​Hall County authorities arrested a Gainesville woman Wednesday for allegedly burglarizing a home in the north end of the county.
10:37AM ( 3 hours ago )
Applications for US unemployment benefits slipped last week
Applications for US unemployment benefits stay below 300,000 for 77th straight week
8:51AM ( 5 hours ago )
July jobless rate for Northeast Georgia drops to 5.2%, rate for metro Gainesville holds steady at 4.6%
The unemployment rate in the Northeast Georgia region in July was 5.2 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.4 percent in June, while the rate for the Gainesville metro held steady at 4.6 percent.
6:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
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GDOT plans lane closures on I-85/985 and merge point move on 400
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to close portions of I-85 and I-985 as crews continue work on the I-85 Express Lane extension.
12:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
UPDATE: Second of three suspects arrested in Buford 'movie money' case
The second of three suspects wanted for passing fake "movie set" money at a Buford Wal-mart has turned herself in to police.
12:29PM ( 1 hour ago )
70 Confederate flags stolen from Georgia cemetery
Police near Georgia's coast are investigating the thefts of 70 Confederate flags from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War.
11:25AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Criminal complaint details brutal slaying of New Mexico girl
The day a 10-year-old girl was going to celebrate her birthday, she was found dead in her family's home after being drugged, sexually assaulted, strangled and stabbed
2:07PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Woman falls to death from zip line platform at Delaware park
Delaware State Police investigators are probing how a woman fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform at a state park
2:03PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Several tornadoes likely hit Indiana, Ohio; no bad injuries
Authorities say a wave of severe storms likely produced several tornadoes in Indiana and Ohio, damaging homes and businesses but causing no serious injuries
1:44PM ( 43 minutes ago )
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Q&A: GHS coach Bruce Miller expecting another big test on Friday
AcessWDUN's Jeff Hart sat down with Gainesville coach Bruce Miller this week to ask him what they are doing to prepare to take on Alpharetta on Friday at City Park Stadium.
5:03PM ( 2 hours from now )
Alon Day is ready to make his mark in NASCAR
Ask Alon Day if he was involved in other sports besides racing as a child, and he’ll give you a one-word answer: “War.” Day, 24, grew up in Israel, where war is an everyday reality.
2:00PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Braves trade Francoeur to Marlins in 3-team deal
The Miami Marlins acquired Jeff Francoeur from the Atlanta Braves in a three-team trade Wednesday night, hoping the well-traveled outfielder can provide a boost toward a playoff spot.
11:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Apple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discovery
Apple says it is issuing a security update after powerful espionage software was discovered targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle East
1:35PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Stocks waver between gains and losses in afternoon trading
US stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in light trading as investors sift through a handful of corporate earnings reports
1:32PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance
Biden warns against Europe's dependency on Russian natural gas with new Baltc Sea pipeline
1:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV VMAs
Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards
2:10PM ( 17 minutes ago )
ICE, Homeland Security investigate Leslie Jones website hack
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security investigators are looking into the hack of Leslie Jones' personal website
12:57PM ( 1 hour ago )
Auction house to sell composite skeleton of a dodo bird
Summers Place Auctions says it is selling what it describes as a rare composite skeleton of a dodo bird, the now extinct creature once found on the island of Mauritius
12:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Will Donald Trump's urging of African-Americans and Hispanics living in inner cities to give him a chance actually work?
No, not at all.
Somewhat, he may garner some votes from it.
Yes, I think votes for Trump among those populations will surprise doubters.
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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. to miss at least 2 more races
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has not been cleared by doctors to return to racing and will miss at least two more races — at Michigan and Darlington — as he recovers from a concussion.
By The Associated Press
7:51PM ( 18 hours 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 ( 1 day ago )