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Friday July 3rd, 2015 4:00AM
VIDEO: UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 7 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 7 hours ago )
UPDATE: Three suspects arrested on Lake Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
5:53PM ( 10 hours ago )
Gainesville lawyers, Hall Co. Sheriff read aloud Declaration of Independence
Twenty-four Gainesville area attorneys, their sons and their daughters, and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch, read aloud Thursday in Kenyon Plaza downtown the words that started it all for America.
5:26PM ( 10 hours ago )
GPD, Crime Stoppers offer reward in Atlanta Street Apt. murder
The Gainesville Police Department is hoping the offer of reward money will prompt someone to come forward with some information in a homicide that happened at a city apartment complex last month.
3:44PM ( 12 hours ago )
DNR: Remember the 'Big 3' this holiday weekend
Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual.
12:16PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 11 hours ago )
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and...
4:28PM ( 11 hours ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Poll finds Greeks overwhelmingly back euro
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___10:42 a.m.Though the poll by ALCO for To Ethnos newspaper found Greeks evenly divided on the question that's actua...
3:46AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again.The CIA launched a drone s...
3:32AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Hispanic leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential can...
3:24AM ( 35 minutes ago )
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National
Maybin gives Braves walk-off win over Nats
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 5 hours from now )
Wolves' Bennett signs with Reds
Former Buford High standout pitcher Connor Bennett signed with the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday on. Bennett was drafted in 34th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by Cincinnati.
9:15AM ( 5 hours from now )
John Smoltz the 1st HOFer following Tommy John surgery
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
8:53AM ( 4 hours from now )
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Sports
Malaysian premier denies he got $700 million from state fund
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday denied news reports that $700 million ($2.6 billion) were funneled from an indebted state investment fund into his personal...
3:13AM ( 46 minutes ago )
China stocks extend rout; Greece weighs on Asia sentiment
HONG KONG (AP) — China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent Friday as government stabilizing measures failed to reassure panicky investors while other Asian indexes fell ahead of Greece...
2:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers
BOSTON (AP) — New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.Last April, the Department of Defense announced military recruits would start using athletic shoes 100 percent made and manufact...
1:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows
CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts,...
2:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
Reigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she...
8:58PM ( 7 hours ago )
World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's more than the world's largest folk art market. It's about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own busines...
7:23PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
How do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July?
A family cookout
Going to see fireworks
Setting off fireworks myself
I’m planning something else.
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Post Race Notes: Bowyer scores first top 5 of 2015
Despite scoring his first top five of the 2015 season—and the first for Michael Waltrip Racing—in Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, Clint Bowyer was all but disconsolate as he took the dais as the third-place finisher at the 1.99-mile road course.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Clermont dairy adds educational exhibit
Glo-Crest Dairy in Clermont has a new milking parlor and educational facility where visitors can learn how milk goes from the cow to the bottle, watch educational videos about dairy farming and watch the owners care for their milk, their cows and their land.
By AccessWDUN staff
5:24PM ( 2 days ago )