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Friday May 6th, 2016 3:30AM
AUDIO: Combating financial abuse against the elderly
In weeks past, the Afternoon News Wrap has held a series of conversations regarding different forms of abuse that are commonly carried out against the elderly. This week, Corey Carlisle, the Executive Director of the American Bankers Association Foundation, joined the show to discuss several forms of financial abuse that often target the elderly.
11:59PM ( 3 hours ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Habersham authority gets a look at airport, industrial park progress
The Habersham County Development Authority took a firsthand look Thursday at some of the work going on at the county's airport and adjacent industrial park.
10:50PM ( 4 hours ago )
No charges filed after South Hall search called off; search effort yields stolen truck in separate case
Deputies have called off their search after initially setting up a perimeter near Spout Springs Road in their pursuit of an armed suspect.
9:29PM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Cargill employees to lose jobs in business acquisition
A new business agreement will bring about job cuts for workers at the Cargill plant in Gainesville.
2:15PM ( 13 hours ago )
65th annual National Day of Prayer invokes America to ‘Wake up!’
A smattering of cold rain droplets penetrated the arboreal canopy overhead, but that would not dampen or chill the zeal of hundreds who gathered during the noon hour Thursday on the Gainesville Square to participate in the National Day of Prayer.
1:59PM ( 13 hours ago )
Lanier Tech launches Video game development program
Lanier Technical College launched its new game development program Wednesday with the help of Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
12:17PM ( 15 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump
House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP
10:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
Old-time plowing demonstration set Saturday near Helen
Motorists driving south of Helen last week might have noticed some activity along the roadway at historic Hardman Farm: Dr. Scott Hancock of Nacoochee Valley Farm using a three-horse team and a chisel-plow to break up the compacted soil prior to planting of an heirloom variety of dent corn.
7:43PM ( 7 hours ago )
Georgia pastor charged with stealing $250,000 from church
The former pastor of a historic church in Savannah, Georgia, has been indicted on charges that he stole more than $250,000 in tithes and offerings from church members over the course of a decade
4:21PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Local/State
SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch
For the second time in a row, SpaceX has successfully landed a rocket at sea
3:17AM ( 11 minutes ago )
'We got him,' victims' father says of 'Grim Sleeper' killer
A former Los Angeles trash collector convicted of 10 "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that spanned two decades now faces the death penalty
3:07AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress
North Korea has opened its first ruling party congress since 1980 and the first under young leader Kim Jong Un
2:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Baseball playoffs: Jackson County moves on; North Hall, Dawson County fall in Game 3s
Buford, Gainesville and Union County are marching on to the state quarterfinals after sweeping series on Wednesday. Jackson County joined them after winning its Game 3 but North Hall and Dawson County fell in their deciding Game 3s Thursday.
9:57AM ( 6 hours from now )
STATE CHAMPS: McKensey, Massey claim gold at state meet; Gearing second
Mia McKensey launched herself into history, while Kate Massey ran her way to gold on a day when two northeast Georgia athletes claimed titles at the GHSA girls track and field championships in Albany. White County's Jenna Gearing also finished second in the 1,600...
9:56AM ( 6 hours from now )
Soccer playoffs: 10 teams set to do battle in weekend's quarterfinal match-ups
It's set to be a huge weekend for northeast Georgia prep soccer in the state quarterfinals...
9:55AM ( 6 hours from now )
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Sports
China seeks global support for South China Sea policies
China is seeing mixed results in its effort to rally help in excluding the U.S. and its allies from the festering South China Sea dispute, underscoring the limits of Chinese diplomacy despite its massive economic clout
3:14AM ( 15 minutes ago )
The Latest: Asian shares trend lower ahead of US jobs report
Asian markets were mostly lower in nervous trading Friday ahead of a closely watched U.S. jobs-report that may influence interest rate decisions and the value of the U.S. dollar
2:47AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Canada evacuating 8,000 wildfire evacuees by air
Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta
1:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Carnegie Hall celebrates 125 years and counting
Carnegie Hall has celebrated its 125th anniversary with a gala concert starring James Taylor, Michael Feinstein, Renee Fleming, Itzhak Perlman and Lang Lang
11:44PM ( 3 hours ago )
Obama challenges Americans to give back to vets, families
President Obama is challenging Americans to continue to help military members and families making the transition to civilian life
8:28PM ( 7 hours ago )
Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O'Connor for libel over Prince post
Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with illegal drugs
7:11PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Earnhardt’s rough day at Talladega ends in the garage
Long before Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway ended with Brad Keselowski in Victory Lane, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was ready to go home.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
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